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Adult 19+ SubjectsTake Up a New Leisure Activity or Boost Your Career!

Whatever your reason for coming to college – to take up a new leisure activity, to boost your career with professional course qualifications, to improve your skills or just to try something completely different – we have the right course for you.

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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

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 Campus, Stroud CampusSee availability

Art & Design

Art History with Dr Jo Kear
Part time - Queens Road Campus See availability
Beginners Ceramics
Part time - Stroud CampusSee availability
Ceramic Sculpture with Emily Joy
Part time - Stroud CampusSee availability
Ceramics with Liz Hammond
Part time - Queens Road Campus See availability
Ceramics with Ollie Kent
Part time - Queens Road Campus See availability
Ceramics with Steve Carter
Part time - Queens Road Campus See availability
Contemporary Jewellery with Jessica Turrell
Part time - Queens Road Campus See availability
Drawing, Painting and Mixed Media with Steve Dixon (Beginner)
Part time - Stroud CampusSee availability
Enamelling with Matt Benton
Part time - Queens Road Campus See availability
Floristry Practical
Part time - Stroud CampusSee availability
Intermediate Ceramics with Aimee Lax
Part time - Stroud CampusSee availability
Jewellery Intermediate
Part time - Stroud Campus, OnlineSee availability
Life Drawing
Part time - Queens Road Campus See availability
Pattern Cutting & Sewing Techniques - Beginners & Intermediate - Autumn
Part time - Stroud CampusSee availability
Pattern Cutting for Beginners
Part time - Queens Road Campus See availability
Printmaking Techniques
Part time - Queens Road Campus See availability
Sculpture with Barbara Ash
Part time - Queens Road Campus See availability
Short Film Production
Part time - Queens Road Campus See availability
Stained Glass Easter Workshop with Ruth Adams
Part time - Stroud CampusSee 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 Star CentreSee availability

Community Learning

Adult ESOL
Part time - Filton Campus, Stroud Campus, Online, GL11 Community Project, The Churn Neighbourhood ProjectSee availability
Adult Functional Skills English (Stroud)
Part time - Stroud CampusSee availability
Adult Functional Skills Maths (Stroud)
Part time - Stroud CampusSee availability
Advanced Spanish
Part time - Stroud Campus, OnlineSee availability
Beginners Italian
Part time - Stroud Campus, OnlineSee availability
Beginners Spanish
Part time - Stroud Campus, OnlineSee availability
Intermediate IT
Part time - Online, GL11 Community Project, Stroud CampusSee availability
Intermediate Spanish
Part time - Stroud Campus, OnlineSee availability
IT for Beginners
Part time - Online, GL11 Community Project, Stroud CampusSee availability
IT for Work
Part time - Stroud CampusSee availability
Mind The Gap
Part time - Greenway Centre, The City & Port of Bristol Social & Sports ClubSee availability
Mindfulness Meditation
Part time - Online, Stroud CampusSee availability
Pre Intermediate Spanish
Part time - Stroud CampusSee availability
Seated Yoga
Part time - Online, GL11 Community Project, Stroud CampusSee availability
Yoga
Part time - Online, WISE Campus, Stroud CampusSee availability

Construction

DIY Brickwork Taster
Part time - Stroud Campus, Filton CampusSee availability
DIY Carpentry Taster
Part time - 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 Bricklaying Diploma City & Guilds
Part time - Filton 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
L2 Wall and Floor Tiling 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 Initial Verification, Certification in the Periodic Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations
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 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 (UpSkillED Courses)
Part time - Greenway Centre, Park Family CentreSee availability
Health & Social Care (UpskillED Courses)
Part time - Park Family CentreSee availability
Hospitality (UpSkillED Courses)
Part time - Park Family CentreSee availability
L1 GATEWAY Certificate in Personal Well-Being
Part time - Filton Campus, Stroud CampusSee availability
Retail (UpSkillED Courses)
Part time - Greenway CentreSee availability
Security (UpSkillED Courses)
Part time - Greenway CentreSee availability

English and Maths

Adult Functional Skills English (Bristol)
Part time - Filton CampusSee availability
Adult Functional Skills Maths (Bristol)
Part time - Filton CampusSee availability
Adult GCSE English (Bristol/Stroud)
Part time - Filton CampusSee availability
Adult GCSE Maths (Bristol/Stroud)
Part time - Filton CampusSee 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

Online Courses

A Brief History of Women in Art
Part time - OnlineSee availability
Ceramic Sculpture: A Brief History with Emily Joy
Part time - OnlineSee availability
Creative Writing with Ronnie McGrath
Part time - OnlineSee availability
Digital Art
Part time - OnlineSee availability
Everyday Creativity
Part time - OnlineSee availability
Experimental Drawing - Methods & Techniques
Part time - OnlineSee availability
History of Design & Decorative Arts with Jacq Barber
Part time - OnlineSee availability
Jewellery Beginners
Part time - Stroud Campus, OnlineSee availability
Kit Kat
Part time - OnlineSee availability
L1 Award In Mental Health Awareness
Part time - OnlineSee availability
L2 AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting (Blended Learning)
Part time - Distance LearningSee 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 in Caring for the Elderly
Part time - OnlineSee availability
L2 Certificate in Understanding Autism
Part time - OnlineSee availability
L2 Certificate in Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties
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 NCFE Certificate in Counselling Skills
Part time - OnlineSee availability
L2 Practical Animal Care Skills
Part time - OnlineSee availability
L3 CIPD Diploma in Human Resource Practice
Part time - Filton CampusSee availability
L3 CMI Certificate Principles of Management and Leadership
Part time - Filton CampusSee availability
L5 CIPD Diploma Human Resource Management
Part time - Filton CampusSee availability
L5 CMI Certificate Management and Leadership
Part time - Filton CampusSee availability
Level 2 Certificate Improving Personal Exercise, Health and Nutrition
Part time - OnlineSee availability
Online Adult Functional Skills English
Part time - OnlineSee availability
Online Adult Functional Skills Maths
Part time - OnlineSee availability
Textiles Up-Cycling
Part time - OnlineSee availability
Writing for TV
Part time - OnlineSee availability

Professional & Financial

APM Project Fundamentals Qualification (PFQ)
Part time - Filton CampusSee 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 Indivduals 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
L2 AAT Certificate in Bookkeeping
Part time - Filton CampusSee availability
L2 AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting
Part time - Filton Campus, Stroud CampusSee availability
L2 Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools
Part time - Filton Campus, Stroud CampusSee availability
L3 AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting
Part time - Filton Campus, Stroud CampusSee availability
L3 Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools
Part time - Filton Campus, Stroud CampusSee availability
L4 AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting
Part time - Filton Campus, Stroud CampusSee availability

Sport & Exercise

L2 Fitness Instructor PT
Part time - WISE CampusSee availability
L3 Personal Trainer
Part time - WISE CampusSee availability

University Courses at SGS

BA (Hons) Fine Art
Part time - Queens Road Campus See availability
FdA Dance
Part time - WISE CampusSee availability
FdA Fine Art
Part time - Stroud CampusSee availability
HNC/HND Business
Part time - Filton CampusSee availability
HNC/HND Computing
Part time - Filton CampusSee availability
HND Theatre & Live Events Production
Part time - WISE CampusSee availability
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