Qualification
Students working at desks.
AAT Accounting Advanced Diploma Level 3

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 AND APPLY

AAT Accounting Foundation Certificate Level 2

You may be interested in this course if you are new to accounting, or working in a junior accounting role seeking to gain a qualification. The foundation certificate will support…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

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 AND APPLY

Black and white polka dot acrylic nails.
Acrylic Nails Intermediate Guild Accredited Certificate

This course will teach you how to apply acrylic nails safely and securely on the nail. You will be taught how to file and shape efficiently a finished acrylic nail,…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

An Introduction to Ceramics

This experimental course is designed for those that are interested in working with clay in a variety of methods and processes and have little previous experience of the material. The…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

Life drawing image.
An Introduction to Life Drawing

Taught in our professional studios, this practical course will introduce you to the fundamental principles and skills involved in life drawing. Expert tutors will guide you through sessions and demonstrations…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

student with camera
An Introduction to Photography

This course will introduce you to the rudiments of digital photography and photographic manipulation. You will learn in specialist studios and will be provided with digital SLR cameras. You will…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

Students print making.
An Introduction to Print Making

Taught in our exceptional facilities, this hands-on course will introduce you to the equipment and techniques of screen printing onto paper using water based processes. Expert tutors will guide you…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

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 AND APPLY

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 AND APPLY

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 AND APPLY

Student tracing an image
Art for Everyone

This course is for absolutely everyone who wants to explore their own unique view of the world. You will have expert guidance to help fulfil your true artistic potential and…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

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 AND APPLY

Close up of a pair of dancers' feet.
Ballroom and Latin Dance Improvers Plus

This course is perfect for you if you have good working knowledge of Ballroom and Latin American dances. The Ballroom and Latin Dance Improvers Plus course aims to further your…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

Close up of a pair of dancers' feet.
Ballroom and Latin Dance Improvers

If you know the basic steps, having done some Ballroom and Latin American dancing before, why not improve your dancing by adding style and new steps to basic routines! The…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

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

This is a fantastic course for those who have always wanted to learn Ballroom and Latin American dancing. Perhaps you have watched the TV programmes and wished you could learn…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

Students tending to a garden
Basic Garden Design 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 AND APPLY

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

Upon successful completion, this course will provide you with a qualification recognised throughout Europe. The European Computer Driving Licence qualifications enable people to demonstrate their competence in computer skills and…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

Students sat working on computers learning about e-safety.
C++ Programming Short Course

C++ is a powerful object oriented programming language used by leading businesses around the globe to create applications for embedded systems, services and entertainment solutions that require fast execution speed….

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

Cake Decorating Beginners

This course is designed for beginners who would like to learn a selection of cake decorating techniques using sugarpaste (sometimes known as Fondant or Ready to Roll icing). You will…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

Calligraphy alphabet
Calligraphy for Beginners

This course is 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 variety…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

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 AND APPLY

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

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 AND APPLY

group of choral singers
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 AND APPLY

Student writing at a desk with calculator and textbook.
CMI Principles of Management and Leadership Diploma Level 3

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 AND APPLY

Computers for Beginners

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

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

Students writing at desks
Creative Writing For Pleasure

Looking for guidance with your creative writing? This course is for you! This recreational Creative Writing course is aimed at those who have been to classes previously and those who…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

Close up image of crochet needle.
Crochet Beginners

Never tried to crochet or tried and looking for guidance? This course is designed for beginners wanting to enhance their skills, but don’t worry, no prior knowledge is required! You…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

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. You will be required to take part…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

Barbering lecturer showing students a demonstration.
Cutting Men’s Hair Award Level 2

The Level 2 Award in 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….

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

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 AND APPLY

Dresses made by fashion students.
Dressmaking

Looking to learn how to sew or improve your skills and knowledge? This recreational course will introduce you to the basics of dressmaking. You will learn how to use a…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

ECDL IT User Skills Level 2 Certificate (BCS)

Upon successful completion this course will provide you with a qualification recognised throughout Europe. The European Computer Driving Licence qualifications enable people to demonstrate their competence in computer skills and…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

Emergency First Aid at Work Level 3 Award (HABC)

After successful completion of this course you will receive a Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work. The course will equip participants to have the skills and understanding…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

Mature student using laptop
Excel 2010 Part 1 and 2 Certificate (Short Course)

This short course will teach you the fundamentals of using spreadsheets and become an effective user. Please scroll down to the ‘What will I lean?’ section to view the topics…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

Mature student using laptop
Excel 2010 Part 3 Using Formulae and Functions Certificate (Short Course)

The skills and knowledge acquired in this course are sufficient to be able to use and operate the software at a progressive level. This course is also designed for users…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

Excel 2010 Part 4 Presenting Data Certificate (Short Course)

The skills and knowledge acquired in this course are sufficient to be able to use and operate the software at a progressive level and is designed for users who are…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

Two ladies stretching
Exercise for 50+

This course aims to promote fitness, well-being, good posture and core strength. You will learn a variety of exercises aimed at keeping your body toned and supple, increase your strength…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

Client on a beauty therapy bed.
Eye Treatments: Guild Accredited College Certificate

Eye treatments have become increasingly popular within the beauty industry with many opting for semi-permanent solutions to alleviate the hassle of applying make-up daily but still desiring the enhanced facial…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

Face Painting Award Level 1

This is a fun six week course designed to enable you to produce children’s face painting from a princess to a superhero and everything in between. Learn how to produce…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

Woman giving facial treatment to client.
Facials: Guild Accredited College Certificate

Performing a facial treatment is an opportunity for you to give your client a relaxing and enjoyable treatment designed to improve and rejuvenate their skin. This course will teach you…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

First Aid at Work Level 3 Award (HABC)

This course is for people who are in work or on a work placement. Having undertaken an assessment of first aid needs employers may decide to enrol their employees on…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

Flower arranging for Autumn.
Flower Arranging Using Recycled Materials

This is a fun, relaxed course where you will make three different styles of flower arrangement suitable to decorate your home or give as gifts using the best of the…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

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 AND APPLY

Forest School
Forest School Programme Leadership Certificate Level 3

The Forest School Level 3 course is suitable if you wish to run your own Forest School or to be a qualified Forest School leader within an educational setting. You…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

Classroom with adult students
French for Beginners

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

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

French for Beginners Term 2

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 AND APPLY

Hand holding pen
French for Improvers

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 AND APPLY

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 AND APPLY

women writing
French Improvers 1 – Term 2 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 AND APPLY

Fused glass jewellery.
Fused Glass for Improvers

This course is for existing students to further their skills and techniques. Students will be working on their current projects with an aim to have them completed by the end…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

man smiling
German for Beginners – Term 2

This beginners’ course is aimed at those who enjoy all things German, whether it’s culture, way of life or going there for business trips or holidays. Increase your pleasure or…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

Smiling female student
HABC Customer Service Award Level 1

This qualification is suitable if you wish to improve your knowledge of the importance of customer service, including how to satisfy customers’ expectations. You will be assessed by completing a…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

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

This course will equip you with the skills and understanding to administer First Aid care in an emergency situation. You will be continuously assessed throughout the day and upon successful…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

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 AND APPLY

Intermediate Business Level 2

The Intermediate Business programme is split over three parts. The Certificate in Business Administration will allow learners to develop their knowledge and understanding of business and administration, resulting in the…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

Mature students in classroom
Introduction to Criminology Level 2 Certificate (Ascentis)

Criminology is the scientific study of crime and criminals. It draws together methods and perspectives from a range of social sciences, including Sociology and Psychology. The Ascentis Level 2 Certificate…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

Mature students reading
Introduction to Psychology Level 2 Certificate (Ascentis)

The Ascentis Level 2 Certificate in Psychology is designed to introduce the concepts, theories and perspectives which characterise Psychology. It will also provide learners with an effective experience in developing…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

women writing
Italian for Beginners – Term 2

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 AND APPLY

Adult learners in a classroom
Italian for Holidays

This course is for complete beginners. You will learn the basics of Italian so that you can fully enjoy your holiday in Italy. You will learn to introduce yourself, to…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

girl smiling
Italian Keep on Improving

This course is the next level up from the Italian for Beginners course. It will build upon the level of skills you already have by introducing you to new language…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

Close up of two silver rings.
Jewellery Making: 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 AND APPLY

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 AND APPLY

Make a Cosy Beside Hooky Rug

If you enjoy crafts, hand-sewing and stitching you will enjoy this. It is a craft that you can pick up and get on with anywhere, in front of the TV,…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

Make a Hooky Rug Seat Pad

If you enjoy crafts, hand-sewing and stitching you will enjoy this. It is a craft that you can pick up and get on with anywhere, in front of the TV,…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

Close up shot of nails.
Manicure and Pedicure Guild Accredited College Certificate

Natural-looking nails are sought by all, being the classic treatments to achieving simplistic, beautifully-presented fingers and toes suitable for all occasions. These are fundamental treatments offered by nail technicians, typically…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

Mosaics made out of recycled materials made to look like the shape of the earth.
Mosaics Using Recycled Materials

This course explores the craft of mosaics using various tesserae; glass tiles, china, beads and other small objects. You will create different usable and decorative pieces of work with the…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

NCFE CACHE Counselling Skills Certificate Level 2

This course is great for anyone looking to develop their use of counselling skills at work, during training sessions or in a personal capacity. If you would like to develop…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

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 AND APPLY

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. You will be continuously assessed throughout the two day…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

Adult students in a classroom
Paediatric First Aid Certificate Level 2

This course will provide you with the appropriate skills and understanding in order to deal with emergencies involving infants and children. You will be continuously assessed throughout the two day…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

Student drawing in sketchbook
Painting and Drawing for Beginners

Aimed at those with little or no drawing and painting experience, this course is a complete guide for beginners wishing to learn the fundamental techniques of painting and drawing. Therefore…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

Woman painting at an easel.
Painting for Beginners

The course is suitable for both complete beginners and those wishing to develop basic skills by undertaking an introductory course. Explore and experiment with this exciting and responsive medium. Learn…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

Patchwork and Quilt a Throw

If you’ve ever wanted to make a beautiful patchwork throw, but put off by the geometric designs, maths involved and all the expensive tools and templates needed, then this course…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

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 AND APPLY

Male student using an Apple Mac
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 AND APPLY

Pilates for beginners class.
Pilates for Beginners

For complete beginners. Learn how to use breathing techniques, set up positions and which muscles to use. Pilates allows the body to redress the balance in muscle tone, lengthening tight…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

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 AND APPLY

Woman painting at an easel.
Portrait Painting

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

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

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

This course is designed for anyone with an interest in pottery, whatever their level of experience. You will be introduced to some basic clay formation techniques and some decorative techniques…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

Adult students being taught in a classroom.
Principles of Management and Leadership Level 3 Diploma (CMI)

This course is an excellent opportunity if you are a practising or aspiring team leader, supervisor or manager who has operational responsibility for a defined area of activity. The qualification…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

Star necklace.
Silver Jewellery for Beginners: Earrings and Pendants

This course is designed for beginners who want to make silver or copper pendants and earrings. You will learn how to solder and how to use a piercing saw to…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

Silver earrings.
Silver Jewellery Improvers

You will learn how make stone set earrings, pendants and rings, using different setting methods. We look at studs, drop earrings and linked earrings. Other projects are possible if you…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

adult in classroom
Spanish Conversation at Paignton

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

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

spanish
Spanish for Beginners

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

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

girl smiling
Spanish for Beginners – Term 2 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 AND APPLY

italian
Spanish for Improvers

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 AND APPLY

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 AND APPLY

Stained glass.
Stained Glass for Improvers

This course is for existing students to further their skills and techniques. Students will be working on their current projects with an aim to have them completed by the end…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

Pink cake decorated with icing.
Sugarcraft Sugar Flowers and Foliage Beginners

This course is designed for those looking to learn how to create a selection of wired sugar flowers and foliage for cake decorating. You will learn how to make roses…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

Teacher at the front of the class
Teaching Assistants: Supporting Teaching and Learning Certificate Level 3

This course is divided equally by studying the underpinning knowledge, as well as the techniques behind effective practice in the classroom, developing you as a competent and confident teaching assistant….

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

Wooden texture.
Upholstery and Furniture Restoration

If you have an item of furniture that you would like to renovate and you have a practical nature then this course will be suitable for you. Items may include…

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

Blue watercolour background.
Watercolour Continuation

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

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

Blue watercolour background.
Watercolour for Beginners

This recreational course is suitable for both complete beginners and those wishing to develop basic skills by undertaking an introductory course. Explore and experiment with this exciting and responsive medium….

VIEW COURSE DETAILS AND APPLY

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 AND APPLY

Help and 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.