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Universities and colleges set their own admission requirements for higher education courses, so they vary broadly. Depending on the course, students may be able to get into higher education with a range of qualifications. If you're applying to do a course, you may find that work experience is taken into consideration alongside any qualifications you have. Some higher education institutes and colleges offer courses as preparation for a certain type of degrees. They usually don't result in separate criteria as they simply qualify you to enter the degree program itself. Courses can be taught in a broad selection of fields of study.

Professionals and students alike will likely find it beneficial to focus on areas that help to establish self-esteem and confidence. Life skills can study a broad set of talents to help individuals master skills that can benefit their everyday life, including communication and time management.

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IEEF Instituto Español para la Educación y la Formación

This course of Mechanics and Electricity of Industrial Vehicles follows the specifications of the BOE for this training. Our students are known by the main companies in t ... [+]

Course Description

This course of Mechanics and Electricity of Industrial Vehicles follows the specifications of the BOE for this training. Our students are known by the main companies in the sector, who request them for internships (and in many cases, for hiring). Our is highly appreciated by the companies with which we have an internship agreement.

At the end you will have the title of Technician in Mechanics and Electricity of Industrial Vehicles, and the corresponding certificates. You will be entitled to 500 hours of internships in leading companies in the sector, with real chances of getting a job.

If you prefer, this course is also taught online.

Who is it for?

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Spain Madrid
September 2019
Spanish
Campus
Online
IEEF Instituto Español para la Educación y la Formación

Become a certified specialist, practice in the best companies, and work on what you like ... [+]

Course description of Sheet metal and paint

This course of automotive sheet metal and paint follows the specifications of the BOE for this training. Our students are known by the main companies in the sector, who request them for internships (and in many cases, for hiring).

At the end you will have the title of Sheet Metal and Automobile Painting Technician, and the corresponding certificates. You will be entitled to 500 hours of internships in leading companies in the sector, with real chances of getting a job.

If you prefer, this course is also taught online.

What will I learn?

At the end of the course, you will be able to identify the body parts of the vehicle, the tools and their uses, the assembly and welding systems used in the bodywork, as well as repair processes. You can also repair a vehicle to paint it, and you will know the process and the colorimetry used.... [-]

Spain Madrid
September 2019
Spanish
Campus
Online
Bridge Education Group

Bridge's Live and Learn English Program is specifically designed for au pairs living with American families. Live & Learn English will not only help you to perfect yo ... [+]

Bridge's Live and Learn English Program is specifically designed for au pairs living with American families. An important part of being a successful au pair is learning to communicate effectively and interact appropriately with your host family and community members. Live & Learn English will not only help you to perfect your English skills, but also to gain a better understanding of American life and culture, and others’ perceptions of the United States.

Some examples of courses include:

American Film, which allows you to explore U.S. culture through the medium of film. You'll view films in class and take part in class discussions, group interactions and presentations. American Culture, which lets you learn more about culture in the United States and establish a broad understanding of relevant concepts and ideas around American Culture. You'll participate in local excursions, class discussions, group interactions, and presentations. Language focus for this course includes academic reading, speaking, listening, and idioms & slang a... [-]

USA Denver
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Part-time
6 weeks
Campus
Giralda Center

This option allows you to follow our Intensive Spanish Course in the morning and also do au pair work with a Spanish family in Seville. ... [+]

This option allows you to follow our Intensive Spanish Course in the morning and also do au pair work with a Spanish family in Seville. Intensive Spanish Course + Au pair work

20 hours per week of Intensive Spanish Course for a minimum of 4 weeks.

Au pair work with a Spanish family in Seville consisting of looking after children and related duties (25-30 hrs/week), in the afternoon/evening. Payment: Individual room and full board plus a 80€ to 100€ weekly pay. One day and a half to two days off per week. A daily program, Monday to Friday, of free afternoon/evening cultural activities. This course is available at all levels, all year round. Take advantage of our flexibility: our courses begin every Monday all year round. If you are a student at the A1 level (Beginner) we recommend the following starting dates:... [-]

Spain Seville
Open Enrollment
Spanish
Full-time
4 weeks
Campus
Distance Learning Centre

The CACHE Childcare and Education (VRQ) - Level 3 Award Course is a course designed for students who want to start a career in Childcare and acts as an perfect preparatio ... [+]

The CACHE Childcare and Education (VRQ) - Level 3 Award Course is a course designed for students who want to start a career in Childcare and acts as an perfect preparation for those who want to follow on to do CACHE Level 3 Certificate or Diploma qualifications.

Childcare is a competitive industry, and employers increasingly look for job applicants holding nationally recognised qualifications. This CACHE course provides successful learners with a Level 3 qualification especially designed for those looking to work with children ages 0-5 in a professional childcare setting.

The Diploma level course would enable learners to gain the knowledge and experience to allow them to work with children from birth to 5 years in non-supervised capacity. It should be stressed, however, that the Award itself is a valuable standalone qualification in its own right, and will be especially useful to those looking to boost their CV with a view to working with children in a supervised capacity. It would also be suitable for those already working in childcare as a piece of CPD (Continuing Professional Development).... [-]

United Kingdom UK Online
Open Enrollment
Part-time
180 hours
Online
Damelin Part Time

Upon successful completion of the programme, learners will receive a Damelin Results Letter outlining the unit standards covered and if the PoE is found competent, Dameli ... [+]

Course in Insurance - Skills Programme in Financial Literacy in Short Term InsuranceCertificationUpon successful completion of the programme, learners will receive a Damelin Results Letter outlining the unit standards covered and if the PoE is found competent, Damelin will apply to INSETA on the learner’s behalf for the Skills Programme in Financial Literacy in Short Term Insurance: SAQA ID 49929 (Credits 13) to be awarded.Entry Requirements

If done on a full-time basis: Communication at NQF Level 3/Grade 11 Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 3/Grade 11 If done on a part-time basis: Knowledge, comprehension and application of Numeracy and Literacy (1st and 2nd language) at Grade 12 or equivalent CAT has been approved, thus exempting the learner from doing the fundamentals ... [-]
South Africa Johannesburg
February 2020
Part-time
49 hours
Campus
Damelin Part Time

The programme duration is 50 hours and tuition is face-to-face. Each Damelin campus has a different tuition schedule. Programmes are offered during the week, in the eveni ... [+]

Course in Child Care - Short Programme in International Au PairingCertificationThis programme in International Au Pairing is certified by the Damelin Academic Board.Entry Requirements

Knowledge, comprehension and application of English language and Mathematical literacy at Grade 11 or equivalent. Admission may be subject to an interview with an academic staff member.

Course DurationThe programme duration is 50 hours and tuition is face-to-face. Each Damelin campus has a different tuition schedule. Programmes are offered during the week, in the evenings, or on Saturdays.Course IntroIt takes a very special person to au pair. Not everyone can. Why? Because the main criteria is a love of children and the ability to work with and nurture them. While most of us profess to love children, we do so from a safe distance, and when the going gets tough, we merely hand them back to their mothers. This Short Programme in International Au Pairing addresses all the critical issues in this field of interest.... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
February 2020
Part-time
50 hours
Campus
International Career Institute

ICI’s professional nanny course provides all information and training you need to gain employment in this fast-growing industry. Take the following units and start a pers ... [+]

Certificate | Diploma | Advanced Diploma

Course Outline: What You Will Cover

ICI’s professional nanny course provides all information and training you need to gain employment in this fast-growing industry. Take the following units and start a personally-fulfilling and professionally-rewarding job.

Unit Description

Physical and Emotional Needs

Understanding physical needs and providing physical care Child psychology and responding to emotional needs Establishing an environment to help kids become independent

Safety

Identifying children who are at risk of abuse and harm Responding and reporting incidents of child abuse or harm Travelling with children

Health

Ensuring children’s health and safety Keeping a clean and hygienic environment Administering first aid and medication ... [-]
United Kingdom London
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
Online
University Of The Free State Business School Online

The aim of this short learning program is to equip participants with academic reading and writing skills, which is a minimum requirement for any academic short program ta ... [+]

Foundation Skills

The aim of this short learning program is to equip participants with academic reading and writing skills, which is a minimum requirement for any academic short program taken. It offers participants an opportunity to acquire the academic literacy skills needed in order to successfully pursue tertiary studies.

Schedule

The Foundation Skills program starts during the first week of each month. Applications close on the 15th of the previous month.

Assessment

The assessment of the SLP’s consist of quizzes, discussions, a final assignment, and an online test.

Mode of delivery

Online

Duration

1 week. This excludes the additional time that is given to complete the final assessment.... [-]

South Africa Bloemfontein
Open Enrollment
Full-time
1 week
Online
International Open Academy

With the knowledge in this course, you can transform your home into your dream environment with much less effort than you might think. To begin with, your Home Refresh an ... [+]

With the knowledge in this course, you can transform your home into your dream environment with much less effort than you might think. To begin with, your Home Refresh and Remodeling chapters will take you through the basics of decoration, refurbishment and simple repairs.


With the knowledge in this course, you can transform your home into your dream environment with much less effort than you might think. To begin with, your Home Refresh and Remodeling chapters will take you through the basics of decoration, refurbishment and simple repairs. Learn how to approach projects, work with contractors and keep to a budget. Discover how much work you can actually carry out yourself, saving significant costs. We’ll introduce you to the basics of interior design so you have an overall plan in mind before beginning refurbishment.... [-]

United Kingdom London
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
Online
International Open Academy

Set up your own interior design business by learning the skills you need to create amazing interior solutions and concepts. ... [+]

Best Courses in Life Skills 2019. Set up your own interior design business by learning the skills you need to create amazing interior solutions and concepts

Design exquisite home interiors without leaving yours! Interior design is a stimulating and rewarding profession. It challenges your creativity, ingenuity, practicality, and inspiration. It’s also great fun! Interior designers were once used only by the very wealthy. Now, interior design, particularly in the area of home styling, is widely sought after. People have busy lives and are prepared to incorporate the cost of a designer into home projects so that they achieve an outstanding finish that’s professional & individual and get the job done quickly and efficiently.... [-]

United Kingdom London
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
60 days
Online
Wanderlust Exchange China

Wanderlust Volunteer Program gives you an opportunity to make a difference where it is most needed while you have the opportunity to explore one of the modernist and most ... [+]

Wanderlust Volunteer Program

Wanderlust Volunteer Program gives you an opportunity to make a difference where it is most needed while you have the opportunity to explore one of the modernist and most bustling cities in China--Shanghai. You will be staying in an orphanage center located in a children’s hospital where the seriously injured orphans are sent to receive better medical treatment. These children arrive from other orphanages in rural areas of China and with your love and care you can help them through their recovery.

Program Overview:

This project gives you the opportunity to make a difference where it is most needed, whilst exploring one of the most successful and modern cities in China - Shanghai. As a volunteer, you will be staying in an orphanage center, located in a children’s hospital, where the injured and sick orphans are sent to receive better medical treatment. These children arrive from other orphanages in rural areas of China and with your love and care you can help them through their recovery.... [-]

China Shanghai
September 2019
Full-time
2 - 24 weeks
Campus
Wanderlust Exchange China

Wanderlust Exchange provides students with opportunities that integrate educational travel, Mandarin learning, childcare and English tutoring. It is a great chance for o ... [+]

Wanderlust Au Pair China Program

Wanderlust Exchange provides students with opportunities that integrate educational travel, Mandarin learning, childcare and English tutoring. It is a great chance for overseas youngsters to experience China with an authentic touch by staying with Chinese host families.

Au Pair China Program Overview

Locations of host families: Mostly in Shanghai(we have host families in other major cities including Beijing, Chongqing, Hangzhou, Tian Jin and etc.)

Program time span: 3 months-12 months You give: 30 hours of childcare and English tutoring per week You get: 1500 RMB pocket money/month You get: 3000-12000 RMB as flight stipend ( depending on your length of stay for 3-12 months program) You study: 3 hours of Mandarin classes/week You get: 1.5 days off each week You get: International medical insurance You get: Visa application & renewal fee reimbursement ( upon au pairs' completion of the program) Payment: 0$ application fee + 100 $ downpayment ( the downpayment will be completely returned to au pairs upon their completion of the program) You can apply if you: Are 18-28 years old Have completed secondary school Are proficient in English Have no criminal record Are open to cultural differences Can teach English ... [-]
China Shanghai
September 2019
Full-time
3 - 12 months
Campus