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SCHOOL OF ART & DESIGN SCHOOL OF CREATIVE INDUSTRIES SCHOOL OF HAIR & BEAUTY SCHOOL OF BUSINESS & ENTERPRISE SCHOOL OF COMPUTING SCHOOL OF COMMUNITY, CARE & SOCIAL SCIENCES SCHOOL OF FOOD & HOSPITALITY SCHOOL OF SPORT SCHOOL OF CONSTRUCTION & BUILT ENVIRONMENT SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING, ENERGY & SCIENCE SCHOOL OF NAUTICAL STUDIES SCHOOL OF LANGUAGES & ESOL

Welcome to City of Glasgow College, Scotland’s newest and largest college, home to around 32,500 students from 135 different countries. Supported by great facilities, we offer a wide choice of vocational and leisure courses through all of our 12 Academic Schools. Our courses are grouped into 12 Schools to allow ease of progression, improved access routes to Further and Higher Education, stronger articulation routes with University partners across Scotland and the UK and enhanced employability skills for students.

CONTENTS
WELCOME
• Principal’s welcome. ..................................................................2 . • Student President’s welcome....................................................3 • The College / Studying in Glasgow....................................... 4-5

FULL TIME COURSE LISTINGS
•.School of Art & Design......................................................... 6-29 • School of Creative Industries............................................. 30-47 • School of Hair & Beauty..................................................... 48-57 • School of Business. ........................................................... 58-73 . • School of Computing......................................................... 74-85 . • School of Community Care & Social Sciences................. 86-95 • School of Food, Hospitality & Tourism............................ 96-109 • School of Sport. ............................................................. 110-119 . • School of Construction & Built Environment. ............... 120-135 . • School of Engineering.................................................... 136-143 • School of Nautical Studies............................................. 144-149 • School of Languages & ESOL........................................ 150-151

GENERAL INFORMATION
• Qualifications explained.........................................................154 •.Other courses available.........................................................155 . • Student Services & Support.. ........................................ 156-167 .
Money.Matters........................................................................156-157. Funding.for.Further.Education.................................................158-159. Funding.for.Higher.Education..................................................160-161. Career.Guidance.&.Support. ..........................................................162. . Student.Advice.&.Funding..............................................................162. Student.Development.....................................................................163. Getting.Involved.in.College.Life.......................................................164. How.to.Apply.................................................................................165. . Student.Accommodation. ..............................................................166. . Safeguarding.You...........................................................................167

• Facilities for students..................................................... 168-169
Where.to.Eat..................................................................................168. Hair.&.Beauty.Salons......................................................................168. Computing.....................................................................................168. Sport.&.Fitness...............................................................................169. Library.&.Study.Facilities.................................................................169

• Local, National & International Students....................... 170-171 • College Events................................................................ 172-173 • Course Index.................................................................. 175-176 . • Map................................................................. inside back cover

PRINCIPAL’S WELCOME
Thank.you.for.considering.City.of.Glasgow.College.for.the. next.step.in.your.learning.journey. Whether.you.are.a.school.leaver,.a.part-time.student,.an. adult.returner.or.an.international.student,.I’m.sure.you’ll.find. a.course.to.meet.your.learning.goals. As.the.largest.college.in.Scotland,.we.are.a.major. powerhouse.of.skills.development,.with.32,500.students. annually.enrolling.on.2,100.courses.at.access,.technician,. associate.professional,.degree.and.higher.professional. levels. Our.curriculum.of.specialist.courses.is.continually.updated. to.meet.the.changing.demands.from.employers.and.partner. universities.to.ensure.you.achieve.your.full.potential. We.regularly.ask.our.students.how.we.are.doing.in.meeting. their.learning.needs.and.in.the.last.survey.of.students.in. 2011.over.90%.said.they.found.the.application.process. fair,.open.and.supportive;.received.fair,.sensitive.and.equal. treatment;.were.informed.of.the.course.start.date,.time.and. place;.and.would.recommend.the.college.to.others. In.the.meantime,.I.would.encourage.you.to.bookmark.the. college.website.to.keep.up.to.date.with.our.student.success. stories.and.events..I.look.forward.to.welcoming.you.to.the. college.and.wish.you.every.success.in.studying.with.us. Paul Little Principal.&.CEO

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STUDENT PRESIDENT’S WELCOME
As.the.Student.President,.of.City.Students’.Association,. I.am.delighted.you.are.thinking.about.a.course.at.City.of. Glasgow.College. Deciding.where.to.study.can.be.a.tough.decision,.however. this.prospectus.is.packed.with.lots.of.useful.information.to. help.you.make.the.right.decision... Glasgow.is.an.exciting.place.to.live.and.study.with.loads.to. see.and.do.and.City.Students’.Association.are.here.to.help. you.enjoy.your.course. The.Students’.Association.is.run.by.students.for.the. students..We.are.here.to.promote,.campaign.and.represent. the.genuine.views.and.thoughts.of.the.students..We.ensure. there.is.student.representation.at.every.level.within.the. college,.from.working.with.our.Student.Executive,.college. staff.and.committees;.we.make.sure.your.voice.is.heard. We.have.a.really.diverse.and.friendly.college.community.with. a.great.atmosphere.around.all.our.campuses. There.is.a.number.of.fun.and.exciting.things.going.on.that. you.can.get.involved.with..You.can.join.a.sport.club.or. society.or.be.involved.in.the.events.in.and.out.of.the.college. that.we.will.be.organising,.the.first.of.course.being.Fresher’s. Fayre.. We.look.forward.to.welcoming.you.to.City.of.Glasgow. College. Emma Iwanow Student.President

THE COLLEGE
In.September.2010,.City.of.Glasgow.College.was.formed. –.merging.Central.College.Glasgow,.Glasgow.College.of. Nautical.Studies.and.Glasgow.Metropolitan.College. The.college.is.split.into.a.number.of.campuses.and.buildings. most.of.which.are.based.in.Glasgow.city.centre. • Scotland’s largest college –.with.32,500.students. enrolling.annually.and.1,200.members.of.staff • City centre campus.–.easy.to.reach.and.close.to.great. bars,.restaurants.and.shops • Excellent learning facilities.–.TV,.radio.and.photography. studios;.kitchens,.workshops,.hair.and.beauty.salons,.an. airline.cabin,.swimming.pool.and.a.ship.simulator • Leisure and sport –.free.gyms,.plus.a.student.association. with.free.internet,.Xbox.360.zone,.pool.tables.and.foosball • Choice.–.over.2,100.courses.across.a.range.of.subjects. and.different.ways.to.attend.college,.including.part-time • Experienced teaching staff.–.our.courses.come.to.life,. thanks.to.staff.with.industry.experience • University options.–.progress.even.further,.with.our.links. to.well-regarded.degree.courses • Business links.–.we.know.what.employers.want • Support for your learning.–.helpful.services.for.all. students,.including.finance.and.personal.support • Excellent reputation.–.our.students.have.won.many. national.and.international.awards • Diversity.–.we.welcome.students.of.some.135.different. nationalities.

Curriculum for Excellence
At.City.of.Glasgow.College.we.are.fully.committed.to.making. sure.that.a.Curriculum.for.Excellence.is.fully.reflected.in.the. way.we.deliver.courses.to.our.students..A.Curriculum.for. Excellence.is.designed.to.make.our.teaching.and.learning. more.engaging.and.relevant.and.equip.our.students. with.knowledge,.understanding,.skills.and.capacities.as. successful.learners,.confident.individuals,.responsible. citizens.and.effective.contributors..We.ensure.that.our. students.develop.and.enhance.skills.for.learning,.skills.for. life.and.skills.for.work.which.they.require.to.succeed.in.the. labour.market.in.our.rapidly.changing.society.

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STUDYING IN GLASGOW
Glasgow.is.one.of.Europe’s.most.vibrant.and.cosmopolitan. cities..Located.on.the.west.coast.of.Scotland,.it.has.a. population.of.around.600,000.–.making.it.Scotland’s.. largest.city. Our.name.says.it.all.–.the.music,.arts,.entertainment.and. shopping.capital.of.Scotland.is.on.your.doorstep..It’s.easy.to. travel.to.and.from.the.college,.using.a.wide.choice.. of.transport. Glasgow.is.‘Scotland.with.Style’.–.a.bustling,.vibrant. city..There’s.a.wide.variety.of.cinemas,.clubs,.bars.and. restaurants.to.choose.from.and.more.than.20.museums. and.galleries.to.visit..The.nightlife.in.Glasgow.offers.you.the. chance.to.relax,.take.a.break.from.your.studies.and.make. new.friends..There.are.many.pubs.and.clubs.to.choose. from. Glasgow.is.a.shopper’s.paradise.and.is.second.only.to. London.for.retail.therapy..The.main.shopping.thoroughfare,. Buchanan.Street,.has.been.voted.one.of.the.world’s.top. retail.destinations. In.sporting.terms,.Glasgow.is.home.to.three.professional. football.teams.–.as.well.as.many.fabulous.new.facilities.(like. the.Sir.Chris.Hoy.Velodrome).for.the.2014.Commonwealth. Games. All.this.bustle.is.under.an.hour.from.the.beautiful.Scottish. countryside,.where.you.can.relax.and.explore.more.of. Scotland’s.history.

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SCHOOL OF ART & DESIGN
NC ART & DESIGN HNC ART & DESIGN: PORTFOLIO DEVELOPMENT HNC/D FINE ART NC GRAPHIC DESIGN AND HNC/D GRAPHIC DESIGN NC ILLUSTRATION AND HNC/D ILLUSTRATION BA (HONS) CONTEMPORARY ART PRACTICE INTRODUCTON TO DESIGN: 3D NC ART & DESIGN: INTERIOR DESIGN HND 3D DESIGN: INTERIOR DESIGN BA (HONS) INTERIOR DESIGN NC MODEL MAKING FOR TV & FILM HND 3D DESIGN: MODEL MAKING FOR THE CREATIVE INDUSTRIES NC PRODUCT DESIGN HND 3D DESIGN: PRODUCT DESIGN NC JEWELLERY AND HNC/D JEWELLERY DESIGN NC APPLIED ARTS HNC APPLIED ARTS HNC/D ART GLASS DESIGN NQ FURNITURE – CRAFT HNC/D FURNITURE CRAFTSMANSHIP WITH DESIGN HNC/D FURNITURE RESTORATION HND DISPLAY DESIGN

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NC ART & DESIGN
About this course (SCQF 5/6) This programme offers an introduction to the practice of art & design. Like all NC courses, it includes 12 credits – these form the SQA National Certificate Art & Design Award. However, on this course you also study additional specialist subjects to develop your skills and creativity relating directly to your chosen specialisms. The course encourages you to take responsibility for your own creative development. What you need • English and Art & Design at Intermediate 2 or Credit level Standard Grade OR: • Related experience • We’ll invite you to a pre-entry guidance session where you’ll submit examples of your art and design work If you don’t have the required qualifications, we’ll consider you for a place based on your experience and examples of your work. What you’ll study Subjects you’ll study include: Exploratory Media Handling, Contextual Studies, Painting and Media Techniques, Printmaking, Colour, Research and Investigation Skills, Analytical Drawing, Digital Media, Figure/Life Drawing, Painting to a Theme and Art & Design Project. To develop your core skills of Communication, IT and Problem Solving, the course also includes Contextual Studies, Digital Media and an Art & Design Project. After the course… • Continuing study – as a successful NC student you can articulate to Higher National Certificate or Higher National Diploma courses in a range of related areas How long One year, starting in August. Where City Campus North Hanover Street. Contact Scott Brady on 0141 566 4232 or scott.brady@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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HNC ART & DESIGN: PORTFOLIO DEVELOPMENT
About this course (SCQF 7) This course prepares you to apply for a degree level art or design course. It will encourage you to aspire to achieve at that level. You’ll develop drawing skills and be introduced to the creative process. The course is project-based and you’ll be able to explore your own creativity through a range of art and design subjects. You’ll develop your skills on projects that include drawing, colour, visual communication, expressive art and cultural studies. What you need • NC in Art & Design subject, OR: • Art & Design at Higher and English at minimum Intermediate 2, OR: • Related experience • You will also be expected to submit examples of your art & design work to support your application. You will find guidance notes on preparing these examples on page 29 What you’ll study Subjects you’ll study include: Observational Drawing, Developmental Drawing, Creative Process, Art & Design Project, Art & Design Context, Portfolio Production, Life Drawing, Cultural Identity, Printmaking and Producing Prints, Introduction to Photography, Mixed Media Techniques, and Graded Unit 1. After the course… • Continuing study – this course allows you to build a portfolio of work that you will need to apply for a range of degree or HND level courses How long One year, starting in August. Where City Campus North Hanover Street. Contact Scott Brady on 0141 566 4232 or scott.brady@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

HNC/D FINE ART
About this course (SCQF 7/8) This contemporary course includes traditional and innovative practices. It gives you a broad visual education in contemporary art practice. This develops your skills and knowledge and gives you an awareness of specialist disciplines. Students who successfully complete this course will achieve the HNC/D Contemporary Art Practice (SCQF 7/8). What you need • NC in Art & Design or Illustration • Art & Design at Higher and English at minimum Intermediate 2, OR: • Related experience • You will also be expected to submit examples of your art & design work to support your application. You will find guidance notes on preparing these examples on page 29 What you’ll study Year 1: Developmental Drawing, Art & Design Context, Introduction to Digital Art Form, Conceptual Process, 2D Practice, 3D Practice, Painting, Sculpture, Life Drawing, Print Making, Photography, and Graded Unit 1. Year 2: Professional Practice, Contemporary Project, Exhibition of Art Form, Advanced Practice, Graded Unit 2. After the course… • Career – work as an independent exhibiting artist, depending on the caliber of your work, motivation and self promotion skills • Continuing study – apply for art school or university degree courses, such as the BA (Hons) Contemporary Art Practice, delivered jointly by City of Glasgow College and the University of the West of Scotland How long Two years, starting in August. You can also leave after one year with a Higher National Certificate. Where City Campus North Hanover Street. Contact Scott Brady on 0141 566 4232 or scott.brady@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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NC GRAPHIC DESIGN HNC/D GRAPHIC DESIGN
About this course This programme offers an introduction to the practice of Graphic Design. Like all NC courses, it includes 12 credits – these form the SQA National Certificate Art & Design Award. However, on this course you also study additional specialist subjects to develop your skills and creativity relating directly to your chosen specialisms. The HNC/D course is a broad-based education, including practical graphic design projects and related support studies and encourages you to take responsibility for your own creative development. Students who successfully complete the HNC/D course will achieve the HNC/D Visual Communication (SCQF 7/8). What you need If you don’t have the required qualifications, we’ll consider you for a place based on your experience and examples of your work. NC Graphic Design: (SCQF 5/6) • English and Art & Design at Intermediate 2 or Credit level Standard Grade • We’ll invite you to a pre-entry guidance session where you’ll submit examples of your art and design work HNC/D Graphic Design: (SCQF 7/8) • NC in Art & Design, Illustration or Graphic Design OR: • Art & Design at Higher and English at minimum Intermediate 2 • You will also be expected to submit examples of your art and design work to support your application. You will find guidance notes on preparing these examples on page 29 What you’ll study NC: This course is mainly practical and project-based. It includes Sketchbook Development, Typography, Digital Media, Corporate Identity and Advertising. To develop your core skills of Communication, IT and Problem Solving, the course also includes Contextual Studies, Digital Media and an Art & Design Project. HND: Year 1: Digital Imaging, Graphic Design, Art & Design Project, Typography, DTP and Layout, Art & Design Context, Introduction to Creative Industries, Introduction to Web Design and Graded Unit 1. Year 2: Design Production, 2D Computer Animation, Web Design, Typography Project, Working in the Creative Industries, Graphic Design Project, Graded Unit 2 and Client Initiated Design Project After the course… • Career – after the HNC/D you can apply for jobs in the communication industry • Continuing study – as a successful NC student you can move onto Higher National Certificate or Higher National Diploma courses in a range of related areas. When you successfully complete the HNC/D course, we can help make it easy for you to move onto degree-level courses How long NC – One year, starting in August. HNC/D – Two years, starting in August. You can also leave after one year with a Higher National Certificate. Where City Campus North Hanover Street. Contact John Baird on 0141 566 4280 or john.baird@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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NC ILLUSTRATION HNC/D ILLUSTRATION
About this course This programme offers an introduction to the practice of Illustration. Like all NC courses, it includes 12 credits – these form the SQA National Certificate Art and Design Award. However, on this course you also study additional specialist subjects to develop your skills and creativity relating directly to your chosen specialisms. The course encourages you to take responsibility for your own creative development. The HNC/D Illustration course develops your creative ability and technical skill in a programme which is mainly based in the studio. Your projects are developed from initial ideas and sketchbook drawings, through to illustration artwork ready for presentation to a client. Students who successfully complete the HNC/D course will achieve the HNC/D Visual Communication (SCQF 7/8) What you need If you don’t have the required qualifications, we’ll consider you for a place based on your experience and examples of your work. NC Illustration: (SCQF 5/6) • English and Art & Design at Intermediate 2 or Credit Level Standard Grade • We will invite you to a pre-entry guidance session, where you’ll submit examples of your art and design work HNC/D Illustration: (SCQF 7/8) • NC in Art & Design, Illustration or Graphic Design OR: • Art & Design at Higher and English at minimum Intermediate 2 • You will also be expected to submit examples of your art & design work to support your application. You will find guidance notes on preparing these examples on page 29 What you’ll study NC: This course is project-based and includes: Introduction to Illustration, Figure and Life Drawing, Digital Media, Location Drawing, Book Design and Children’s Book Illustration. To develop your core skills of Communication, IT and Problem Solving, the course also includes Contextual Studies, Digital Media and an Art and Design Project. HNC/D: Year 1: Visual Communication, Observational Drawing, Creative Process, Mixed Media, Art and Design Project, Creative Industries, Digital Imaging, Illustration, Printmaking and Producing Print, Graded Unit 1 and Life Drawing. Year 2: Design Production, Creative Project, Illustration Project, Developmental Drawing Portfolio, Observational Drawing Portfolio, Working in the Creative Industries, Client Initiated Design Project, Graded Unit 2 and Portfolio Production. After the course… • Career – the HNC/D course can lead to jobs in the communication industry, advertising agencies, design consultants, book design, magazine and newspaper publishing, private practice and visual communications • Continuing study – as a successful NC student you can move onto Higher National Certificate or Higher National Diploma courses in a range of related areas. When you successfully complete the HNC/D course, we can help make it easy for you to move onto degree-level courses How long NC – One year, starting in August. HNC/D – Two years, starting in August. You can also leave after one year with a Higher National Certificate. Where City Campus North Hanover Street. Contact Martin McGuire on 0141 566 4387 or martin.mcguire@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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BA (HONS) CONTEMPORARY ART PRACTICE
About this course (SCQF 9) This course is offered by the University of the West of Scotland (UWS) in collaboration with City of Glasgow College. This course fosters a high level of artistic exploration and personal development. You’ll receive vocational training through work related experiences, and opportunities for professional studies and business venturing. You’ll find opportunities to explore two and three-dimensional creative strategies as well as lens-based and digital disciplines. Critical reflection on creative practice is central to the course. What you need • HND in Contemporary Art Practice (or equivalent) with a ‘B’ in Graded Units, or relevant professional experience • You’ll need to submit a portfolio at your interview. The portfolio must reflect highly developed and focused studio practice, combined with a sophisticated theoretical approach What you’ll study Core modules include: Advanced Visual Creativity, Creative Project, Work-Related Learning, Contemporary Creative Processes 1, Critical Studies in the Visual Arts, Research Project, Creative Project and Artworks. After the course… • Career – practising artist, roles in museums, galleries, studios, arts centres, public art and public sector agencies, education bodies, festivals and art fairs • Continuing study – post-graduate study at UWS or other universities. Honours graduates could apply for the MA in Creative Media Practice at UWS How long Two years for an Honours degree – there’s the option to leave after one year with a BA degree. Where City Campus North Hanover Street and University of the West of Scotland – Ayr Campus. Contact Scott Brady on 0141 566 4232 or scott.brady@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk Robert Sutter at University of the West of Scotland on 0141 848 7044

INTRODUCTION TO DESIGN: 3D
About this course (SCQF 4/5) This course provides a varied and lively introduction to working in three dimensions. The course focuses on product & furniture design, model making and interior design. During the course you’ll develop a range of skills including drawing, visual awareness, creativity and understanding 3D forms, space and function. These new skills and knowledge will be applied to practical 3D projects where you will use a wide range of materials to communicate your ideas. What you need • There are no formal entry qualifications but a keen interest in design is useful What you’ll study We encourage you to develop your own unique sense of design and style from the skills and theory we teach you. We also give you design support for your project work throughout the year. Subjects you’ll study include: Developing Personal Ideas, Working with Materials, Exploring Visual Images, Life Start: 3D Art & Design, Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Problem Solving, Art & Design Studies, Expressive Activity, Design Realisation, Introduction to Technical Drawing, Design Activity, Design in Action, and Design in Context. The units take the form of exciting and enjoyable projects and topics. After the course… • Continuing study – successfully complete the course and you can go onto more specialist study in: NC Model Making for Film and TV, NC Art & Design: Interior Design, NC Product Design or NC Art & Design How long One year, starting in August. Where Florence Street Building / City Campus North Hanover Street. Contact Keith Moir on 0141 566 4273 or keith.moir@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

NC ART & DESIGN: INTERIOR DESIGN
About this course (SCQF 5/6) The course gives you a foundation in the creative, research, analytical, technical and communication skills needed by a professional interior designer. The emphasis is on commercial design – home improvement is not included. You’ll progress interior design projects from research to ‘idea’ stage, then sketch design, and finally to technical drawings and interior perspectives ready for presentation to a client. What you need • Two Standard Grades at Credit Level in Art & Design and English • Examples of your Art & Design work What you’ll study The subjects you will study include: the Design of Commercial, Retail and Leisure Interiors, Art & Design Studies, Technical Drawing, the Design Process, ICT, Expressive Drawing and Problem Solving. After the course… • Career – interior design in retail outlets, space planning consultants, property development where an HND or Degree is not essential • Continuing study – an HNC/D 3D Design: Interior Design How long One year, starting in August. Where Florence Street Building. Contact Paul Cifelli on 0141 566 4135 or paul.cifelli@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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HND 3D DESIGN: INTERIOR DESIGN
About this course (SCQF 7/8) This course is about designing for other people – creating schemes, products and objects that improve the world around us. It enables you to develop the creative, analytical and technical skills for jobs in the interior design profession. What you need • NC in Interior Design or Graphics, OR: • Higher Art & Design and English at minimum Intermediate 2 • Examples of your Art & Design work What you’ll study Subjects include: Developmental Drawing, the Creative Process, Digital Imaging (2D CAD), Art & Design Project, Interior Design Projects, Creative Project for Artists and Designers, Digital Modelling (3D CAD), Art & Design Context: Personal Investigation, 3D Design Portfolio and Presentation and a Graded Unit at the end of each year. After the course… • Career – interior design and architectural practices, space planning consultants, property development – shop and office fitting, museum and exhibition design • Continuing study – a BA (Hons) Interior Design. This is offered through the College in partnership with Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) for a further two years (2+2 format) How long Two years, starting in August. You can also leave after one year with a Higher National Certificate. Where Florence Street Building. Contact Gillian Greechan on 0141 566 4309 or gillian.greechan@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

BA (HONS) INTERIOR DESIGN
About this course (SCQF 7/8) This course is offered by Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) in association with the College. The design of buildings has become increasingly complex, and if you’re involved in the design process you need a lot of expertise and specialist knowledge. The course underpins the skills and knowledge required by Industry. The course combines design with technology, management and science, and you’ll develop your creative thinking and problem-solving skills in all these areas. We teach the course in design studios, IT labs and in lecture and seminar rooms. What you need • HND 3D Design: Interior Design – minimum of a ‘B’ in Graded Units. Applications should be made via UCAS What you’ll study BSc3 – six modules including three Interior Design Projects, two Integrative Study modules (Construction Details, Specification of Materials, Project Management, Building Regulations) and CAD for Interior Design. BSc4 – six modules including three Interior Design Projects which will include a self-selected project and Competition Entry, Integrative Studies, Design Analysis and Advanced CAD. After the course… • Career – interior design practices, architectural practices, shop fitters, health boards, office design consultants, television companies, exhibition & stage set design How long Two years over four semesters. Where Florence Street Building / Glasgow Caledonian University. Contact Barbara Aitkenhead on 0141 566 4300 or barbara.aitkenhead@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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NC MODEL MAKING FOR TV & FILM
About this course (SCQF 5/6) TV and film are using model making more and more. There are specific units for prop making, prosthetic production and animation effects. Model Making is a growing, multidisciplined industry with career paths leading into all areas of the creative industry. We teach you a variety of traditional hand skills, as well as the use of industry standard technology. This prepares you for employment or further study in the area of your choice. What you need • Two Standard Grades at Credit Level in Art & Design, Craft & Design, Product Design or English • Examples of your Art and Design work What you’ll study The subjects you’ll study include: General Model Making, Introduction to Computers, Architectural Model Making, Film Sets, Computer Aided Design, Design Realisation for TV and Film, Product Design, Prop Construction Skills, Display Prop Construction, Presentation Model Making for Animation, and Life Drawing. After the course… • Career – most successful NC students go on to study further. Some may be taken on as trainees by modelmaking firms after this course • Continuing study – apply for the HNC or HND in Model Making How long One year, starting in August. Where City Campus North Hanover Street. Contact Simon Atkinson on 0141 566 4339 or simon.atkinson@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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HND 3D DESIGN: MODEL MAKING FOR THE CREATIVE INDUSTRIES
About this course (SCQF 7/8) You’ll develop projects from research to complete prototype model, using initial concepts, sketch designs and sketch models, as well as presentation artwork to support your finished model. You’ll learn a variety of traditional hand skills as well as the use of industry standard technology – preparing you for employment or further study. As part of the course, students have worked with live clients in London and made industrial visits in the UK and Europe to London, Liverpool, Manchester and Barcelona and other centres. What you need • NC Model Making or a related discipline, OR: • One Higher from Art, Craft & Design, Product Design or Graphic Communication, and English at minimum Intermediate 2, OR: • Related experience and/or examples of your Art & Design work What you’ll study You will have the opportunity to develop your 2D skills using traditional and CAD packages, use a wide variety of handtool and specialist equipment in the dedicated workshops. You will be involved in the development, from start to finish, in numerous Design projects where the emphasis will be on the production of 3D work. You’ll also use a laser cutter to produce architectural and product prototypes. After the course… • Career – many students work as model makers after completing this course. Graduates from this course work all over the UK and abroad including Dubai, Australia and New Zealand • Continuing study – previous students have gone directly into second year at University to study Model Making Design and a range of other courses to BA (Hons) level How long Two years, starting in August. You can also leave after one year with a Higher National Certificate. Where City Campus North Hanover Street. Contact Gordon Kydd on 0141 566 4339 or gordon.kydd@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

“The lecturers have been fantastic and really know their stuff.”
Euan Wilkie HND Modelmaking

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NC PRODUCT DESIGN
About this course (SCQF 5/6) To design successful products, you need to be able to think about changes in the way people live, and the need that this creates - that means being aware of social, cultural and technical factors. Designing products that may include bottles for drinks companies, promotional items, furniture, public art, recycling materials and lots more enjoyable and interesting projects will help you use your imagination and have fun while learning. What you need What you need • Two Standard Grades at Credit Level in Art & Design and • Two Standard Grades at Credit Level in Art & Design and English. English • Examples of your Art & Design work • Examples of your Art & Design work What you’ll study What you’ll study The NC course is a programme of practical and creative 3D The NC course is a programme of practical and creative 3D design projects to introduce you to the issues that influence design projects to introduce you to the issues that influence product design. It will give you a foundation in the creative, product design. It will give you a foundation in the creative, research, technical and analytical skills the professional research, technical and analytical skills the professional product designer needs. product designer needs.

After the course… After the course… • Career – most NC students go on to further study at HND • Career – most NC students go on to further study at HND level or may transfer to a related discipline eg Furniture level or may transfer to a related discipline eg Furniture Design Design • Continuing study –successfully completing the NC • Continuing study – successfully completing e.g. the NC course means you can apply to the HND course in 3D course means you can apply to the HND course in 3D Design: Product Design. Design: Product Design How long How long One year, starting in August. One year, starting in August. Where Florence Street Building Building. Contact Keith Moir on 0141 566 4273 or keith.moir@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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HND 3D DESIGN: PRODUCT DESIGN
About this course (SCQF 8) To design successful consumer products, you need to be able to respond to changes in the way people live, and the needs these create - that means being aware of social, cultural and technical factors. The two-year HND offers you a nationally recognised qualification in product design. You’ll develop product design projects from research to idea stage to sketch design – before going on to product development and making presentation boards for clients to review. What you need • NC Product Design or related discipline (e.g. Furniture Design) OR: • One Higher from Product Design, Graphic Communication or Art & Design, and English at minimum Intermediate 2, OR: • Other equivalent qualifications or experience • Examples of your Art & Design work. What you’ll study On the HND course, you’ll learn about new materials, CAD and how to use manufacturing processes such as laser cutting to produce product prototypes in-house. You’ll complete design projects – and you’ll develop the core skills of communication, problem solving, information technology and working with others. After the course… • Career – successful HND students may be taken on as a trainee by design firms • Continuing study – a degree program is offered at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) for a further two years and in partnership with the college in a 2+2 format How long Two years, starting in August. Where Florence Street Building. Contact Douglas McQuilken on 0141 566 4422 or douglas.mcquilken@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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NC JEWELLERY HNC/D JEWELLERY DESIGN
About this course The NC course gives you a strong foundation in contemporary jewellery design and manufacture. It’s an introduction to practical workshop skills and you use a wide range of tools and machinery. The HND course offers a comprehensive range of skills in jewellery design and manufacture. There is a range of jewellery specific and design units that are project and design-led. This allows candidates to develop specialism appropriate to their own interests and the current business environment. Students who successfully complete this course achieve the HNC/D Jewellery (SCQF 7/8). What you need NC Jewellery (SCQF 5/6) • Two Standard Grades at Credit Level 1 or 2 in Art & Design and English • Examples of your Art & Design work HNC/D Jewellery (SCQF 7/8) • Two Highers, one of which must be in Art & Design, OR: • An NC/NQ in an Art & Design subject • Examples of your work What you’ll study NQ – techniques covered include: Metal Forming, Decorative Finishing, Stone-setting, Design for Jewellers. HNC/D – practical subjects include: Casting, Experimental Techniques, Enamelling, Advanced Stone Setting and Alternative Materials. After the course… • Career – most successful NC students continue to further study, however some may get jobs in retail jewellery, manufacturing jewellery or become self employed • Continuing study – with an NC you can study HND Jewellery Design at the college, or HNC Applied Arts. After the HND you can further your studies, at University or Art School including a BA Hons Jewellery & Silversmithing at Glasgow School of Art How long NC – One year, starting in August. HND – Two years, starting in August. You can also leave after one year with a Higher National Certificate. Where City Campus North Hanover Street. Contact Colin Thomson on 0141 566 4311 or colin.thomson@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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NC APPLIED ARTS
About this course (SCQF 5/6) This course develops your skills in the various techniques of handling ceramic, jewellery and art glass materials. It also develops drawing skills, and your ability to design in two and three dimensions. Although based on practice, the course also includes developing research skills, understanding the practical applications of various media, firing techniques and the use of workshop and studio equipment. What you need • Two Standard Grades at Credit Level 1 or 2 in Art & Design and English • Examples of Art & Design work - tips on supplying your portfolio can be found on page 29 What you’ll study The subjects you’ll study may include: Introduction to Sculpture Techniques, Exploratory Media Handling, Introduction to Surface Decoration and Creative Hand-built Shapes. After the course… • Career – designer/maker, craftsperson, theatre designer, carnival, leisure, retail industries, teaching, community art worker, self-employment • Continuing study – the portfolio you build on this course will help you apply for a range of degree level courses How long One year, starting in August. Where City Campus North Hanover Street. Contact Pauline Muir on 0141 566 4559 or pauline.muir@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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HNC APPLIED ARTS
About this course (SCQF 7) This is a challenging course where you take part in an exciting and comprehensive programme of design and specialist craft studies. The course is project-based, and you’ll explore your own creativity and prepare for the demands of a degree course or working as an independent maker. Projects concentrate on designing, exploring and making, drawing and personal expression. You’ll study applied art techniques in Art Glass, Applied Ceramics, Jewellery and Performance Costume. Although we teach some making skills on the course, it’s an advantage to have experience in working in 3D, and also making skills in different media. Students who successfully complete this course achieve the HNC Art & Design (SCQF 7). What you need • An NC/NQ in an Art & Design subject, OR: • Two Highers – one of which must be in Art & Design. • Examples of Art & Design work What you’ll study The subjects you’ll study include: Observational Drawing, Developmental Drawing, Creative Process, Art & Design Project, Art & Design Context, Ceramics Design and Production, Jewellery Design and Production, Art Glass Design and Production, Art & Design: Performance Costume, Cultural Identity, and Portfolio Production. After the course… • Career – designer/maker, craftsperson, theatre designer, carnival, leisure, retail industries, teaching, community art worker, self-employment • Continuing study – the portfolio you build on this course will help you apply for a range of Degree level courses How long One year, starting in August. Where City Campus North Hanover Street. Contact Fiona Ferguson on 0141 566 4559 or fiona.ferguson@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

HNC/D ART GLASS DESIGN
About this course (SCQF 7/8) This course offers a broad education with a balance between creative, practical and core skills. This will prepare you for the art glass craft industry – Art Glass Production in particular. You’ll work in two and three dimensions, learning contemporary warm glass techniques like slumping and fusing and traditional skills like copper foil and lead work, as well as more advanced glass surface applications. Students who successfully complete this course, you achieve the HNC/D Art Glass Production (SCQF 7/8). What you need • Two Highers, one of which must be in Art and Design, OR: • NC/NQ in an Art and Design subject • Glass cutting experience is essential • Examples of your art and design work What you’ll study The subjects you’ll study could include: Painting and Firing Glass, Leaded Glass Work, Copper Foil Glasswork, Sand Blasted Glass Work, Glass Fusing Techniques, Glass Slumping Techniques, Acid Etching, Glue Chipping of Glass, Bead Making and Ceramic Mould Making. After the course… • Career – the HNC/D course may lead to a job in the art glass industry or self employment • Continuing study – successful students have moved on to study in other institutions including Edinburgh College of Art and Sunderland University How long Two years, starting in August. You can also leave after one year with a Higher National Certificate. Where City Campus North Hanover Street. Contact Lindsay Watson on 0141 566 4385 or lindsay.watson@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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NQ FURNITURE – CRAFT
About this course (SCQF 5/6) You’ll cover all the main skills used in the furniture manufacturing industry to craft timber and upholstery, and in wood finishing. You’ll also learn how changing culture and lifestyle affects furniture. You’ll gain experience in both modern and traditional methods of furniture production. The course is project based, and you learn in fully equipped workshops. What you need • Two Standard Grades at Credit level What you’ll study The subjects you’ll study include: Traditional Timber Construction and Techniques, Veneering, Contemporary Processes and Techniques, Upholstery Techniques, Polishing Techniques, and Workshop Drawing and Design. After the course… • Career – successful students may be taken on as trainees by furniture firms. For the mature individual, selfemployment in this line of work can prove rewarding • Continuing study – HNC/D in Furniture Craftsmanship with Design and HNC/D Furniture Restoration How long One year, starting in August. Where Dornoch Street Building / Rogart Street Building. Contact Daniel McGregor on 0141 566 4186 or daniel.mcgregor@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

HNC/D FURNITURE CRAFTSMANSHIP WITH DESIGN
About this course (SCQF 7/8) The course encourages you to develop practical skills through manufacture, and to express yourself through design. You’ll be encouraged to study in depth the construction of furniture, to develop and build designs, and hone your skills in cabinet making, upholstery and woodfinishing. What you need • NC Furniture Making, OR: • One Higher in Craft and Design, and English at minimum Intermediate 2, OR: • Examples of design and making of furniture or 3D work What you’ll study The subjects you’ll study include: Furniture Construction, Furniture Materials, Machine Woodworking, Workshop Practice, Furniture History, Design Study, Power Tools, Techniques of Timber Fabrication, Methods of Upholstering and Finishing. After the course… • Career – self-employed designer/maker or furniture maker, and jobs in the furniture trades – drawing office, designer/ maker, shopfitting • Continuing study – successful students have gone on to study at Glasgow School of Art, Edinburgh Napier University and Bucks New University – doing degrees as varied as Product Design and Furniture Restoration How long Two years, starting in August. You can also leave after one year with a Higher National Certificate Where Dornoch Street Building / Rogart Street Building. Contact Daniel McGregor on 0141 566 4186 or daniel.mcgregor@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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HNC/D FURNITURE RESTORATION
About this course (SCQF 7/8) This course develops your skills in furniture analysis and practical solutions, through workshop activities. You’ll study the history of furniture design and materials as well as the construction, upholstery and finishing of period furniture. You’ll also restore items of furniture throughout this course. What you need • NQ in Furniture Making OR: • One Higher – Craft and Design, and English at minimum Intermediate 2, OR: • A portfolio showing examples of making or restoring furniture or 3D work What you’ll study Subjects studied include: Furniture Materials, Furniture Construction, Workshop Practice, Woodworking Machines, Restoration Techniques of Timber, Upholstery and Finishes, Veneering, Gold Leaf and Decoration, Power Tools Furniture Restoration Practices, Conservation and Restoration of Materials. After the course… • Career – most craftspeople are self-employed or in a partnership, which can be rewarding. There are also jobs in furniture trades and shopfitting • Continuing study – enter Year 2 or Year 3 BA (Hons) Furniture Restoration at Bucks New University and gain entry to many other degrees such as Product Design at different centres How long Two years, starting in August. You can also leave after one year with a Higher National Certificate. Where Dornoch Street Building / Rogart Street Building. Contact Daniel McGregor on 0141 566 4186 or daniel.mcgregor@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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HND DISPLAY DESIGN
About this course (SCQF 8) This course provides an understanding of all aspects of design necessary for a career in Display Design. Outside London, this is the UK’s only further education course in Display Design at this level. Past students have achieved degrees at art schools and universities. Focussing on three-dimensional design, you’ll develop your creative abilities and artistic skills. You’ll also learn the personal and professional effectiveness you’ll need for a career in spatial design. What you need • Two Higher Grade passes at Grade C or above, preferably including Art or English, and two other passes at Standard Grade (or equivalent) at band 3 or above, OR: • NQ Art & Design (or equivalent) • A portfolio of your recent work What you’ll study Year 1: Display Design: Special Promotions; Drawing For 3D Design; Display Design: Seasonal; Exhibition Design; Observational Drawing. Year 2: Display Design: In Store Display; Display Design: Prestige Design; Mixed Media Portfolio; Observational Drawing Portfolio; Contemporary Art: Professional Practice; Two week commercial work placement. After the course… • Career – demand for display designers currently outstrips supply. Previous students now work for Levi, French Connection, Habitat, IKEA, Frasers, BHS and Marks & Spencer • Continuing study – apply for first or second year entry at Scottish Art Schools and courses at universities How long Two years, starting in August. Where City Campus Charles Oakley / Allan Glen’s. Contact Cherie Lavalle on 0141 271 6360 or cherie.lavalle@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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PORTFOLIO GUIDANCE - ART & DESIGN
For HNC / HND Courses For some courses, we’ll ask you to submit a portfolio as part of the entry requirements. Here’s some guidance on putting your portfolio together. What is a portfolio? A portfolio is a collection of examples of your art, design or craft work. You don’t have to buy an expensive folder to put it in. It’s your work we’re interested in so a good robust homemade folder is fine. Why we review your portfolio Your portfolio tells us a lot about you. It shows your creativity and practical skills in art, design or craft. It demonstrates your enthusiasm, work rate and organisational skills. Most of all it shows your potential. Reviewing your portfolio will help us to give you the best advice on which level of study and course is right for you. What to include It should contain examples which show your drawing and design skills – how you use colour and different media. The process of design is important as well, so you can include work which shows your initial research, how you’ve developed an idea and completed it. You can also include sketch books which show how you record images and ideas through drawing and how you collect and collate visual information. Here are some ideas for what to include in your portfolio: • Examples of school work undertaken at or as part of a programme of study or personal work in art, design or crafts • Preliminary studies with finished work to illustrate how you develop ideas • Sketchbooks • Copies of work sent to an exam board • Photographs of any 3-dimensional work Don’t be concerned about the volume of work in your portfolio – we’re interested more in the quality than the quantity of your work. Make sure everything’s clear Your portfolio or folder should open and close easily. Don’t forget to include your name and address and clearly state the course applied for on the label the college provides.

COURSE MATERIALS
In most cases, we provide course materials. However, there are some courses where you need to buy additional materials and equipment. We may be able to support some students through a bursary, the European Social Fund (ESF) Projects and/or the College Hardship Funds. Your course tutor will be able to supply more information. NC/HNC/D Graphic Design; NC/HNC/D Illustration; NC Art & Design; HNC/D Fine Art: HNC Art & Design (Portfolio Development) You need to buy a pack of essential materials, which may cost up to £150 though they’re not all needed at the same time. Your course tutor will give you a materials list at the start of the course. If you’re studying Graphic Design and Illustration, there will be additional costs for digital colour prints of up to £100 a year. NC and HNC/D 3D Design: Product Design Some course materials are provided but you’ll need to buy a range of equipment costing up to £100. NC Art & Design: Interior Design and HND 3D Design: Interior Design Some course materials are provided but you’ll need to buy a range of equipment and materials costing around £230. These are standard items for all interior designers – such as a scale rule, masking tape and A3 sketch book – and should last you for several years. NC Model Making for TV and Film and HNC/D 3D Design: Model Making for Creative Industries Essential course materials are provided but you’ll need to buy a range of equipment and materials – such as a craft knife, steel rule and technical pens/pencils – costing around £150. NC Applied Arts and HNC/D Art Glass Design Most course materials are provided but you’ll need to buy a range of materials based on your final design and manufacture unit.

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CREATIVE CRAFTS & PHOTOGRAPHY NQ CREATIVE PRINTMAKING WITH PHOTOGRAPHY NQ PHOTOGRAPHY HNC/D PHOTOGRAPHY BA (HONS) PHOTOGRAPHY NC SCREEN PRINTING HNC CREATIVE PRINTMAKING HNC/D DIGITAL MEDIA FOR DESIGN, PRINT & NEW MEDIA NC MEDIA HNC COMMUNICATION WITH MEDIA HND COMMUNICATION WITH MEDIA HNC/D PRACTICAL JOURNALISM NC TELEVISION PRODUCTION HNC/D CREATIVE INDUSTRIES: TELEVISION BA (HONS) TELEVISION HNC/D CREATIVE INDUSTRIES: RADIO NC ACTING & THEATRE PERFORMANCE HNC ACTING & PERFORMANCE HND ACTING & PERFORMANCE HNC CREATIVE INDUSTRIES: PROFESSIONAL WRITING SKILLS

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CREATIVE CRAFTS & PHOTOGRAPHY
About this course (SCQF 5/6) This course is an introduction to the creative skills of photography, printmaking (traditional and commercial), digital media, design, portfolio production and presentation. This is a hands-on, practical course giving you the opportunity to develop a broad base of creative and technical skills within a variety of different creative industry disciplines. The course is delivered through practical workshops, studios, computer labs and educational visits. What you need • Two Standard Grades at Level 4 or above in English/Art/ Graphic Communication or relevant subject, OR • Personal experience What you’ll study The subjects you’ll study include: Introduction to Photography, Studio Photography, Basic Camera Techniques, Portraiture Skills, The Design Process, Creative Digital Imaging, Introduction to Screen Printing, Creative Printmaking, T-Shirt Design and Printing, Computer Applications for Design and Print, Photo-book Design and Production, Portfolio Preparation, Communication. After the course… This course prepares students for progression to NC/NQ level courses at City of Glasgow College including; Creative Printmaking, Screen Printing and Photography. Successful students may be able to progress to courses at HNC/HND level in related areas. How long One year, starting in August. Where City Campus North Hanover Street. Contact David McKenna on 0141 566 6222 ext.4361 or david.mckenna@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

NQ CREATIVE PRINTMAKING WITH PHOTOGRAPHY
About this course (SCQF 5/6) This course will allow you to develop and nurture creative and technical skills in a variety of traditional and commercial printing processes for the printing, photography and design industries. This is a practical, project-based course that will allow for creative exploration in a diverse range of media. The course includes a range of practical exercises interspersed with theory to allow you to learn the skills through experience, supporting the development of critical thinking and evaluation. What you need • Two Standard Grades at Level 3 or above preferably including English and Art & Design (or equivalent) OR • NVQ/SVQ’S at Level 2 in Printing or a related area, OR • Personal experience and examples of work What you’ll study Subjects you’ll study include: Traditional Printmaking (Intaglio, Silkscreen, Collagraph and Relief Printing), Photography (Studio and location based), Conventional Printing (Digital and Lithography Printing). These will be supplemented with Drawing, Design, Artwork Preparation for Print, Professional Business Practices and Portfolio/ Presentation Skills and develop. Core skills in: Working with Others; Problem Solving; Communication. After the course… • Continuing Study - the portfolio you develop here can get you onto a higher - level course, and may also assist you in future progression to HNC/D level courses in the following subject areas: Printmaking, Photography, Print and Design. This is subject to portfolio submission. How long One year, starting in August. Where City Campus North Hanover Street. Contact David McKenna on 0141 566 6222 ext.4361 or david.mckenna@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

NQ PHOTOGRAPHY
About this course (SCQF 6) The course offers an introduction to the creative and technical aspects of photography. It covers basic photographic skills and the principles of camera technique, materials and lighting. We emphasise practical skills strongly. To give you a good grounding, you’ll study supporting areas like basic computing, design, reprographics, number skills and communication. What you need • Relevant group of Units/Courses at Access (eg Photography, Media or Communication) OR • Standard Grades at Credit Level e.g. English/Art/IT, OR • Personal experience What you’ll study The subjects you’ll study include: Basic Camera Techniques, Photography: Digital Imaging, Portraiture, Basic Studio Photography, Monochrome Film Processing and Printing, Product Photography and Introduction to Close-Up Photography. After the course… • Career – technical assistants, trainees and jobs in the photographic retail trade • Continuing study – apply for HND Photography course at this college. You could then go on to our BA (Hons) Photography Degree, which we offer in conjunction with the University of the West of Scotland. Some of our students take the opportunity to start their Photography education at NQ and progress to Honours level Degree study How long One year, starting in August. Where City Campus North Hanover Street. Contact Mark Dunlop on 0141 566 6222 ext.4266 or mark.dunlop@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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HNC/D PHOTOGRAPHY
About this course (SCQF 7/8) The course provides the skills you need to start a career in photography or a related area within the creative industries. It’s practice-based, with projects both in the studio and on location. These include some projects you choose yourself. With experienced staff on hand and modern well-equipped facilities, this course is an excellent opportunity to excel in Photography and build a portfolio showcasing your work. What you need • An NC/NQ in Photography or equivalent SVQ, OR • Relevant photographic experience • A photographic portfolio. See page 46 for tips on supplying your portfolio What you’ll study The units you’ll study include: Studio Still Life, Digital Imaging, Image Editing, Photography Theory, Photography Applied Techniques, Portraiture, Corporate Photography, Darkroom Techniques, Photojournalism, Advertising, Image Editing, Fashion, Documentary, Communication: Practical Skills and Creative Industries: An Introduction. After the course… • Career – advertising, commercial, press and photojournalism, fashion, sports, social, medical, scientific and education photography – throughout the UK and worldwide • Continuing study – HNC: apply for second year of the HND Photography course. HND: apply for the BA (Hons) Photography Degree course offered by the University of the West of Scotland in partnership with City of Glasgow College How long Two years, starting in August. Where City Campus North Hanover Street. Contact John Carberry on 0141 566 6222 ext.4371 or john.carberry@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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BA (HONS) PHOTOGRAPHY
About this course (SCQF 9) This photography course is a taught Degree presented as a collaboration between City of Glasgow College and the University of the West of Scotland (UWS). The course focuses on practice-led photographic areas and work-related experience while providing opportunities for business, entrepreneurship and enterprise activities. Guest lectures and workshop sessions are an essential integrated element of many of the modules in this course. You will gain practical experience in the college’s photography labs and studios and have the chance to undertake modules in arts-related business subjects at the UWS campus in Ayr. What you need • You’ll need to have an HND in Photography or relevant professional experience for entry into Year 3 • All candidates will be interviewed and assessed on their portfolio • You should apply through UCAS using UCAS code W690 M BA/PhDI What you’ll study Core modules in Year 3 are: Photography 3A + B, Critical Studies in the Visual Arts, Photo Imaging, Work-related Learning. Plus an option module from topics including: Photography (Extended Development), Rights and the Creative Industries, and Business Venturing. Students on the course will be eligible to apply to study with one of our European partners as part of the Erasmus scheme. You can also take part in the Intercultural Design Camp, co-ordinated by the UWS and its Swedish, Belgian and German partners. Year 4 Honours: In this final year, you will use your skills to develop creative projects. You will produce an Honours dissertation covering an area of personal study. Core modules include: Photoworks, Photography Creative Project, Photography Research Project. The recommended option at Level 10 is: Presentation and Promotion, although you may choose from a range of available options at this level. After the course … • Career - the creative industries sector covers a range of creative practice and economic activities. As a graduate of this course it is expected that you will be well placed to play your part in these industries • Study - honours graduates could progress to the University’s MA in Creative Media Practice How long BA - One year, starting in August. BA (Hons) - Two years, starting in August. Where City Campus North Hanover Street (although some options may also be studied at the UWS Ayr Campus). Contact Stephen Mather on 0141 566 6222 ext.4381 or stephen.mather@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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NC SCREEN PRINTING
About this course (SCQF 5/6) The course is mainly project based, so you can explore the various screen printing facilities available to you at the College. You’ll acquire fundamental screen printing skills and techniques in many different creative applications. You’ll experiment with screen printing processes – and learn how to produce colour screen prints by hand as well as using photographic and digital methods. What you need • Relevant group of Units/Courses at Access or Foundation level (e.g. Photography, Design, Printmaking or Communication) OR • Two Standard Grades at Level 3 or above e.g. English/Art/ Graphic Communication, OR • Personal experience What you’ll study The subjects you’ll study include: Introduction to Screen Printing, Multiple Image Printing, Visual Presentation, Fine Line and Halftone Screen Printing, Creative Textile Development, Exhibition Design, Digital Artwork Preparation for Screen Printing and Digital Photography. After the course… • Career – screen printing industry in areas including general advertising, textile printing and specialist printing on plastics and ceramics • Continuing study – apply for HNC and HND Print Media courses at the College, including HNC Creative Printmaking and HNC/D Digital Media for Design, Print & New Media How long One year, starting in August. Where City Campus North Hanover Street. Contact Mark Burns on 0141 566 6222 ext.4360 or mark.burns@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

HNC CREATIVE PRINTMAKING
About this course (SCQF 7) This course helps you nurture your creative talent, allowing you to develop traditional and contemporary printmaking skills. Various printmaking techniques and media are explored and supplemented with technical and creative skills in digital media and new technologies. You will develop business skills pertinent to self-employment as a practicing printmaker/artist/designer. This course combines practical skills with theoretical knowledge and is delivered through a series of lectures, practical workshops and activities. You will produce a portfolio of work that will support entry to HND and Degree level courses. What you need • Art & Design Higher and English at minimum Intermediate level 2, OR • An NC/NQ qualification in print, design or equivalent SVQ, OR • Relevant experience and examples of work What you’ll study Subjects you’ll study include: Observational Drawing, Developmental Drawing, Printmaking and Producing Print, Art & Design Context, Introduction to Photography, Lithography, Digital Imaging, Printmaking Development, Professional Business Practice, Printmaking in Multiple Layers, Communication, Portfolio Preparation and Graded Unit. After the course… • Career – practicing Artist/Printmaker/Designer, Print Technician, Printmaking Educator • Continuing study – completion of this course will allow progression to HND and University Degree level courses How long One year, starting in August. Where City Campus North Hanover Street. Contact David McKenna on 0141 566 6222 ext.4361or david.mckenna@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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HNC/D DIGITAL MEDIA FOR DESIGN, PRINT & NEW MEDIA
About this course (SCQF 7/8) The course provides the knowledge and skills required for a career in the creative media industries. Highly practical, it will prepare you for fields – including artwork creation, motion graphics, digital imaging and pre-press disciplines – used in the printing, design and publishing industries. What you need • An NC/NQ qualification in print, design or equivalent SVQ, OR: • One Higher plus three Standard Grades at Credit level, OR: • Relevant experience in printing or digital media What you’ll study The subjects you’ll study include the generation of Motion Graphics, Digital Imaging, Computer Aided Design, Graphic Design, Typography and Desktop Publishing, Multimedia and 3D Animation, Web Design, Pre-Press Technologies, Print Production Technologies and Communication Industry Management. We provide all course materials. After the course… • Career – options include in-house publishing and media departments, commercial printing and publishing companies • Continuing study – successful completion of this course may provide you with the opportunity to progress to Degree courses. Our students have progressed to Degree study at the University of the West of Scotland and Glasgow Caledonian University How long Two years, starting in August. You can also leave after one year with a Higher National Certificate. Where City Campus North Hanover Street. Contact Mark Burns on 0141 566 6222 ext.4360 or mark.burns@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

NC MEDIA
About this course (SCQF 6) The course offers a good grounding for a career in the creative media industries. It covers a wide range of subjects including television, journalism and broadcasting. The course also includes National Progression Awards in Journalism and Radio. What you need • Two Standard Grades at Credit Level – one of which must be English, OR • Personal experience What you’ll study The subjects you’ll study include: Video, Radio, Research, Interviewing, Feature Writing, Presentation and Programme Making. All this is included as an introduction to cross platform media content production, which you’ll cover in a variety of units. All these areas are relevant for further training in Communication and Media. After the course… • Career – junior level posts • Continuing study – Higher National Certificate/Diploma courses in subject areas of Journalism, Creative Industries: Radio, Television, Media & Communication or Professional Writing and Information Technology How long One year, starting in August. Where City Campus North Hanover Street. Contact Vanessa Gillespie on 0141 566 6222 or vanessa.gillespie@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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HNC COMMUNICATION WITH MEDIA
About this course (SCQF 7) The course prepares students for higher education and employment. On this course, the teaching staff have a wide variety of media experience and you can expect media guest speakers, visits and professional workshops. You are continually assessed and you’ll have a project that will be graded. What you need • We’ll invite you to an interview • One Higher Grade (English preferred) OR • NC Media or a similar NQ programme • Students without these qualifications but who have personal experience may enter at the discretion of the course leader What you’ll study The subjects you’ll study include: Journalism, Public Relations Principles and Practice, Radio Production, Introduction to the Creative Industries, Music Industry Promotions, Video Production, Film Theory and Writing for the Media. The course focuses on practical media production activities using industry standard resources. After the course… • Career – journalism, television and radio production, video production, public relations, and advertising • Continuing study – apply for second year HND Communication with Media, BA Communication at Glasgow Caledonian University, BA Broadcast Production, BA Journalism, BA Film Making & Screen Writing at University of the West of Scotland, BA PR & Advertising, BA Film & Media at Queen Margaret University How long One year, starting in August. Where City Campus North Hanover Street. Contact Vanessa Gillespie on 0141 566 6222 or vanessa.gillespie@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

HND COMMUNICATION WITH MEDIA
About this course (SCQF 8) The first year of this course covers the same subjects as the HNC. Then in 2nd year you will continue to develop your skills with a range of individual media production projects. What you need • We’ll invite you to an interview • Higher English plus one other Higher, OR • NC Media or a similar NQ programme • Students without these qualifications but who have personal experience may enter at the discretion of the course leader What you’ll study The subjects you’ll study are: Journalism, Video Production, Radio Production, Writing for the Media, Pitching & Promoting, Interpersonal & Group Skills, and Media Analysis in Advertising. After the course… • Career – journalism, television and radio production, video production, public relations, and advertising • Continuing study – apply for BA Communication at Glasgow Caledonian University, BA Broadcast Production, BA Journalism, BA Film Making & Screen Writing at University of the West of Scotland, BA PR & Advertising, BA Film & Media at Queen Margaret University How long Two years, starting in August. Where City Campus North Hanover Street. Contact Vanessa Gillespie on 0141 566 6222 or vanessa.gillespie@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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HNC/D PRACTICAL JOURNALISM
About this course (SCQF 7/8) Journalists must have the essential skills of writing and research but are now expected to record sound, shoot video and edit on digital systems. They are increasingly expected to produce web content. The HNC/D courses equip you to succeed in this modern media environment. What you need • NC Media or equivalent, OR • One Higher (English) plus three Standard Grades at Credit level • Some practical skills in IT, including word processing, email and internet • Examples of your work What you’ll study In the first year you’ll cover News and Feature Writing, Research and Interview Skills, Sub-editing, Shorthand, Scots Law, Radio News and Radio Interviewing. In the second year, you’ll continue at a more advanced level. You’ll also study advanced units in video journalism and online reporting. Throughout the course you’ll have access to the College Radio Studio and Television facilities. After the course… • Career – print journalism (especially local and community press), broadcast journalism and online journalism • Continuing study – entry into year three of the BA Journalism or BA (Hons) Broadcast Production at the University of the West of Scotland How long Two years, starting in August. You can also leave after one year with a Higher National Certificate. Where City Campus North Hanover Street. Contact Brian Glancey on 0141 566 4145 or brian.glancey@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

NC TELEVISION PRODUCTION HNC/D CREATIVE INDUSTRIES: TELEVISION
About this course (SCQF 7/8) The College offers different levels of television courses. 1. NC Television Production (SCQF 5/6) This course covers basic skills in all areas of television production. The NC course is viewed as a foundation for HN studies. 2. HNC Creative Industries: Television (SCQF 7) This is a highly practical course covering the main aspects of television production. 3. HND Creative Industries: Television (SCQF 8) This course develops skills in all areas of television production, including camera, sound, editing, sound dubbing and lighting. What you need NC Television Production • Two Standard Grades at Credit level including English, OR • Personal experience HNC/D Creative Industries: Television • An NQ or NC in TV or equivalent SVQ, OR • Higher English and three Standard Grades at Credit level, OR • Relevant television experience • Examples of your work. See page 46 for tips on supplying your portfolio What you’ll study NC – The subjects you’ll study include: Directing a Single Camera Production, Single Camera on Location, Sound Recording, Lighting for Single Camera, and Multi-Camera Studio Techniques. HNC – The subjects you’ll study are TV Directing, Basic Camera, Basic Sound, Basic Editing, Live Multi-Camera Studio, Production Management, Production Assistant and Digital Editing. HND – In the first year you’ll study the same subjects as the HNC. The second year allows you to specialise in camera, sound and lighting – including Directing on Location, Advanced Single Camera, Location Lighting, Location Sound and Production Management. Alternatively, you can specialise in Post-Production - Directing on Location, Advanced Digital Editing, Sound Dubbing and Production Management. After the course… • Career – NC: is a foundation for HNC/D studies. There are also potential jobs in corporate and community television. HNC/D: the television industry is expanding and there are opportunities for skilled graduates both in broadcasting and with independent production companies • Continuing study – NC: apply for HNC/D Creative industries: Television. HNC: apply for second year of BA (Hons) Broadcast and Production course at the University of the West of Scotland or the HND offered at the College. HND: apply for third year of BA TV offered in partnership with Edinburgh Napier University School of Arts and Creative Industries How long NC – One year, starting in August. HNC – One year, starting in August. HND – Two years, starting in August. Where City Campus North Hanover Street. Contact George Neilson on 0141 566 6222 ext.4392 or george.neilson@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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BA (HONS) TELEVISION
About this course (SCQF 9 and 10) Run in partnership with the School of Arts and Creative Industries at Edinburgh Napier University who enjoy a first class reputation as a centre for excellence in screen practice-led courses, City of Glasgow College offers this innovative Bachelors in Television. With links to industry in Scotland and beyond, this course reflects the dynamic and converging worlds of broadcast television, film, journalism and new media. This includes our key industry partner, STV, who offer student mentorship and work placement opportunities, as well as master classes, guest speakers and an end-of-year showcase of students’ creative projects. As a student of this course, you will also have the chance to compete for a limited number of internship placements at STV, offering an invaluable opportunity to gain hands on experience in television and online production and get a head start in your career. Having already gained an ‘HND: Creative Industries, Television’ (or equivalent) this offers a pathway to progress to a Degree course for students who are interested in a practice-led course, are motivated to build on and extend the skills and knowledge gained at College and are focused on the television and screen media industries of the future. Keeping students’ needs in mind, this course strikes balances between gaining professional level technical production skills, developing creative practice through teamwork and individual project work, and following academic studies which seek to analyse and investigate the complex and rapid contemporary changes in the creative media industries. The BA Television course is structured so that students’ individual qualities and interests are identified and developed. There are very close links with industry and with a range of practitioners involved in all aspects of television production. The teaching staff have direct personal experience working in the industry. What you need • HND Creative Industries TV, OR • Relevant Television experience • Please apply to Edinburgh Napier University through UCAS making your preference to study at City of Glasgow College clear in your personal statement After the course… • Career – the television industry is expanding and there are opportunities for skilled graduates both in broadcasting and with independent production companies How long One year, starting in August for the BA award with the option to study for one more year to get the BA (Hons) Television. Where City Campus North Hanover Street. Contact George Neilson on 0141 566 6222 ext.4392 or george.neilson@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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HNC/D CREATIVE INDUSTRIES: RADIO
About this course (SCQF 7/8) HNC – This well established course develops radio production and broadcasting skills, including interviewing, scripting, presentation, news operations, sound recording, commercial production and digital editing. HND – The second year of this course builds on the skills developed in the HNC. The focus is still on programme making, but goes beyond radio and develops a more sophisticated skillset – technical, production and creative – necessary to work at Producer level rather than that of a Broadcast Assistant. What you need HNC Creative Industries: Radio • NC/NQ in Radio or equivalent SVQ, OR • One Higher plus three Standard Grades at Credit level, OR • Relevant radio experience HND Creative Industries: Radio • HNC Creative Industries: Radio What you’ll study HNC – The subjects you’ll study include: Radio Presentation, Music Programme Production, Radio Interviewing, Technical Operations, Recording and Editing, Law and the Communication Industries, and Scripting and Presenting for Radio News. HND – Many of the HNC subjects are offered on the HND at a higher level like Advanced Editing and Studio Operations. You will also study Station Management developing creative content. You’ll tackle more complex programme-making activities in more challenging technical environments. After the course… • Career – there are opportunities in radio for those with a variety of up to date skills, broadcasting knowledge and experience • Continuing study – apply for second or third year of the BA (Hons) Broadcast and Production course at the University of the West of Scotland How long HNC – One year, starting in August. HND – Two years, starting in August. Where City Campus North Hanover Street. Contact Roddy Campbell on 0141 566 4272 or roddy.campbell@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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NC ACTING & THEATRE PERFORMANCE
About this course (SCQF 5/6) The course provides a grounding in the practical skills of drama and theatre. It gives an introduction to the areas of acting and theatre performance. What you need We’ll invite you to an audition where you will perform a monologue and attend an interview. What you’ll study The subjects you’ll study are: Voice, Acting, Movement, Productions - both devised and text-based, Improvisation, Theatre History, Textual Study and Literature. After the course… • Career – theatre, television, community drama, and theatre production • Continuing study – apply for HNC Acting and Performance and HND Acting and Performance. The College offers three years of continuous Drama/Acting and Performance Skills courses How long One year, starting in August. Where Riverside Campus. Contact Anne MacLeod or 0141 566 6222 ext. 2595 or anne.macleod@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

HNC ACTING & PERFORMANCE
About this course (SCQF 7) This full-time course develops the skills required for acting and performance. When you complete it successfully, you can move straight into the second year of HND Acting and Performance. What you need • We’ll invite you to an audition where you will perform a monologue and attend an interview • Two Higher Grades, including English, or NQ Drama or equivalent What you’ll study The subjects you’ll study are: Acting, Voice, Production, Movement, Community Drama, Text and Performance, Creating Drama Scripts and Theatre Styles. After the course… • Career – theatre, television, community drama, and theatre production • Continuing study – apply for second year HND Acting and Performance, BA Degree in Theatre Studies/Acting/ Drama Performing Arts, BA Community Arts How long One year, starting in August. Where Riverside Campus. Contact Anne MacLeod or 0141 566 6222 ext. 2595 or anne.macleod@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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HND ACTING & PERFORMANCE
About this course (SCQF 8) This full-time course develops the skills required for acting and performance. It builds on the skills acquired in the HNC Acting & Performance and develops further knowledge and awareness of the craft of acting. What you need • HNC Acting & Performance • You will be interviewed and given the opportunity to discuss your interest in this subject area What you’ll study The subjects you’ll study are: Acting, Voice, Production, Movement, Singing, Leading a Workshop, Directing, and Professional Development. After the course… • Career – theatre, television, community drama, theatre production, and workshop leader • Continuing study – apply for BA Degree in Theatre Studies / Acting / Drama / Performing Arts, and BA Community Arts How long Two years, starting in August. Where Riverside Campus. Contact Anne MacLeod or 0141 566 6222 ext. 2595 or anne.macleod@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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HNC CREATIVE INDUSTRIES: PROFESSIONAL WRITING SKILLS
About this course (SCQF 7) Do you aspire to a career as a professional writer? This course hones the skills of budding writers in many fields. We cover scripting for film, TV and radio, as well as short story writing, poetry and, of course, feature journalism. Previous students on the course have had scripts filmed and novels published. Many work as writing tutors and editors, while others have gone on to do Degree and Postgraduate courses. What you need • One Higher Grade in English or an appropriate group of units (e.g Literature 1, Communication 4) • Mature students without formal qualifications but with a proven interest in writing in terms of work experience or folio may enter at the discretion of the course leader What you’ll study The subjects you’ll study are: Creative Industries: An Introduction, Creative Writing, Scripting for Radio, Scripting for Television, Writing for the Media, Literature: Close Reading Skills, English Language Skills, Feature Writing, Research & Interview Skills, A Creative Project, Narrative in Fiction & Film and a Graded Unit. After the course… • Career – creative writing, freelance writing, journalism, script editing, scriptwriting, broadcasting. Previous students have also found work in publishing, script tutoring, ghost writing, events management and speech writing • Continuing study – BA and MA Degree courses in English, Journalism, Film Scripting, Creative Writing and Humanities How long One year, starting in August. Where North Hanover Street. Contact Linda Jackson on 0141 566 6222 ext. 2125 or linda.jackson@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

“I’ve managed to get a number of commissions so the course has been everything I could have asked for and more”
Erica Von Stein HNC Professional Writing

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Portfolio Guidance - creative induStrieS
Your portfolio should include examples of recent work relevant to your choice of course. We offer Evening & Saturday Morning classes in Photography, Video & Printing which may assist applicants who want to prepare or improve their portfolios. HNC & HND Television Courses Your showreel should ideally be submitted on DVD. Alternative arrangements can be made if this is not possible and online access is appropriate. If you don’t have a showreel but would like to apply for the course, a member of staff will be able to discuss this with you at the Portfolio Day. Content – the showreel can include one or more productions, with each production being individually identified. Please indicate if a production was part of a group activity and which role you performed. Paperwork – all associated production paperwork should be available. Course work – where work has been produced as part of a course, this should be clearly indicated, giving details of the college or school attended and the module or unit which the exercise was for. HNC & HND Journalism Courses Your writing portfolio can be presented in a variety of ways – a significant part should be presented on paper for ease of access. Alternative arrangements can be made if necessary. If you don’t have examples of writing or other journalistic activity but would like to apply for a course, a member of staff will be able to discuss this with you at the Portfolio Day. Content – your portfolio can consist of a number of pieces with each being individually identified. There are no restrictions on the type of content but you should choose examples where your journalistic enthusiasm is clear. You could include local news stories, blog, fanzine or newsletter content, or music and film reviews. Course work – where work has been produced as part of a course, this should be clearly indicated giving details of the college or school attended and the module or unit which the exercise was for. Photography HNC/D You need to submit a formal photographic portfolio if you’re applying for these courses. These guidelines should be followed to help you prepare your portfolio: • Maximum folio size A3. Secure all content to make sure they’re not lost. Submit prints rather than digital presentations. (Larger folios will not be accepted due to storage and handling problems). • Neat and clean presentation is important, but don’t try to be too elaborate unless you consider it essential. • Include a variety of work – a thematic approach within a specific subject area might be appropriate (e.g. people, places & objects), but this should not preclude variety in the result. However, don’t include too many photographs. We recommend a maximum of 20. • Take the time to include a personal statement indicating your motivations and goals for studying photography. • Artwork (drawings and paintings) should not be included. • Be prepared to discuss why and how you produced the photographic work in your folio. • Where work has been produced as part of a photographic course this should be clearly indicated giving details of the college or school attended and the module or unit which the exercise was for. • Tell us if photographs have been digitally manipulated and give reasons for this decision. You’re encouraged to produce your own work but if you don’t have access to facilities, you can use laboratory services.

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In most cases, we provide course materials. However, there are some courses where you need to buy additional materials and equipment. We may be able to support some students through a bursary, the European Social Fund (ESF) Projects and/or the College Hardship Funds. Your course tutor will be able to supply more information. NQ/HNC/D Photography Essential photographic equipment is provided. This includes: Canon digital SLR cameras and lenses, dark room equipment, studio lighting and digital darkroom equipment such as scanners and Macs. Students will need to pay for print output of digital files from a professional photographic lab or from our in house digital printer. In addition, you will be expected to pay for a small amount of black and white photographic paper and photographic film if required. We recommend that you arrive at college equipped with at least one 1GB memory stick. HND students should consider buying their own digital SLR camera.

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SCHOOL OF HAIR & BEAUTY
ACCESS TO NQ BEAUTY CARE NCGA BEAUTY CARE (Level 5) NCGA BEAUTY CARE (Level 6) HND BEAUTY THERAPY NC WELLNESS THERAPIES HNC/D COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES HNC FASHION MAKE-UP SVQ/NQ GENTS HAIRDRESSING (Level 2) SCQF LADIES HAIRDRESSING (Level 5) SCQF LADIES HAIRDRESSING (Level 6) HNC HAIRDRESSING

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ACCESS TO NQ BEAUTY CARE
About this course (SCQF 5/6) Exciting and challenging, this is a full-time, two-year course. You don’t need formal qualifications to get a place, and it will also suit you if you are looking to get back into education. The course provides qualifications you need for professional membership and insurance or employment in the field of Beauty Therapy. You’ll study beauty treatments and related subjects to National Certificate level. This can lead to employment or entry to higher level courses. What you need • There are no formal entry requirements • Before we offer you a place, we’ll invite you for an interview, where you will need to show good communication skills • We advise you to apply early as this is a popular course What you’ll study Year One – Selling Skills, Manicure, Make-up, Nail Art, Facial Skincare, and Applying Practical Skills. Year Two – Facial Techniques, Depilation, Body Massage, Acrylic Nails, and Face and Body Electrotherapy: An Introduction. After the course… • Career – Employment in the Beauty Industry • Continuing study – apply for HND Beauty Therapy. How long Two years, starting in August. Where Riverside Campus. Contact Alison Bell on 0141 271 2120 or alison.bell@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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NCGA BEAUTY CARE (Level 5)
About this course (SCQF 5) An excellent introduction to beauty, the course also provides the entry requirements needed for NCGA Beauty Care, Level 6. You’ll also be able to take additional short certificated courses. The course provides qualifications you need for professional membership and insurance or employment in the field of Beauty Therapy. You’ll study beauty treatments and related subjects to National Certificate level. What you need • There are no formal entry requirements • Before we offer you a place, we’ll invite you for an interview, where you will need to show good communication skills • We advise you to apply early as this course is popular and places are limited What you’ll study The subjects you’ll study include: Artificial Nail Tips and Overlay, Facial Skin Care, Day Make-up and Basic Corrective Make-up, Bridal and Evening Make-up, Waxing Treatments, Manicure, Applying Practical Skills, Portfolio Presentation, Competition Practical Skills and Selling Skills. After the course… • Career – Employment in the Beauty Industry • Continuing study – apply for NCGA Beauty Care (Level 6) How long One year, starting in August. Where City Campus Charles Oakley / Allan Glen’s. Contact Alison Bell on 0141 271 2120 or alison.bell@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

NCGA BEAUTY CARE (Level 6)
About this course (SCQF 6) This course will allow you to develop practical professional skills required to work effectively in the beauty industry and achieve the entry qualifications necessary for application to HND Beauty Therapy. The course provides qualifications you need for professional membership and insurance or employment in the field of Beauty Therapy. You’ll study beauty treatments and related subjects to National Certificate level. What you need • Four Standard Grades at Level 3 or above, English and a Science preferred • Previous experience or a qualification in Beauty Care is an advantage e.g. NCGA Beauty Care Level 5 • Before we offer you a place, we’ll invite you for an interview. We advise you to apply early as this is a popular course • Candidates aged 21 and over may be admitted without the normal entry qualifications. This is at the discretion of the course team What you’ll study The subjects you’ll study include: Beauty: Facial Techniques, Beauty: Facial Treatment Packages, Beauty: Current Creative Make-Up Trends, Body Massage, Depilation, Eye Enhancements, Nail Finishes, Acrylic Nails, Face and Body Electrotherapy: An Introduction and Commercial Experience. After the course… • Career – employment in the Beauty Industry • Continuing study – apply for HND Beauty Therapy How long One year, starting in August. Where City Campus Charles Oakley / Riverside Campus. Contact Alison Bell on 0141 271 2120 or alison.bell@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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HND BEAUTY THERAPY
About this course (SCQF 8) The course offers a high-level beauty qualification and covers a wide range of therapies and management skills. On the course, you’ll acquire a comprehensive understanding of facial and body problems, and the application of treatments in a salon environment. You’ll develop analytical skills, devise suitable treatment plans and evaluate the effectiveness of the treatments. Up to the minute training in current professional product ranges e.g. Darphin, Dermalogica and Thalgo is included in the course. What you need • Two Higher Grade passes at C or above, one of which should be English, OR • NCGA Level 6 in Beauty Care or other equivalent NQ/SVQ Level 3 Beauty Care qualifications • Candidates aged 21 and over may be admitted without the normal entry qualifications. This is at the discretion of the course team What you’ll study The subjects you’ll study include various Body and Facial Therapies, Human Anatomy & Physiology, Electrotherapy, Selling Techniques and Business Planning. After the course… • Career – employment in the Beauty Industry including in a salon, health spa or cruise ship or self-employment. Senior or managerial posts may also be available to HND qualified therapists • Continuing study – there is further professionally recognised specialist training with companies like Thalgo, Dermalogica and Darphin How long Two years, starting in August. Where City Campus Charles Oakley / Riverside Campus. Contact Julie Docherty on 0141 271 2134 or julie.docherty@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

NC WELLNESS THERAPIES
About this course (SCQF 6) The course provides qualifications you need for professional membership and insurance or employment in the field of complementary and holistic therapies. You’ll study holistic therapies and related subjects to National Certificate level. This can lead to employment or entry to higher level courses. What you need There are no formal entry requirements, however you should have:• An interest in holistic or complementary therapies, and commitment • An interest in working with people and a high level of personal presentation • Interpersonal skills • A Standard Grade (or equivalent) in Biology is desirable, but not essential • Before we offer you a place, we’ll invite you for an interview What you’ll study The subjects you’ll study include: Body Massage, Anatomy & Physiology, First Aid, Stress Management, Thai Foot Massage and Healthy Eating and Wellbeing. After the course… • Career – complementary or holistic therapy practice, health and leisure spas, or self employment. • Continuing study – apply for HNC/D Complementary Therapies. Other HNC/D courses may also be available How long One year, starting in August. Where City Campus Charles Oakley. Contact Aileen Vint on 0141 271 6220 or aileen.vint@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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HNC/D COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES
About this course (SCQF 8) This advanced level course aims to produce qualified practitioners. It makes you eligible for professional membership and insurance in the field of complementary therapies – either in specialist clinics or working in the health profession. You’ll develop many skills on the course, and relate to clients with confidence. You’ll participate in a number of extra curricular activities and come to appreciate more deeply the role played by a complementary therapist. What you need • Two Higher Grade passes at Grade C or above, including English or equivalent or NQ Communication Intermediate 2 and Higher, or Communication 4 • Two other passes at Standard Grade (or equivalent) at credit level including a science subject, OR: • Appropriate science and vocational modules, OR: • An appropriate NC at Level 6 (eg Beauty Care or Wellness Therapies) • Before we offer you a place, we’ll invite you for an interview • Candidates aged 21 and over may be admitted without the normal entry qualifications. This is at the discretion of the course team What you’ll study The subjects you’ll study may include: Complementary Therapies: Anatomy and Physiology, Body Massage, Aromatherapy, Reflexology, Stress Management, Perspectives of Health and Indian Head Massage. After the course… • Career – jobs in the field of complementary therapies, the health services, Cruise Ships, Spas, Hotels or self-employment • Continuing study – may be able to apply for advanced entry into some BA/BSc degree courses How long One year starting in August, with the possibility of progressing to a further year of HND studies. Where City Campus Charles Oakley / Allan Glen’s. Contact Aileen Vint on 0141 271 6220 or aileen.vint@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

I have always loved to travel and prefer living in the sun. Having my qualification has helped me secure work abroad where I have been privileged to meet some wonderful people and have a great lifestyle.”
Laura Smith HND Beauty Therapy

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HNC FASHION MAKE-UP
About this course (SCQF 7) The course includes skin care and eye treatments, plus hairstyling and make-up techniques ranging from basic to fashion and photographic make-up. Taking part in demonstrations will aid your development throughout the course. You will also study customer care and software applications. What you need • Experience in the hairdressing industry OR • NCGA Beauty Care or NC Hairdressing or a National Qualification that combines hairdressing and beauty modules (minimum SCQF Level 5) or an equivalent VQ • You need to be familiar with computers and have good keyboard skills • Before we offer you a place, we’ll invite you for an interview What you’ll study The subjects you’ll study include: Make-up Artistry: Basic Make-up, Skin Care and Eye Treatments, Fashion and Photographic Make-up, Principles and Practice of Selling, and Long Hair Design. After the course… • Career – jobs in a hairdressing, make-up or beauty business or self-employment as a freelance make-up artist • Continuing study – apply for HND Make-up Artistry How long One year, starting in August. Where City Campus Charles Oakley / Allan Glen’s. Contact Nan Dickson on 0141 271 2104 or nan.dickson@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

SVQ/NQ GENTS HAIRDRESSING (Level 2)
About this course (SCQF 5) This course provides the necessary training if you want a career in Barbering. Assessment includes producing a portfolio of evidence i.e. practical performance assignments, projects and written/oral questions. Work experience is an essential part of this course and you will be required to secure a work placement. During the course you will have the opportunity to take part in a variety of activities including the chance to participate in competitions, presentations and demonstrations. What you need • You should have experience in or knowledge of the hairdressing/barbering industry or 2 Standard Grades Level 1 – 4 • You should display qualities, which enable you to communicate with the public • The selection procedure will consist of a personal interview What you’ll study The subjects you’ll study include: Communication, Health and Safety, Shampoo and Conditioning, Dry and Finish Men’s Hair, Cut Facial Hair to Shape Using Basic Techniques, Cut Hair Using Basic Barbering Techniques, Hair Colouring for Gents, Promote Additional Services. After the course… • Career – apply for barbering positions in the industry How long One year, starting in August. Where City Campus Charles Oakley / Allan Glen’s. Contact Shona Martin on 0141 271 6294 or shona.martin@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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SCQF LADIES HAIRDRESSING (Level 5)
About this course (SCQF 5) This course is designed for those who want a career in hairdressing. Level 5 will enable you to develop and master all of the basic skills that are required for the successful hairdresser. Work experience is an essential part of the course and you will be required to secure a work placement. During the course you will have the opportunity to take part in a variety of activities including the chance to participate in competitions, presentations and demonstrations. What you need • You should have experience in or knowledge of the hairdressing industry or 2 Standard Grades Level 1-4 • You should display qualities, which enable you to communicate easily with the public • Entry will be by successful interview • The selection procedure will consist of a personal interview What you’ll study The subjects you’ll study include::Shampoo, Condition and Scalp Massage; Blow Drying Techniques; Setting and Winding Techniques for Hair; Ladies Hairdressing: Basic Cutting Categories; Mix, Apply and Remove Hair Colour; Selling Skills and Applying Practical Skills. After the course… • Career – Employment as junior hairdresser • Continuing study – On successful completion of the course you can apply for SCQF Ladies Hairdressing Level 6 How long One year, starting in August. Where City Campus Charles Oakley. Contact Shona Martin on 0141 271 6294 or shona.martin@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

SCQF LADIES HAIRDRESSING (Level 6)
About this course (SCQF 6) This course is designed for those who want a career in hairdressing. Level 6 Ladies Hairdressing will allow you to consolidate your hairdressing skills and develop more elaborate techniques. Work experience is an essential part of the course and you will be required to secure a work placement. During the course you will have the opportunity to take part in a variety of activities including visits to trade fairs and exhibitions and the chance to participate in hairdressing competitions, presentations and demonstrations. What you need • If you have successfully completed Ladies Hairdressing Level 5 or have relevant experience in hairdressing you will be considered for an interview. • Entry will be based on a successful interview and appropriate skills test. • You should display qualities, which enable you to communicate easily with the public. What you’ll study The subjects you’ll study include: Hair Colouring and Lightening, Colour Correction; Combination Cutting, Style Dress and Finish Hair, Styling for a Total Look, Commercial Experience, Hairdressing Long Hair Design and Creative Cutting, Scalp, Neck and Shoulder Massage, Creative Current Make-up Trends, Gents Haircutting, Setting and Styling Techniques for the Media. After the course… • Career – on successful completion of the course you can choose to go into industry as Modern Apprentice at Level 3 • Continuing study – Higher National Certificate in Hairdressing which is available on a full time and a part time basis How long One year, starting in August. Where City Campus Charles Oakley / Allan Glen’s. Contact Shona Martin on 0141 271 6294 or shona.martin@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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HNC HAIRDRESSING
About this course (SCQF 7) This course is designed for hairdressers seeking an advanced certificate which will develop their creative hairdressing skills, technical knowledge and give them the opportunity to design and create hairstyles. The course also includes building a portfolio which will involve you using computer aided design skills as well as selling skills. During the course you will have the opportunity to take part in a variety of activities including visits to local museums, trade fairs and exhibitions. What you need • Basic computing skills • Successful completion of SVQ 3/SCQF Hairdressing Level 6 or equivalent NQ units or a minimum of 5 years industrial experience • You should be working in the hairdressing industry • Entry will be based on a successful interview • You will be required to buy relevant items of professional equipment essential to the course What you’ll study A selection of core units includes: Creative Design in Hair Cutting; Colouring, Incorporating Colour Correction and Innovative Design; Communication. A selection of optional units includes: Long Hair Design; Managing a Small Business; Alter the Shape of Hair by Temporary and Permanent Techniques. After the course… • Career – on successful completion of the course, you could operate your own business. Apply for employment on-board cruise liners, apply for lecturing posts in Further Education or as a Company Technician/Trainer • Continuing study – apply for entry on to HND Make-Up Artistry How long One year starting in August. Monday and Tuesday. Where City Campus Charles Oakley. Contact Shona Martin on 0141 271 6294 or shona.martin@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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School of BUSINESS & ENTERPRISE
NC BUSINESS NC ADMINISTRATION HNC/D ADMINISTRATION & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY HNC/D BUSINESS HNC/D HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT DIPLOMA OF HIGHER EDUCATION (BUSINESS) NC ACCOUNTING HNC/D ACCOUNTING NC LEGAL SERVICES HNC/D LEGAL SERVICES NC ADVERTISING & PUBLIC RELATIONS HNC/D ADVERTISING & PUBLIC RELATIONS HNC/D MARKETING NQ FASHION MERCHANDISING HNC/D RETAIL MANAGEMENT

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NC BUSINESS
About this course (SCQF 5/6) This one-year course introduces you to the knowledge and practical skills you’ll need to work in the business sector. Achieve 12 units at level 5 or above and you will be awarded the National Certificate in Business at Level 5. Complete the course successfully and you’ll be able to study for further qualifications at HNC level. What you need • Three or more relevant Standard Grade passes including English at Grade 3 or above, or equivalent (Intermediate 1 or 2 at C or above) • All entry subject to outcome of discussion at interview What you’ll study You’ll study eight mandatory units – Recording Cash Data, PC Passport: IT Software – Spreadsheet and Database, PC Passport: IT Software – Word Processing and Presenting Information, Communications, Enterprise Activity, Marketing: Basic Principles, Skills for Customer Care, Market Operations and the Scottish Economy. You must also complete 4 optional units to obtain the NC Business Group Award. Students will complete an additional 6 optional units further developing skills and knowledge relevant to a contemporary business environment. Optional units may include:- Marketing and Operations, Personal Development, Business Enterprise, Crime and Society, The UK Economy. For a full list of optional units please see the website. After the course… • Career – this course will prepare you for a range of customer facing jobs in the public and voluntary sectors in Call Centres, Financial Services, Sales and Marketing, Personnel, Retailing, Administration, Trainee Management • Continuing study – apply for our HNC courses, including Business, Human Resource Management, Administration and Information Technology, Legal Services, Advertising and Public Relations, Accounting How long One year, starting in August. Where City Campus Allan Glen’s. Contact Amanda Muir on 0141 565 2588 or amanda.muir@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

NC ADMINISTRATION
About this course (SCQF 5/6) This is an updated vocational award which will prepare learners for a wide range of employment opportunities. The aim of this course is to equip you with the crucial skills and knowledge which will allow you to pursue a career as an Administrator in the business environment. Assessments during the course are ongoing and involve both practical and theoretical tasks. What you need • A minimum of three Standard Grade passes at Grade 3 or above (or equivalent), one of which should be English • All entry subject to outcome of discussion at interview What you’ll study A selection of core units includes - Information Technology; Word Processing; Front of Office; Central Services; Managing your Time and Resources; Handling Business Documents; Researching and Preparing Presentations; Event Organisation; Communication. A selection of optional units includes - Spreadsheets for Administrators; Skills Development for Administrators; Audio; Human Resources; Administration; Recording Cash Data. After the course… • Career – if you do not wish to progress immediately to further study, the course also equips you with practical and vocational skills which provide opportunities for employment in the administrative function in a range of businesses • Continuing Study – you may be considered for entry to various HNC/D courses across the College, e.g. HNC/D Administration and Information Technology How long One year, starting in August. Where City Campus Allan Glen’s. Contact Ellie Sneddon on 0141 271 7226 or ellie.sneddon@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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HNC/D ADMINISTRATION & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
About this course (SCQF 7/8) The course provides a broad range of skills and knowledge to give you lots of opportunities for jobs or further study. You’ll develop specialist skills in IT, project management, research and planning. What you need HNC • One Higher at Level C or above in English (or an Englishbased subject such as History, Administration, Modern Studies or Business Management) AND • Two other passes at Standard Grade, or equivalent at band 3 or above, OR: • A National Qualification including Communication 4 and appropriate Administration/IT modules, OR: • SVQ Level 2 in Administration • All entry subject to outcome of discussion at interview If you do not meet the above requirements, then you may still be considered, at the Course Leader’s discretion, for a place on the HNC Administration and Information Technology programme if you have relevant work experience. HND • Two Highers at C or above including English (or an English-based subject such as History, Administration, Modern Studies or Business Management) • For direct entry to year two – this may be possible if you complete the HNC Administration and Information Technology Group Award with 12 credits or more, including mandatory credits. Contact us to find out more • All entry subject to outcome of discussion at interview What you’ll study The subjects you’ll study include: HNC – IT in Business: Word Processing and Presentation Applications, Spreadsheets, Databases, Office Administration, Office Technologies, Recording Financial Transactions, and Personal Development Planning. HND – IT in Business: Advanced Word Processing, Advanced Spreadsheets and Advanced Databases, Office Management, Business Information Management, Project Management and Presentation Skills. You’ll also be able to choose from optional units. After the course… • Career – a personal assistant or administrator in the public and private sectors • Continuing study – HNC: apply for second year of HND Administration & Information Technology. HND – apply for third year of BA Management, Technology and Enterprise, BA Management or BA Business at Glasgow Caledonian University or BA Information Management and BA Human Resource Management at the University of the West of Scotland How long HNC – one year, starting in August. HND – two years, starting in August. Where City Campus Allan Glen’s / Riverside Campus. Contact HNC – Liz McConville on 0141 565 2646 or liz.mcconville@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk HND – Ellie Sneddon on 0141 271 7226 or ellie.sneddon@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

HNC/D BUSINESS
About this course (SCQF 7/8) The course provides skills and knowledge necessary for many careers – typically in industry, banking, insurance, civil service, local government and distribution. Today, the internet is an important part of business, so we have updated the course to include analysing and using information for strategic purposes. What you need HNC • One Higher pass in an appropriate subject such as Business Management, Modern Studies, Economics, History, English, OR: • NC in Business or appropriate NQ with passes in Communication, Business Decision Areas, Economics and Finance • All entry subject to outcome of discussion at interview HND • Two Higher passes in appropriate subjects such as Business Management, Modern Studies, Economics, English, History, OR: • An NC in Business or an appropriate NC with passes in Communication, Economics, Finance, Law • For entry to the second year of the HND: 15 credits, including a pass in Graded Unit 1, from the first year of your HND Business • All entry subject to outcome of discussion at interview If you have three Higher Grade passes, you may be able to take the Diploma of Higher Education in Business see page 64 for details. What you’ll study The subjects you’ll study include: HNC – Marketing, Business Accounting, Management, Information Technology, Communication, Economics and Graded Unit 1 (Exam). HND – Micro & Macro Economics, Behavioural Skills, Law, Financial Forecasting, Business Culture and Strategy, IT Applications, Statistics, Graded Unit (Project), Managing People, Communications, Accounting and Marketing. There will also be a series of optional units. After the course… • Career – HNC: trainee positions in management or team leader in industry and commerce. HND: trainee positions in management and administration in industry, commerce and the public sector (for example, local government and the civil service) • Continuing study – HNC: apply for HND Business second year or degree courses in either first or second year. HND: apply for second year of degree courses and third year of various business degrees such as BA/BA (Hons) Management, Technology and Enterprise or BA/ BA (Hons) Management at Glasgow Caledonian University (third year direct entry) How long HNC – one year, starting in August. HND – two years, starting in August. Where City Campus Allan Glen’s / Townhead. Contact HNC - Gerry McCrear on 0141 271 6327 or gerry.mccrear@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk HND - Amanda Muir on 0141 565 2588 or amanda.muir@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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HNC/D HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
About this course (SCQF 7/8) This innovative and flexible course prepares you for a career in personnel management and related areas in human resource management. It also provides a breadth of study and a mix of skills that qualify you for other careers and for degree-level education. What you need HNC • One Higher Grade pass at Grade C or above, English preferred (alternatively Modern Studies, Economics or History) • Two other passes at Standard Grade, or equivalent at Band 3 or above, OR: • A National Qualification including Communication 4 and appropriate subject modules • All entry subject to outcome of discussion at interview HND • Two Higher Grade passes at Grade C or above including English (alternatively, Modern Studies, Economics or History) • Two other passes at Standard Grade or equivalent at band 3 or above, OR: • An HNC in Human Resource Management • All entry subject to outcome of discussion at interview What you’ll study The subjects you’ll study include: HNC – Human Resource Management: Introduction; Individual Employment Relations: Law; Interviewing; Recruitment, Selection & Induction; Graded Unit. Plus Optional Units from - Managing People and Organisations (double credit), Human Resource Management: The Business Context, Presentation Skills. HND – Collective Employment Relations: Law; Employee Resourcing; Business Culture and Strategy; Graded Unit. Plus optional units from - Applied Continuing Professional Development: Research Methods Human Resource Management, The International Context, Interpersonal and Group Skills, Collective Employment Relations: Law. A full list of units for the HNC/D can be found on our website. After the course… • Career – recruitment, supervisory management, training as personnel or HR assistants • Continuing study – HNC: apply for second year of the HND Human Resource Management course. HND: apply for university degree courses – first, second or third year, depending on performance and your choice of University and course How long HNC – one year, starting in August. HND – two years, starting in August. Where City Campus Charles Oakley / Allan Glen’s. Contact Irene Watson on 0141 271 7208 or irene.watson@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

DIPLOMA OF HIGHER EDUCATION (BUSINESS)
About this course (SCQF 8) The course is a collaboration between City of Glasgow College and the University of Strathclyde Glasgow – designed to give you entry straight into the third year of the BA degree programme at Strathclyde Business School – a qualification highly regarded by employers. What you need • Three Higher Grade passes at Grade C or above, including English (or alternatively, suitable subjects such as Modern Studies, History or Economics) and • Two other passes at Standard Grade or equivalent at band 2 or above, preferably including Mathematics or Intermediate 2 passes will also be considered • All entry subject to outcome of discussion at interview What you’ll study Year One – Business Law, Economics, Managing People, Principles of Marketing, Psychology, Information Technology and Statistics. Year Two – You will develop in more detail two of the principal subjects from year one. Marketing Subjects: Consumer Behaviour/Marketing Research. Law Subjects: Discrimination Law/Employment Law. Human Resource Management Subjects: Work and Organisational Psychology/Work Psychology for Human Resource Management. Core Subject: Management Development 2. Elective Subjects: International Marketing; European Union Law. After the course… • Career – marketing, legal services, management, human resource management and administration in industrial and commercial sectors, and in teaching, the public sector and research • Continuing study – apply for the third year of the BA Business at the University of Strathclyde Glasgow, where you will study further your two principal subjects from year two of the diploma. You can also apply for courses at other universities How long Two years, starting in August. Where City Campus Allan Glen’s. Contact Sean Crossan on 0141 271 6292 or sean.crossan@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

NC ACCOUNTING
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About this course (SCQF 5/6) Accountancy is a career in itself, and it can also lead to other job opportunities in industry and commerce, or in public and government service. The NC programme provides a comprehensive introduction to accounting concepts and procedures. It also lays the foundation for further study at HNC/D level. What you need • Three or more Standard Grade passes at Grade 3 or above, or equivalent (Intermediate 1 or 2 at C or above) • Candidates without these passes who have relevant work experience will be considered • All entry subject to outcome of discussion at interview What you’ll study The units you’ll study include: Financial and Management Accounting, Computer Applications: Accounting, Preparing Final Accounts, Developing Skills for Employment, Handling Wages & Salaries, Information Technology for Administrators. You will also study optional units. After the course… • Career – you would be able to apply for accounting work at an administrative or clerical level • Continuing study – once you have completed this course you should be able to progress to HNC Accounting course at the College, which in turn leads to an HND, and then a university course How long One year, starting in August. Where City Campus Allan Glen’s. Contact Nicola Darroch on 0141 271 6513 or nicola.darroch@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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HNC/D ACCOUNTING
About this course (SCQF 7/8) This course will prepare you for further study at University or for the courses run by professional accounting organisations like ACCA, CIPFA and CIMA. It will also equip you with the knowledge and understanding you need to begin work in an accounts department in industry or the public sector. It includes the information technology skills employers require in today’s job market. The course suits both those with or without previous accounting knowledge. What you need • One Higher Grade pass at Grade C or above preferably in one of the following: English, Mathematics, Physics or Accounting and Finance, (other Highers or 3 Intermediate 2 Grade A passes may be considered by the Curriculum Leader) OR: • A NC Accounting Group Award or a NC in another discipline with at least 15 credits, OR: • Work experience may also be considered in lieu of qualifications • All entry subject to outcome of discussion at interview HND 2nd year direct entry: • an HNC Accounting with 12 or more credits, including all mandatory credits What you’ll study HNC (HND Year 1) – The core units you’ll study include: Recording Financial Information, Preparing Final Accounts, Using Financial Accounting Software, Management Accounting using Information Technology, Cost Accounting, and Accounting Graded Unit 1. You can also choose from optional units. HND (Year 2) – The core units you’ll study include: Financial Reporting and Analysis, Accounting for Specialised Transactions, Management Accounting for Decision Making, Management Accounting for Planning and Control, Business Taxation, and Accounting Graded Units 2 and 3. You can also choose from optional units. After the course… • Career – accounting firms or accounts departments in businesses, government bodies and many other organisations • Continuing study – HNC: go on to complete an HND by studying at City of Glasgow College for another year or join the final level of the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) Day Release course at this College. HND: apply for second or third year of a University degree course. With an HND you are also exempt from the foundation-level exams for the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and can therefore proceed to study at their higher levels. How long HNC – one year, starting in August. HND – two years, starting in August. Where City Campus Allan Glen’s. Contact HNC/D Year 1 – Stephen Arbuthnot on 0141 271 7222 or stephen.arbuthnot@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk HND Year 2 – Chris Atkinson on 0141 271 6267 or chris.atkinson@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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NC LEGAL SERVICES (New Framework)
About this course (SCQF 5/6) The course equips you with crucial skills and knowledge for a career as a paralegal or in legal administration. What you need • Three Intermediate 2 passes at Grade 3 or above (or equivalent), one of which should be English • All entry subject to outcome of discussion at interview What you’ll study The core units you’ll study include: Scottish Legal Framework, Law in Employment, Law of Contract, Property Law, Family Law, Crime in Society, Introduction to Legal Rights and Obligations, and Introduction to Consumer and Investor Protection. Please note that some content may change. After the course… • Continuing study – apply for HNC/D Legal Services and other related HNC/D courses. You need the equivalent of 15 credits and a satisfactory reference from your law lecturers How long One year, starting in August. Where City Campus Allan Glen’s. Contact Peter Scott on 0141 271 6236 or peter.scott@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

HNC/D LEGAL SERVICES
About this course (SCQF 7/8) The course provides a thorough, broad based qualification – a foundation on which you can build a professional career in the diverse and dynamic legal services sector. It offers knowledge, vocational skills and professional attributes. What you need HNC • One Higher Grade pass, preferably English. We’ll also consider Modern Studies, History or Economics • Two other passes at Standard Grade, or equivalent at band 3 or above, OR: • A National Qualification including Communication 4 and appropriate subject modules • All entry subject to outcome of discussion at interview HND • Two Higher Grade passes at Grade C or above, including English (we’ll also consider Modern Studies, History or Economics) • Two other passes at Standard Grade, or equivalent at band 3 or above, OR: • A National Qualification including Communication 4 and appropriate relevant subject modules • All entry subject to outcome of discussion at interview What you’ll study HNC – The subjects you’ll study include: Scottish Criminal Law, Scottish Criminal Procedures, and Commercial Law. HND – The subjects you’ll study include: Commercial Law, Scottish Legal System, Scots Private Law, Property Law, Communication, Ethics & Cash Handling, and Legal Research Techniques. After the course… • Career – HNC: solicitors’ firms, the Scottish Legal Aid Board, Police Service, Scottish Courts Service, and legal departments in local authorities and the financial sector. HND: paralegals in solicitors’ firms, careers in the Scottish Legal Aid Board, Police Service, Scottish Courts Service, legal departments in local authorities and organisations in the financial sector. • Continuing study – HNC: apply for second year of the HND Legal Services. HND: apply for second year BA Law at the University of the West of Scotland and BA Business Law at Edinburgh Napier University, and Degree courses at other universities. If you achieve the stipulated grades of the University admissions officers, there are opportunities for you to apply for the LLB Degree with University of Strathclyde, University of Glasgow or Dundee University. Stirling University and Aberdeen also provide opportunity to study at LLB level. LLB applications should be accompanied by a high standard of achievement throughout all subjects across the two years of the HND and a positive level of attendance throughout your studies. How long HNC – one year, starting in August. HND – two years, starting in August. Where City Campus Allan Glen’s. Contact Steven Murray on 0141 271 2128 or steven.murray@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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NC ADVERTISING & PUBLIC RELATIONS
About this course (SCQF 6) Want a career in the advertising and public relations sector – or intend to go on to higher level courses? On this course you’ll produce advertising campaign materials and public relations media products, and put industry practices into action. You’ll also promote a real event, following a live brief. What you need • Three or more passes at Standard Grade or equivalent at band 3 or above that must include English in some cases a combination of modules and Standard Grades will be accepted • Good communication skills • Before we offer you a place, we’ll invite you to an interview. You’ll need to show a genuine interest in an advertising and PR career • All entry subject to outcome of discussion at interview What you’ll study The core units you’ll study include: Advertising; An Introduction, the Role and Functions of Public Relations in Organisations, Marketing Mix, Advertising: Media Campaign Planning, Implementing a Public Relations Campaign, and Introduction to Branding. You’ll also be able to choose from optional units. After the course… • Career – a junior role in an advertising or public relations business. • Continuing study – apply for a range of our HNC/D courses. How long One year, starting in August. Where City Campus Charles Oakley / Allan Glen’s. Contact Jacquie Shaw on 0141 271 2114 or jacquie.shaw@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

HNC/D ADVERTISING & PUBLIC RELATIONS
About this course (SCQF 7/8) The course trains you for a career in the communication industries. You’ll develop an understanding of the nature and function of advertising and public relations, within a wider marketing and marketing communications framework. You’ll also learn how to communicate effectively in this environment. You’ll make presentations and pitches to industry professionals, prepare project work and carry out assignments. You’ll meet a number of industry guest speakers and contacts and in second year, there is a course educational study visit to New York. There is a large social media component to the course, reflecting industry practice – you will study units in this area, and be then expected to use appropriate social media throughout the course. What you need HNC • Higher Grade English at Grade C or above, and two other passes at Standard Grade or equivalent at band 3 or above, OR: • A relevant National Qualification (NQ) including Core Skills Higher Communication (or equivalent) and appropriate subject modules HND • Two Higher Grade passes at Grade C or above, including English, OR: • A relevant NC or NQ including Core Skills Higher Communication or equivalent, and appropriate subject modules • Before we offer you a place, we’ll invite you to an interview where you’ll need to show a genuine interest in advertising and public relations. Adult learners with some relevant experience in, or who hope to move into Advertising and PR may be accepted subject to interview • All entry subject to outcome of discussion at interview What you’ll study Some of the core units you’ll study include: Year 1: Advertising Industry, PR, Digital and Social Media, Corporate Identity, Consumer Behaviour, Media Law Year 2: Advertising Campaign, PR 2, Media Analysis, Marketing, Digital Imaging Project. You’ll also be able to choose optional units. After the course… • Career – work in advertising agencies, public relations consultancies, social/digital media companies and promotion consultancies or in the advertising departments of industrial, commercial or media-based companies. There are a number of work experience and placement opportunities throughout the course. • Continuing study – HNC: apply for second year of the HND Advertising and Public Relations. HND: apply for third year of Degree courses at universities including Glasgow Caledonian, Napier, Queen Margaret University and the University of West of Scotland, and access to second and third year entry in a number of English universities. How long HNC – one year, starting in August. HND – two years, starting in August. Where City Campus Charles Oakley / Allan Glen’s. Contact John Heuston on 0141 271 6218 or john.heuston@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

“The knowledge I gained from working with experienced lecturers helped me go straight into employment after graduating.”
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HNC/D MARKETING
About this course (SCQF 7/8) The course helps you develop the skills you’ll need to work in marketing and business. It covers marketing theory and buyer behaviour, as well as the main operational areas of marketing research, promotion and selling. Course work includes projects and assignments as well as traditional extended response questions. You’ll be assessed continuously throughout the course. What you need HNC • One Higher Grade pass at Grade C or above (preferably English, or a subject such as Modern Studies, Economics, History or Business) • Two other passes at Standard Grade, or equivalent at band 3 or above, OR: • A relevant National Qualification or Certificate including Core Skills Higher Communication and appropriate subject units • Before we offer you a place, we’ll invite you to an interview where you should be able to show a real interest in Marketing • All entry subject to outcome of discussion at interview HND • Two Higher Grade passes at Grade C or above including English (Modern Studies, Economics, History or Business) • Before we offer you a place, we’ll invite you to an interview where you should be able to show a real interest in Marketing • Adult learners with some relevant experience in, or who hope to move into the marketing area may be accepted subject to interview • All entry subject to outcome of discussion at interview If you have three Higher Grade passes, you may be able to take the Diploma of Higher Education in Business course see page 64 for details. What you’ll study The core units you’ll study include: HNC – Principles of Marketing, Principles of Promotion, Marketing Research Theory, Consumer Behaviour and the Marketing Process, Brand Management, and Principles and Practice of Selling. HND - Marketing Planning Process, Integrated Marketing Communications, Sales Management, Marketing Research Applications, Marketing Relationships, Service Marketing and Marketing: Graded Unit 2. After the course… • Career – marketing, promotion or export departments of industrial or commercial companies • Continuing study – HNC: apply for second year of HND Marketing. You can also apply for first or second year entry to BA degree courses at the University of the West of Scotland, Glasgow Caledonian, Stirling, Edinburgh Napier University, and Queen Margaret University College. You can apply for Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) courses offered by the College. The CIM contact at the College is Peter Provan peter.provan@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk HND: apply for second or third year entry to BA Degrees at the University of the West of Scotland, Glasgow Caledonian, Stirling, Edinburgh Napier University, and Queen Margaret University College. You can apply for Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) courses offered by the College. The CIM contact at the College is Peter Provan peter.provan@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk How long HNC – one year, starting in August. HND – two years, starting in August. Where City Campus Charles Oakley / Allan Glen’s. Contact Tom Dickson on 0141 271 6322 or tom.dickson@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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NQ FASHION MERCHANDISING
About this course (SCQF 5/6) The course is designed for people who want a career in the business side of the fashion industry. It also qualifies you to move on to higher-level courses. You will have access to experience the fashion opportunities in Glasgow, the UK’s largest shopping location outside London. Towards the end of the course you’ll put on your own themed fashion show. What you need • Three passes or more at Standard Grade, or equivalent at band 3 or above, including English • We advise you to apply early as this course is very popular and places are limited • Before we offer you a place, we’ll invite you to an interview – you’ll need to show a genuine interest in the fashion industry • All entry subject to outcome of discussion at interview What you’ll study The core units you’ll study include: Introduction to Fashion, Fashion Design, Fashion Merchandising, Media Studies – Fashion Higher, Buying, Textiles, Understanding the Retail and Distributive Industries, Marketing, and Event Organisation. You’ll also choose from optional units. After the course… • Career – the fashion industry – buying, merchandising, styling, marketing, promotion and other retail areas • Continuing study – apply for further study in a range of HNC/D courses at the college How long One year, starting in August. Where City Campus Charles Oakley / Allan Glen’s. Contact Jacquie Shaw on 0141 271 2114 or jacquie.shaw@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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HNC/D RETAIL MANAGEMENT
About this course (SCQF 7/8) The course prepares you for a career in the retail industry – where there is a growing need for qualified people to fill trainee management positions. You’ll carry out case studies, projects and assignments – we’ll assess your progress continuously. To expand the learning experience in the second year, you’ll do a work placement. We also organise industrial visits and study tours. What you need HNC • Higher English at Grade C or above (or another relevant Higher) • Two other passes at Standard Grade, or equivalent at band 3 or above, OR: • A National Qualification including Core Skills Communication Higher and Computing, or an appropriate SVQ • Before we offer you a place, we’ll invite you to an interview where you’ll need to show a real interest in the retail industry • All entry subject to outcome of discussion at interview HND • Two Higher Grade passes at Grade C or above including English, (or a relevant Higher) OR: • A National Qualification including Core Skills Communication Higher or an appropriate SVQ • Before we offer you a place, we’ll invite you to an interview where you’ll need to show a real interest in the retail industry • Adult learners with some relevant experience in, or who hope to move into the retail management area may be accepted subject to interview. • All entry subject to outcome of discussion at interview What you’ll study The core units you’ll study include: Year one – Retail Environment, Stock Presentation, Retail Security, Stock Management, Retail Law, Creating a Culture of Customer Care, and Graded Unit 1. Year two – Store Design and Layout, International Retailing, Corporate Store Image, Comparative Retailing, Work Experience, and Graded Unit 2. You’ll also have the option of including Principles of Retail Buying, Fashion Merchandising, and Marketing Planning for a Domestic Market. After the course… • Career – HNC: employment at junior management level in the retail industry • Continuing study – HNC: apply for second year of HND Retail Management. You can also apply for first or second year entry to relevant degree programmes at Glasgow Caledonian University, Stirling University, Queen Margaret University or Robert Gordon University. HND: apply for third year entry to a BA Degree course in Retail or related discipline at Glasgow Caledonian University. You can also apply for third year entry to related Degree programmes at Stirling University, Queen Margaret University and Robert Gordon University How long HNC – one year, starting in August. HND – two years, starting in August. Where City Campus Charles Oakley / Allan Glen’s. Contact Maureen Houston on 0141 271 6315 or maureen.houston@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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SCHOOL OF COMPUTING
NC DIGITAL MEDIA COMPUTING NC COMPUTING: TECHNICAL SUPPORT (LEVEL 5&6) NC COMPUTER ARTS & ANIMATION NQ COMPUTING SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT HND 3D COMPUTER ANIMATION HNC COMPUTING HND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY HND INTERACTIVE MEDIA HND COMPUTER ART & DESIGN HND COMPUTER NETWORKING & INTERNET TECHNOLOGY HND COMPUTING: SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT (WITH GAMES OPTION) HND COMPUTER: TECHNICAL SUPPORT BSC (HONS) MULTIMEDIA TECHNOLOGY

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About this course (SCQF 5) The course is designed to give you a taste of different aspects of Programming, Multimedia & Hardware. It is very hands on and may help pepare you for employment or to go on to a higher - level course in computing, Interactive Media, Software Development, Technical Support or Information Technology. What you need • Three National Courses including Intermediate 1 English and Maths/Numeracy, OR • Three Standard Grades at General Level, ideally including English and Mathematics/Numeracy, OR • Other equivalent qualifications or experience What you’ll study The core units you’ll study are Computer Systems, Computer Hardware and Software Applications. You’ll cover a wide variety of subjects through general application packages, including IT Systems, Programming, Computer Networking, Web Design, Applications Design and Communications. After the course… • Career – an opportunity may arise to get an MA (Modern Apprentice) within a company • Continuing study – you may progress to a higher level full time course at City of Glasgow College How long One year, starting in August. Where City Campus North Hanover Street / Allan Glen’s. Contact Sheelagh Carlisle on 0141 271 6250 or sheelagh.carlisle@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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NC COMPUTING: TECHNICAL SUPPORT (Level 5)
About this course (SCQF 5) This course is an introduction to technical support and is ideal if you’re preparing to move into work but particularly if you plan to go on to a higher-level Technical Support course. It focuses on key technical skills for supporting an IT infrastructure in the modern workplace, and there’s a balance of theoretical and practical delivery. What you need • Three National Courses including Intermediate 1 English and Maths/ Numeracy, OR • Three Standard Grades at General level, including English and Mathematics / Numeracy, OR • Other equivalent qualifications or experience What you’ll study The subjects you’ll study include: Computer Hardware and Software Applications, Communications and Numeracy. You’ll also cover Networking and Computer Support – including Technical Fault Diagnosis and Remedy, Security of ICT Systems, Supporting Users and Troubleshooting Operating Systems (XP or Windows 7), Installing Hardware Components, Software Maintenance and Installation. After the course… • Career – an opportunity may arise to get a MA (Modern Apprentice) within a company • Continuing study – on successful completion of the course you may progress to the higher level Technical Support course at City of Glasgow College How long One year, starting in August. Where City Campus North Hanover Street. Contact Sheelagh Carlisle on 0141 271 6250 or sheelagh.carlisle@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

NC COMPUTING: TECHNICAL SUPPORT (Level 6)
About this course (SCQF 6) This course is ideal if you’re preparing to move into work or go on to a higher-level Technical Support course. It focuses on key technical skills for supporting an IT infrastructure in the modern workplace, and there’s a balance of theoretical and practical delivery. What you need • Three National Courses including Intermediate 2 English and Maths/Numeracy with an A or B pass, OR • Three Standard Grades at Credit level, including English and Mathematics/Numeracy, OR • Other equivalent qualifications or experience What you’ll study The subjects you’ll study include: Computer Hardware and Software Applications, Communications and Numeracy. You’ll also cover Networking and Computer Support including Technical Fault Diagnosis and Remedy, Security of ICT Systems, Supporting Users and Troubleshooting Operating Systems (XP, Windows 7). After the course… • Career – an opportunity may arise to get an MA (Modern Apprentice) within a company to support the IT infrastructure • Continuing study – on successful completion of the course you may progress to the higher level Technical Support course at City of Glasgow College How long One year, starting in August. Where City Campus Allan Glen’s. Contact Sheelagh Carlisle on 0141 271 6250 or sheelagh.carlisle@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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NC COMPUTER ARTS & ANIMATION
About this course (SCQF 5) This creative course is ideal if you’re preparing to move into work or go on to a higher-level course in Computer Animation, Interactive Media or Computer Arts. You’ll learn the theory as well as practical drawing skills, animation skills, including fundamental concepts and techniques. What you need • Three National Courses including Intermediate 1 Art, English and Maths/Numeracy, OR • Three Standard Grades at General level, including Art, English and Mathematics/Numeracy, OR • Other equivalent qualifications or experience What you’ll study The subjects you’ll cover include: Introduction to Animation, 2D and 3D Drawing Skills and Development, Audio Video Acquisition and Editing, Still Image Acquisition, Media Assets, Narrative for Character Development and Storytelling, Lighting Techniques and Atmospheric Effects and Movement Techniques. After the course… • Continuing study – potential access to the higher-level courses in 3D Computer Animation, Computer Arts or Interactive Media at the college How long One year, starting in August. Where City Campus North Hanover Street. Contact David Eaton on 0141 271 7207 or david.eaton@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

NQ COMPUTING SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT
About this course (SCQF 6) The course offers an ideal preparation for work, or for entry to a higher-level software development course. Using a balance of theory and practice, you’ll learn the concepts of software design and how to interpret programme specifications. You will develop skills in the following programming languages – C#, VB.NET. What you need • Three National Courses including Intermediate 2 English and Maths/ Numeracy with an A or B pass, OR • Three Standard Grades at Credit level, including English and Mathematics/Numeracy, OR • Other equivalent qualifications or experience What you’ll study The core units you’ll study include: Developing Software using Visual Basic, Structured Query Language (SQL), C#, Visual Basic.net, Designing and Creating Relational Databases, Designing and Creating Advanced Websites, Develop Designs and Test Software Components. After the course… • Career – an opportunity may arise to get an MA (Modern Apprentice) within a company • Continuing study – guaranteed progress on to the HNC Computing or the HND Computing: Software Development course at the college How long One year, starting in August. Where City Campus Allan Glen’s. Contact Graham Cadger on 0141 271 2130 or graham.cadger@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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HND 3D COMPUTER ANIMATION
About this course (SCQF 7/8) This hands-on course develops the creative and technical skills you’ll need as a 3D digital developer. It covers major software including Autodesk 3ds Max, Photoshop, After Effects and the Microsoft Office suite. You’ll mostly use PC platforms on this course although there may be some work on the Mac platform. What you need • Two appropriate Highers and three Intermediate 2 courses (including at least one from Computing, Information Systems, Graphic Communications and/or the Art and Design area) OR • Two Higher and three Standard Grades at Credit level or above, OR • A national qualification at SCQF Level 5 or 6 in a related subject such as Digital Media Computing, Computer Arts and Animation OR • Other equivalent qualifications or experience What you’ll study The subjects you’ll study include: 3D Modelling: An Introduction, Character Modelling, Cameras, Lighting and Special Effects, Environmental Modelling, Drawing Skills, Movement Studies, Surfaces and Textures, Showreel / Portfolio Creation, Sound Editing, Video Editing, and Compositing. After the course… • Career – there may be employment opportunities in new media, interactive media and converging media technology • Continuing study – We’re setting up agreements with Glasgow Caledonian University and the University of the West of Scotland How long Two years, starting in August. You can also leave after one year with a Higher National Certificate. Where City Campus North Hanover Street. Contact Steven Aitken on 0141 271 4395 or steven.aitken@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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HNC COMPUTING
About this course (SCQF 7) Thinking of a career as a programmer or on the technical and support side of computing? There are still many openings available in computing and IT at all levels, despite the economy. Success in the HNC also allows you to carry on to higher level HND courses in a whole range of computing disciplines. What you need • One appropriate Higher and three Intermediate 2 courses (including at least one from Computing or Information Systems) OR • One Higher and three Standard Grades at Credit Level, OR • A national qualification at SCQF Level 5 or 6 in a related subject (such as Digital Media Computing, Computing: Technical Support or Software Development) OR • Other equivalent qualifications or experience What you’ll study Units of study will include: Programming with Visual Basic, Program Planning, Computer Operating Systems, Computer Architecture, Applications Software, Communications Unit and this course has a final exam. There are additional vendor courses; Microsoft Configuring Windows 7, Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Administrator and Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Technician embedded in the delivery of this award which costs £200. Eligible candidates may fund this through ILA Scotland award under current arrangements. This vendor qualification is certificated in addition to your HNC award and gives significant additional employability. After the course… • Career – an opportunity may arise to get an MA (Modern Apprentice) within a company • Continuing study – second year of HND Computing programmes, and entry into the first year of related BSc Computing Degree programmes at most universities How long One year, starting in August. Where City Campus Allan Glen’s. Contact Graham Cadger on 0141 271 2130 or graham.cadger@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

HND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
About this course (SCQF 8) This course provides a practical understanding of information technology. You also gain experience in industry standard software packages on both PC and Macintosh platforms. These include items from the Adobe CS suite, MS Project and the MS Office suite. What you need • Two Highers and three Intermediate 2 courses (including Computing or Information Systems) OR • Two Higher and three Standard Grades at Credit level or above (including Computing or Information Systems) OR • A national qualification at SCQF Level 5 or 6 in a related subject such as Digital Media Computing, OR • Other equivalent qualifications or experience What you’ll study The subjects you’ll study may include: IT in Business – Databases, Spreadsheets, Word Processing and Presentation Applications, Working in a Project Team, Information Technology – Legislation and Codes of Practice, Project Management 1, Functional Areas of Business, Internet – Web Technology and Security, Structured Query Language (SQL) – Introduction. Embedded within this award is an Oracle vendor qualification which may make you significantly more employable. If you do not have the MOS (Microsoft Office Specialist) certificate(s) then there will be an additional cost associated of £200. Eligible candidates may fund this through ILA Scotland award under current arrangements. After the course… • Career – working as an IT professional in a business environment • Continuing study – third year of degree programmes at Glasgow Caledonian University or the University of the West of Scotland How long Two years, starting in August. You can also leave after one year with a Higher National Certificate. Where City Campus North Hanover Street. Contact Candace Lucas on 0141 271 4375 or candace.lucas@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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HND INTERACTIVE MEDIA
About this course (SCQF 8) The course provides essential industry skills in multimedia development and programming. You will develop a range of projects that explore existing and emerging digital technologies. These will include xHTML, HTML5, CSS, Web Services, XML, C# or VB.NET, Javascript and JavaScript frameworks, ASP.Net and Silverlight. In addition, you will learn to use a range of multimedia development software including Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash and Final Cut Pro. The course will be delivered as part of a collaborative culture where students and staff can where possible negotiate projects based on individual needs. What you need • Two Higher and three Intermediate 2 courses (including Computing, Graphic Design or Information Systems) OR • Two Higher and three Standard Grades at Credit level or above (including Computing, Graphic Design or Information Systems) OR • A national qualification at SCQF Level 5 or 6 in a related subject such as Digital Media Computing, Computer Arts and Animation, OR • Other equivalent qualifications or experience What you’ll study The subjects you’ll study include: User Interface Design, Multimedia Planning and Authoring, Digital Imaging, Sound and Video, Software Development, Web Development, Working in Teams, 3D Modelling, Interactive Fiction, Developing Interactive Products, Developing Rich Internet Application. You will also undertake an individual multimedia project in 2nd year. There is an additional vendor qualification (CIW Associate) associated with the delivery of this award which costs £200 (1st year). Eligible candidates may fund this through ILA Scotland award under current arrangements. This vendor qualification is certificated in addition to your HND award and gives significant additional employability. After the course… • Career – interface designer, web designer and developer, content creator, multimedia development specialist or project manager • Continuing study – year three at a local university or a possible opportunity to progress to the University of the West of Scotland BSc Multimedia Technology Degree delivered at City of Glasgow College. We have agreements with Glasgow Caledonian University and the University of the West of Scotland How long Two years, starting in August. You can also leave after one year with a Higher National Certificate. Where City Campus Allan Glen’s / North Hanover Street. Contact Steven Aitken on 0141 271 4395 or steven.aitken@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk, OR David Eaton on 0141 271 7207 or david.eaton@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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HND COMPUTER ART & DESIGN
About this course (SCQF 8) The course provides a foundation in art and design and you will develop project-based work in new media, animation, digital video and other forms of computer art. You will translate conventional art and design activities in the context of emerging computer arts and design disciplines. By introducing the creative potential of emerging digital technologies, you will gain range of skills needed for employment and Higher Education courses in art and design. What you need • Two Higher Grade passes at Grade C or above, including Art and two other passes at Standard Grade (or equivalent) at band 3 or above, OR • National Qualification Art and Design (or equivalent) • You’ll need a portfolio of relevant work What you’ll study The core units you’ll study include Development Drawing 1, Digital Imaging, Art and Design Context, Introduction to the Creative Industries, Graded Unit 1, Professional Studies, Graded Unit 2, Creative Project, and Visual Philosophy. After the course… • Continuing study – appropriate articulation agreements are in place for degree courses in art and design. How long Two years, starting in August. You can also leave after one year with a Higher National Certificate. Where City Campus Allan Glen’s. Contact David Eaton on 0141 271 7207 or david.eaton@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

HND COMPUTER NETWORKING & INTERNET TECHNOLOGY
About this course (SCQF 8) The course offers extensive specialisation in network related technologies. An important feature of this programme is that it allows you to integrate vendor training courses. These cover various vendor certifications including Microsoft, CISCO (CCNA) and CompTIA (A+). What you need • Two Higher and three Intermediate 2 courses (including a combination of the following; Physics, Mathematics, Computing or Information Systems) OR • A national qualification at SCQF Level 6 in Computing: Technical Support, or a related subject OR • Other equivalent qualifications or experience What you’ll study The course will include: PC Hardware and Software, Client Operating System, Network Server Operating System, Networking Fundamentals, Routing Technology, Internetworking Technology, Switching Technology, Network Fundamentals and Networking Technology. A number of vendor courses will be also embedded within the course, i.e. • Cisco IT Essentials • Microsoft Windows 7 and Server 2008 • CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) There will be an additional cost associated with the embedding of these vendor courses and eligible candidates may fund this through ILA Scotland award under current arrangements. These vendor qualifications are certificated in addition to your HND award and gives significant additional employability. After the course… • Career – work in the larger telecommunications companies or with major companies working with their network • Continuing study – appropriate articulation agreements are in place for degree courses in art and design How long Two years, starting in August. You can also leave after one year with a Higher National Certificate. Where City Campus Allan Glen’s. Contact Chris Deegan on 0141 271 7229 or chris.deegan@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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HND COMPUTING: SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT (WITH GAMES OPTION)
About this course (SCQF 8) You will study towards an up-to-date qualification in many of the skills that are in demand for many different types of job in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). These include developing skills in C#, VB.NET, Java, Object Oriented Design, Object Oriented Programming, SQL Programming and Project Management. What you need • Two Higher and three Intermediate 2 courses (including a combination of the following; Physics, Mathematics, Computing or Information Systems), OR • A national qualification at SCQF Level 6 in Computing: Software Development, or a related subject OR • Other equivalent qualifications or experience What you’ll study Your core units will include Structured Programming, Systems Development Object Orientated Design, Object Oriented Programming (using Java), Relational Database Systems (using the Oracle Academy programme), Project Management, Professional Issues in Computing, and Computer Architecture. Embedded within this award is an Oracle vendor qualification which may make you significantly more employable. After the course… • Career – software development, web design and management information systems • Continuing study – second or third year of degree courses How long Two years, starting in August. You can also leave after one year with a Higher National Certificate. Where City Campus Allan Glen’s. Contact Graham Cadger on 0141 271 2130 or graham.cadger@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

“I learned a lot of new skills at the college and they have formed the perfect stepping stone to a place at university”
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HND COMPUTING: TECHNICAL SUPPORT
About this course (SCQF 8) The course offers many skills that are in demand for many support roles in the Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) industry – including network technology. What you need • Two Higher and three Intermediate 2 courses (including a combination of the following Computing or Information Systems) OR • A national qualification at SCQF Level 6 in Computing: Technical Support, or related subject, OR • Other equivalent qualifications or experience What you’ll study Your core units will include: Computer Architecture, Single User Operating Systems, Network Server Operating Systems, Client Operating Systems, Project Management, Network Technology and Data Communications. Also included in the course are the vendor courses for CISCO IT Essentials (part 1), CCNA semesters 1 and 2 and a number of Microsoft desktop and server courses. There will be an additional cost associated with the embedding of these vendor qualifications of approx and eligible candidates may fund this through ILA Scotland award under current arrangements. These vendor qualifications are certificated in addition to your HND award and gives significant additional employability. After the course… • Career – most companies have a network underpinning their business function so there are opportunities to gain employment supporting a company’s IT infrastructure • Continuing study – year three at a local university. We have agreements with Glasgow Caledonian University and the University of the West of Scotland How long Two years, starting in August. You can also leave after one year with a Higher National Certificate. Where City Campus Allan Glen’s. Contact Chris Deegan on 0141 271 7229 or chris.deegan@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

BSC (HONS) MULTIMEDIA TECHNOLOGY
About this course (SCQF 9) The course is an exciting collaboration with the University of the West of Scotland. You can join directly after your HND, and attend the college for all your classes. When you successfully complete the course, you can choose to either graduate with a BSc Multimedia Technology from University of the West of Scotland, or complete the Honours year of the course at the University’s Paisley Campus. What you need • HND in a Multimedia or related discipline, for example Computing or Web Development • The general admission requirements are set by the University of the West of Scotland • All applications must be made via UCAS on UCAS code GP43 What you’ll study The modules you’ll study are: Multimedia Development, Website Development, Database Systems, Advanced Flash Production, Internal Scripting and Interactive Design. You’ll develop practical expertise in the professional skills required for success in a dynamic and competitive industry. After the course… • Career – e-commerce, corporate training and publishing, multimedia marketing or web development with independent consultancies, educational bodies, government agencies and multinational manufacturing companies • Continuing study – BSc (Hons) Multimedia Technology at the University of the West of Scotland’s Paisley Campus, completing the Honours course over one year of full-time study How long One academic year for a BSc. One further year, studying at University of the West of Scotland’s Paisley Campus, to obtain an Honours Degree. Where City Campus North Hanover Street. Contact Steven Aitken on 0141 271 4395 or steven.aitken@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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School of coMMUNITY, cARE & SocIAl ScIENcES
NATIONAL PROGRESSION AWARD: PLAYWORK & CHILDCARE NC GROUP AWARD: EARLY EDUCATION & CHILDCARE – HIGHER HNC EARLY EDUCATION & CHILDCARE NQ SOCIAL CARE HNC SOCIAL CARE NQ SOCIAL SCIENCES HNC/D SOCIAL SCIENCES DIPLOMA OF HIGHER EDUCATION (SOCIAL SCIENCES) TRANSITIONS PROGRAMME FOUNDATION PROGRAMME DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME

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About this course (SCQF 5) The course is an ideal first qualification for anyone interested in working with children. It has been approved by the Scottish Social Services Council as a suitable qualification for registration as a support worker. It encourages you to reflect on your practice, helps you with a work placement – and makes you more employable. What you need • Three passes at Intermediate 1 level including English • If you have Core Skill Communication at Intermediate 1 level, or Skills for Work, Early Education and Childcare Intermediate 1, this will improve your chances of successful application • You will be invited to attend an interview where you will receive more detail on course content and delivery. Please note that a work placement is a mandatory part of the course What you’ll study Some of the subjects you’ll study: Working with Children and Young People, Children and Young People: Rights and Protection, Processes of Play, Child Development and Health, Workplace Practice, and Communication. After the course… • Career – assistants or support workers in the childcare and Playwork sectors • Continuing study – apply for National Certificate Group Award: Early Education and Childcare (Higher) – SVQ 2: Playwork; SVQ 2: Children’s Care, Learning and Development. We currently deliver the NC Early Education & Child Care – you will have the opportunity to apply for this course on successful completion of the NPA and a reference from the curriculum leader How long One year, starting in August. Where Riverside Campus. Contact Angela Smith on 0141 565 2620 or angela.smith@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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NC GROUP AWARD: EARLY EDUCATION & CHILDCARE – HIGHER
About this course (SCQF 6) The course provides knowledge and understanding that will enable you to work under supervision in childcare. The concepts, theories, principles and practical skills that you acquire on this course will help you develop positive attitudes, and become a reflective practitioner. A work placement is an integral part of the course. What you need One of the following:• Three Standard Grades including English • SVQ Units at level 2 in a related subject including communications at Int 2 or, NPA Playwork and Childcare Level 5, this will improve your chances of successful application • All applicants will be invited for interview where you will receive more detail on course content and delivery What you’ll study Some of the subjects you’ll study: Play (at Higher level), Early Education and Child Care (at Higher level), First Aid Measures, Developmental Theory, Prevention of Infection, and Holistic Approaches to Health. After the course… • Career – support workers in the Childcare and Playwork sectors • Continuing study – on successful completion of the NC, you can apply for the HNC in Early Education and Childcare, further or higher education courses that include the study of related childcare subjects, and other training. The HNC Early Education and Child Care is delivered at City of Glasgow College. You will have the opportunity to apply for this course on successful completion of the NC Group Award Early Education & Childcare - Higher and a reference from the curriculum leader How long One year, starting in August. Where Riverside Campus. Contact Angela Smith on 0141 565 2620 or angela.smith@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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HNC EARLY EDUCATION & CHILDCARE
About this course (SCQF 7) This course integrates knowledge, theory and practice to equip you to work effectively in different childcare settings. It is designed for you if you’re aiming to work as a practitioner in the childcare and playwork sector or when you’re already employed there. It will also enable you to go on to Higher Education. It has been approved by the Scottish Social Services Council as a suitable qualification for registration as a Child Development Officer. What you need • Two or more Highers at C or above, including English and/ or NC Early Education and Childcare • Candidates should have an understanding that childcare values and communication skills are essential for good early education and childcare delivery. This can be demonstrated through life and work experiences with children • Communication skills can be demonstrated through achievement of Core Skills Communication at Higher level, Higher English or other communication units at SCQF level 6, or other certified courses, OR • References from an employer, school tutor or curriculum leader • Experience of working in an early education, childcare or playwork setting is preferable, but not essential • All applicants will be invited to attend an interview where you will have the opportunity to gain more detail on the course. Selection is dependent on a successful interview. Please note that there is a work placement to this course which is mandatory What you’ll study Some of the subjects you’ll study are Workplace Experience, Theoretical Approaches to Development & Learning, Children’s Rights, Curriculum and Assessment, Language, Literacy and Numeracy, and Contemporary Issues for Children. After the course… • Career – practitioner in Childcare and Playwork sectors • Continuing study – HND Childhood Practice, PDA Childhood Practice, BA Early Years, BA Childhood Studies How long One year, starting in August. Where Riverside Campus. Contact Angela Smith on 0141 565 2620 or angela.smith@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

“I chose the college because it has a fantastic reputation and a high achievement rate. I would definitely recommend the course.”
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NQ SOCIAL CARE
About this course (SCQF 4-6) The course offers the opportunity to develop both the theoretical knowledge and practical skills needed for working in the social care sector. You’ll develop core skills as well as studying different aspects of care. A work placement means you’ll put your college learning into practice in a care setting. You may also have the opportunity to complete the Higher in Care exam and SVQ Level 2 unit. What you need • Three Standard Grades at General or Credit Level Grade 3 or above, OR Intermediate 2 Level in subjects such as Care, Modern Studies, English or equivalent • Mature students without these qualifications who have relevant experience will also be considered • Before we offer you a place, we’ll invite you to an interview which includes a written test • Applicants should also be able to provide evidence of a minimum of 120 hours relevant experience within the care and health environment, this should be supported by two appropriate references • Your application should be supported by a personal statement and two appropriate references What you’ll study Some of the subjects you’ll study are Values and Principles in Care, Stress and Stress Management, Sociology for Care, Psychology for Care, Introduction to Counselling, Mental Health Issues, First Aid, and Caring for People with Dementia. After the course… • Career – social care, community care and nursing care • Continuing study – on successful completion of the NQ and a reference from the curriculum leader, you may apply for the HNC Social Care which is offered on a full and part time basis at the College, HNC Social Science or Nurse Training How long One year, starting in August. Part-time infill may be available please contact us for details. Where Riverside Campus. Contact Scott Morrison on 0141 565 2776 or scott.morrison@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

HNC SOCIAL CARE
About this course (SCQF 7) The HNC Social Care is designed to meet the needs of the social care sector and SSSC registration requirements for social care workers. A practice placement is an integral part of the course, along with HN units and three SVQ level 3 units. What you need • Two Higher Grades, preferably English, or an appropriate group of SQA units • And/or an appropriate group of SQA units at level 5-6 • Experience of working in a social care environment • If you’re a mature student without the qualifying grades, we’ll consider you if you have relevant experience, and can show evidence of recent study • Applicants should also be able to provide evidence of a minimum of 120 hours relevant experience within the care and health environment, this should be supported by a personal statement and two appropriate references What you’ll study Some of the subjects you’ll study are Social Care Theory, Social Policy, Psychology for Social Care, Sociology for Social Care, Protection of Individuals, Understanding Loss, and Understanding & Supporting Behaviour. After the course… • Career – social work, social care worker or support worker with various groups such as older adults, people with learning difficulties, adult care, community care, offenders, residential child care or the addiction field • Continuing study – apply for a range of HND or degree programmes in the Social Work, Care and Health sector How long One year, starting in August. This course is also offered part time in the evening. Where Riverside Campus. Contact Scott Morrison on 0141 565 2776 or scott.morrison@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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NQ SOCIAL SCIENCES
About this course (SCQF 5/6) The course has two main aims - to equip you with sound communication skills, and to develop your awareness of topical social issues. These will enhance your prospects of employment in many sectors – administrative, business and local authority. Successfully completing the course also allows you to study further at HNC level. Your progress will be assessed continuously throughout the course. What you need • Three or more relevant Standard Grade passes, including English, at Grade 3 or above • And/or an appropriate group of SQA units at Intermediate 2 level • You will be invited to attend an interview where you will receive further information on the course. Selection is dependent on a successful interview What you’ll study Some of the subjects you’ll study include: Communication, Psychology: Understanding the Individual, Psychology: Investigating Behaviour, Micro Economics, UK and International Economics, Politics, History, and Application of Maths. After the course… • Continuing study – on successful completion and satisfactory references from your lecturers, you can apply for various HNC courses at the college, including Social Sciences How long One year, starting in August. Where Campus to be confirmed. Contact Eleanor Mason on 0141 565 2622 or eleanor.mason@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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HNC/D SOCIAL SCIENCES
About this course (SCQF 7/8) The aim of the course is to provide sound education and training in key areas of Social Science theory, research and investigation. Key course objectives are to develop subject knowledge in Social Science and relevant specialism; analytical, evaluative and problem solving skills; communication skills; personal effectiveness; critical thinking about social and cultural issues What you need • Two or more Higher passes at Grade C or above in relevant subjects, such as History, Modern Studies, English, OR: • A relevant NQ group award, including a pass in Communication at Intermediate 2 level, with a satisfactory reference from the awarding centre • Mature students may be admitted without formal qualifications Successful candidates will possess a high degree of literacy, a mature attitude to studying and an ability to engage in and take responsibility for the learning process. You will be invited for interview prior to being offered a place on the course and this may include a short written exercise/activity. Candidates with 3 Higher passes may be able to apply for the Diploma of Higher Education in Social Sciences (see page 94 for details). What you’ll study Year 1 - mandatory subjects are: Research, Sociology, Psychology and Graded Unit – that develops skills and knowledge from several different disciplines offered on the course. Optional Units include Psychology, Politics, Economics, History, Philosophy, IT Applications and Literature. The availability of optional subjects is dependent on demand. Year 2 - students continue with more advanced work in the same subject areas. Criminology will be offered as an option. Successful completion of 12 appropriate credits gains the award of HNC and candidates who successfully complete 15 credits may progress to HND. After the course… • Career - Social Services, Social Work, Community/ Voluntary Sector Work, Police Force, Local Government, Civil Service, Health Work, Educational Psychology and Teaching. Social Sciences offers a good general education which is a skill sought after by employers from all sectors • Continuing study - Students leaving with an HNC are eligible to apply to year 1 of a university degree course. Exceptionally, entry to year 2 may be possible. Students qualified to HND level normally apply to year 2 of a degree course, exceptionally, year 3 may be possible To date, the most common paths are to one of Scotland’s universities including Glasgow Caledonian and Strathclyde Universities. However, some students have gone on to study at Glasgow, Stirling, UWS and many other institutions of higher learning. Alternative routes through part time study to degree level may be available at the College. How long HNC - One year, starting in August. HND – Two years, starting in August. Where Campus to be confirmed. Contact Tony Sweeney on 0141 565 2774 or tony.sweeney@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk Jim O’Donovan on 0141 271 7206 or jim.odonovan@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

DIPLOMA OF HIGHER EDUCATION (SOCIAL SCIENCES)
About this course (SCQF 8) The Diploma of Higher Education in Social Sciences is offered by the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow in association with City of Glasgow College. It allows you to apply for direct entry to the third year of the BA Social Sciences Degree at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow. If you leave after one year – or don’t meet the requirements for the Diploma after two years – you may be awarded a Certificate of Higher Education in Social Sciences. What you need • Three or more Higher Grade passes at Grade C or above, including English, or subjects such as Sociology, Modern Studies, History or Economics. Other Highers may be considered relevant • Two other passes at Standard Grade Band 2 or equivalent, or Intermediate 2 passes • You will be invited to attend an interview prior to being offered a place on the course. This may include a short written exercise/activity What you’ll study The subjects you’ll study include Politics, History, Sociology and Economics. After the course… • Career – public and private sectors, including the health service, community work, welfare rights, social research, teaching, aid agencies, social work, housing and local, national and European Government • Continuing study – apply for third year of the BA in Social Sciences in the Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow How long Two years, starting in August. Where Campus to be confirmed. Contact Tony Sweeney on 0141 565 2774 or tony.sweeney@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

TRANSITIONS PROGRAMME (up to 2 years)
About this course The course is designed for school leavers with Asperger’s Syndrome who want to access Further Education. What you need • Independent Travellers • Aware of own diagnosis • Core skills profile at SCQF 4/5 What you’ll study The course will assist students with Asperger’s Syndrome make a successful Transition from School to Further Education & Training. Core subjects at SCQF 4/5 include Core Skills, Personal & Social Development, Enterprise, Citizenship. Optional subjects at SCQF 4/5 may include Social Sciences, Art & Design, ICT and Admin, Video Production, Horticulture, Cookery & Breadmaking After the course… NQ or HN programmes, Supported or open employment, SVQ or work based training, Voluntary sector. How long Up to two years, starting in August. Where Riverside Campus. Contact Jacqui George on 0141 565 2543 or jacqui.george@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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FOUNDATION PROGRAMME (up to 2 years)
About this course The course is designed for 16 – 24 year olds with profound and complex additional support needs. It will integrate students into college life and develop interactive and communication skills through a range of structured activities and contexts. What you need You should be interested in new experiences and developing new skills. What you’ll study Core subjects at SCQF 1-2 - Core Skills and Communication, Personal & Social Development, Skills for Life and Work. Optional subjects at SCQF 1-2 may include Music, Drama, Cookery, Sports, Games Club, Photography & Film, Art, Horticulture. After the course… Supported employment, part time leisure/community based courses, voluntary sector. How long Up to two years, starting in August. Where Riverside Campus. Contact Jacqui George on 0141 565 2543 or jacqui.george@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME (up to 2 years)
About this course The course is designed for 16 – 24 year olds with moderate additional support needs and will assist students to make the transition from school to Further Education and Training and prepare them for more independent learning. What you need You must be working towards independent travel. What you’ll study Core subjects at SCQF 2-3 - Core Skills and Communication, Personal & Social Development, Skills for Life and work. Optional subjects at SCQF 2-3 - Music, Drama, Cookery, Sports, Games Club, Photography & Film, Art, Horticulture. After the course… Supported employment, NQ Programmes, SVQ or work based training, Voluntary sector. How long Up to two years, starting in August. Where Riverside Campus. Contact Jacqui George on 0141 565 2543 or jacqui.george@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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SCHOOL OF FOOD, HOSPITALITY & TOURISM
CATERING & HOSPITALITY BAKERY SUPPORTED LEARNING COURSE INTERMEDIATE 1 PRACTICAL COOKERY, BAKERY & CAKE DECORATION INTERMEDIATE 2 PRACTICAL COOKERY & BAKERY NPA BAKERY & SUGARCRAFT YEAR 1 & YEAR 2 PROFESSIONAL COOKERY YEAR 1 & YEAR 2 HNC/D PROFESSIONAL COOKERY HNC PROFESSIONAL COOKERY (PATISSERIE) HNC FOOD SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY GET INTO COOKING NQ EVENTS HNC/D EVENT MANAGEMENT NQ HOSPITALITY HNC/D HOSPITALITY BA HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT AIR CABIN CREW & GROUND OPERATIONS NC TRAVEL & TOURISM INTERMEDIATE 2 NC INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL HNC TRAVEL & TOURISM HND TRAVEL & TOURISM

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About this course (SCQF 3) You’ll develop the basic skills every cook needs – working in our very own fully equipped commercial kitchen and Scholars’ restaurant. The course prepares you for a professional cookery exam. It also combines college and SQA units – making it an excellent route into our Higher Professional Cookery and Higher National Professional Cookery courses. What you need • You don’t need any formal qualifications, but you do need a real interest in developing your career in a professional kitchen • All entry subject to outcome of discussion at interview What you’ll study You’ll study theory in our classrooms and the practical side in our kitchens. Subjects include: Food Preparation Techniques, Stocks & Sauces, Cookery Processes and Pastry. After the course… Many students progress to our Higher Level Year 2 Professional Cookery courses. How long The course runs twice a year: August to December and January to June. Where City Campus Townhead. Contact Alistair Macleod on 0141 566 1608 or alistair.macleod@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

BAKERY SUPPORTED LEARNING COURSE
About this course (SCQF 3) This is a programme for people with mild learning difficulties who want to gain practical skills in cookery, cake decoration and bakery skills that give them access to the world of work. The course aims to provide the basic knowledge and skills needed to work in kitchens and bakeries. What you need • There are no formal entry requirements. We’ll invite you to a supportive pre-entry guidance session before we offer you a place • All entry subject to outcome of discussion at interview What you’ll study The subjects you’ll study include: Preparing Food Ingredients, Baking and Finishing, Baked Goods, Food Hygiene, Cookery Processes, Cake Decorating, Communication and Food Preparation. After the course… • Career – jobs in bakery or catering • Continuing study – apply for the Intermediate 1 Practical Cookery & Bakery How long One year, starting in August. Where City Campus Townhead. Contact Alistair Macleod on 0141 566 1608 or alistair.macleod@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

INTERMEDIATE 1 PRACTICAL COOKERY, BAKERY & CAKE DECORATION
About this course (SCQF 4) The course is designed for people who are new to professional cookery and bakery. It provides the foundation skills, knowledge and expertise needed to make a success of working in a professional kitchen or bakery. You’ll use the college’s fully equipped commercial kitchens and bakeries to learn and to gain experience. What you need • There are no formal entry requirements • You must be 16 or older at the date of enrolment • Before we offer you a place we’ll invite you to a supportive pre-entry guidance session • All entry subject to outcome of discussion at interview What you’ll study The subjects you’ll study include: Introduction to Food Preparation Techniques, Food Preparation for Healthy Eating, Introduction to Craft Baking, Introduction to Sugar Paste and Royal Icing, Introduction to Bread Making, Food Hygiene and the National Progression Award in Craft Baking. After the course… • Career – jobs in the hospitality industry at operative level • Continuing study – apply for Professional Cookery Year 1 or Practical Cookery & Bakery Intermediate 2 How long One year, starting in August. Where City Campus Townhead. Contact Alistair Macleod on 0141 566 1608 or alistair.macleod@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

INTERMEDIATE 2 PRACTICAL COOKERY & BAKERY
About this course (SCQF 5) The programme is designed to establish the basic skills required in cookery and bakery. Your skills will be developed throughout the course so that you master techniques in cake decoration, baking and cooking. You’ll work in the college’s fully equipped commercial kitchens and bakeries. This course provides a useful qualification in its own right, and also gives you a qualification towards Professional Cookery Year 2. What you need • We’ll invite you to a pre-entry guidance session which you must attend before you can enter the course • All entry subject to outcome of discussion at interview What you’ll study Some of the subjects you’ll study are: IT, Numeracy, Communications, Food Hygiene, Bakery Processes, Introduction to Patisserie, Craft Baking, Bread Making, and Cake Decoration and Pastry. After the course… • Career – trainee chef, trainee baker • Continuing study – apply for Professional Cookery Year 2 How long One year, starting in August. Where City Campus Townhead. Contact Ian Elliott on 0141 566 1606 or ian.elliott@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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NPA BAKERY & SUGARCRAFT YEAR 1 & YEAR 2
About this course (SCQF 5/6) The course is intended for school leavers and others who want to retrain or add to their bakery skills and knowledge. What you need • Three National Courses including Intermediate 1 English and Maths or Numeracy, or an appropriate group of National Units, OR: • Three Standard Grades at General Level including English and Maths or Numeracy, OR: • Other equivalent qualifications or experience • You must be 16 years or older at the date of enrolment • Before we offer you a place we’ll invite you to a supportive pre-entry guidance session • All entry subject to outcome of discussion at interview What you’ll study The subjects you’ll study include Cake Decoration – Royal Icing, Sugar Paste, Bread Making, Aeration, Craft Baking, Food Hygiene, Prefabricated Design, Cake Design and Development, and Creative Cake Int 2 Award. After the course… • Career – in the bakery industry as a bakery operative or cake decorator • Continuing study – apply for HNC Patisserie How long One year, starting in August. Where City Campus Townhead. Contact Alistair Macleod on 0141 566 1608 or alistair.macleod@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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PROFESSIONAL COOKERY YEAR 1 & YEAR 2
About this course (SCQF 5/6) Year One is an introduction to the Hospitality Industry with an emphasis on food preparation and production. Year Two further develops skills in professional cookery and covers presentation, preparation and production of dishes. You’ll develop your cookery skills and knowledge using the College’s commercial kitchens and training restaurants. What you need Year One • Scottish Group Award Practical Cookery Intermediate 2, OR Three National Courses including Intermediate 1 English and Maths or Numeracy, OR Three Standard Grades at General Level including English and Maths or Numeracy, OR: • Other equivalent qualifications or experience • All entry subject to outcome of discussion at interview Year Two • Professional Cookery Year One, OR: • Other equivalent qualifications or experience • All entry subject to outcome of discussion at interview What you’ll study The subjects you’ll study include: Cookery Processes, Food Production & Presentation Skill, Food Preparation Techniques, Food Hygiene, Food Service, Menu Planning, and Information Technology. After the course… • Career – commis chef, trainee chef or cook in the hospitality and catering industry • Continuing study – after Year Two you can apply for the HNC Professional Cookery or HNC Professional Cookery (Patisserie) courses How long One year, starting in August. Where City Campus Townhead. Contact Year One - Ian Elliott on 0141 566 1606 or ian.elliott@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk Year Two – Tommy Brunton on 0141 566 1602 or tommy.brunton@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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HNC/D PROFESSIONAL COOKERY HNC PROFESSIONAL COOKERY (PATISSERIE)
About this course (SCQF 7/8) The HNC course develops your culinary skills to an advanced level and provides the knowledge you’ll need for a supervisory role. The HND combines culinary expertise and managerial skills. This course contains both practical and theory units, which are assessed throughout. Experience in the hospitality industry is an integral part of the course, and you’ll work towards the Industrial Experience unit. If you follow the HNC Professional Cookery (Patisserie) route, you will focus on specialist Patisserie subjects, to develop your skills to an advanced level. What you need • Professional Cookery Year 2 or an appropriate group of National Units, OR: • Other equivalent qualifications or experience • All entry subject to outcome of discussion at interview What you’ll study The subjects you’ll study include: Food Classification & Purchase, Hospitality Supervision, Food Hygiene, Hospitality Financial Control Systems, and Hospitality Financial Accounting. After the course… • Career – jobs in professional cookery, leading to supervisory or junior special event catering, commercial catering and airline catering • Continuing study – HNC: join the second year of the HND Professional Cookery programme. HND: continue to degree level How long HNC – One year, starting in August. HND – Two years, starting in August. Where City Campus Townhead. Contact John Clink on 0141 566 1601 or john.clink@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

HNC FOOD SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
About this course (SCQF 7) Graduate from the HNC course, and you have the skills and knowledge you need for a technical or scientific career in the food industry, at a supervisory level. What you need • One pass at an appropriate Higher Grade, preferably Chemistry or Biology, plus three Standard Grades in relevant subjects at band 2 or above, OR: • One pass at an appropriate Higher Grade, preferably Chemistry or Biology plus passes in three NQ Course units in relevant subjects at SCQF Level 5 or above, OR: • An appropriate group of National Certificate units at SCQF Level 5/6, such as NQ Food Science and Technology, OR: • Other equivalent qualifications or experience • All entry subject to outcome of discussion at interview What you’ll study Some of the subjects you’ll study include: Food Chemistry, Food Hygiene, Food Processing Operations, Food Microbiology, Food Legislation and Enforcement, and Food Quality Assurance. After the course… • Career – quality control or food laboratory technician, production management and control, food hygiene management How long One year, starting in August. Where City Campus Townhead. Contact Alistair Macleod on 0141 566 1608 or alistair.macleod@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

GET INTO COOKING
The Prince’s Trust and City of Glasgow College are offering a five-week training course which gives you work experience in professional cookery. If you live in Glasgow and are 16 - 25, unemployed and interested in a career in cooking, join our free training programme where you can: • Get experience working in a professional kitchen with top chefs • Go behind the scenes of top restaurants and hotels in the area • Gain relevant qualifications to help you get a job in the catering industry • Improve your teamwork, communication skills and boost your confidence • Practise your interview skills and build your CV • Receive six months support after the programme to help you find a job To register your interest or for more information contact Laura Barton on 0141 225 6755 or email laura.barton@princes-trust.org.uk.

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NQ EVENTS
About this course (SCQF 5/6) This course provides a broad education for a career in the event industry. The course includes a wide variety of events and business-related subjects to make sure your skills and knowledge cover all the main areas of event organisation. What you need • Three National Courses including Intermediate 1 English and Mathematics or Numeracy, or an appropriate group of National Units, OR: • Three Standard Grades at General level, OR: • Other equivalent qualifications or experience • All entry subject to outcome of discussion at interview What you’ll study The subjects you’ll study include: Events Organisation, Contributing to An Event, Events Costing, Financial & Cost Accounting, Administration, Marketing, Working Safely, Food & Beverage Studies, Customer Care, Events Project, Spanish, Numeracy, Communication and Information Technology. After the course… • Career – enter the events industry as an Events Assistant, Events Administrator within an Events company • Continuing study – apply for the HNC Events, HND Event Management, HNC/D Business or HNC/D Hospitality How long One year, starting in August. Where City Campus Townhead. Contact Allison Kennedy on 0141 566 1624 or allison.kennedy@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

HNC/D EVENT MANAGEMENT
About this course (SCQF 7/8) The HNC/D courses are for people who want a career in the management of events like conferences, exhibitions and special events. The course covers a wide range of subjects to ensure a good knowledge and relevant skills. What you need • One Higher (such as English, Modern Studies, Languages) with three National Courses, or an appropriate group of National Units, OR: • One Higher (such as English, Modern Studies, Languages) with three Standard Grades at band 3 or above, OR: • Other equivalent qualifications or experience • For year two HND entrance: a relevant HNC • All entry subject to outcome of discussion at interview What you’ll study The subjects you’ll study include: Event Industry: An Introduction, Event Applications, Event Legislation: Safety and Licensing, Event Budgeting and Funding, and Principles and Practice of Selling. After the course… • Career – HNC: trainee in event organisation, corporate hospitality, music and sporting events and promotions in retailing. HND: career in organisation and management of conferences, exhibitions, festivals and special events • Continuing study – HNC/D: transfer to second or third year of BA/BA (Hons) Events Management at Leeds Metropolitan, Edinburgh Napier or Queen Margaret Universities and the University of the West of Scotland How long Two years, starting in August. You can also leave after one year with a Higher National Certificate Events. Where City Campus Townhead. Contact First Year - Jane McQueen on 0141 566 1631 or jane.mcqueen@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk Second Year - Chirsty MacDonald on 0141 566 1628 or chirsty.macdonald@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

“I believe the practical aspect of the course prepared me well for working in the industry and having the opportunity to plan an event from the beginning and seeing it through has really benefited me in my current job.”
William McGowan HND Events Management

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NQ HOSPITALITY
About this course (SCQF 5/6) This course provides a broad education for a career in the hospitality industry. The course includes a wide variety of hospitality related subjects to make sure your skills and knowledge covers all the main areas of hospitality organisation and development of practical skills. What you need • Three National Courses including Intermediate 1 English and Mathematics or Numeracy, or an appropriate group of National Units, OR: • Three Standard Grades at General level, OR: • Other equivalent qualifications or experience • All entry subject to outcome of discussion at interview What you’ll study The subjects you’ll study include Food & Beverage Service, Customer Care, Food Hygiene, Working Safely, Front Office, Hospitality Administration, Accommodation Servicing, Professional Cookery, Hospitality Costing, Spanish, Numeracy, Communications and Information Technology and the SQA external credit Hospitality - General Operations Please note - Applicants wishing to pursue a career as a Professional Chef should apply for PROFESSIONAL COOKERY YEAR 1 & YEAR 2 see page 101. After the course… • Career – Operations level in the hospitality industry • Continuing study – Apply for the HNC/D Hospitality Management, HNC Events, HND Events Management, all delivered at the college How long One year, starting in August. Where City Campus Townhead. Contact Allison Kennedy on 0141 566 1624 or allison.kennedy@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

HNC/D HOSPITALITY
About this course (SCQF 7/8) The HNC/D course develops the knowledge and skills required to operate effectively at supervisory level in the hospitality industry. The first year covers a range of subjects both practical and theoretical. The second year focuses on providing you with the necessary managerial knowledge and skills for a junior management position. These courses provide you with valuable qualifications for employment in an exciting and ever changing industry, or further studies. What you need • One appropriate Higher with three National Courses or an appropriate group of National Units, OR: • One appropriate Higher with three Standard Grades at band 3 or above, OR: • Other equivalent qualifications or experience • For year two HND entrance: a relevant HNC • All entry subject to outcome of discussion at interview What you’ll study The subjects you’ll study include: Food and Beverage Service, Alcoholic Beverages, Food Production, Food Hygiene (REHIS Intermediate), Accommodation Servicing, Front Office Procedures, and Hospitality Financial and Control System, as well as many other relevant units. We also offer students a variety of paid work placements in some of Glasgow’s top establishments. Once on the course you can apply for any of these in August. After the course… • Career – Junior management/supervisory level in a hospitality department of a hotel or directly into a graduate training scheme with many large organisations or a junior management position. We work with key representatives from industry to offer Graduate training positions following the successful completion of the HND • Continuing study – HND in Hospitality Management will get you into the third year of the BA Degree in Hospitality Management, which we offer at City Campus Townhead in partnership with Edinburgh Napier University How long One year, starting in August. Where City Campus Townhead. Contact 1st year - David Smith on 0141 566 1625 or david.smith@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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BA HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT
About this course (SCQF 9) This programme in Hospitality is a joint venture between City of Glasgow College and Edinburgh Napier University. It gives hospitality students a qualification that is recognised nationally and internationally. The main focus is to provide the skills and knowledge you need for positions in the global hospitality industry. Edinburgh Napier University has delivered a BA (Hons) Degree in Hospitality Management for many years, and is experienced in supporting degrees delivered by partner institutions. What you need • HND in Hospitality Management OR; • HND Professional Cookery • Meet the general admission requirements of Edinburgh Napier University • All entry subject to outcome of discussion at interview What you’ll study You’ll cover a wide range of modules in Food and Wine, Conference Management, Hospitality Supervision and Hospitality Business Development. After the course… • Career – worldwide opportunities in the hospitality, tourism & event industry • Continuing study – apply for the BA (Hons) Hospitality Management course in conjunction with Edinburgh Napier University at the Craiglockhart Campus, Edinburgh How long One academic year for a BA Degree, starting in August. Where City Campus Townhead. Occasionally, you may need to go to events at the Edinburgh Napier University Craiglockhart Campus, Edinburgh. Contact Darlene Young on 0141 566 1629 or darlene.young@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

AIR CABIN CREW & GROUND OPERATIONS
About this course (SCQF 5/6) The course aims to develop the skills required for employment in the Aviation or Airport Ground sectors. It covers customer service, employability skills and health and safety procedures. If you wish to seek employment as Air Cabin Crew you must be over 18 years of age, taller than 5 feet 2 inches, have a valid passport and be fluent in spoken and written English. Some airlines may also apply additional criteria. What you need • Three National Courses including Intermediate 2 English and Intermediate 1 Maths or Numeracy, OR: • Three Standard Grades at band 3 or above including English, Maths or Numeracy, OR: • Other equivalent qualifications or experience • Due to Airline Employment Restrictions candidates should be aged 17 or above when starting course • All entry subject to outcome of discussion at interview What you’ll study The core units you will study include: Introduction to Airline/ Aviation Operations, Airline Health, Safety and Security, Crew Room Duties, Role of Air Cabin Crew, Preparation for Employment as Air Cabin Crew, Airport Ground Operations and Skills for Customer Care. You will also have the opportunity to learn languages as part of the course. After the course… Successful completion of the course will allow candidates to achieve a Diploma in Air Cabin Crew Operations and an interview with UK airline Jet2. • Career – Air Cabin Crew/Airport Ground Staff • Continuing study – apply for NC International Travel or HNC/D in Travel and Tourism at the College How long One year, starting in August. Where City Campus Townhead. Contact Joyce Sanders on 0141 566 1681 or joyce.sanders@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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NC TRAVEL & TOURISM INTERMEDIATE 2
(with option to study languages) About this course (SCQF 5) The course gives you an understanding of the travel and tourism industry and develops basic skills and knowledge. It provides a good foundation on which you can build specialist skills, and also acts as a general preparation for work in the industry. What you need • Three National Courses including Intermediate 1 English and Maths or Numeracy, OR: • Three Standard Grades at General level including English and Maths or Numeracy, OR: • Other equivalent qualifications or experience • All entry subject to outcome of discussion at interview What you’ll study The subjects you’ll study include: Travel & Tourism: An Introduction, Working as Air Cabin Crew, Enhancing Skills for Employment, Customer Care, Tourist Destinations, and Holiday Planning. If Language option chosen you may study French, German and Spanish. Please visit our website for a complete list of all of the units that you will study on this course. Visits to tourism facilities in and around the local area will give you a taste of what Scotland can offer tourists. After the course… • Continuing study – many students progress to our higher level course NC International Travel How long One year, starting in August. Where City Campus Townhead. Contact Lynn Downham on 0141 566 1682 or lynn.downham@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

NC INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL
(with option to study languages) About this course (SCQF 6) The course is designed to prepare you for jobs in the travel industry. It aims to develop the skills essential for working in this sector. If you successfully complete this course you will be awarded the National Certificate Group Award in Travel and Tourism at Higher Level – and you will have the opportunity to achieve two SQA Higher courses. What you need • Three National Courses including Intermediate 2 English and Intermediate 1 Maths or Numeracy, OR: • Three Standard Grades at band 3 or above including English, Maths or Numeracy, OR: • Other equivalent qualifications or experience • All entry subject to outcome of discussion at interview What you’ll study The subjects you’ll study include: Travel and Tourism: Enhancing Skills for Employment, Travel Agency Skills, Working as Air Cabin Crew, Customer Care, Resort Representation, Tourist Destinations and Selling Skills. If Language option chosen you may study French, German and Spanish. Please visit our website for a complete list of all of the units that you will study on this course. After the course… • Career – travel agency counter staff, reservation staff, airport ground staff, airline cabin crew, tour operator representative • Continuing study – many students progress to our higher level course HNC/D Travel and Tourism How long One year, starting in August. Where City Campus Townhead. Contact Lynn Downham on 0141 566 1682 or lynn.downham@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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HNC TRAVEL & TOURISM
About this course (SCQF 7) The course develops your knowledge of the travel and tourism industry. It also provides vocational skills needed for high quality service to customers in many different types of tourism and travel organisations. You will have the option to study languages as part of the course, and participate in visits. What you need • One Higher (such as English, Modern Studies, History) with three Intermediate 2 courses, OR: • One Higher (such as English, Modern Studies, History) with three Standard Grades at band 3 or above including Maths or Numeracy, OR: • Other equivalent qualifications or experience • All entry subject to outcome of discussion at interview What you’ll study The subjects you’ll study include: Airport Operations, Structure of the Travel and Tourism Industry, Creating a Culture of Customer Care, Preparation for Employment in Travel and Tourism, Practical Visits. Please visit our website for a complete list of all of the units that you will study on this course. After the course… • Career – tourist information centres, visitor attractions, travel agents, airlines, airport services, tour operator representatives, car ferry companies, cruise operators, rail companies, coach companies • Continuing study – apply for second year of the HND course at the college How long One year, starting in August. Where City Campus Townhead. Contact Joyce Sanders on 0141 566 1681 or joyce.sanders@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

HND TRAVEL & TOURISM
About this course (SCQF 7/8) The course develops your knowledge of the travel and tourism industry. It also provides vocational skills needed for high quality service to customers in many different types of tourism and travel organisations. You will have the option to study languages as part of the course, and take part in visits. What you need • One Higher (such as English, Modern Studies, History) with three Intermediate 2 courses, OR: • One Higher (such as English, Modern Studies, History) with three Standard Grades at band 3 or above including Maths or Numeracy, OR: • Other equivalent qualifications or experience • For year two HND entrance: HNC Travel and Tourism • All entry subject to outcome of discussion at interview What you’ll study The subjects you’ll study include those listed opposite for the HNC course and Influences on the Travel and Tourism Industry, Tour Operations, Business Travel, Providing Information on the Scottish Tourism Product. Please visit our website for a complete list of all of the units that you will study on this course. After the course… • Career – tourist information centres, visitor attractions, travel agents, airlines, airport services, tour operator representatives, car ferry • Continuing study – apply for 3rd year entry to university Travel and Tourism related degree courses How long Two years, starting in August. You can also leave after one year with a Higher National Certificate Travel and Tourism. Where City Campus Townhead. Contact Year 1 – Joyce Sanders on 0141 566 1681 or joyce.sanders@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk Year 2 – Moya McQuade on 0141 566 1686 or moya.mcquade@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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NQ SPORT & LEISURE HIGHER SPORT & LEISURE (SCOTTISH GROUP AWARD) NC SPORT & FITNESS (LEVEL 5) NQ HEALTH, FITNESS & SPORT PERFORMANCE NQ SPORTS COACHING HNC/D SPORTS COACHING WITH DEVELOPMENT OF SPORT NQ SPORT & HOSPITALITY HNC/D SPORT & HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT HNC/D FITNESS, HEALTH & EXERCISE HND SPORTS THERAPY

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NQ SPORT & LEISURE
About this course (SCQF 4) The course is an introduction to the skills you’ll need for a career in the sport and fitness industry. Mainly practical, it covers sport leadership and fitness, and includes SQA units in a variety of sports activities. What you need • There are no formal entry requirements, however you’ll need to show a positive attitude towards learning • Before we offer you a place, we’ll invite you to an interview, where you’ll need to demonstrate your interest in sport What you’ll study Some of the subjects you’ll study include: Introduction to Human Physiology, Physical Education: An Activity Based Approach, Sport and Physical Recreation in the Community. Please note that these may change. Activities may include football, basketball, volleyball, badminton. After the course… • Career – local authority sports attendant, community worker, youth club assistant • Continuing study – apply for NQ Sports programmes at an advanced level at the college How long One year, starting in August. Where Riverside Campus. Contact Kath O’Donnell on 0141 566 6222 ext. 2537 or kath.o’donnell@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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HIGHER SPORT & LEISURE (SCOTTISH GROUP AWARD)
About this course (SCQF 5) The course has a number of practical and theory elements that combine to give you a foundation to develop your interest in Sport and Leisure and allow progression to a higher level award. It also gives you an insight into the business of Sport and Leisure providing you with knowledge of many aspects of the industry and what’s needed of employees in the sector. What you need • There are no formal entry requirements, however you’ll need to show a positive attitude towards learning • Before we offer you a place, we’ll invite you to an interview, where you’ll need to demonstrate your interest in sport What you’ll study The core units you’ll study include: Development and Design of Training Programmes, Human Physiology, An Introduction to Sports Therapy, Exercise and Fitness Training, Sports Officiating and Organising, Coaching Development and First Aid. There are practical elements in the course that include volleyball, racquet sports and football. After the course… • Career – local authority sports attendant, community / youth worker • Continuing study – successful students can apply for entry to Level 6 courses in NQ Health, Fitness & Sports Performance or NQ Sports Coaching. Students who have other Highers may progress directly to HNC/D courses in Sports Coaching, Sports Therapy or Fitness, Health & Exercise How long One year, starting August. Where Riverside Campus. Contact Kath O’Donnell on 0141 566 6222 ext. 2537 or kath.o’donnell@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

NC SPORT & FITNESS (Level 5)
About this course (SCQF 5) If you want a career in sport, health and fitness or coaching this new National Qualification and Certificate will give you an excellent introduction. The course is designed to prepare you for progression to a higher award whilst also giving you a sound start for jobs in the sport and leisure industry. The course provides you with knowledge of many aspects of exercise, sports and fitness – including Fitness Training and Exercise Physiology. What you need • You should have studied a range of Intermediate 1 subjects at B or above or 3 Standard Grades at band C or above • We recommend that you are at least 16 at the start of the course – this will allow you to go on to an HNC • Applications with other equivalent qualifications or experience will be considered • Before we offer you a place, we’ll invite you to an interview, where you should display good communication skills and demonstrate an interest in sport What you’ll study The course is currently under review, however some of the core units you may study are Contemporary Fitness and Exercise Training Methods, Introduction to Developing Leadership within Physical Activities, Human Anatomy, Physiology and Physical Activities, Team Sports, Sports Coaching Studies, Volleyball, Basketball, Circuit & Resistance Training and First Aid. After the course… • Career – local authority sports attendant, community / youth worker • Continuing study – apply for entry to Level 6 programmes in NQ Health, Fitness & Sports Performance, or NQ Sports Coaching How long One year, starting in August. Where City Campus Charles Oakley. Contact Kath O’Donnell on 0141 566 6222 ext. 2537 or kath.o’donnell@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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NQ HEALTH, FITNESS & SPORT PERFORMANCE
About this course (SCQF 6) The course covers a range of SQA units at an advanced level. It’s designed to give you options – preparing you for an HNC, but at the same time giving you a sound start for jobs in the sport and leisure industry. Sporting activities are built into the course. What you need • 3 National Courses at Intermediate 2 including English or 3 Standard Grades at Band 3 including English, OR • An appropriate sports qualification at Intermediate 2 • Other equivalent qualifications or experience • We recommend that you are at least 16 at the start of the course – this will allow you to go on to an HNC • Offers are subject to attending an interview where you should demonstrate your interest and knowledge/skills in sport What you’ll study The subjects you’ll study include: Fitness and Exercise, Sports Coaching Studies, Volleyball, Basketball, Football, Swimming, First Aid, and Circuit and Resistance Training. These are currently under review. After the course… • Career – local authority sports attendant, community worker, swimming pool lifeguard, youth club assistant • Continuing study – apply for HNC Sports programmes at the College How long One year, starting in August. Where City Campus Charles Oakley / Riverside Campus. Contact Kath O’Donnell on 0141 566 6222 ext. 2537 or kath.o’donnell@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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NQ SPORTS COACHING HNC/D SPORTS COACHING WITH DEVELOPMENT OF SPORT
About this course These courses introduce and develop the skills and knowledge you’ll need for sports coaching. The principles of good coaching practice are examined and a wide practical and theoretical knowledge of games and sports is developed. Work experience is included on HN programmes. You will also have the opportunity to qualify for Sports Coaching awards from National Governing Bodies. You will lead practical coaching sessions, in college and in schools. An Enhanced Disclosure Scotland check will require to be successfully completed before you coach young people in schools. What you need NQ Sports Coaching (SCQF 6) • 3 National Courses at Intermediate 2 including PE, Intermediate 1 English and Mathematics or Numeracy or 3 Standard Grades at Band 3 including PE, English and Mathematics or Numeracy • We recommend that you are at least 16 at the start of the course – this will allow you to go on to an HNC • Other equivalent qualifications or experience • Offers are subject to attending an interview where you should demonstrate your interest and knowledge/skills in sport HNC/D Sports Coaching with Development of Sport (SCQF 7/8) • At least 1 Higher at Grade C or above although as our courses attract many applicants we prefer applicants who aspire to complete studies over 2 years at HND to have Higher English and a second Higher in a Science subject or PE • NQ/NC qualification at Level 6 OR • Other equivalent qualifications or experience supported by a personal statement and a reference from a PE teacher or sports coach • Offers are subject to attending an interview where you should demonstrate your interest and knowledge/skills in sport What you’ll study Some of the subjects you’ll study include: Sports Coaching Theory and Practice, Principles of Fitness Training, Anatomy Physiology and Energy Systems, Sports Mechanics, and Event Management in Sport. After the course… • Career – sports development officers, sports co-ordinators and other positions • Continuing study – NQ: apply for our HNC/D Sport courses. HNC: apply for 2nd Year HND. HND: apply for second or third year entry to BA and BA (Hons) courses at Stirling University, University of Abertay, Glasgow Caledonian University, Edinburgh Napier University and the University of the West of Scotland How long NQ – One year, starting in August. HNC – One year, starting in August. HND – Two years, starting in August. Where City Campus Townhead / Riverside Campus. Contact NQ – Mags Burnett on 0141 566 6222 ext. 2527 or mags.burnett@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk HNC/D – Alan Simpson on 0141 566 6222 ext.1382 or alan.simpson@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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NQ SPORT & HOSPITALITY HNC/D SPORT & HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT
About this course These courses will help develop the skills and personal qualities you will need to work in the sports, leisure and hospitality industry. When you complete the HNC/D, you’ll be capable of leadership in leisure clubs and other areas of the industry. You will lead practical coaching sessions regularly, so you require to complete an Enhanced Disclosure Scotland check before you coach young people in schools. What you need NQ Sport & Hospitality (SCQF 5/6) • 3 National Courses at Intermediate 2 including PE, Intermediate 1 English and Mathematics or Numeracy or 3 Standard Grades at Band 3 including PE, English and Mathematics or Numeracy • We recommend that you are at least 16 at the start of the course – this will allow you to go on to an HNC • Other equivalent qualifications or experience • Offers are subject to attending an interview where you should demonstrate your interest and knowledge/skills in sport HNC/D Sport & Hospitality Management (SCQF 7/8) • At least 1 Higher at Grade C or above although as our courses attract many applicants we prefer applicants who aspire to complete studies over 2 years at HND to have Higher English and a second Higher in a Science subject or PE • NQ/NC qualification in a related subject at Level 6 OR • Other equivalent qualifications or experience supported by a personal statement and a reference • Offers are subject to attending an interview where you should demonstrate your interest and knowledge/skills in sport What you’ll study Some of the subjects you’ll study include: Coaching of Sports, Exercise Principles and Programming, Nutrition, Principles of Fitness Training, Fitness Conditioning, Organising a Sporting Event, and Current Exercise Trends. After the course… • Career – NQ: jobs in a wide range of sectors. Many hotels now have private sports and leisure facilities. HNC/D: junior managers capable of leadership in sport, fitness and leisure operations • Continuing study – NQ: apply for our HNC/D courses in Sports, Hospitality or Events. HND: apply for third year entry to BA and BA (Hons) courses at Glasgow Caledonian University, University of the West of Scotland, Aberdeen University and Edinburgh Napier University. You can also apply for sport and fitness related Degree courses at the University of the West of Scotland, University of Abertay, Stirling University and Glasgow Caledonian University How long NQ – One year, starting in August. HND – Two years, starting in August. You can also leave after one year with a Higher National Certificate. Where City Campus Townhead. Contact Elspeth McCallum on 0141 566 6222 ext. 1381 or elspeth.mccallum@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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HNC/D FITNESS, HEALTH & EXERCISE
About this course (SCQF 7/8) This course is for people with an interest in fitness training. The HNC will equip you with the knowledge and skills to fitness test clients, carry out gym inductions, prepare training programmes and take exercise-to-music sessions. The HND will help you to develop all aspects of exercise prescription, and delivery methods for health, fitness and leisure environments of all types. You will have the opportunity to qualify for awards from governing bodies such as the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) First Aid Award. Vocational experience is also possible to arrange using the College’s links with national governing bodies, Sports Scotland and employers. What you need • At least 1 Higher at Grade C or above although as our courses attract many applicants we prefer applicants who aspire to complete studies over 2 years at HND to have Higher English and a second Higher in a Science subject or PE • NQ/NC qualification in a related subject at Level 6, OR • Other equivalent qualifications or experience supported by a personal statement and a reference • Offers are subject to attending an interview where you should demonstrate your interest and knowledge/skills in sport What you’ll study Some of the subjects you’ll study include: Plan, Teach and Evaluate a Gym-Based Exercise Session, Plan, Teach and Evaluate a Group Exercise with Music Session, and Exercise Physiology and Anatomy, Nutrition, Health Screening, First Aid for Sport, Applied Exercise Prescription. After the course… • Career – sports clubs, private and public sports facilities, local authorities and government health and sport initiatives • Continuing study – HNC apply for HND Fitness, Health and Exercise at the College. HND apply for Degree courses in related areas. You could also apply for year three BSc (Hons) Sports Studies at the University of the West of Scotland, Dundee, Abertay and Edinburgh Napier Universities How long Two years, starting in August. You can also leave after one year with a Higher National Certificate. Where City Campus Charles Oakley / Riverside Campus Contact Mags Burnett on 0141 566 6222 ext. 2527 or mags.burnett@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

“My time at college was an invaluable experience and it enabled me to gain the knowledge and confidence I needed to get me to university”
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HND SPORTS THERAPY
About this course (SCQF 8) The course helps you develop an understanding of safe and effective principles of fitness, training and injury rehabilitation. It equips you with the skills to become an effective health and sports professional and a member of a support team competent in preventing and treating injuries. You will work in our sports injury clinic – developing skills in clinical assessment, devising treatment plans and providing physical therapies. You may also be involved in pre and post match and touchline support for sporting events. What you need • At least 1 Higher at Grade C or above although as our courses attract many applicants we prefer applicants who aspire to complete studies over 2 years at HND to have Higher English and a second Higher in a Science subject or PE • NQ/NC qualification in a related subject at Level 6 OR • Other equivalent qualifications or experience supported by a personal statement and a reference • Offers are subject to attending an interview where you should demonstrate your interest and knowledge/skills in sport What you’ll study Some of the subjects you’ll study include: Applied Physiology, Psychology of Sports Injury, Pathology, Exercise Principles and Programming, Applied Anatomy, Body Massage, First Aid for Sport, and Nutrition for Sports Therapists. After the course… • Career – therapist with sports club, football club, rugby club or other sports organisation, freelance sports therapist, self-employment. Government health initiatives and national sports development programmes • Continuing study – apply for Degree courses in Sports Therapy, Sports Science, Health Studies, Sports Studies – all with possible advanced entry. Specifically a Degree in Sports Therapy at Central Lancashire, Chichester or Teeside Universities How long Two years, starting in August. Where City Campus Charles Oakley / Riverside Campus. Contact Paul Rooney on 0141 566 6222 ext. 2539 or paul.rooney@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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SCHOOL OF CONSTRUCTION & BUILT ENVIRONMENT
NATIONAL PROGRESSION AWARD: BRICKWORK NATIONAL PROGRESSION AWARD: CARPENTRY & JOINERY NATIONAL PROGRESSION AWARD: CONSTRUCTION CRAFTS NATIONAL PROGRESSION AWARD: DECORATIVE FLOORLAYING NATIONAL PROGRESSION AWARD: PAINTING & DECORATING NATIONAL PROGRESSION AWARD: PLASTERING NATIONAL PROGRESSION AWARD: WALL & FLOOR TILING NQ CARPENTRY & JOINERY NQ CONSERVATION & RESTORATION NQ CONSTRUCTION CRAFTS NC BUILT ENVIRONMENT HNC CONSTRUCTION HNC PAINTING & DECORATING: SUPERVISION HNC/D ARCHITECTURAL CONSERVATION HND ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGY HND BUILDING SURVEYING HND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT HND QUANTITY SURVEYING HND COMPUTER AIDED ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN & TECHNOLOGYLOGY

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NATIONAL PROGRESSION AWARD: BRICKWORK
About this course (SCQF 5) You’ll study the practical and theoretical aspects of brickwork. This will assist you in preparing for employment within the Construction Industry. The course has been designed to deliver a recognised National Qualification in Construction. You will also have the opportunity to develop transferable skills which are important if you want to gain employment within the Construction Industry. What you need There are no entry requirements for this course though you should be interested in the Bricklaying trade and be able to demonstrate this both in the application process and the pre-entry guidance sessions which you will be required to attend. What you’ll study Some of the subjects you’ll study include: Fundamentals of Cavity Walling, One Brick Walling, Block Walling, Simple Decorative Brickwork and Simple Arch Construction. You will also study Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Numeracy, Communication and Construction Occupational Practices. After the course... • Career – on successful completion of the course you will be in a better position to find employment within the Construction Industry • Continuing study – there may also be the opportunity to progress onto other National Qualification courses How long This course runs twice a year: August – December and January – June. Where Rogart Street Building. Contact John Brown on 0141 566 6222 ext. 4502 or john.brown@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

NATIONAL PROGRESSION AWARD: CARPENTRY & JOINERY
About this course (SCQF 5) You’ll study the practical and theoretical aspects of Carpentry and Joinery. This will assist you in preparing for employment within the Construction Industry. The course has been designed to deliver a recognised National Qualification in Construction. You will also have the opportunity to develop transferable skills which are important if you want to gain employment within the Construction Industry. What you need There are no entry requirements for this course though you should be interested in Carpentry and Joinery and be able to demonstrate this both in the application process and the pre-entry guidance sessions which you will be required to attend. What you’ll study Some of the subjects you’ll study include: Bench Joinery Skills and Site Joinery Skills, Manufacture Joinery Components and Repair and Maintenance. You will also study Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Numeracy, Communication and Construction Occupational Practices. After the course • Career – on successful completion of the course you will be in a better position to find employment within the Construction Industry • Continuing study – there may also be the opportunity to progress onto other National Qualification courses How long This course runs twice a year: August – December and January – June. Where Rogart Street Building. Contact Peter Shields on 0141 566 6222 ext. 4507 or peterm.shields@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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NATIONAL PROGRESSION AWARD: CONSTRUCTION CRAFTS
About this course (SCQF 5) This course offers a combination of practical and theoretical units on the Construction Industry. You will experience 2-4 weeks training in the various trades and have the opportunity to develop transferable skills which are important if you want to gain employment within the Construction Industry. What you need There are no entry requirements for this course though you should be interested in the Construction Industry and be able to demonstrate this both in the application process and the pre-entry guidance sessions which you will be required to attend. What you’ll study You’ll get an introduction to hands-on skills in our workshop including: Wall and Floor Tiling, Plastering, and Carpentry & Joinery. You will also study Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Numeracy, Communication and Construction Occupational Practices. After the course... • Career – on successful completion of the course you will be in a better position to find employment within the Construction Industry • Continuing study – there may also be the opportunity to progress onto other National Qualification courses How long This course runs twice a year: August – December and January - June. Where Rogart Street Building. Contact Donnie McIver on 0141 566 6222 ext. 4501 or donald.mciver@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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NATIONAL PROGRESSION AWARD: DECORATIVE FLOORLAYING (subject to validation)
About this course (SCQF 5) You’ll study the practical and theoretical aspects of Decorative Flooring. This will assist you in preparing for employment within the Construction Industry. The course has been designed to deliver a recognised National Qualification in Construction. You will also have the opportunity to develop transferable skills which are important if you want to gain employment within the Construction Industry. What you need There are no entry requirements for this course though you should be interested in Decorative Flooring and be able to demonstrate this both in the application process and the pre-entry guidance sessions which you will be required to attend. What you’ll study You’ll get an introduction to hands-on skills in our workshop including: Introduction to Fitting Flooring Materials, Planning & Layout, Coving and an Introduction to Fibre Bonded Carpets. You will also study Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Numeracy, Communication and Construction Occupational Practices. After the course... • Career – on successful completion of the course you will be in a better position to find employment within the Construction Industry • Continuing study –there may also be the opportunity to progress onto other National Qualification courses How long This course runs twice a year: August – December and January – June. Where Dornoch Street Building. Contact John Brown on 0141 566 6222 ext. 4502 or john.brown@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

NATIONAL PROGRESSION AWARD: PAINTING & DECORATING
About this course (SCQF 5) You’ll study the practical and theoretical aspects of painting and decorating. This helps prepare you for employment within the construction/painting and decorating industry, or progress onto other courses within the college. The course has been designed to deliver the skills and knowledge required to achieve a nationally recognised qualification. You will also have the opportunity to develop transferable skills which will help you in your future training or employment. What you need Preferably over 16 years of age with a keen interest in Painting and Decorating. Ideally you should have the ability to be self motivated with a positive approach to learning and developing your painting and decorating skills. You must attend a Pre-entry Guidance Session before any possible offer of acceptance into the course may be made. What you’ll study Some of the subjects you’ll study include: Preparing and Painting Surfaces, Decorative Painting, Sign Writing, Paperhanging, Colour and Design. You may also be given the opportunity to develop your own projects such as mural painting, graining and marbling. After the course... • Career – on successful completion of the course you may be able to seek an apprenticeship/modern apprenticeship or other employment within the construction/painting and decorating industry • Continuing study – there may also be the opportunity to progress onto other National Qualification Courses How long This course runs twice a year: August – December and January – June. Where City Campus North Hanover Street. Contact Graham Russell on 0141 566 6222 ext. 4416 or graham.russell@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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NATIONAL PROGRESSION AWARD: PLASTERING
About this course (SCQF 5) You’ll study the practical and theoretical aspects of Plastering. This will assist you in preparing for employment within the Construction Industry. The course has been designed to deliver a recognised National Qualification in Construction. You will also have the opportunity to develop transferable skills which are important if you want to gain employment within the Construction Industry. What you need There are no entry requirements for this course though you should be interested in the Plastering trade and be able to demonstrate this both in the application process and the pre-entry guidance sessions which you will be required to attend. What you’ll study Some of the subjects you’ll study include: Applying Lightweight Plaster, Applying External Cement, Producing and Fixing Plaster Moulding and Fixing Plasterboard and Applying Plastering Materials. You will also study Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Numeracy, Communication and Construction Occupational Practices. After the course • Career – on successful completion of the course you will be in a better position to find employment within the Construction Industry • Continuing study – there may also be the opportunity to progress onto other National Qualification Courses How long This course runs twice a year: August – December and January – June. Where Rogart Street Building. Contact Donnie McIver on 0141 566 6222 ext. 4501 or donald.mciver@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

NATIONAL PROGRESSION AWARD: WALL & FLOOR TILING
About this course (SCQF 5) You’ll study the practical and theoretical aspects of Wall & Floor Tiling. This will assist you in preparing for employment within the Construction Industry. The course has been designed to deliver a recognised National Qualification in Construction. You will also have the opportunity to develop transferable skills which are important if you want to gain employment within the Construction Industry. What you need There are no entry requirements for this course though you should be interested in Wall & Floor Tiling and be able to demonstrate this both in the application process and the pre-entry guidance sessions which you will be required to attend. What you’ll study Some of the subjects you’ll study include: Wall & Floor Tiling – an Introduction, Fundamentals of Wall Tiling, Basic Cement Work and Fundamentals of Floor Tiling. You will also study Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Numeracy, Communication and Construction Occupational Practices. After the course... • Career – on successful completion of the course you will be in a better position to find employment within the Construction Industry • Continuing study – there may also be the opportunity to progress onto other National Qualification courses How long This course runs twice a year: August – December and January – June. Where Rogart Street Building. Contact Donnie McIver on 0141 566 6222 ext. 4501 or donald.mciver@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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NQ CARPENTRY & JOINERY
About this course (SCQF 6) This is a full time construction crafts course. You’ll study practical and theoretical units covering the carpentry and joinery industry. The course has been designed to deliver a National Qualification in Construction. You will also have the opportunity to develop transferable skills which are important if you want to gain employment within the Construction Industry. What you need • Two Standard Grades at General Level including English, Mathematics, Science or equivalent, OR • Personal experience • You should be interested in Joinery and be able to demonstrate this both in the application process and the pre-entry guidance sessions which you will be required to attend What you’ll study Some of the subjects you’ll study include: Construction Safety Practices, Bench Joinery Skills, Site Joinery Skills, Carpentry and Joinery Repair and Maintenance. You will also study Communication, Numeracy, and Information and Communication Technology (ICT). After the course… • Career – on successful completion of the course you will be in a better position to find employment within the Construction Industry • Continuing study – there may also be the opportunity to progress onto other National Certificate (NC) and Higher National Certificate (HNC) courses How long One year, starting in August. Where Rogart Street Building. Contact Peter Shields on 0141 566 6222 ext. 4507 or peterm.shields@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

NQ CONSERVATION & RESTORATION
About this course (SCQF 6) You will study a combination of practical and theoretical units with a particular focus on conservation and restoration within the Construction Industry. The course will deliver a National Qualification in Construction. You will also have the opportunity to develop transferable skills which are important if you want to gain employment within the Construction Industry. The National Qualification has been designed to provide a solid knowledge base for those working or seeking work in Conservation and Restoration projects. What you need • Two Standard Grades at General Level including English, Mathematics, Science or equivalent, OR • Personal experience • You should be interested in Construction and be able to demonstrate this both in the application process and the pre-entry guidance sessions which you will be required to attend What you’ll study Some of the subjects you’ll study include: Stonemasonry, Plastering, Carpentry and Joinery and Lime Technology. You will also study Communication, Numeracy, and Information and Communication Technology (ICT). After the course… • Career – on successful completion of the course you will be in a better position to find employment within the Construction Industry • Continuing study – there may also be the opportunity to progress onto other National Certificate (NC) and Higher National Certificate (HNC) courses How long One year, starting in August. Where Rogart Street Building. Contact Donnie McIver on 0141 566 6222 ext. 4501 or donald.mciver@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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NQ CONSTRUCTION CRAFTS
About this course (SCQF 6) You will study a combination of practical and theoretical units on the Construction Industry. The course has been designed to deliver a National Qualification in Construction. You will also have the opportunity to develop transferable skills which are important if you want to gain employment within the Construction Industry. What you need • Two Standard Grades at General Level including English, Mathematics, Science or equivalent, OR • Personal experience • You should be interested in Construction and be able to demonstrate this both in the application process and the pre-entry guidance sessions which you will be required to attend What you’ll study Some of the subjects you’ll study include: Carpentry and Joinery, Roof Slating and Tiling, Stonemasonry, Bricklaying, Plastering, Fibrous Plastering and Wall and Floor Tiling. You will also study Communication, Numeracy, and Information and Communication Technology (ICT). After the course… • Career – on successful completion of the course you will be in a better position to find employment within the Construction Industry • Continuing study – there may also be the opportunity to progress onto other National Certificate (NC) and Higher National Certificate (HNC) courses How long One year, starting in August. Where Rogart Street Building. Contact Peter Shields on 0141 566 6222 ext. 4507 or peterm.shields@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

NC BUILT ENVIRONMENT
About this course (SCQF 5/6) This course provides an introduction to the knowledge and skills you’ll need for a professional career at technician level in the building industry. You’ll gain practical experience through field trips and site visits together with classroom based lectures and tutorials. What you need • Relevant group of units or courses at Intermediate Level 1/2, OR • Three Standard Grade passes at Credit Level, preferably with Maths or Numeracy, English and a Science, OR • Relevant experience or alternative qualifications What you’ll study Some of the subjects you’ll study include: Building Design Technology, Building Services, CAD, Health and Safety, Building Materials, Mechanics, Modern Methods of Construction, Sustainability and Building Performance, and Construction Technology. After the course… • Career – quantity surveying technician, building control technician, architectural technician, building technician, building site supervisor • Continuing study – apply for an HND course at the college How long One year, starting in August. Where City Campus North Hanover Street. Contact Martin Reid on 0141 566 6222 ext. 4433 or martin.reid@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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HNC CONSTRUCTION
About this course (SCQF 7) This course covers how buildings are planned, designed and constructed. You’ll also learn about how buildings exist within their environment. What you need • One Higher Grade pass, preferably Mathematics or a Science, OR • National Certificate in Built Environment, or equivalent qualification at SCQF level 6, OR • Relevant experience or alternative qualifications What you’ll study Some of the subjects you’ll study include: Drawing & Design, Construction Technology, Building Services, Construction Site Surveying, Mathematics, Quantitative Building Studies, Building Materials, and Computer Aided Design. After the course… • Career – technician and junior management posts throughout the built environment and construction sector – architectural technology, quantity surveying, estimating, building surveying and construction management in the public and private sector • Continuing study – apply for the second year of an HND programme at the college – HND Architectural Technology, HND Building Surveying, HND Construction Management or HND Quantity Surveying How long One year, starting in August. Where City Campus North Hanover Street. Contact Martin Reid on 0141 566 6222 ext. 4433 or martin.reid@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

HNC PAINTING & DECORATING: SUPERVISION
About this course (SCQF 7) You’ll study the practice and theory of supervising painting and decorating work. You will also be given the opportunity to develop advanced practical craft skills. If you’re employed in this area you may study on a part-time basis if your employer wishes. If you already have your PDA at SCQF 6 you only need to do the mandatory 5 units to gain the HNC, however if you do not, you will progress on the course through the optional units to gain the required 12 SCQF credits. What you need • You’ll need the NPA in Construction (SCQF 5) with a Painting and Decorating Specialism, or other equivalent qualifications • It would be ideal if you have further industrial experience or training • You will need to attend an interview prior to being selected for the course What you’ll study Some of the subjects you’ll study include: Supervision and Management, Health and Safety Management, Paint Systems for Building Substrates and Technical Problem Solving. To complete this qualification, you’ll need to produce a project case study – this is a supervision graded unit. After the course… • Career – craft supervisors/managers for the painting and decorating industry • Continuing study – further study at HNC/D level at the college How long One year, starting in August (two years part-time if your employer releases you to study). Where City Campus North Hanover Street. Contact Graham Russell on 0141 566 6222 ext. 4416 or graham.russell@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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HNC/D ARCHITECTURAL CONSERVATION
About this course (SCQF 7/8) The course provides knowledge and understanding of architectural conservation – along with the practical conservation craft skills needed to save buildings from decay, damage and demolition. Field trips and site visits are an integral part of the course, along with lectures, seminars and tutorials. What you need • Two Higher Grade passes, preferably Mathematics or a Science, OR • A National Certificate in Built Environment or equivalent qualification at SCQF Level 6, OR • Relevant experience or alternative qualifications. What you’ll study Some of the subjects you’ll study include: Introductory Practical Skills in Stonemasonry, Plasterwork, Roofing: Influences on the Development of Scottish Architecture, Principles of Architectural Conservation, and Factors Affecting Building Decay. After the course… • Career – local authorities, architectural and surveying practices, conservation organisations, contractors, Central Government bodies, National Trust for Scotland, Civic Trusts, Historic Scotland • Continuing study – apply for degree courses, including BSc (Hons) Building Surveying at Glasgow Caledonian University, BSc (Hons) Building Conservation at Swansea Metropolitan University, BSc Building Surveying at Napier or Heriot Watt University How long Two years, starting in August. You can also leave after one year with a Higher National Certificate. Where City Campus North Hanover Street. Contact Paul Lowne on 0141 566 6222 ext. 4233 or paul.lowne@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

HND ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGY
About this course (SCQF 7/8) The course covers how buildings are planned, designed, constructed and maintained. You’ll also learn about how these buildings exist within their environment. A common first year provides a general grounding before you specialise in the second year. This leads to a named HND in Architectural Technology. Students may confirm or change their specialism (subject to places) prior to commencement of second year studies. What you need • Two Higher Grade passes, preferably including Mathematics or a Science, OR • A National Certificate in Built Environment or equivalent qualification at SCQF level 6, OR • Relevant personal/work experience What you’ll study The subjects you’ll study will follow a common programme with other built environment courses and include Drawing & Design, Building Science, Construction Technology, Building Services, Construction Site Surveying, Mathematics, CAD and Quantitative Building Studies. Your second-year subjects will reflect your chosen specialism and focus on developing your design, technical and professional knowledge through studio work, tutorials and critiques complemented by specialist lectures. After the course… • Career – higher architectural technician employment with major companies in the construction and property sectors, by private consultant practices and by local authorities, health trusts and other government organisations • Continuing study – architectural technology diplomates may apply for BSc (Hons) or B.Arch courses at Napier, Strathclyde or Robert Gordon universities. Students may also apply to Glasgow School of Art How long Two years, starting in August. You can also leave after one year with a Higher national Certificate in Construction. Where City Campus North Hanover Street. Contact Frank Boyle on 0141 566 6222 ext. 4234 or frank.boyle@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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HND BUILDING SURVEYING
About this course (SCQF 7/8) The course covers how buildings are planned, designed, constructed and maintained. You’ll also learn about how these buildings exist within their environment. A common first year provides a general grounding before you specialise in the second year. This leads to a named HND in Building Surveying. Students may confirm or change their specialism (subject to places) prior to commencement of second year studies. What you need • Two Higher Grade passes, preferably including Mathematics or a Science, OR • A National Certificate in Built Environment or equivalent qualification at SCQF level 6, OR • Relevant personal/work experience What you’ll study The subjects you’ll study will follow a common first year programme with other built environment courses and include Drawing & Design, Building Science, Construction Technology, Building Services, Construction Site Surveying, Mathematics, CAD and Quantitative Building Studies. Your second year subjects will reflect your chosen specialism and focus on the core Building Surveying skills including contractual and commercial knowledge and further develop your knowledge of building maintenance and repair and refurbishment or redevelopment. After the course… • Career – higher building surveying technician and junior management employment with major companies in the construction and property sectors, by private consultant practices and by local authorities, health trusts and other government organisations • Continuing study – apply for BSc (Hons) courses in Construction Management, Quantity Surveying, Building Surveying or Building Control at Glasgow Caledonian, Heriot Watt or Napier universities How long Two years, starting in August. You can also leave after one year with a Higher National Certificate in Construction. Where City Campus North Hanover Street. Contact Paul Lowne on 0141 566 6222 ext. 4233 or paul.lowne@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

HND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT
About this course (SCQF 7/8) The course covers how buildings are planned, designed, constructed and maintained. You’ll also learn about how these buildings exist within their environment. A common first year provides a general grounding before you specialise in the second year. This leads to a named HND in Construction Management. Students may confirm or change their specialism (subject to places) prior to commencement of second year studies. What you need • Two Higher Grade passes, preferably including Mathematics or a Science, OR • A National Certificate in Built Environment or equivalent qualification at SCQF level 6, OR • Relevant personal/work experience What you’ll study The subjects you’ll study will follow a common first year programme with other built environment courses and include Drawing & Design, Building Science, Construction Technology, Building Services, Construction Site Surveying, Mathematics, CAD and Quantitative Building Studies. Your second year subjects will focus on specialism specific skills. Core Construction Management skills will be taught to generate further understanding of how buildings are constructed and perform in use. After the course… • Career – higher technician and junior management posts throughout the built environment and construction sector – construction management, site engineering, estimating and construction project planning in the public and private sectors • Continuing study – apply for BSc (Hons) courses in Construction Management, Quantity Surveying, Building Surveying or Building Control at Glasgow Caledonian, Heriot Watt or Napier universities How long Two years, starting in August. You can also leave after one year with a Higher National Certificate in Construction. Where City Campus North Hanover Street. Contact Martin Reid on 0141 566 6222 ext. 4433 or martin.reid@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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HND QUANTITY SURVEYING
About this course (SCQF 7/8) The course covers how buildings are planned, designed, constructed and maintained. You’ll also learn about how these buildings exist within their environment. A common first year provides a general grounding before you specialise in the second year. This leads to a named HND in Quantity Surveying. Students may confirm or change their specialism (subject to places) prior to commencement of second year studies. What you need • Two Higher Grade passes, preferably including Mathematics or a Science, OR • A National Certificate in Built Environment or equivalent qualification at SCQF level 6, OR • Relevant personal/work experience What you’ll study The subjects you’ll study will follow a common first year programme with other built environment courses and include Drawing & Design, Building Science, Construction Technology, Building Services, Construction Site Surveying, Mathematics, and Quantitative Building Studies. Your second year subjects will reflect your chosen specialism and focus on the core Quantity Surveying skills including contractual and commercial knowledge and further develop your quantification and technology skills. After the course… • Career – higher quantity surveying technician and junior management employment with major companies in the construction and property sectors, by private consultant practices and by local authorities, health trusts and other government organisations • Continuing study – apply for BSc (Hons) courses in Construction Management, Quantity Surveying, Building Surveying or Building Control at Glasgow Caledonian, Heriot Watt or Napier universities How long Two years, starting in August. You can also leave after one year with a Higher National Certificate in Construction. Where City Campus North Hanover Street. Contact Paul Lowne on 0141 566 6222 ext. 4233 or paul.lowne@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

To assist in the selection of your course you may wish to view the careers sections of the following professional body websites. • Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors – www.rics.org.uk • Chartered Institute of Building – www.ciob.org.uk • Chartered Institute of Architectural Technology – www.ciat.org.uk

HND COMPUTER AIDED ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY (subject to approval)
About this course (SCQF 7/8) This course provides learners with a 21st century approach to architectural studies by offering a design-centered approach to architectural technologies. It enables students to achieve skills associated with computer aided drawing, design and specification relative to a range of architectural and building projects. What you need • Two Higher Grade passes, preferably one from Mathematics, Science, Graphic Communication or Art, OR • A National Certificate in Built Environment or equivalent qualification at SCQF level 6, OR • Relevant experience or alternative qualifications What you’ll study The course includes: Architectural CADT; Principles and Practice, Architectural CADT; Residential Design, CAD; User Systems, Architecture; Form, Order and Composition, Architectural CADT; Construction Detailing, Architectural Professional Practice; Design, Management, Computer Aided Architectural Design and Technology. After the course… • Career – employment as an Architectural CAD Technician or Building/Civil Engineering Technician, Membership of the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists • Continuing study – year 2 or Year 3 of a related degree programme How long Two years, starting in August. You can also leave after one year with a Higher National Certificate. Where City Campus North Hanover Street. Contact Frank Boyle on 0141 566 6222 ext. 4234 or frank.boyle@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

“The college lived up to its reputation for quality education in the construction sector and the support of staff ensured my dyslexia was not an obstacle to my studies”
Craig Robertson HND Architectural Technology Development

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NC ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING HNC ELECTRONICS HND ELECTRONICS HNC ENGINEERING: ELECTRICAL HND ENGINEERING: ELECTRICAL HNC ENGINEERING: MECHANICAL HND ENGINEERING: MECHANICAL HNC MARINE ENGINEERING CADETSHIP HND MARINE ENGINEERING CADETSHIP FROM OVERSEAS COLLEGES SCOTTISH PROFESSIONAL DIPLOMA IN MARINE ENGINEERING CADETSHIP

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NC ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING
About this course (SCQF 5/6) The course focuses on the skills needed to maintain and service electronic systems. Completing it successfully gives you a National Certificate award in Electronics (Level 6). On this course you’ll acquire the knowledge and skills you need for an apprenticeship, or to move on to an HNC in Electrical Engineering or Electronics. These practical electronic skills are also recognised by employers in computing support services and engineering. What you need • Passes in Maths, Physics and English at Intermediate 2 • Mature students may be accepted without formal qualifications • Before we offer you a place, we’ll invite you to an interview What you’ll study Some of the subjects you’ll study are Digital Electronics, Analogue Electronics, Electrical Principles, Electronic Project, Power Supplies, Communications, Mathematics and Information Technology. After the course… • Career – technician engineer in electronic and electrical service industries, engineering and manufacturing • Continuing study – apply for HNC Electronics or HNC Engineering: Electrical How long One year, starting in August. Where Riverside Campus. Contact Calum MacDonald on 0141 565 2716 or calum.macdonald@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

HNC ELECTRONICS
About this course (SCQF 7) The course develops your skills in the principles and technologies of electrical, analogue electronics and digital electronics systems. It also covers programming. You’ll learn how to approach high-level language or assembly language programming in a structured way, for applications in a microprocessor or embedded system. The course reinforces the theory with practical work and demonstrations. What you need • NC in an appropriate engineering subject, OR • Two Higher Grades – Maths and one other (we’d prefer Physics) • Before we offer you a place, we’ll invite you to an interview What you’ll study You can specialise in several different areas such as electronic construction and testing skills, printed circuit board design, manufacture and test, programmable logic controllers, implementation of local area networks, and IT applications. Some of the subjects you’ll study are Electronic Construction Skills, Communication Practical Skills, Combinational Logic, Single Phase AC Circuits, Electrical Networks & Resonance, and Analogue Electronic Principles. After the course… • Career – electronics technician in electronic manufacture and service industries, including construction, installation and repair of electronic equipment and systems • Continuing study – apply for final year of HND Engineering: Electronics at the college How long One year, starting in August. Where Riverside Campus. Contact Tom Ralph on 0141 565 2658 or tom.ralph@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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“The college’s reputation and industry links confirmed it was the best place to learn the skills I needed for my career.”
Patrick McCartan HNC Electronics

HND ELECTRONICS
About this course (SCQF 8) The course further develops your planning, project management and investigation skills. It gives you an understanding of the external and internal factors that influence the performance of modern companies. The course reinforces theory with practical work and demonstrations. You’ll also use industrial standard software packages for schematic capture, simulation and PCB design. You’ll use industrial-standard development kits and interfacing kits in the more specialised units on the course. These include Microprocessors, Programmable Logic Devices and Digital Signal Processing. What you need First year • NC in an appropriate Engineering subject, OR: • Two Higher Grades – Maths and one other (we’d prefer Physics) Direct entry to second year • HNC Electronics • Before we offer you a place, we’ll invite you to an interview. What you’ll study Some of the subjects are the same as the HNC Electronics subjects, plus Mathematics for Engineering 2, Microprocessor & Controller Technology, Power Supply Circuits, and Active Electronics Principles. After the course… • Career – electronics technician engineer in small, medium and large companies • Continuing study – apply for BSc (Hons) or BEng degree courses How long Two years, starting in August. Where Riverside Campus. Contact Tom Ralph on 0141 565 2658 or tom.ralph@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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HNC ENGINEERING: ELECTRICAL
About this course (SCQF 7) The course equips you with a qualification you can use to move to higher education, or to get into industry as a technician electrician. The oil and gas industries recognise the value of the course, and students have been recruited by blue chip organisations. What you need • NC in an appropriate Engineering subject, OR • Two Higher Grades – Maths and another (we’d prefer Physics) • Before we offer you a place, we’ll invite you to an interview What you’ll study Some of the subjects you’ll study are Electrical Safety, Single Phase AC Circuits, Electrical Machine Principles, Maths for Engineers 1: Electronics and Electrical, Three Phase Circuits, and Power Systems. After the course… • Career – technician electrician • Continuing study – apply for HND or Degree course such as Power Engineering How long One year, starting in August. Where Riverside Campus. Contact Calum MacDonald on 0141 565 2716 or calum.macdonald@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

HND ENGINEERING: ELECTRICAL
About this course (SCQF 8) The course expands on the material covered in the first year of the HNC Engineering: Electrical. The course equips you with a qualification you can use to move to higher education, or to get into industry as a technician electrician. Its value is recognised by the oil and gas industries, with students being recruited by blue chip organisations. What you need • HNC in an appropriate Engineering subject, OR • Two Higher Grades – Maths and one other (we’d prefer Physics) • Before we offer you a place, we’ll invite you to an interview. What you’ll study Some of the subjects you’ll study are a Graded Unit Project, Electrical Motor Drives, Induction Motors, Maths for Engineers 2: Electronics and Electrical, Three Phase Motors, and Power Systems. After the course… • Career – incorporated engineer in a wide range of industrial and commercial organisations • Continuing study – apply for third year BEng or BSc, or transfer via the college to degree in Power Engineering How long Two years, starting in August. Where Riverside Campus. Contact Calum MacDonald on 0141 565 2716 or calum.macdonald@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

HNC ENGINEERING: MECHANICAL
About this course (SCQF 7) The course gives you the skills, knowledge and understanding that you’ll need for a career in mechanical engineering. It also gives you entry to Higher National Diploma or Degree courses. You’ll be able to use facilities at the college – such as our fully-equipped engineering workshop, pneumatic and hydraulic training rigs and computer labs running CAD software. What you need • NC in an appropriate Engineering subject, OR • Two Higher Grades – Maths and one other (we’d prefer Physics) • Before we offer you a place, we’ll invite you to an interview What you’ll study Some of the subjects you’ll study are Information Technology, Applications Software, Mathematics for Engineering, Communications, and Quality Management: An Introduction, Engineering Principles. After the course… • Career – engineering technician • Continuing study – apply for HND at the college, or a degree course How long One year, starting in August. Where Riverside Campus. Contact Bill Anderson on 0141 565 2631 or bill.anderson@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

HND ENGINEERING: MECHANICAL
About this course (SCQF 8) This two year course is designed for people who want to study mechanical engineering to a professional standard. Graduates from the course typically go to university or move into industry in a supervisory or management role. This course involves the use of the College’s extensive engineering equipment which includes a fully-functioning workshop and computer labs running CAD design and hydraulic software. What you need First year • NC in an appropriate Engineering subject, OR • Two Higher Grades – Maths and one other (we’d prefer Physics) Direct entry to second year • HNC Mechanical Engineering • Before we offer you a place, we’ll invite you to an interview What you’ll study Some of the subjects you’ll study are Business Awareness and Continuing Professional Development, Mathematics for Engineering 2, Plant Systems, Heat Transfer and Fluid Mechanics, and Strength of Materials: Advanced. After the course… • Career – engineering technician, supervisory or management • Continuing study – apply for Degree course or Incorporated Engineer qualification How long Two years, starting in August. Where Riverside Campus. Contact Bill Anderson on 0141 565 2631 or bill.anderson@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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HNC MARINE ENGINEERING CADETSHIP
About this course (SCQF 7) This two year course is designed for people who want to study mechanical engineering to a professional standard. Graduates from the course typically go to university or move into industry in a supervisory or management role. This course involves the use of the College’s extensive engineering equipment which includes a fully-functioning workshop and computer labs running CAD design and hydraulic software. What you need • Three Standard Grades at Credit Level, including Mathematics, Physics or Technological Studies • Shipping company sponsorship What you’ll study The subjects you’ll study at college are: Units for NC Shipping and Maritime Operations (1st phase), HNC Marine Engineering Units (3rd phase), Marine Engineering Practice, MNTB Practical Skills, Basic Safety Courses, STCW 95 EOOW Preparation, and Advanced Safety Courses. Part of your study will take place at sea. After the course… • Career – Senior Marine Engineering Officer How long Two years. Where Riverside Campus. Contact John Gordon on 0141 565 2715 or john.gordon@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

HND MARINE ENGINEERING CADETSHIP FROM OVERSEAS COLLEGES
About this course (SCQF 8) The course is designed specifically for overseas students who wish to follow a sea-going career. It provides an HND qualification together with appropriate marine training for students from our affiliated colleges in India and Pakistan. The first phase of the course is at your college in India or Pakistan. You then complete your studies at City of Glasgow College and thereafter at sea. Completing all elements of the course successfully gives you full exemptions for Maritime Coastguard Association (MCA) examination academic subjects. What you need • Overseas qualifications equivalent to three Standard Grades at Credit level, including Mathematics, Physics or Technological Studies content of a Physical Science What you’ll study The subjects you’ll study at college are: Marine Engineering Practice, MNTB Practical Skills, Basic Safety Courses, STCW 95 EOOW Preparation, and Advanced Safety Courses. Part of your study will take place at sea. After the course… • Career – Senior Marine Engineering Officer How long Three years. Where Riverside Campus. Contact Ghayoor Abbas or Barry Keenan on 0141 565 2518 or ghayoor.abbas@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk barry.keenan@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

SCOTTISH PROFESSIONAL DIPLOMA IN MARINE ENGINEERING CADETSHIP
About this course (SCQF 8/9) This course aims to provide a higher qualification recognised by the marine industry and shore-based employers. The course includes a PDA in Engineering Management, and Mathematics at a Higher level. The Diploma gives full exemptions to the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) examination academic subjects. The Diploma may give you entry to the third year of a four year Honours Degree course. What you need • 120 or more UCAS points, preferably including Higher Mathematics and Physics at Level B • Shipping company sponsorship What you’ll study The subjects you’ll study at college are Marine Engineering Practice, MNTB Practical Skills, Basic Safety Courses, PDA in Engineering Management, STCW 95 EOOW Preparation, and Advanced Safety Courses. Part of your study will take place at sea. After the course… • Career – Senior Marine Engineering Officer, Ship Manager, Classification Society Surveyor • Continuing study – First Class Certificate of Competency, Incorporated Engineer, Honours Degree How long Three years. Where Riverside Campus. Contact Les Yuill on 0141 565 2665 or les.yuill@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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NC/HNC DECK OFFICER TRAINEE PROGRAMME PROFESSIONAL DIPLOMA IN MARINE OPERATIONS UK MARITIME & COASTGUARD AGENCY OFFICER OF THE WATCH (REG11/1) UK MARITIME & COASTGUARD AGENCY CHIEF MATE & MASTER (REG11/2)

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About this course (SCQF 6/7/8) This course is designed for school leavers who wish to become seagoing Deck Officers. It is structured into five distinct ‘phases’ or blocks of time spent at college and at sea. SAAS funding is available for Phase 3 of this course for eligible students. The course incorporates both the SQA NC Shipping and Maritime Operations and the HNC Nautical Science. The course is fully approved by the UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) and the Merchant Navy Training Board. All students are sponsored by various shipping companies or training agencies, who provide the sea phases on ships operating worldwide. Applications should be made via sponsoring companies, full details of which can be obtained from the School of Nautical Studies - maritime@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk What you need Standard Grade passes at Grade 3 or above (Mathematics to Grade 2) or GCSE passes at Grade C or above or a pass at Intermediate 2 in Mathematics, English or a subject involving the use of English, a science subject with a significant content of a physical science plus one other subject or completion of a Marine Foundation Course. What you’ll study Bridge Watchkeeping, Marine Meteorology, Seamanship, Shipboard Operations, Naval Architecture, Marine Law and Management, Nautical Science. After the course… • Career – Merchant Navy Deck Officer or shore based employment within the shipping industry • Study – Higher level Deck Officer qualifications, Master Mariner, Degree programmes in Maritime Studies with various institutions How long Three and a half years to Certified Deck Officer status. Starts September and January. Where Riverside Campus. Contact Karen McCartney-Clarke on 0141 565 2724 or karen.mccartney-clarke@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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PROFESSIONAL DIPLOMA IN MARINE OPERATIONS
About this course (SCQF 9) This course is designed for school leavers who have gained at least 120 UCAS points and who wish to become seagoing Deck Officers. It is structured into five distinct ‘phases’ or blocks of time spent at college and at sea. It incorporates both the SQA HND Nautical Science and the Professional Development Award in Marine Operations. SAAS funding is available for Phase 1 and 3 of this course for eligible students. All students are sponsored by various shipping companies or training agencies, who provide the sea phases on ships operating worldwide. Applicants should be made via sponsoring companies, full details of which can be obtained from the School of Nautical Studies – maritime@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk. What you need Standard Grade: Passes at Grade 3 or above (Mathematics to Grade 2) or GCSE passes at Grade C or above or a pass at Intermediate 2 in Mathematics, English or a subject involving the use of English. A science subject with a significant content of a physical science. Plus Higher Level/A Level: One or more passes at Higher Level/A Level subjects, amounting to at least 120 points on the UCAS tariff system, one of which should preferably be Mathematics or a physical science subject. What you’ll study Bridge Watchkeeping, Passage Planning, Seamanship, Shipboard Operations, Naval Architecture, Management, Professional Development, Personal Development, and Managing Projects. After the course… • Career – Merchant Navy Deck Officer or shore based employment in the shipping industry • Continuing Study – Higher level Deck Officer qualifications, Master Mariner, Degree programmes in Maritime Studies with various institutions How long Three years to Certified Deck Officer status. Starts September and January. Where Riverside Campus. Contact Muhammad Shafique on 0141 565 2718 muhammad.shafique@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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UK MARITIME & COASTGUARD AGENCY OFFICER OF THE WATCH (REG11/1) (INCLUDING HNC NAUTICAL SCIENCE)
About this course (SCQF 7) The course is designed for serving deck ratings who want to obtain a UK Certificate of Competency at Officer of the Watch (STCW 95) level. SAAS funding is available for eligible students attending this course. What you need • Three years of acceptable sea service in a deck capacity • An acceptable level of mathematics, OR Completion of the City of Glasgow College Distance Learning Mathematics course (SCQF Level 6/7) What you’ll study Some of the subjects you’ll study are Bridge Watchkeeping, Celestial Navigation, Marine Cargo Operations, Naval Architecture Ship Construction, Marine Law & Management, and Ship Stability. After the course… • Career – Merchant Navy Deck Officer or shore-based employment in the shipping industry • Continuing Study – apply for our higher level Deck Officer or Master Mariner qualifications, or a Degree in Maritime Studies with various institutions How long 30 weeks, starting in October/November. Where Riverside Campus. Contact Asad Gilani on 0141 565 2619 or asad.gilani@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

UK MARITIME & COASTGUARD AGENCY CHIEF MATE AND MASTER (REG11/2) (INCLUDING HND IN NAUTICAL SCIENCE)
About this course (SCQF 8) This course is designed for serving watch keeping Deck Officers, who do not already hold an HND Nautical Science, and want to progress to Chief Mate or Masters (STCW 95) level by a non VQ route. SAAS funding is available for eligible students attending this course. Sections of this course are also required for holders of a Pre 1987 UK Class 2/1st Mate (FG) (or non-UK equivalents), who wish to obtain a UK Master Unlimited Certificate of Competency. What you need • UK or equivalent Officer of the Watch Certificate of Competency • 18 months acceptable sea service What you’ll study Some of the subjects you’ll study are: Management of Bridge Operations, Passage Planning, Management of Vessel Operations, Management, Ship Stability, Meteorology, Structures and Maintenance, Marine Meteorology, Shipboard Management, Shipmasters Business. The course also includes preparation for the MCA written and oral examinations, plus all mandatory STCW 95 short courses. After the course… • Career – Merchant Navy Deck Officer, MCA Class 1 (Master Mariner) or shorebased employment in the shipping industry • Continuing Study – apply for a degree in Maritime Studies with various institutions How long 36 weeks, starting in August or January. Where Riverside Campus. Contact Mushtaq Ahmed on 0141 565 2581 or mushtaq.ahmed@cityofglasgowcollege ac.uk

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“The course has been very interesting and at times challenging but the staff have been very helpful in supporting me and studying in Scotland has been a great experience.”
Janak Raj Sharma HND Nautical Science

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School of lANGUAGES & ESol
Although this School focuses on the provision of part time courses, we couldn’t just miss it out entirely from our Full Time Prospectus...so, noted below are a few key facts about this School. • Courses in Languages and English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) are available in this School • ESOL courses are available at eight levels from Literacy to Higher and there are day, evening and Saturday morning classes available • English courses are available for International students on a full time basis • Evening classes are offered in French, Italian and Spanish • Languages are also offered as options in full time NC and HN courses

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What is the SCQF? The Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) is a way of comparing the wide range of Scottish qualifications – it gives each qualification a level and a number of credit points. It covers achievements from school, college,

university, and many work-based qualifications. The level of a qualification shows how difficult the learning is. For more information on The Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework, visit www.scqf.org.uk

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OtHER COURSES
January 2013 start – Full-Time Courses Normally these include Communication and Media; Art & Design; Hospitality; Business and Events; General Catering; Travel and Tourism; and Construction. We change these courses from year to year. To find out which full-time courses will start in January 2013, visit our website in November/ December 2012. Training for Business We work closely with a range of professional institutes, sector skills councils and awarding bodies – so we’re confident we can offer you the best fit option to support the continuing professional development of your people. Our offerings reflect current occupational standards and are subject to strict quality moderation – your employees experience the best possible training, learning and development. We provide services to a wide range of clients, from large public and private sector organisations to individuals looking for the right skills and knowledge for the workplace. You can choose to come to our easily accessible facilities in the centre of Glasgow or, if you prefer, we can come to you. For full details, see our website. Community - Based Adult Learning City of Glasgow College works with many organisations to bring learning to the heart of the community. We hold classes in neighbourhood community centres, places to worship and schools. The learning groups are small and we agree the meeting times to suit each group. At the moment we offer courses in Information and Communication Technology; Media and Communications; Creative and Construction Crafts; and English as a Second or Other Language (ESOL). To find out more, call 0141 566 6222 or visit www.cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk Part-Time Courses You can study some of our full-time courses on a part-time basis – usually attending one or two days or evenings to complete your course. We also offer block-release courses for students in employment who want to upgrade their skills. To find out more, visit www.cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk or see our part-time prospectus. Evening and Saturday Morning Courses Want to take up a new hobby or update your skills? We offer lots of leisure courses, which usually last 10 weeks. Most of the courses are just for fun, but some lead to a certificate. These courses often include subjects such as: Construction; Languages; Music; Radio & TV; Computing; Photography; Printing; Art & Design; Design Crafts; Food; General Interest including Yoga; Archaeology; Stand-Up Comedy; Animal Behaviour; and Wine Tasting. You’ll find dates, start times and costs on our website.

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Money Matters
If you’re thinking about coming to college, you need to consider three main issues: • Will I have to pay my own course fees? • Will I get financial assistance towards my living costs? • If I take out a student loan, how much will the repayments be? The good news is that most students get financial support towards the cost of studying. For example: • Most students do not have to pay course fees • Many students receive support towards their living, travel, study and childcare expenses The financial support you get depends on the level of course you study. We’ve included some tables showing what you can apply for and who to contact.

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FUNDING FOR FURTHER EDUCATION (FE)

Introductory courses/National Certificate courses (NC/NQ)/Scottish Group Awards (SGA)/Scottish Vocational Qualifications (SVQ).
Most people who study full-time courses below HNC level (level 6 or below) on the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework – see page 154 are eligible to receive a Bursary or Educational Maintenance Allowance (EMA). You will receive a Bursary/EMA application form directly from us – usually after May once we have made you an offer and you have accepted a place on a course. Normally you must have lived in Scotland, the United Kingdom or a European Union country for the last three years. The Bursary or EMA isn’t a loan. You do not need to repay this support if you are eligible to receive it and meet the terms and conditions of funding. Bursary and EMA – how much could you get? If you’re studying a full-time course below HNC level, you can apply for a Bursary. If you are between 18-24 at the start of your course the maximum Bursary award is £70.48 per week – but this goes down if your parents jointly earn more than £24,275. Your parents are expected to make a contribution to your support while you’re at college. Parental contribution – at home rate Household income Less than £24,275 £24,275 £31,745 £41,735 £49,664> Parental contribution £0 £45 £875 £1,985 £2,936 Weekly payment £70.48 £69.26 £46.82 £16.43 £0 If you are married or in a relationship The maximum bursary award is £89.07 – but this goes down depending on your spouse or partner’s income. Your husband, wife or partner is expected to make a contribution to your support while you’re at college. Spouse/partner contribution Household income Less than £20,643 £20,643 £27,933 £35,538 £50,568> Spouse/Partner contribution £0 £45 £855 £1,700 £3,370 Weekly payment £89.07 £87.85 £65.96 £43.12 £0

Your bursary is for general living expenses. You may also be eligible for additional support with travel expenses and some course materials. If you are 16 or 17 at the start of your course You may be able to apply for an EMA – it’s designed to help with general living expenses. The amount you get depends on what your parents earn. Household income £0-£22,403 (for families with more than one dependent child in the household) £0-£20,351 (for families with a single dependent child in the household) Weekly amount during term time £30

If you are supporting yourself? You may be able to receive up to £89.07 per week, but you’ll need to meet one of the following criteria: • Over 25 years • No parents living • Married • Caring for a dependent child • Supported yourself in full-time employment or benefits for more than three years

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If you’re under 18, you can also apply for bursary support to help with travel expenses and the cost of some course materials – and the Bursary gets paid regardless of your household income. Find out more on www.emascotland.com

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FE FUNDING CHARt
Further Education (FE) Courses Level 6 or below on the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (Page 154) Apply to the college for the following funding elements. Visit www.cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

Educational Maintenance Allowance An EMA is a contribution towards living costs for 16-17 year-olds and how much you get depends on your household income. These students can also apply for a non means tested Bursary to cover travel and study costs (if applicable). For a guide to what you might get please refer to the EMA Income tables opposite. Childcare Fund Support You can also apply to the college for assistance from the Further Education Childcare Fund. The priority group for this childcare support are lone parents (studying part-time or full-time). Support from the fund is discretionary, and only open to eligible students to meet the costs of formal/registered childcare. This fund is administered by the college.

Further Education Bursary A Bursary is the main source of help with living expenses, travel and study costs for those over 18. This award is means tested and how much you receive will depend on your age and personal circumstances. For a guide on what you might get please refer to the Bursary Income tables opposite.

Further Education Hardship Fund The college administers hardship funds which are primarily for emergency use to enable students to remain in education when situations arise that would otherwise force them to leave. Payments are assessed and are made at the discretion of the college. Contact a student advisor within the college to obtain further information.

Student Development Support for your learning can provide assistance with any specialist or additional equipment or support required in class.

Help for Students with a Disability Students who may require additional assistance because of a disability may be eligible for additional support from bursaries. For example help with the cost of travel if you incur additional transport costs as a result of your disability.

For further assistance with any of the above contact the Students Services Team on 0141 566 6217 or studentfunding@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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If you’re a Scottish student studying in Scotland, you don’t have to pay tuition fees. However, you still need to apply to the Students Award Agency for Scotland (SAAS) to have the fees paid for you. If you don’t apply, you’ll need to pay the fees yourself – the fee level for 2011/12 was £1,285. You can apply online at www.saas.gov.uk Student Loan – help with your living expenses This is the main source of help with living expenses. The important thing to remember is that you only pay back the loan once you’ve left college or university – and are earning at least £15,000 a year. If you are under 25, the loan amount will depend on your parents’ income. The table shows the maximum and minimum loan you might expect: Rates of loan Living in parents’ home Year 1 Minimum loan £620 Maximum loan £5,145 Other Help

Higher National Certificate (HNC) / Higher National Diploma (HND)

All full-time students can claim exemption from Council Tax. Some people, including lone parents and disabled students, may continue to claim welfare benefits while they’re studying full-time. Contact your local Job Centre Plus office to find out more. Local authorities can also award Housing Benefit and Council Tax Benefit to certain students, including lone parents, student couples with dependent children, students under 19 undertaking non-advanced courses, disabled students and part-time students. Pick up a form at your local Housing Office. Educational trusts Some educational trusts and charities give small grants for specific purposes. They may help with fees, books or equipment. A list of educational trusts is available from Student Services. Contact Us We’re here to help if you’ve got questions about money and funding:

Final year Living elsewhere Year 1 Final year

£495 £940 £810

£4,105 £5,795 £4,665

• Call Student Services on 0141 566 6217 • Visit www.cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk • Email: studentservices@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk • Drop in to visit us at one of our campuses – see the campus map on the inside back cover.

To work out the loan you could receive, visit www.saas.gov.uk

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HE FUNDING CHARt
Higher Education (HE) Courses Level 7 or above on the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (Page 154) Apply to the Student Awards Agency for Scotland for the following funding elements. Visit www.saas.gov.uk Apply to College for the following student elements. Visit www.cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

Fees
Scottish students studying in Scotland do not have to pay tuition fees, but you must still apply to SAAS to have them paid to the College on your behalf.

Childcare
The College can provide assistance with the cost of childcare. Priority is given to lone parents and mature students.

Young Student Bursary
This is a grant (which means that you do not need to repay it) for some young students (under 25). This grant is means tested which means the amount you receive will reduce the greater your family income. Those with a family income below £24,275 will receive the maximum of £2,640. Those with a family income above £34,195 are unlikely to receive this support. (Students eligible for this support may also apply for a small additional loan).

Hardship Funds
Students who are experiencing financial difficulty can apply to the college for additional support.

Support For Learning
In addition to the Disabled Students Allowance offered by SAAS the college can offer practical support with equipment etc.

Independent Students Bursary
This is a grant (which means that you do not need to repay it) for some independent students (over 25 or under 25, and married or self supporting). This grant is means tested which means the amount you receive will reduce the greater your family income. Those with a family income below £20,645 will receive the maximum of £1,000. Those with a family income above £34,195 are unlikely to receive this support. (Students eligible for this support may also apply for a small additional loan).

Lone Parent Grant / Dependant Grant / Care Leavers Grant
These are supplementary grants which you do not need to pay back if you live with an adult dependant with a low income, a child dependant where you are a lone parent or where you are a care leaver who may need assistance during long holiday periods like the summer break. Additional information is available on the SAAS website.

Disabled Students Allowance
If you have a disability, learning difficulty or mental health problem you may be eligible for additional help made up of a basic allowance, cost of special equipment or non medical personal help. If you think you might be eligible contact the College Student Development section for help in applying for this support.

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CAREERS GUIDANCE & SUPPORt
We can support you at different stages of your career – from identifying the right course to helping you find that dream job. Before you start your course • Support to choose the right course • Help to complete the course application • Information on part-time work to help finance your college studies While you’re a student • Help you find work experience • Support to apply for further study at university • Information about the latest job vacancies • Practical help to market yourself to future employers After you leave We’d still love to hear from you, and help with your career progression.

StUDENt ADVICE & FUNDING
We’re here to support you before and during your time at college. Whatever your individual needs, our student advisors provide advice, counselling, information and personal support for all students. We can help you with: • Funding – Bursary, SAAS, Student Loans, Hardship Funds and Educational Trusts • Welfare benefits • Managing your money • Accommodation information • Personal, emotional and health information and support • Career, employment and progression advice • Assistance with appeals and complaints • Guidance for international students • Support for refugees and asylum seekers Counselling As well as student advisers, we have a counselor who attends the college. You don’t have to be in a major crisis before you see a counsellor. They are there to talk over whatever may be troubling you, no matter how big or small an impact the issue may be having on your life, whether at home or at college.

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StUDENt DEVELOPmENt
Need some extra support with your learning? Do you have a disability, health condition or additional support need? Do you have social, emotional or behavioural difficulties that impact on your time at college? We are here to help! You may require support from our Student Development staff to enable you to study and do as well as you can during your time at college. The first step is letting us know. If you have a medical condition or difficulty that has implications for your health and safety; or support needs that may need some time to organise and plan e.g. organising a Sign Language Interpreter or Personal Emergency Evacuation Plan (for wheelchair users/students with mobility difficulties) then it is important you let us know as soon as possible. This means you will be far more likely to enjoy your time at college and get the support you need in order to succeed. Every student has individual needs, so we will tailor support to meet your requirements. You can discuss your particular needs with a member of the team and have this recorded in your Personal Learning Support Plan (PLSP). The support we offer students includes: • Sign language interpreters • Electronic note-takers • Education Support Workers (for example, to read, scribe and note-take for you) • Personal Emergency Evacuation Plan • Equipment loan (including laptops and digital voice recorders) • Training and loan of assistive technology • Adaptation of teaching, learning or assessment materials • Specialist equipment • Workshops or one-to-one support in Study Skills, English Language support, basic ICT, basic literacy and numeracy etc. • Alternative exam or assessment arrangements • Sharing appropriate information with lecturing staff • Help with applying for Disabled Students Allowance • Team teaching or in class support • Core Skills profiling Disabled Students Allowance If you are studying towards a Higher National Certificate or Diploma (HNC/D) you may be eligible to apply for Disabled Students’ Allowance (DSA). You can apply for the DSA if you are disabled and you have extra costs that are directly related to your course. The Student Development team will offer you advice on applying for DSA, and will help you apply. Study Skills Returning to education after a long break or just looking to develop your skills? Our workshops help you organise your workload and study in the most effective way. English Language Support If English is not your first language, you may need help to support your course work. Our specialist staff can help develop your reading, writing, speaking or listening skills. Religious Worship Our Student Services team has information on local places of worship and times of services. Multi-Faith Chaplaincy In order to meet the spiritual needs of our diverse student and staff population the College has a Multi-Faith Chaplaincy service who can be contacted on chaplain@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk Contact Us Careers Advisors: 0141 566 4214 / 4217 careers@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk Student Advisors: 0141 566 4134 / 1563 studentadvisors@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk Student Development Team: 0141 566 4109 studentdevelopment@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk Drop in to visit us at one of our campuses – see the campus map on the inside back cover.

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GEttING INVOLVED IN COLLEGE LIFE
The Student Executive You can get actively involved with the Students’ Association by becoming a student executive member. Getting involved is easy! Executive members work with the Student Council to organise fund-raising events, trips abroad, sports teams and tournaments, and social events. The Students’ Association You’ll find Students’ Association Offices across the college: • Ground floor of the City Campus Allan Glen’s • Second floor of the City Campus North Hanover Street • Ground floor of the City Campus Townhead • Riverside Campus Recreation Block The Students’ Association main office is on the second floor of the City Campus North Hanover Street (0141 566 4140). You will find state-of-the-art entertainment facilities including pool tables, foosball tables, games consoles and a free to use internet cafe. You can enjoy music videos on the big screens and chill out with friends in a relaxing atmosphere. We also offer a wide variety of food throughout the day. You can get involved with the student magazine, student radio station and student sports teams. City of Glasgow College is a member of Scottish College Sport, and throughout the year our teams compete with other colleges and universities across Scotland. Basketball, football, volleyball are all on offer – and many students compete as individuals in badminton, table tennis, athletics and martial arts. Class Representatives Life as a student is a balance between course work and social experiences. At City of Glasgow College we work hard to involve you in as many events and activities as possible in the academic year. Cultural events throughout the year celebrate the diversity of our students and charity events raise money for worthwhile causes. Students will be encouraged to get involved, and the class representative system attempts to ensure that you feel valued and have a say.

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HOW tO APPLY
Full-Time courses You can apply any time throughout the year. However, the earlier you apply the better your chance of a place on the course of your choice. Need some advice before you apply? Just use the contact details you’ll find on the information pages for each course. You can also email our Student Services Section on studentservices@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk or call 0141 566 6224. There are FOUR ways to apply: 1. Visit our website and apply online at www.cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk 2. Download an application form from the website and send it to us 3. Phone us on 0141 566 6224 – we’ll send you an application form 4. Come along and speak to us. See our campus map inside back cover Remember to list your course choices by order of preference. This is important – if you apply to more than one course, we’ll process your application starting with your first choice course. What happens once you apply? • We’ll acknowledge your application within 10 working days • Where you are successful in obtaining a place on your first choice, we won’t progress your other choices. If your first choice course is full, we’ll write to let you know, and place you on the waiting list. We will then progress your second choice – and write to let you know the decision on each choice • When you apply we will invite you to attend an interview. We will send you a letter giving you a date and time and explaining where you should go. We will ask you to bring a copy of your qualifications • For most design courses you will be asked to submit a portfolio or examples of your work. For these courses entry is based on qualifications and portfolio assessment • If you do not meet the entry requirements for the course, we will write to let you know. We may offer you an alternative course, or invite you to attend an interview to discuss your application further • If all your choices are full, we may offer you an alternative course • If you are unsuccessful we will write to let you know. If you do not receive an offer for any of your choices, the Careers Officer will contact you to give you some advice about what to do next Once you receive an offer you’ll have to accept or decline the place. It’s important you do so as soon as possible – and certainly by the deadline date on your offer letter. If we don’t hear from you, we will cancel your offer. If at any time you want to cancel or withdraw your application, please contact Student Services. If you have any questions about how to apply, or wish to check the progress of your application, please contact Student Services on 0141 566 6224. Enrolment – Full-Time courses If you have accepted a definite offer of a place, the Student Services Section will provide you with joining instructions giving details of when to enrol and first day attendance. These vary from course to course. We normally send these letters at the end of July. If you have a conditional offer, you must meet the conditions before we can enrol you. Induction During your first few days at the college you will find out more about your course of study and the facilities on offer at the college. There’s usually a Welcome Event at the beginning of each academic session – we’ll send you full details along with your joining instructions. Contact us We’re here to help if you need advice or information about applying: 0141 566 6224 or apply@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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StUDENt ACCOmmODAtION
Halls of Residence Halls and student flats are great places to start your life at college – the perfect environment to make friends. We strongly recommend that students moving away from home for the first time apply for accommodation at the College’s Halls of Residence or within one of several student accommodation facilities located close to the college campuses. City of Glasgow College Halls of Residence are at our Riverside Campus in the Gorbals area of the city – we have catered and self-catered rooms. A member of staff is available 24 hours a day to assist students and provide support where required. All catered rooms are centrally heated and equipped with wash hand basins. Some rooms with en-suite are available. Laundry rooms are fully equipped and communal social areas allow you to get to know other students. Wireless network with internet access is available. Self-catered accommodation offers high quality fully furnished and equipped en-suite accommodation in six room units sharing cooking and living areas. All bedrooms have a point for access to the internet and a telephone can be installed if required. Some ground floor flats are designed to help those with mobility problems. This residence is offered on a 40-week contract basis. The Halls of Residence lie within a 20-minute walking distance from the City Campus. For more information contact the Halls of Residence on 0141 565 2884, or hallofresidence@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk Victoria Halls/ UNITE Blackfriars/ UNITE Buchanan View/ UNITE Gibson Street At City of Glasgow College we have established a close relationship with several of these providers. The developments are located around the city centre, easily accessible and within walking distance of all of our main campuses. They include on-site management offices, 24hour caretakers, CCTV and secure-door entry systems. All rooms are fully furnished, have optional internet connection packages, and en-suite facilities in every bedroom. There are laundry services on-site. Typical costs are £90-£120 a week for a single en-suite bedroom. For more information contact Victoria Halls – 0141 354 4100 www.victoriahall.com Unite – 0141 333 1372 www.unite-student.com

SAFEGUARDING YOU
City of Glasgow College is committed to providing a safe, supportive environment, for students and staff. The college adheres to clearly defined Safeguarding Policy and Procedures to meet our responsibilities to protect children and adults at risk. We also adhere to a strict Enhanced Disclosure process for all staff, support workers, external partners and contractors working in college. It is a requirement for some courses that students join the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme operated by Disclosure Scotland before they are able to participate in placement opportunities. Where this is appropriate, students will be notified in advance of the requirement to do so. At City of Glasgow College we encourage the use of technologies to enhance the learning experience. However, we remain mindful of the risks and potential dangers this poses through internet chatrooms and social networking sites. These can be unsafe for adults and children alike. To ensure safety on-line, the College has an Information Systems Acceptable Use Policy. Copies can be obtained from the Library.

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FACILItIES FOR StUDENtS
Where to Eat
The College’s many cafes and restaurants (located in each of the campuses) provide a fine selection of food at very acceptable prices. Scholars’, our licensed training restaurant is open to the public at our City Campus Townhead. It operates as part of the course programme for students and is open for lunch five days a week with a daily set priced menu. Booking is recommended and can be made on 0141 566 6212.

Computing
During your time at the College you will have access to state-of-the-art computing facilities. All the resources available provide high-speed access to the internet with a variety of hardware platforms including Apple Mac, Windows PC’s and powerful wireless laptops. A wireless network is available throughout the college – and we have wireless laptops you can book.

Hair & Beauty Salons
We have a Hair and Beauty Salon in our Charles Oakley Campus and a Beauty Clinic at our Riverside Campus where treatments are carried out by students. Throughout the academic term (Aug – Jun), a selection of treatments are on offer, such as hair styling, cutting and colouring, waxing, facials, nail treatments, eye treatments, body treatments, epilation and body electrical. To book an appointment call: City Campus Charles Oakley Hair and/or beauty treatments 0141 271 2117 Riverside Campus - Beauty treatments 0141 565 2830

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Library and Study Facilities
Our libraries provide students with access to a mix of exciting environments in which to learn, including group, individual and quiet study areas. You can access books, periodicals, DVDs, videos and online resources which complement the courses offered by the college. There’s also a digital library, which you can access through the college website. You can search the catalogue, renew and reserve books, access reading lists, subject guides, e-books, electronic journals and a range of online resources to support your course. The digital library is available 24/7 and can be accessed on campus and from home. Membership is automatic for all students, regardless of your course or whether you are full-time or part-time. We have excellent IT facilities running advanced software, but you can also bring your own computer and study using our wireless network. We provide access to printing, scanning and photocopying facilities and you can purchase stationery at competitive prices. You will receive a full induction to library services, but we also offer a wide range of workshops to help you make the most of our resources and your time in college. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff are always happy to help. For more information on services, opening hours and links to electronic resources, visit the library website: http://library.cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk Library staff wish you well in your studies and during your time with us and welcome suggestions on service improvement.

Sport & Fitness
There are fully equipped gyms at our Riverside Campus, City Campus Townhead and Charles Oakley buildings which students can use free of charge. Riverside Campus also has a 20m swimming pool. These facilities are used extensively by students on sports-related courses, however they may be available for general use at specific times throughout the day – check with receptions for details.

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LOCAL, NAtIONAL AND INtERNAtIONAL
City of Glasgow College has a long tradition of welcoming students from all over the world – we have one of the largest international student communities in Scotland. The College also delivers international programmes to more than 600 students from 78 countries around the world. Our international students are provided with excellent teaching and learning support – from English courses to postgraduate level programmes – to make sure they are successful in their future career. The College is a leading education provider in Scotland and the UK. All our qualifications will enable you to progress to higher level studies at Universities nationally and internationally. Our international programmes offer excellent opportunities for both academic and employment opportunities. Most of our programmes begin in late August – examinations and continued assessment take place throughout the year. Undergraduate students should normally plan to begin in August, although we run a small number of programmes from February. The International Student Support Team provides caring and friendly support to all international students on campuses. Whether you need help with your student visa, academic work, health matters, accommodation, personal issues, or just practical advice about living and studying here, the team will be able to help and advise you. If you would like further information about studying with us, entry requirements, tuition or any other help or advice, please contact us on: Email: international@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk Phone: +44 (0) 141 566 6222 Visit: www.cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

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COLLEGE EVENtS
Graduation
City of Glasgow College welcomes students to celebrate their achievements at our graduation ceremony. The ceremony recognises the success of students in achieving a range of awards, and is held annually in November at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. The ceremony is always popular and a great way to celebrate the success of students among friends, family, staff and special guests. We also have a summer graduation ceremony for our International and Marine Cadets, allowing us to accommodate vocational sea time requirements.

Info/Open Days
We hold information events throughout the year, allowing you to visit the college and find out about courses, facilities and much more. Full details of open days and information days can be found on the website.

End of Year Show
Our popular End of Year Show features fantastic work from students across the college. The event, which takes place in June, provides a great way to view student work and find out about individual courses. Our drama students also hold an event to showcase their talent..

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EQUALItIES AND VALUES
College Equalities Statement We will positively promote equality, diversity and human rights for all. In doing so, the college will: • Foster good relations based on dignity and respect; • Advance equality of opportunity for individuals; and • Eliminate harassment, victimisation and unlawful discrimination. Equality and Diversity Policy and Commitment Staff and students have the right to be treated with dignity and respect and our Equality Policy and relevant procedures aim to eliminate discrimination, advance equality of opportunity and foster good relations between staff and students from all backgrounds. Indeed, the College’s vision is of a culture and society where human difference is routinely anticipated, expertly accommodated and positively celebrated. College Values Equality and Diversity is a core value of City of Glasgow College. As a college we will value: • The individual • Equality, diversity and inclusiveness • Integrity, honesty and transparency • Excellence and achievement • Partnership • Innovation and enterprise Equality Act 2010 The College is committed to meeting its general duty and specific duties as required by the Equality Act 2010. Further information is provided on the College’s Website, accessed from the home page, under “Diversity & Equalities”.

Acknowledgements
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If you have an additional support need or if you require support with your learning, we want to help. Please see the Student Development section on page 163 of this prospectus for further information or contact us on 0141 566 4310. The College welcomes calls through Typetalk. Please contact us on 18001 0141 566 6222. The College Prospectus is available in large print format and on disk.

Important - Please Note
The College may have to make changes to the courses it offers. If a change occurs to a course about which you’ve expressed interest, the College will contact you.

Thank you
The College wishes to thank all staff and students who gave permission to use their work in this publication. We would also like to thank all involved in the photography for this prospectus.

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COURSE INDEX
3D Computer Animation (HND) .......................................... 79 3D Design: Interior Design (HND) ....................................... 16 3D Design: Model Making for the Creative Industries (HND) ................................................... 19 3D Design: Product Design (HND) ..................................... 21 Accounting (HNC/D) ......................................................... 65 Accounting (NC) ............................................................... 64 Acting & Performance (HNC) ............................................ 43 Acting & Performance (HND) ............................................ 44 Acting & Theatre Performance (NC) ................................... 43 Administration & Information Technology (HNC/D) ............ 61 Administration (NC) ............................................................ 60 Advertising & Public Relations (HNC/D) ............................. 69 Advertising & Public Relations (NC) ................................... 68 Air Cabin Crew and Ground Operations ........................... 107 Applied Arts (HNC) ............................................................ 25 Applied Arts (NC) ............................................................... 24 Architectural Conservation (HNC/D) ................................ 131 Architectural Technology (HND) ....................................... 131 Art & Design (NC) ................................................................ 8 Art & Design Portfolio Development (HNC) ........................... 9 Art & Design: Interior Design (NC) ...................................... 15 Art Glass Design (HNC/D) .................................................. 25 Bakery & Sugarcraft Year 1 & 2 (NPA) .............................. 100 Bakery Supported Learning Course .................................. 98 Beauty Care (Access to NQ) .............................................. 50 Beauty Care (NCGA Level 5 & 6) ....................................... 51 Beauty Therapy (HND) ....................................................... 52 Brickwork (NPA)............................................................... 122 Building Surveying (HND) ................................................. 132 Built Environment (NC) ..................................................... 128 Business (Diploma of Higher Education)............................. 64 Business (HNC/D).............................................................. 62 Business (NC) .................................................................... 60 Carpentry & Joinery (NPA) ............................................... 122 Carpentry & Joinery (NQ) ................................................. 127 Catering & Hospitality ........................................................ 98 Communication with Media (HNC) .................................... 38 Communication with Media (HND) .................................... 38 Complementary Therapies (HNC/D) ................................... 53 Computer Aided Architectural Design & Technology (HND) ............................................. 134 Computer Art & Design (HND) .......................................... 83 Computer Arts & Animation (NC) ...................................... 78 Computer Networking & Internet Technology (HND) .......... 83 Computing (HNC) ............................................................. 80 Computing Software Development (NQ) ............................ 78 Computing: Software Development (with Games Option) (HND) ................................................ 84 Computing: Technical Support (HND) ............................... 85 Computing: Technical Support (NC Level 5 & 6) ................ 77 Conservation & Restoration (NQ) ..................................... 127 Construction (HNC) ........................................................ 130 Construction Crafts (NPA) ................................................ 124 Construction Crafts (NQ).................................................. 128 Construction Management (HND) .................................... 132 Contemporary Art Practice (BA Hons) ............................... 14 Creative Crafts & Photography........................................... 32 Creative Industries: Professional Writing Skills (HNC).......... 45 Creative Industries: Radio (HNC/D) .................................... 42 Creative Industries: Television (HNC/D) .............................. 40 Creative Printmaking (HNC) .............................................. 36 Creative Printmaking with Photography (NQ) .................... 33 Deck Officer Trainee Programme (NC/HNC) .................... 146 Decorative Floorlaying (NPA) ............................................ 125 Development Programme ................................................. 95 Digital Media Computing (NC) ........................................... 76 Digital Media for Design, Print and New Media (HNC/D) .... 37 Display Design (HND)......................................................... 28 Early Education & Child Care - Higher (NC Group Award) .. 89 Early Education & Child Care (HNC) ................................... 90 Electronic Engineering (NC) ............................................. 138 Electronics (HNC) ........................................................... 138 Electronics (HND) ............................................................ 139 Engineering: Electrical (HNC) .......................................... 140 Engineering: Electrical (HND) .......................................... 140 Engineering: Mechanical (HNC) ....................................... 141 Engineering: Mechanical (HND)........................................ 141

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Events (NQ) .................................................................... 104 Events Management (HNC/D) .......................................... 105 Fashion Make-up (HNC) .................................................... 54 Fashion Merchandising (NQ) .............................................. 71 Fine Art (HNC/D) .................................................................. 9 Fitness Health & Exercise (HNC/D)................................... 118 Food Science & Technology (HNC) .................................. 103 Foundation Programme ..................................................... 95 Furniture - Craft (NQ) ........................................................ 26 Furniture Craftmanship with Design (HNC/D) .................... 26 Furniture Restoration (HNC/D) ........................................... 27 Gents Hairdressing (SVQ/NQ) ........................................... 54 Get Into Cooking ............................................................. 103 Graphic Design (HNC/D) .................................................... 10 Graphic Design (NC) .......................................................... 10 Hairdressing (HNC) ........................................................... 57 Health, Fitness & Sport Performance (NQ) ....................... 114 Hospitality (HNC/D) ........................................................ 106 Hospitality (NQ)................................................................ 106 Hospitality Management (BA) ........................................... 107 Human Resource Management (HNC/D) ........................... 63 Illustration (HNC/D) ............................................................ 13 Illustration (NC) .................................................................. 13 Information Technology (HND) .......................................... 80 Interactive Media (HND) .................................................... 81 Interior Design (BA) Hons .................................................. 16 International Travel (with option to study Languages) (NC) ............................. 108 Introduction to Design: 3D ................................................. 15 Jewellery (NC) ................................................................... 23 Jewellery Design (HNC/D) ................................................. 23 Ladies Hairdressing - SCQF Level 5 & 6 ........................... 56 Legal Services (HNC/D) ..................................................... 67 Legal Services (NC) ........................................................... 66 Marine Engineering Cadetship (HNC) .............................. 142 Marine Engineering Cadetship (Scottish Prof. Dip.) .......... 143 Marine Engineering Cadetship from Overseas Colleges (HND) ................................................ 143 Marine Operations (Prof. Dip.) ......................................... 147 Marketing (HNC/D) ........................................................... 70 Media (NC) ....................................................................... 37 Model Making for TV and Film (NC) ................................... 18 Multimedia Technology (BSc Hons) .................................... 85

Painting & Decorating (NPA) ............................................ 125 Painting & Decorating: Supervision (HNC) ........................ 130 Photography (BA Hons) .................................................... 35 Photography (HNC/D) ....................................................... 34 Photography (NQ) .............................................................. 33 Plastering (NPA) ............................................................... 126 Playwork & Child Care (NPA) ............................................. 88 Practical Cookery & Bakery (Int. 2) .................................... 99 Practical Cookery, Bakery & Cake Dec (Int.1) ..................... 99 Practical Journalism (HNC/D)............................................. 39 Product Design (NC) ......................................................... 20 Professional Cookery - Patisserie (HNC) .......................... 102 Professional Cookery (HNC/D) ......................................... 102 Professional Cookery Year 1 & 2 ...................................... 101 Quantity Surveying (HND) ................................................ 133 Retail Management (HNC/D).............................................. 73 Screen Printing (NC) .......................................................... 36 Social Care (HNC) ............................................................. 91 Social Care (NQ) ............................................................... 91 Social Sciences (Diploma of Higher Education) .................. 94 Social Sciences (HNC/D) .................................................. 93 Social Sciences (NQ) ......................................................... 92 Sport & Fitness (NC Level 5) ........................................... 113 Sport & Hospitality (NQ) ................................................... 117 Sport & Hospitality Management (HNC/D) ...................... 117 Sport & Leisure (Higher) .................................................. 113 Sport & Leisure (NQ) ....................................................... 112 Sport Coaching (NQ) ....................................................... 115 Sports Coaching with Development of Sport (HNC/D) ..... 115 Sports Therapy (HND) ..................................................... 119 Television (BA Hons) ......................................................... 41 Television Production (NC) ................................................ 40 Transitions Programme ...................................................... 94 Travel & Tourism Intermediate 2 (with option to study Languages) (NC) ............................. 108 Travel and Tourism (HNC) ................................................ 109 Travel and Tourism (HND) ................................................ 109 UK Maritime & Coastguard Agency Chief Mate & Master (Reg11/2) (Nautical Science HND)............ 148 UK Maritime & Coastguard Agency Officer of the Watch (Reg11/1) (Nautical Science HNC).... 148 Wall and Floor Tiling (NPA) ............................................... 126 Wellness Therapies (NC) .................................................... 52

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