AAT Accounting Level 1

This qualification will enable you to gain an overview of the world of accounting and finance as well as developing the fundamental numeracy and literacy skills which are essential should you subsequently decide to study for the Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping.

Access to Health Studies and Social Care

This course is essential for students wishing to move on to Health related Higher Education courses including degrees Nursing; Midwifery; Paramedic Science; Adult Social Care; Sport and Exercise Sciences. Students are given full support to apply for a university place

Access to Social Science

This course is essential for students wishing to move on to Social Science related Higher Education courses including degrees in Social Work, Teaching, Psychology, Sociology and Criminology. Students are given full support to apply for a university place

British Sign Language Level 1 Signature

You will develop the basic ability to communicate with deaf people. This is an excellent foundation for the level 2 qualification we offer.

British Sign Language Level 2 Signature

You will develop your skills in British Sign Language to be able to use in a wide range of everyday situations. The course is an ideal next step for those who have completed the Level 1 qualification we offer.

British Sign Language Level 3

This course is suitable for those who already have achieved British Sign Language Level 2 and wish to gain a higher level of understanding of BSL grammar, linguistics and of Deaf culture and community. *There will be some Saturday workshops.

Cabin Crew Level 2 NCFE

The primary purpose of this qualification is to provide you with an introduction to the knowledge needed to work as cabin crew.  You will develop your understanding of the cabin crew role and the work involded; both onboard and on the ground.

This qualification will prepare you for employemnt as cabin crew, providing you meet the necessary entry requirements.  Please check you meet the physical entry requirements prior to enrolment.

Counselling Level 2 – Helping Skills

The qualification gives learners the opportunity to investigate the knowledge and skills needed to use counselling skills and engage in a helping interaction, appropriately. Topics covered: using counselling skills; introduction to counselling skills theories; diversity and ethics in the use of counselling skills; and counselling skills and personal development.

Counselling Skills – Level 1

Course members will explore the use of interpersonal skills in the helping relationship including the importance of empathy and respect. Verbal and non-verbal communication skills will also be developed as well as an understanding of boundaries and confidentiality.

Developing Customer Service Skills Level 1 NCFE

This course is designed to be a fun and informative introduction to Customer Service. It will provide you with valuable skills that can be applied within any organisation. 

English Foundation Skills Level 1/2

You will develop skills in reading, writing and speaking and listening, along with study skills you need to succeed in your further studies. You will also develop your confidence and employability skills to improve your employment prospects to find work in the future. Students who successfully complete this course may progress onto Functional Skills in the Spring term. A good level of spoken English is required. Entry is by college based assessment. Learners who are not ready for this programme will be referred to other programmes.

English GCSE AQA

Respond imaginatively to a range of stimulating material, take part in lively class discussions on a range of subjects with the opportunity to improve your written, oral and reading skills and learn how to use language creatively and effectively.

English GCSE AQA

Respond imaginatively to a range of stimulating material, take part in lively class discussions on a range of subjects with the opportunity to improve your written, oral and reading skills and learn how to use language creatively and effectively.

ESOL Entry 1 – Speaking and Listening

Whether you want to find a job or just talk with people around you, our ESOL courses will give you the reading, writing, and speaking and listening skills you need. You will develop your confidence and skills at your own speed in lively and friendly classes and the first term will give you the chance to get a recognised qualification in speaking and listening.

ESOL Entry 2 – Speaking and Listening

Whether you want to find a job or just talk with people around you, our ESOL courses will give you the reading, writing, speaking and listening skills you need. You will develop your confidence and skills at your own speed in lively and friendly classes and give you the chance to get a recognised qualification.

ESOL Entry 3 – Speaking and Listening

Whether you want to find a job or just talk with people around you, our ESOL courses will give you the reading, writing, speaking and listening skills yo need. You will develop your confidence and skills at your own speed in lively and friendly classes and the first term will give you the chance to get a recognised qualification in speaking and listening.

Introduction to British Sign Language

"Be well prepared and confident to start the BSL level 1 course at PACA."

Learn SEO Search Engine Optimisation

The workshop will cover important and useful SEO (search engine optimisation) activities that can be done by business owners who have websites. The course is for business owners who have websites and company employees who hold a marketing or IT role and are responsible for their company website.

Mathematics GCSE Foundation

This course will help you gain the GCSE qualification in Mathematics at Foundation Level. The assessment will be in the form of 3 exams and a grade 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 can be achieved. Grades 4 and 5 are equivalent to the old GCSE C grade and B grade.

Mathematics GCSE Foundation

This course will help you gain the new GCSE qualification in Mathematics at Foundation Level. The assessment will be in the form of 3 exams and a grade 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 can be achieved. Grades 4 and 5 are equivalent to the old GCSE C grade and B grade.

Maths Functional Skills Level 1 – Level 2 Edexel

This course is designed to help you to develop your numeracy skills and apply them in real life situations, including the world of work, and you will also develo the study skills you need to succees in your further studies. Students who successfully complete this course may progress on to Functional Skills in the spring term or another course that requires a good level of Maths.

Mental Health Awareness Level 2 Certificate

This qualification is the perfect place to start for people interested in mental health. The course will include a range of conditions including depression anxiety, stress, Dementia, phobias, Schizophrenia and eating disorders. The symptoms, causes, effects and treatments will be examined

Specialist Support for Teaching and Learn Level 3 Diploma

This qualification provides an in-depth understanding of the knowledge and skills required when working directly with children or young people in primary, secondary or special schools, academies and free schools. It covers all aspects of Specialist Support including planning, delivering, and reviewing assessment strategies to support learning alongside the teacher, bilingual and special needs support and personal development and reflective practice. This course runs fortnightly, term time only

Specialist Support for Teaching and Learn Level 3 Diploma

This qualification provides an in-depth understanding of the knowledge and skills required when working directly with children or young people in primary, secondary or special schools, academies and free schools. It covers all aspects of Specialist Support including planning, delivering, and reviewing assessment strategies to support learning alongside the teacher, bilingual and special needs support and personal development and reflective practice. This course runs fortnightly, term time only

Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning Level 3 Diploma

This qualification provides an in-depth understanding of the knowledge and skills required when working directly with children or young people in primary, secondary or special schools, academies and free schools. It covers all aspects of Specialist Support including planning, delivering, and reviewing assessment strategies to support learning alongside the teacher, bilingual and special needs support and personal development and reflective practice. This course runs fortnightly, term time only