Our courses

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We always do our very best not to change our course details but sometimes this is beyond our control. If we do need to change our course details students enrolled onto a course, or who have applied for a course, will be notified urgently.

Take a look at our latest course brochure for March to July 2024 here

Access to Higher Education Diplomas

Access to Higher Education Diploma (Social Science and Health)

September 2024 to May 2025 (dates to be confirmed)

This course is a great stepping stone to university and a career in a health related sector....

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Access to Higher Education Diplomas

Access to Higher Education Diploma (Social Science and Humanities)

September 2024 to May 2025 (dates to be confirmed)

This course is a great stepping stone to university and a career in a humanities related sector....

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Personal and Social Development

Anger Management (Men)

Monday 8th - Wednesday 10th July 2024

Learn about what makes us angry, how it affects us and different coping mechanisms to help manage anger. Apply now!...

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Personal and Social Development

Anger Management (Women)

Monday 15th - Wednesday 17th July 2024

This course will explore your relationship between different types of anger as well as recognising how to express your anger assertively and appropriately...

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Personal and Social Development

Bereavement, Loss and Grief

Wednesday 10th - Friday 12th July 2024

Apply now for this short course designed to help you to understand your own loss and to also recognise how you can help others who may be grieving...

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Working and Volunteering With People

Building Your Own Business

Friday 26th - Sunday 28th July 2024

This course takes you through some of the initial ideas for becoming self-employed....

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Working and Volunteering With People

Coaching and Mentoring Skills

Wednesday 17th - Friday 19th July 2024

This course helps you develop the skills, knowledge and confidence you need to coach and mentor. It’s an ideal starting point for a career in coaching and mentoring....

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Personal and Social Development

Coping With Mental Health

Monday 8th - Wednesday 10th July 2024

This course will explore what mental health is and why good mental health is important. We will identify the factors which affect us and the common reasons why people experience poor mental health...

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Personal and Social Development

Emotional Health for Wellbeing

Monday 29th - Wednesday 31st July 2024

This course will help you to develop and grow by looking at ways to improve your emotional wellbeing. ...

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Working and Volunteering With People

Engaging And Building Communities

Monday 29th - 31st July 2024

Our Level 2 Engaging and Building Communities course is all about providing you with the foundation knowledge for a successful community venture. ...

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ESOL

ESOL for Care Work – Level 1

Monday 8th - Tuesday 23rd July 2024

This course will give you the necessary basic English language skills needed for work, especially if you are interested in working in the health sector...

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Personal and Social Development

Finding Your Place in Society

Wednesday 3rd - Friday 5th July 2024

This course explores the mysteries of how humans interact in society...

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Functional Skills - English, Maths and IT

Functional Skills English: Speaking and Listening

Wednesday 26th - Friday 28th June 2024

This course will improve your oral communication skills, including speaking fluency, pronunciation, active listening, and interpersonal communication. ...

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Green Changemakers Course

Wednesday 10th July - Thursday 25th July 2024

This course will give you, our students (Green Changemakers), the skills to design, implement and influence local and college-wide Green Skills initiatives, in order to move from good intentions to...

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Sustainable Thinking and Action

Green Skills: Building the Future (Phase 1)

Wednesday 10th - Friday 26th July 2024

We are building an Eco-Classroom - a brand new classroom in the grounds which will be built sustainably and we want you to be involved!...

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Personal and Social Development

How To Juggle Life and Wellbeing

Friday 5th – Sunday 7th July 2024

This course is designed to equip you with practical strategies and tools to find balance, enhance resilience, and prioritise self-care in the midst of life's demands....

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Working and Volunteering With People

ILM Award in Leadership and Management (Level 3) Understanding Innovation and Change; Problem Solving; Costs and Budgets

Friday 14th June - Sunday 7th July 2024

If you are a manager, learn how to help your team solve problems, motivate them and help them navigate through change as well as how to manage costs and budgets....

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Working and Volunteering With People

Introduction to Counselling Skills

Wednesday 24th - Friday 26th July 2024

Learn about the skills you need to develop for a counselling role, particularly if you are considering, or you are already, working or in a volunteering support role...

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Introduction to History

Wednesday 24th - Friday 26th July 2023

If you are fascinated by historical events and the past, this Introduction to History course is a great first step to understanding how the world has evolved over time.  Fees...

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One Day Taster Courses

Introduction To Learning

Friday 28th June 2024

Friday 12th July 2024

Apply for this one day course if you would like a gentle introduction back into education and to find out how Fircroft can help you to progress...

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Education

Level 3 Award In Education And Training

Friday 12th - Sunday 28th July 2024

Fast-track your way through our NCFE-accredited introduction to teaching for people who are looking to become teachers and trainers in the FE and adult skills sectors. ...

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Personal and Social Development

Love Shouldn’t Hurt: Understanding Domestic Violence and Abuse

Monday 29th - Wednesday 31st July 2024

This course is designed to raise awareness, educate, and empower you on the critical issue of domestic violence....

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Personal and Social Development

Resilience, Coping Strategies and Non-Conventional Therapies

Monday 22nd - Wednesday 24th July 2024

This course will empower you with the knowledge, skills, and alternative approaches necessary to enhance resilience, cultivate effective coping strategies and explore non-conventional therapies for personal growth and well-being...

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Personal and Social Development

Stand Up And Be Counted

Monday 15th - Wednesday 17th July 2024

This course is suitable for you if you are looking to enhance your self-confidence and improve your ability to have your voice heard in society. It is ideal if you are looking to build self-worth and assertiveness...

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Personal and Social Development

The Cost Of Living: Creating Stability For Individuals And Families

Monday 15th - Wednesday 17th July 2024

This course will provide you with essential knowledge and practical skills to navigate the financial challenges of modern life and establish stability for you and your family...

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Subject Tasters

UK And Citizenship: Racism And Multi-Culturalism

Wednesday 3rd - Friday 5th July 2024

The course raises awareness and understanding of multiculturalism and how it relates to society today...

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Working and Volunteering With People

Working With ACE’s (Adverse Childhood Experiences) in Adults

Wednesday 24th - Friday 26th July 2024

The Working with Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) in Adults course will give you the knowledge and skills to understand and address the impact of childhood adversity on adult well-being. ...

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Working and Volunteering With People

Working With Addiction and Recovery

Wednesday 17th - Friday 19th July 2024

This course is ideal if you are working or volunteering and supporting people through addiction and recovery....

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