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Your Part time course guide for 2020

Every year, we welcome thousands of learners looking for a new challenge.

Our courses are designed to appeal to all interests, ages and abilities and we are delighted that so many of our learners come back for more.

We welcome learners with learning difficulties and disabilities, but it’s really important that you disclose this on your application so that we can ensure that we can offer you the full support you need.

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SGS Drive“Driving curriculum forward with our community”

Can’t find the course for you? At SGS College we are committed to working with our local communities to ensure we provide you with the skills you need to succeed. SGS Drive gives you a voice to be able to help make decisions on what adult courses we offer, with events run termly within the local communities. For more information and dates email [email protected]. Help us drive the curriculum forward today.

Access to Higher Education

Access to Art and Design
Part time - Stroud CampusSee availability
L2 Pre-Access Certificate in Health and Social Care Professions
Part time - Filton CampusSee availability

Animal Sciences and Conservation

Dog First Aid
Part time - Filton CampusSee availability

Art & Design

Art Family Learning
Part time - Virtual ClassroomSee availability
Ceramic Sculpture with Emily Joy
Part time - Stroud CampusSee availability
Ceramics with Aimee Lax
Part time - Stroud CampusSee availability
Ceramics with Liz Hammond
Part time - Bristol School of Art - Queens Road Campus See availability
Ceramics with Ollie Kent
Part time - Bristol School of Art - Queens Road Campus See availability
Creative Writing: Experiments in Memoir Writing
Part time - Virtual ClassroomSee availability
Digital Art
Part time - Virtual ClassroomSee availability
Drawing, Painting and Mixed Media with Steve Dixon (Beginner)
Part time - Stroud CampusSee availability
Enamelling with Matt Benton
Part time - Bristol School of Art - Queens Road Campus See availability
Everyday Creativity
Part time - Virtual ClassroomSee availability
Experimental Drawing - Methods & Techniques
Part time - Virtual ClassroomSee availability
Floristry Practical
Part time - Stroud CampusSee availability
Fused Glass Easter Workshop with Ruth Adams
Part time - Stroud CampusSee availability
History of Design & Decorative Arts with Jacq Barber
Part time - Stroud CampusSee availability
Introduction to Textiles and Surface Pattern
Part time - Virtual ClassroomSee availability
Jewellery Beginners
Part time - Stroud CampusSee availability
Jewellery Intermediate
Part time - Stroud CampusSee availability
Jewellery Tasters
Part time - Stroud CampusSee availability
Jewellery with Jessica Turrell
Part time - Bristol School of Art - Queens Road Campus See availability
L1 Stained Glass AIM Award
Part time - Stroud CampusSee availability
L2 Stained Glass AIM Award
Part time - Stroud CampusSee availability
Life Drawing
Part time - Bristol School of Art - Queens Road Campus See availability
Pattern Cutting & Sewing Techniques - Beginners & Intermediate
Part time - Stroud CampusSee availability
Pattern Cutting for Beginners
Part time - Bristol School of Art - Queens Road Campus See availability
Sculpture with Barbara Ash
Part time - Bristol School of Art - Queens Road Campus See availability
Short Film Production
Part time - Bristol School of Art - Queens Road Campus See availability
Stained Glass Summer School with Ruth Adams
Part time - Stroud CampusSee availability
Stained Glass with Ruth Adams (Beginner)
Part time - Stroud CampusSee availability
Stained Glass with Ruth Adams (Intermediate/Advanced)
Part time - Stroud CampusSee availability
Stained Glass, All Levels
Part time - Stroud CampusSee availability
Stained Glass, All Levels (Community)
Part time - Nelson Trust Hub AcademySee availability

Community Learning

Advanced Spanish
Part time - Virtual ClassroomSee availability
Beginners Italian
Part time - Virtual ClassroomSee availability
Beginners Spanish
Part time - Virtual ClassroomSee availability
Bookworms Book Club
Part time - Virtual ClassroomSee availability
Computer Confidence
Part time - Stroud CampusSee availability
Discover Programme (Over 50s)
Part time - Various LocationsSee availability
ESOL for Adults (English for Speakers of Other Languages)
Part time - Filton Campus, Stroud Campus, OnlineSee availability
Family Play with Clay
Part time - Virtual ClassroomSee availability
Intermediate Spanish
Part time - Virtual ClassroomSee availability
Kit Kat
Part time - OnlineSee availability
Mind The Gap
Part time - Various LocationsSee availability
Mindfulness Meditation
Part time - Online, Stroud CampusSee availability
New Year, New You
Part time - Virtual ClassroomSee availability
Online Adult Functional Skills English
Part time - Virtual ClassroomSee availability
Online Adult Functional Skills Maths
Part time - Virtual ClassroomSee availability
Personal Well-Being
Part time - Various LocationsSee availability
Play with Clay
Part time - Virtual ClassroomSee availability
Pre Intermediate Spanish
Part time - Virtual ClassroomSee availability
Seated Yoga
Part time - GL11 Community Project, Virtual Classroom, Stroud CampusSee availability
Sow Grow and Save
Part time - Virtual ClassroomSee availability
Understanding IT
Part time - Stroud CampusSee availability
Yoga
Part time - WISE Campus, Stroud CampusSee availability
Yoga for Sleep
Part time - Virtual ClassroomSee availability

Computing & IT

IT for Work
Part time - Stroud CampusSee availability
IT Online
Part time - Virtual ClassroomSee availability
MTA Security Fundamentals (Preparation for Microsoft Certification)
Part time - Filton CampusSee availability

Construction

DIY Brickwork Taster
Part time - Stroud Campus, Filton CampusSee availability
DIY Carpentry Taster
Part time - Filton Campus, Stroud CampusSee availability
DIY Dry Stone Walling Taster
Part time - Stroud CampusSee availability
DIY Multi Trade Skills Taster
Part time - Filton Campus, Stroud CampusSee availability
DIY Painting and Decorating Taster
Part time - Filton CampusSee availability
DIY Plastering Taster
Part time - Filton Campus, Stroud CampusSee availability
DIY Plumbing Taster
Part time - Filton Campus, Stroud CampusSee availability
L2 Domestic Electrical Installations Diploma EAL
Part time - Filton CampusSee availability
L2 Domestic Installation Diploma EAL
Part time - Filton CampusSee availability
L2 Painting and Decorating Diploma City & Guilds
Part time - Filton CampusSee availability
L2 Plastering Diploma City & Guilds
Part time - Filton CampusSee availability
L2 Plumbing Diploma City & Guilds
Part time - Filton CampusSee availability
L2 Site Carpentry Diploma City & Guilds
Part time - Filton CampusSee availability
L3 Award in the Installation of Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Point
Part time - Filton CampusSee availability
L3 Electrical Installation Diploma EAL
Part time - Filton CampusSee availability
L3 Requirements for Electrical Installations BS 7671:2018 (18th Edition)
Part time - Filton CampusSee availability
Unvented Hot Water Storage Systems
Part time - Filton CampusSee availability

Counselling

L2 CPCAB Certificate in Counselling Skills
Part time - Filton Campus, Stroud CampusSee availability
L3 Counselling
Part time - Filton Campus, Stroud CampusSee availability
L4 Therapeutic Counselling
Part time - Stroud CampusSee availability

Early Years & Primary

L2 Certificate for the Children and Young People's Workforce
Part time - Work Based LearningSee availability
L2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner
Part time - Work Based LearningSee availability
L3 Diploma for Early Years Practitioner
Part time - Work Based LearningSee availability

Employability

Construction
Part time - Various LocationsSee availability
Early Years
Part time - Virtual ClassroomSee availability
Ecotricity
Part time - Virtual ClassroomSee availability
Health & Social Care
Part time - Virtual ClassroomSee availability
Hospitality
Part time - Various LocationsSee availability
Retail
Part time - Virtual ClassroomSee availability
Security
Part time - Virtual ClassroomSee availability

English and Maths

Adult English Functional Skills
Part time - Filton Campus, Stroud CampusSee availability
Adult GCSE English
Part time - Filton CampusSee availability
Adult GCSE Maths
Part time - Filton Campus, Stroud CampusSee availability
Adult Maths Functional Skills
Part time - Filton Campus, Stroud CampusSee availability
Food For Thought
Part time - Home StudySee availability

Hairdressing, Beauty & Complementary Therapies

L2 Award in Lash and Brow treatments
Part time - Stroud CampusSee availability
L2 Award in Manicure
Part time - Stroud CampusSee availability
L2 Award in Pedicure
Part time - Stroud CampusSee availability
L2 Award in Skincare and Facial Massage
Part time - Stroud CampusSee availability
L2 Award in Waxing Depilation
Part time - Stroud CampusSee availability
L2 Diploma Beauty Therapy (Fast Track)
Part time - Filton CampusSee availability
L2 Hairdressing (Fast Track)
Part time - Filton Campus, Stroud CampusSee availability
L3 Certificate in Swedish Massage
Part time - Filton CampusSee availability
L3 Reflexology
Part time - Filton CampusSee availability

Health & Social Care

L2 Diploma in Care
Part time - Work Based LearningSee availability
L3 Diploma in Adult Care
Part time - Work Based LearningSee availability
L4 Diploma in Adult Care
Part time - Work Based LearningSee availability

Media

Writing for TV
Part time - Virtual ClassroomSee availability

Online Courses

A Brief History of Women in Art
Part time - Virtual ClassroomSee availability
L1 Award In Mental Health Awareness
Part time - OnlineSee availability
L2 AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting (Blended Learning)
Part time - OnlineSee availability
L2 Allergy Awareness for those Working in Adult Social Care
Part time - OnlineSee availability
L2 Allergy Awareness for those Working with Children
Part time - OnlineSee availability
L2 Animal Practical Environment and Conservation Skills
Part time - OnlineSee availability
L2 Certificate Awareness of Mental Health Problems
Part time - OnlineSee availability
L2 Certificate Common Health Conditions
Part time - OnlineSee availability
L2 Certificate Equality and Diversity
Part time - OnlineSee availability
L2 Certificate Falls Prevention Awareness
Part time - OnlineSee availability
L2 Certificate Improving Personal Exercise, Health and Nutrition
Part time - OnlineSee availability
L2 Certificate in Awareness of Bullying in Children and Young People
Part time - Distance LearningSee availability
L2 Certificate in Behaviour that Challenges in Children
Part time - OnlineSee availability
L2 Certificate in Caring for the Elderly
Part time - OnlineSee availability
L2 Certificate in Cleaning Knowledge and Skills
Part time - Distance LearningSee availability
L2 Certificate in Introducing Caring for Children and Young People
Part time - OnlineSee availability
L2 Certificate in Principles of Dementia Care
Part time - Distance LearningSee availability
L2 Certificate in Safeguarding, Prevent and British Values
Part time - OnlineSee availability
L2 Certificate in Understanding Autism
Part time - OnlineSee availability
L2 Certificate in Understanding Common Childhood Illnesses
Part time - Distance LearningSee availability
L2 Certificate in Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties
Part time - OnlineSee availability
L2 Certificate in Understanding the Care and Management of Diabetes
Part time - OnlineSee availability
L2 Certificate Information, Advice or Guidance
Part time - OnlineSee availability
L2 Certificate Principles for Digital Skills in Employment
Part time - OnlineSee availability
L2 Certificate Principles of Business Administration
Part time - OnlineSee availability
L2 Certificate Principles of Customer Service
Part time - OnlineSee availability
L2 Certificate Principles of Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings
Part time - OnlineSee availability
L2 Certificate Principles of Team Leading
Part time - OnlineSee availability
L2 Certificate Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities
Part time - OnlineSee availability
L2 Certificate The Principles of End of Life Care
Part time - OnlineSee availability
L2 Certificate Understanding Behaviour that Challenges
Part time - OnlineSee availability
L2 Certificate Understanding Children and Young People's Mental Health
Part time - OnlineSee availability
L2 Certificate Understanding Nutrition and Health
Part time - OnlineSee availability
L2 Certificate Understanding the Safe Handling of Medication in Health and Social Care
Part time - OnlineSee availability
L2 Event Planning
Part time - OnlineSee availability
L2 NCFE Certificate in Counselling Skills
Part time - OnlineSee availability
L2 Practical Animal Care Skills
Part time - OnlineSee availability

Prescription

Prescription Creative Art
Part time - Stroud Campus, St James Parish Centre, Windmill Hill City FarmSee availability
Prescription Expressive Writing
Part time - Stroud CampusSee availability
Prescription Pottery
Part time - Stroud Campus, Centre of Arts & ScienceSee availability
Prescription Stained Glass
Part time - Hub AcademySee availability
Prescription Textiles
Part time - Stroud CampusSee availability

Professional & Financial

APM Project Fundamentals Qualification (PFQ)
Part time - Virtual ClassroomSee availability
Association for Project Management (APM) Project Management Qualification
Part time - Filton CampusSee availability
CIPS L4-M1 - Scope and Influence of Procurement & Supply L4
Part time - Filton CampusSee availability
CIPS L4-M2 Defining Business Needs/L4-M7 Whole Life Asset Management L4
Part time - Filton CampusSee availability
CIPS L4-M3 Commercial Contracting/L4-M5 Commercial Negotiation L4
Part time - Filton CampusSee availability
CIPS L4-M4 Ethical and Responsible Sourcing/L4-M6 Supplier Relationships L4
Part time - Filton CampusSee availability
CIPS L4-M8 Procurement & Supply in Practise (CR) L4
Part time - Filton CampusSee availability
CIPS L5-M1 Managing Teams and Individuals L5
Part time - Filton CampusSee availability
CIPS L5-M2 Managing Supply Chain Risks/L5-M3 Managing Contractural Risk
Part time - Filton CampusSee availability
CIPS L5-M4 Advanced Contract and Finanacial Management L5
Part time - Filton CampusSee availability
CIPS L5-M5 Managing Ethical Procurment and Supply/L5-M9 Operations Management L5
Part time - Filton CampusSee availability
CIPS L5-M6 Category Management/L5-M8 Project and Change Management L5
Part time - Filton CampusSee availability
CIPS L6-M1 Strategic Ethical Leadership L6
Part time - Filton CampusSee availability
CIPS L6-M2 Global Commercial Strategy
Part time - Filton CampusSee availability
CIPS L6-M3 - Global Strategic Supply Chain Management L6
Part time - Filton CampusSee availability
CIPS L6-M4 Future Strategic Challenges for the Profession L6
Part time - Filton CampusSee availability
CIPS L6-M5 Strategic Programme Leadership L6
Part time - Filton CampusSee availability
L1 AAT Access Award in Business Skills
Part time - Filton CampusSee availability
L2 AAT Certificate in Bookkeeping
Part time - Filton CampusSee availability
L2 AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting
Part time - Filton CampusSee availability
L2 CMI Certificate in Team Leading
Part time - Virtual ClassroomSee availability
L2 Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools
Part time - Filton CampusSee availability
L3 AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting
Part time - Filton CampusSee availability
L3 CIPD Diploma in Human Resource Practice
Part time - Filton CampusSee availability
L3 CMI Certificate Principles of Management and Leadership
Part time - Virtual ClassroomSee availability
L3 Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools
Part time - Filton CampusSee availability
L4 AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting
Part time - Filton CampusSee availability
L5 CIPD Diploma Human Resource Management
Part time - Filton CampusSee availability
L5 CMI Certificate Management and Leadership
Part time - Virtual ClassroomSee availability
Remote Team Management
Part time - Virtual ClassroomSee availability

Sport & Exercise

L1 American Football Fitness and Performance
Part time - Virtual ClassroomSee availability
L1 Basketball Fitness and Performance
Part time - Virtual ClassroomSee availability
L1 Cycling Fitness and Performance
Part time - Virtual ClassroomSee availability
L1 Fit To Study
Part time - Stroud CampusSee availability
L1 Netball Fitness and Performance
Part time - Virtual ClassroomSee availability
L2 Fitness Instructor PT
Part time - WISE CampusSee availability
L3 Personal Trainer
Part time - WISE CampusSee availability
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