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

Addiction: Physical Health and Recovery

Wednesday 26th - Friday 28th June 2024

Monday 22nd - Wednesday 24th July 2024

This course is ideal for people that are in recovery or supporting those in recovery, maybe in a volunteer role or in paid employment....

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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

Coping With Stress, Anxiety and Depression

Monday 3rd - Wednesday 5th June 2024

We all experience challenges in our everyday lives but some more than others. This course will help you to understand anxiety and depression more and will give you some tools to help you to cope. ...

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Functional Skills - English, Maths and IT

Data Handling

Wednesday 19th - Friday 21st June 2024

This course is designed to equip you with the basic skills to interpret, analyse, and present data effectively....

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Functional Skills - English, Maths and IT

Digital Functional Skills – Level 1

Wednesday 29th May - Friday 19th June 2024

This course will give you an understanding of, and competency in, the essential digital skills needed to enhance your everyday life. ...

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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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Working and Volunteering With People

Enterprise and Creative Craft Certificate – Level 2

Monday 20th May - Wednesday 3rd July 2024

Explore your creative abilities and learn new craft techniques and skills. This course is ideal if you are thinking of working in the creative industries or want to broaden your creative craft knowledge. ...

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ESOL

ESOL for 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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ESOLFree Thinking

Free Thinking – a course for new communities

Friday 3rd May - Sunday 7th July 2024

Our Free Thinking course is for people with lived experience from new communities helping them to refresh, revive and take their next steps to the future. ...

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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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Functional Skills - English, Maths and IT

Functional Skills English: Write for Meaning

Friday 31st May - Sunday 2nd June 2024

The Write for Meaning course focuses on developing your writing skills and improving your ability to convey ideas clearly and coherently Fees This course is FREE for everyone Level Entry-Level...

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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

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 Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment

Friday 21st June - Sunday 7th July 2024

This qualification is suitable for those who wish to understand the role of an Assessor in a vocational workplace setting...

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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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Functional Skills - English, Maths and IT

Multiply

Want to brush up on your maths skills? Multiply can help you to improve your maths ability for work, home and everyday use. This FREE non-residential course could help you to earn higher wages or prepare for further study. Apply now!...

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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: Britain’s Role From Imperialism To Colonialism

Wednesday 12th - Friday 14th June 2024

This course raises awareness and understanding of immigration from 1945 up to present day. ...

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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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Working and Volunteering With People

Working With Autism And ADHD

Wednesday 5th - Friday 7th June 2024

On this course you will explore the characteristics, diagnosis, and neurodevelopmental aspects of ADHD and Autism and strategies for supporting individuals with these characteristics...

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Working and Volunteering With People

Working With Domestic Violence and Abuse

Monday 24th - Wednesday 26th June 2024

This course is designed to equip working professionals with the knowledge, skills, and sensitivity necessary to effectively support and empower survivors of domestic violence and abuse...

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