The purpose of the Pearson BTEC Higher National in Healthcare Practice is to develop students as professional, self-reflecting individuals able to meet the demands of employers in the healthcare sector and adapt to a constantly changing world. The qualifications aim to widen access to higher education and enhance the career prospects of those who undertake them.

The purpose of the BTEC Higher National in Business is to develop students as professional, self-reflecting individuals able to meet the demands of employers in the business sector and adapt to a constantly changing world. The Higher National provides a wide-ranging study of the business sector and is designed for students who wish to pursue or advance their career in business. In addition to the knowledge, understanding and skills that underpin the study of the business sector, Pearson BTEC Higher Nationals in Business give students experience of the breadth and depth of the sector that will prepare them for further study or training.

The purpose of the Pearson BTEC Higher National in Social and Community Work is to develop

students as professional, self-reflecting individuals able to meet the demands of employers in the

social and community work sector and adapt to a constantly changing world. The qualifications aim

to widen access to higher education and enhance the career prospects of those who undertake them.

The BTEC Higher National Diploma in Hospitality Management is designed for learners who wish to adopt careers in areas such as hospitality, licensed retail, food and beverage or leisure and tourism sectors.

The focus of this qualification is on extensively developing the knowledge, understanding and skills of the learner in the field of hospitality management in a range of sectors, including those suggested above. Learners will benefit from developing these skills, techniques and attributes which are essential for successful performance in contributing to working life within the hospitality industry.

This HND in International Travel and Tourism Management is ideal for those who wish to specialise in the travel and tourism sector. The students will be able to understand and ready to take up employment in the travel and tourism sector industry, including in managing destination related operations. Students will learn how the travel and tourism establishments operate and gain in-depth knowledge of the functional arears of management such as marketing. Students will also attain the necessary academic foundation if they wish to continue their studies in a university at degree level.

The course is aimed at students wanting to develop a career in various strands of the Graphic Design industry such as magazine design, publishing, branding and design agencies, art direction and advertising, website design, work in the television and film industries, founding their own design studio, further study and research. Our students also develop skills that can enable them to develop careers in a wide range of related industries such as Arts Administration, Education, Media Practice and research and much more.

HND in Computing is ideal for those wish to study at under graduate level Business Information Technology or System Development or network engineering for better prospect. Equipping individuals with knowledge, understanding and skills for success in employment in the Computing industry.

Enabling progression to an undergraduate degree or further professional qualification in Computing or a related area.

Developing a range of skills and techniques, personal qualities and attributes essential for successful performance in working life and thereby enabling learners to make an immediate contribution to employment. Providing flexibility, knowledge, skills and motivation as a basis for future studies and career development in Computing. Developing a sound understanding of the principles in their field of study and will have learned to apply those principles more widely.

They will have learned to evaluate the appropriateness of different approaches to solving problems. They will be able to perform effectively in their chosen field and will have the qualities necessary for employment in situations requiring the exercise of personal responsibility and decision making.

HND Fashion and Textiles will provide opportunities to develop your vision and ideas, exploring areas of specific interest to you. Upon course completion, you will be well-versed in the many aspects of fashion design, textile design and production. These skills will be complemented by an understanding of the historical, social, political and economic influences on fashion design.

The course is aimed at students wanting to develop a career in various strands of the photography industry such as Portraiture, Editorial, Advertising, Conceptual/Fine Art, Fashion, Documentary and Photojournalism. Our students also develop skills that can enable them to develop careers in a wide range of related industries such as Arts Administration, Education, Media Practice and research and much more.

You will develop your technical skills of photography, whilst exploring images from a critical stance and develop your practical skills in the field or in the studio. The final semester will demonstrate the expert skills you have mastered throughout the programme through the creation of your own project. Through demonstrating professional skills, techniques and critical understanding, you will be expected to create a professional portfolio of work, which will assist you in pursuing a successful career in the industry.

Students learning will focus on key business topics such as human resources, marketing, finance – alongside field trips, practical workshops and other associated activities.

In year 1, you will gain a basic understanding of the business environments within which businesses operate and understand different types of business organisations.

Year 2 will build on your skill level and extend your knowledge to cover employability skills, professional development, decision-making, entrepreneurship and work-based learning. During this year, you’ll undertake practical work, case studies, presentations, report writing, practical workshops and gain advanced software experience.

This programme aims to meet the complex and organic needs of the business sector, by providing appropriately trained, qualified and certified staff at supervisory levels with the requisite knowledge and understanding of business organisations from a variety of sectors.

You will develop the skills and knowledge to allow you to work across various functions of a business. Upon completion of the course, you will be able to demonstrate innovative thinking coupled with cognitive and intellectual competencies specific to business management, and ethical practice.

The course integrates academic and work-based learning and is intended to equip you with the vocational skills, competencies and knowledge relevant to your future career in the hospitality industry.

As well as studying topics such as front of house, rooms divisions and operations, food and beverage operations, marketing, and customer relationship management, you will also learn about other important aspects of the hospitality industry including finance and human resource management.

You’ll be trained on MICROS software and hardware – a property management and computer reservation system used to book guest services and record sales. You’ll learn to use MICROS for both front and back office tasks such as placing food orders from customers and recording menu sales.

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