Qualification
Close up of tubes of paint.
Abstract Art for All

This course is suitable for both complete beginners and those wishing to develop skills by learning to use colour, texture and shape to create abstract art. During the course learners…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Accounting Level 2 Foundation Certificate (AAT)

If you are new to accounting or are working in junior accounting roles seeking to gain a qualification, this is the perfect course for you. The Level 2 Accounting course…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Accounting Level 2 Foundation Certificate (AAT)

If you are new to accounting or are working in junior accounting roles seeking to gain a qualification, this is the perfect course for you. The Level 2 Accounting course…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Students working at desks.
Accounting Level 3 Advanced Diploma (AAT)

The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting is a natural progression route from the Level 2 Accounting course delivered at South Devon College. This course…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Accounting Level 3 Advanced Diploma (AAT)

The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting is a natural progression route from the Level 2 Accounting course delivered at South Devon College. This course…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Calculator and pen on a table.
Accounting Level 4 Professional Diploma (AAT)

The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) builds on the Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting. This course is the final level of the AAT qualifications, and covers higher level accounting….

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Accounting Level 4 Professional Diploma (AAT)

The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) builds on the Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting. This course is the final level of the AAT qualifications, and covers higher level accounting….

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Nail Technologies student painting a clients nails.
Acrylic Nails Foundation

This short course will teach you the principles of professional application, clear and single colour acrylic, the correction and safe removal of acrylic tips and effective maintenance of the acrylic…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Student applying makeup.
Advanced Make-up

This short course is aimed at developing your own make-up application for a more dramatic evening/special occasion look. It is also a great opportunity to see whether make-up is a…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

girl in swimming pool
Aqua Aerobics

This course is designed for any age or ability with high and low impact options to determine how hard you want to work. Water is a safe way to exercise…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Adult students drawing
Art Continuation

Do you enjoy drawing and painting but are not sure where to go next? This Art Continuation course will enable you to develop your artwork and you will benefit from…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Student painting in a sketchbook
Art for All

Do you enjoy drawing and painting but are not sure where to go next? This course will enable you to develop your artwork with the benefit of having an experienced…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Adult student writing on a flipchart.
Award in Education & Training (AET) Level 3

The Award in Education & Training provides an introduction to teaching/training/tutoring further education, and it will be delivered at Level 3 over a period of 5 days if completed during…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Close up of a pair of dancers' feet.
Ballroom and Latin Dance for Beginners at Paignton

This is an opportunity for those who want to learn ballroom and Latin American dancing also some sequence dance. The aim is for learners to be able to dance with…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

A group of students dancing
Ballroom and Latin Dance for Improvers at Paignton

This is an opportunity for those who know the basic steps, having done some ballroom and Latin American dancing before, to improve their dancing by adding style and new steps…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Barbering student cutting a client's hair.
Barbering Level 2 Award in Men's Hair

The evening Barbering course will give you the opportunity to develop clipper as well as scissor cutting techniques that are used every day in the Barbering profession. Students will also…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Barbering student cutting a client's hair.
Barbering Level 2 Award

This course offers a mix of Practical and Theory sessions delivered by a qualified and experienced Barber. The emphasis is towards practical development and theory sessions to develop the skills…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Man cutting a boy's hair with clippers.
Barbering Masterclass

These evening barbering classes are offered to barbering students and hairdressers alike. The aim of the evening workshops are to build confidence in areas you feel need addressing. You may…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Students in mock aeroplane.
Cabin Crew Level 2 Certificate

If you would like a career in cabin crew then this qualification will help develop your knowledge and understanding of: the role of cabin crew, airline health, safety and security,…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Desserts.
Cake Decorating – Sugarpaste & Royal Icing

This course is designed for beginners and improvers who would like to learn a selection of cake decorating techniques using royal icing piping and sugarpaste (sometimes known as Fondant or…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Pink cake decorated with icing.
Cake Decorating – Sugarpaste and Royal Icing

This course is designed for beginners and improvers who would like to learn a selection of cake decorating techniques using royal icing piping and sugarpaste (sometimes known as Fondant or…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Calligraphy alphabet
Calligraphy for Beginners

This course is designed for people who would like to learn how to use calligraphy in their day to day lives. You will learn how to form letters in a…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Fitness instructor helping a man to lift weights
Cardio & Body Conditioning

This course is designed for any age group or ability, high and low impact options are given to determine how hard you want to work. A short burst of cardio…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Student writing at desk
Certificate in Education & Training (CET) Level 4 (City & Guilds)

The CET is suitable for those who teach ages 14+ learners, primarily at one level or one-to-one or from pre-prepared pack, it is the first stage teaching qualification which has…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

student making chocolate
Chocolate Master Class – Skills in Chocolate Entrement – 2 day course.

A 2-day master class with U.K. Chocolatier and Pastry Chef, Mark Tilling, Winner 2016 of Great British Bake Off Crème de la Crème. Have you a passion for working with…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Sheet music.
Choral Singing

Group singing can enhance your joy of making music, so get together with friends and sing for fun. This course is for those who love choral singing. All abilities and…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Close up of students typing on computer keyboards
Computers for Beginners at Paignton

This course is designed especially to introduce computing to those who may never have used a computer or laptop before or only done so in a limited way. Each week…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Student serving fish.
Cooking with Seafood 1 day short course

We strongly believe that here in the West Country we have the best seafood in the world. Cooking with Seafood is a one day course and a celebration of the…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Adult students in a classroom.
Corporate and Business Law F4 Fundamental Examination (ACCA)

The F4 Unit in Corporate and Business Law is an Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) Fundamental Level paper, which will develop your knowledge and understanding of the general legal…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Adult students in a classroom.
Corporate and Business Law F4 Fundamental Examination (ACCA)

The F4 Unit in Corporate and Business Law is an Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) Fundamental Level paper, which will develop your knowledge and understanding of the general legal…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Male Fashion and Textiles student looking at mannequin.
Creative Textiles

This course is designed for anyone who would like to experiment with some creative textile processes, including fabric dying, silk painting, bleaching, rusting, transfer printing, shibori, free-hand machine embroidery and…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Students writing at desks
Creative Writing for Pleasure

This course is designed for those who are looking for some guidance in their writing. Aimed at both those who have been to classes previously and those who have never…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Smiling female student
Customer Service Level 1 Award (HABC)

This qualification is suitable if you wish to improve your knowledge of the importance of customer service, including how to satisfy customers’ expectations. Topics you will study include: • Understanding…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Adult students in a classroom
Customer Service Level 1 Award (HABC)

This qualification is suitable if you wish to improve your knowledge of the importance of customer service, including how to satisfy customers’ expectations. Topics you will study include: • Understanding…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

student with camera
Digital Photography for Beginners

This course is for learners who are new to digital (DSLR) photography or learners who want to increase their knowledge. You will learn; how to be in control of your…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Teacher at the front of the class
Diploma in Teaching English: Literacy Level 5 Diploma

This course is designed for suitably qualified full-time or part-time literacy teachers in post-16 education. Classroom-based activities will include direct teaching, group and individual presentations, research activities, micro-teaching, seminars, and…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Student drawing in sketchbook
Drawing & Painting for Beginners

This drawing & painting for beginners course is ideal if you would like to have a learn to draw and painting but are not sure where to start. Come and…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Adult learner with fabric and thread
Dressmaking

This course is designed for learners with some basic knowledge of sewing, who would like to improve their dressmaking skills, as well as enthusiastic beginners with a desire to learn….

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Students in a row using computers
ECDL IT User Skills Level 2 Certificate (BCS)

This is a course that results in a British Computer Society Qualification; a qualification recognised throughout Europe. These qualifications enable people to demonstrate their competence in computer skills and in…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

ECDL IT User Skills Level 2 Certificate (BCS)

This is a course that results in a British Computer Society Qualification; a qualification recognised throughout Europe. These qualifications enable people to demonstrate their competence in computer skills and in…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

students smiling
Education and Training (DET) – 2 year part-time Level 5 Diploma (City & Guilds)

The Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training is a teaching qualification which has a teaching/training practice requirement. It is an ‘in service’ qualification designed for those working or wishing…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Adult students sitting at desks in a classroom.
Emergency First Aid at Work Level 3 Award (HABC) RQF

After successful completion of this course you will receive a Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work. The course will equip participants to have the skills and understanding…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Emergency First Aid at Work Level 2 Award (HABC)

After successful completion of this course you will receive a Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work. The course will equip participants to have the skills and understanding…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Mature students reading at desk
English for Literacy and Language Level 3 Award (City & Guilds)

This is for candidates who wish to progress to subject specific literacy teacher education programmes.This qualification allows you to learn, develop and practise the essential skills in Literacy, required for…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Students working on computers
Financial Control Level 5 Award (CMI)

An Award is a short programme and is ideal for those new to their role, or those who want to brush up on their skills in one particular area. Prudent…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Adult students learning in a classroom.
Financial Control Level 5 Award (CMI)

An Award is a short programme and is ideal for those new to their role, or those who want to brush up on their skills in one particular area. Prudent…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

First Aid at Work Requalifier Level 3 Award (HABC)

This course allows those in possession of a valid First Aid at Work Certificate to update their qualification. The Requalification course must be completed within the 3 year validity of…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Adult students being taught in a classroom.
First Aid at Work Requalifier Level 3 Award (HABC)

This course allows those in possession of a valid First Aid at Work Certificate to update their qualification. The Requalification course must be completed within the 3 year validity of…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Adult students being taught in a classroom.
First Line Management Level 3 Diploma (CMI)

Chartered Management Institute (CMI) provides an excellent opportunity for supervisors or first line managers who have operation responsibility for a defined area of activity; this qualification gives existing and aspirational…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Student writing at a desk with calculator and textbook.
First Line Management Level 3 Diploma (CMI)

Chartered Management Institute (CMI) provides an excellent opportunity for supervisors or first line managers who have operation responsibility for a defined area of activity; this qualification gives existing and aspirational…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

food-safety
Food Safety in Catering Level 2 Award

This qualification is aimed at individuals who are, or intend to be, food handlers working in catering. It is also appropriate for those providing services to catering premises including pest…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Forest School
Forest School Programme Leadership Level 3 Certificate

New low cost: £699 (eligible for the Advanced Learner Loan) The Forest School Level 3 course is suitable if you wish to run your own Forest School or to be…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

forest school
Forest School Programme Leadership Level 3 Certificate

This qualification is aimed at adults (19+) who wish to gain the skills and knowledge required to plan and lead groups in Forest School, and will enable participants to set…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Business student
Foundation in Business Level 1

This qualification will introduce you to Customer Service and business administration principles, how to behave in an office environment, and how to use office equipment. You will be able to…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

man smiling
French for Beginners – Term 2 at Paignton

If you have little or no experience of French this beginner’s course is the ideal start. As you progress you will gradually build language skills that relate to everyday situations…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Adult students being taught in a classroom.
French for Improvers – Term 1 at Paignton

This course is for those who have already completed a French beginners’ course or already have the basics of the French language and wish to improve their knowledge. The aim…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

French for Improvers 2 – Term 2 at Paignton

This course is designed to follow on from the French Improvers class and is for learners with at least two years’ experience of basic French. It should help learners who…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

women writing
French Improvers 1 – Term 2

This course is for those who have already completed a French beginners course or already have the basics of the French language and wish to improve their knowledge. The aim…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Fused glass jewellery.
Fused Glass

This course is suitable for beginners and improvers who want to learn how to make fused glass items or improve their skills. You will find out how to cut, layer…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Students tending to a garden
Garden Design for beginners College Certificate

Are you interested in finding out the tricks of designing a beautiful garden or in getting the most out of an allotment? This 10 week course will cover all the…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

guitarist
Guitar for Beginners at Paignton

The beginner’s guitar course will look at building and applying fundamental techniques for starting out on Electric or Acoustic instruments. No prior knowledge is needed, however an enthusiasm for and…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Student playing guitar.
Guitar for Improvers 2

This course is for people who have been playing guitar for several months and want to develop their playing, especially for accompanying songs. Learners will build on what they already…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Acoustic guitar close up.
Guitar for Improvers 3

This course is for people who have been learning to play the guitar for 1+ years and want to develop their playing, for accompanying and playing lead with a variety…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Adult hairdressing student.
Hairdressing Level 3 Diploma

The Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing is perfect for a very rewarding and dynamic career. If you are interested in working as a Hairdresser, prefer a practical approach to your…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Mature students sat at desk.
Helping Skills Level 2 Award (NCFE)

Understand and apply the concept of self awareness, develop interaction with others, develop the ability to explore and gain insight into issues and concerns, bring work to a satisfactory closure…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Adult students conversing in a classroom.
Helping Skills Level 2 Award (NCFE)

Understand and apply the concept of self awareness, develop interaction with others, develop the ability to explore and gain insight into issues and concerns, bring work to a satisfactory closure…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

girl smiling
Holiday Spanish at Paignton

This course is aimed at those holidaying in Spain who want to learn the basics of the language and build the confidence to get by in everyday situations such as…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

italian
Italian for Beginners – Term 1 at Paignton

The course is designed for complete beginners with no or very little knowledge of Italian who want be able to understand and communicate in basic everyday situations. You will learn…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

girl smiling
Italian for Business and Work – Beginners – Term 1

The course is designed for complete beginners with no or very little knowledge of Italian with a more specific interest in using Italian for business or work and in acquiring…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

A close up of paint brushes.
Landscape Painting for All

Would you like to improve your landscape painting? You will learn to compose and paint landscapes in any medium that you choose, watercolours; oils, acrylic or mixed media. Advice and…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Adult student pointing at a projected spreadsheet.
Management and Leadership Level 5 Diploma (CMI)

These qualifications are designed for middle managers as well as those aspiring to senior management. With a more comprehensive structure, our Level 5 Diploma in Management and Leadership gives you…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Student writing at desk
Management and Leadership Level 5 Diploma (CMI)

These qualifications are designed for middle managers as well as those aspiring to senior management. With a more comprehensive structure, our Level 5 Diploma in Management and Leadership gives you…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Students in the construction workshop
Multi-trade Construction Level 2

An apprenticeship in the construction Industry is a perfect starting point for a very rewarding career. If you are interested in working as a multi-skilled operative covering a range of…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Close up of a paint palette.
Oil Painting for All

This Oil Painting course has been designed for improvers and beginners who would like to have some basic understanding of painting with oils. The overall aim is to provide you…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Adult students in a classroom
Paediatric First Aid Level 2 Certificate

This course will provide you with the appropriate skills and understanding in order to deal with emergencies involving infants and children. It includes dealing with emergencies, role of first aider…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Paediatric First Aid Level 2 Certificate

This course will provide you with the appropriate skills and understanding in order to deal with emergencies involving infants and children. It includes dealing with emergencies, role of first aider…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Tubes of paint
Painting with Mixed Media

Have you got stuck in one form of painting? Try Mixed Media for developing your artwork using many different and exciting materials such as combining pencil, charcoal, pastels, hessian, newspaper,…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Fashion student using a sewing machine.
Pattern Cutting for Dressmaking

This course is designed for people who would like to start drafting their own dressmaking patterns. You will learn the basics of pattern drafting and draft a skirt and bodice…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

personal trainer
Personal Training Level 3 Certificate (YMCA)

The aim of this qualification is to recognise the skills, knowledge and competence required for you to work unsupervised as a personal trainer. This includes being able to offer one-to-one…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Photoshop for Beginners

This course is for anyone who wants to get more from their images/photography. The course covers the use of Photoshop tools and learners will get familiar with some of the…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Woman instructing a Pilates class
Pilates for Improvers

Students must of completed a beginner’s course or have a good understanding of the concept. Take it to the next level and challenge some moves you have learnt or just…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Woman painting at an easel.
Portrait Painting

This recreational course has been designed for adult learners who would like to be able to paint portraits using a variety of mediums. The aim is to find ways of…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Close up of a student throwing clay on a pottery wheel.
Pottery for All

This course is designed for students with little or no prior experienced of pottery. Students will be introduced to some basic clay formation techniques (including an opportunity to use the…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Adult students in a meeting using a flip chart.
Project Management Level 3 Award (CMI)

This qualification is an excellent opportunity if you are a supervisor or first line manager who has operational responsibility for a defined area of activity. The course is designed to…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Man presenting to a class on a whiteboard.
Project Management Level 3 Award (CMI)

This qualification is an excellent opportunity if you are a supervisor or first line manager who has operational responsibility for a defined area of activity. The course is designed to…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Adult student examining liquids in test tubes.
Return to Learn – Science – January Start OCNWM Level 2 Certificate in Skills for Further Study in Science and Engineering

This course is ideal for you if you are planning to return to study on any course with Biology and/or Chemistry content but want to ease yourself back into education…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

adult in classroom
Spanish Conversation at Paignton

This course will focus on speaking and listening, learners will practice conversing in Spanish covering a range of different topics. Learners will also read books written in Spanish to enable…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

girl smiling
Spanish for Beginners at Paignton

This course is for those who have little or no knowledge of Spanish who would like to learn the basics to survive (and enjoy!) typical situations when on holiday or…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

student-smiling
Spanish for Improvers – Term 2 at Paignton

This course is for those who have already completed a Spanish beginners course or already have the basics of the Spanish language and wish to improve their knowledge. The aim…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

sports massage
Sports Massage (Soft Tissue) Level 3 Diploma

The Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage is available to those who wish to improve their knowledge and skills to enable them to deliver sports massage. On completion you will…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Stained glass.
Stained Glass

Make decorative and useful items for your home. Beginners master basic copper foil techniques by making a mirror then progress to curved cutting with panels, lamps and more. Students will…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Sugar craft flower.
Sugarcraft – Flowers & Foliage

This course is designed both for beginners, who would like to learn how to create a selection of flowers and foliage for cake decorating, or for improvers as a progression…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Sugarcraft flowers.
Sugarcraft – Flowers & Foliage

This course is designed both for beginners, who would like to learn how to create a selection of flowers and foliage for cake decorating, or for improvers as a progression…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Close up of two silver rings.
Textured Rings and Bangles

This course is designed for beginners and improvers and will cover the steps needed to make rings and bangles in silver or copper. Beginners will be introduced to shaping, soldering…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Blue watercolour background.
Watercolour Continuation

This course has been designed for adult learners who have some basic knowledge of the subject and gives the opportunity to introduce other materials to watercolour and to develop those…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Blue watercolour background.
Watercolour for Beginners

This course has been designed for Adult learners with no experience and knowledge in the subject and will give you the opportunity to explore and experiment with the techniques associated…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Adult learner carving a wooden butterfly
Woodcarving

Designed for anyone with an interest in carving in wood, whether they are completely new to it or experienced practitioners. Come and learn and enjoy the skill of carving in…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Yogalates for All

This course is for anyone who wants to improve their health and well-being in a warm and friendly environment. The sessions are designed for all ages and capabilities and learners…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS

Help & advice

Choosing to be part of South Devon College doesn’t have to be a daunting process. Let us help you make the right choice with our range of support, advice and guidance.