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John Ruskin College, South London: We are a specialist vocational sixth form College in South Croydon that offers outstanding experiences and nationally recognised qualifications. Our site is spacious, has industry standard facilities and recently benefited from a substantial investment. Our aim is to become and remain outstanding in the eyes of each and every one of our students as well as the local community which in itself should provide you with an indication of our high standards and aspirations. Recent Ofsted inspections and local reports indicate clearly that we are now offering the best education and training of any College in the surrounding boroughs. In addition destination data now shows that we are classified as outstanding at placing students at top universities.
Staff and students at the College are overjoyed with the ‘good’ news highlighted in the recent OFSTED Inspection Report (May 2011):
Teaching and Learning are good:
Inspectors observed examples of OUTSTANDING practice in teaching and learning, characterised by “meticulous planning, excellent classroom management and imaginative tasks”.
Care, Guidance and Support are good:
Students speak highly of the support they receive. Arrangements for safeguarding are good and are given a high priority. Reference was made to the fact that staff provide a high level of specific individual support for students. Advice, guidance and induction arrangements are good. Advanced – level students benefit from good guidance on applying to higher education.
Leadership and Management are good:
“The new Principal and his senior management team have brought about a change in the culture since the previous inspection and there is a palpable sense of urgency amongst staff about the desire to continue to raise standards.”
The Principal and senior leadership team were also identified as providing strong leadership and a clear strategic direction as well as promoting high standards and high expectations across the college.
Quality of Provision is good:
These findings are further reinforced by the complimentary views of the learners. The inspectors confirmed that the learners like:
- The welcoming environment in which they feel safe
- Friendly and approachable teachers
- The support provided for their studies
- Industry standard hairdressing and Media production facilities
- The opportunity to make new friends
- Contributing to decisions about the life of the college
- Preparation for progress to Higher education and employment
- Visible and approachable senior staff
Earn a Diploma or Advanced Diploma in Foot Health Practice in Blackheath, 15 miles east of Birmingham City Centre.
Founded in 1996, The College of Foot Health Practitioners provides a range of foot care diploma courses.
Our students come from all walks of life. Some might have a background in health care - such as nurses seeking to gain greater control over their lives and free themselves from demanding and disruptive duty rotas.
The College is in its 19th year of successfully training practitioners to support and serve the population of the UK.
Foot care is absolutely essential to the maintenance of good health, and is effective in averting serious illness requiring costly intervention.
We offer Practical Training that takes place in the college clinics, where students work under supervision on real patients. The Principals are trained teachers and tutors teach current techniques.
• Study for 1, 2 or 3 semesters at the UK’s No. 1 arts university!
• Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) is a leading university specialising in arts, performance, design, and media education.
• Easily accessible less than 2 hours south of London by train, AUB provides study abroad BA (Hons) courses for international students and professionals who wish to spend time abroad in pursuit of careers in creative arts, graphic design, interior design, fashion, makeup, visual communication, architecture, acting, film production, photography, dance, and more.
• Our short study abroad courses are designed for students who want to spend time in university or college in the UK, developing their creative skills and perhaps gaining credits towards their university degree, but do not necessarily want to spend as much as 2-3 years studying in the UK.
• Students are fully integrated with our full-time BA (Hons) degree students, and these courses can be taken for 1 term, 2 terms, or 3 terms.
• If you can't find the exact course you want, we can design a course tailored to your individual needs. You can join several groups of students on a range of different courses and also receive one-to-one tuition. • We also provide summer study abroad programs.
Student Reivew: “I like the fact that the course has a good structure. You can always give your work a personal touch. I really appreciate that all my tutors are helpful, open-minded and have an immense knowledge, which they enjoy sharing.”
- Shivaji, India
Located in Strawberry Hill, Twickenham, Borough of Richmond upon Thames in south west London, England, St Mary's University College (formerly known as St Mary's) is a small, friendly university college in beautiful grounds not far from the centre of London offering the chance to study in peaceful surroundings with expert staff. At St Mary's University College we offer study abroad programmes available as a semester or full academic year as well as international foundation and academic study skills programmes for international students wishing to study at University.
We also provide foundation degree, undergraduate and graduate degree programmes in subjects including business law, management studies, media arts, education etc. St Mary's has a strong academic record with an excellent track record of placing graduates in good employment or appropriate postgraduate study. Research and postgraduate study attract students from all over the world. Today, international students account for almost 10% of our total student population of around 4,000 and enjoy a wide range of programmes while experiencing 300 years of history and 150 years of teaching tradition and expertise.
- Study Abroad Programme available as semester or a full academic year for Overseas Students
- International Foundation Programme for University Entrance
- Foundation Modules in Academic Study Skills for University Entrance
- Foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate degree Courses in Business Law, Management Studies, Education & Employment, Media Arts, Tourism Management, Drama and Arts, Nutrition, Philosophy, Physical Education, Psychology, Sociology, Sport Rehabilitation, Sport Science etc
Situated in Feltham, West London (just 13 miles west of Central London on the Piccadilly Line), West London School of Beauty provides a range of Beauty Therapy and Holistic Diploma courses to students from the surrounding area and all over the world.
We are dedicated to providing high-quality beauty / holistic training in intensive fast track short courses on a 1-2-1 basis, and in small group sizes.
This ensures individual attention within a relaxed professional atmosphere designed to meet our students' individual needs. We also provide courses at our training centre in Barnes, Southwest London.
All of our courses are designed to be learner centred, fun and innovative and guarantee you an exceptionally high standard of training by fully qualified tutors, so whichever course you choose you can do so in complete confidence that it will be delivered by highly professional staff in small class sizes, in surroundings that are conducive to learning.
We offer expert tuition and a wide choice of courses, including holistic therapies, beauty specialist and gel nail qualification.
Our courses are fully accredited by The Guild of Professional Beauty Therapists and The Guild of Professional Holistic Therapists, as well as Associated Beauty Therapists.
Online Training College in Hertford, South East England, is a virtual training college offering live accredited Legal Secretarial & Paralegal courses online. If you are unable to attend our live online classes, you can also access our recorded video lessons.
The role of Paralegals is crucial within legal services. Our courses permit you to apply for an Affiliate grade if you have not started work as a Paralegal, or an Associate grade if you have legal working experience.
Our courses are suitable for Postgraduates, Undergraduates, Legal Clerks, Secretaries, Legal Secretaries, Court Clerks and those wishing to work within the legal profession. Students not only throughout the UK, but from South Africa, Australia and India have benefited from our courses.
Our Legal Secretary courses are accredited by the Institute of Paralegals and conform to National Competency Standards.
Student Testimonials: "This is a fantastic course I loved every second of it! You are one of the best teachers I ever had. I never had any problems in understanding the topics and you were very helpful whenever I needed some guidance.I never studied law before and I am so glad my first try was through this course." - Pippa
"I received the diploma yesterday! I must underline that the course is extremely high in quality and your tutoring is of a superb high quality."
- OTC Student
P4B Training is a small, friendly training establishment offering accredited nail & beauty certificate & diploma courses. We are based in the small, picturesque village of Finningley, which lies along the A614 road, about 6 miles from the centre of Doncaster in South Yorkshire. Finningley is located just a few minutes from Robin Hood Airport, the M18 and the A1.
P4B Training caters for complete beginners and experienced beauty therapists alike, and has training classes to suit all. Our nail courses are set out so that you can start at the level you are currently at, without having to sit through subjects you already have a qualification in. We are a totally independent training establishment.
Our manicure and pedicure course is as indepth as NVQ level 3 in beauty and is a pre-requisite some of our nail courses. On this course you will also learn Anatomy and Physiology, as we believe this is a must for all nail technicians.
Our educator has been in the industry for over 15 years and has run her own beauty therapy business for more than 10 years. She is an EZ Flow master artist nail technician, fully qualified beauty therapist, holistic therapist, along with being a qualified teacher.