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FREE Level 4/5 Short Courses Now Available


13/02/2024

We are very pleased to announce that we have launched five brand new FREE short courses for individuals in employment! These fantastic short courses give you a taste of what a full degree is like for those that are unsure if higher education is for them – they can also be used as part of your continued professional development.  

These short courses are perfect for those looking for a change in career or wanting to upskill in new areas. Our Level 4 courses will provide you with an innovative way to boost your knowledge and skills, enhancing your career opportunities. 

Here are our brand-new short courses and what they will entail: 

  • Coaching Practice and Skill Development (Level 4) 
    • Develop a sound understanding of the principles in sports through a mixture of academic and practical sessions, where you will put into practice the knowledge learnt in an academic environment. The sessions will be delivered face-to-face due to the practical requirements of the course. 
  • Fitness and Nutrition (Level 4) 
    • Identify what it means by fitness and nutrition, undertake practical tests, and develop a case study that assesses the fitness levels of different participants through laboratory-based testing, onset of blood lactate accumulation test, and field-based testing. 
  • Quantity Surveying and Sustainable Practice (Level 4) 
    • Gain an insight into the ways that political, social, and economic factors influence construction. Through this, you will consider the relationship between these factors and how they’re reflected in a project and in the broader economy.  
  • Quantity Surveying Practice (Level 4) 
    • Gain an understanding of the role of the Quantity Surveyor and explore the following discreet areas. From the different types of Professional Quantity Surveyor (PQS), the Advice and guidance provided by quantity surveyors, how projects are financed, procurement routes, tendering procedures, and contract selection. 
  • Mental Health within Healthcare (Level 5) 
    • Foster an understanding of how mental health affects the health sector whilst discussing strategies around best working practice. This short course is broken down into two discreet areas. These include Risk Management for Mental Health and Professional Assessment for Mental Health. 

University Centre Weston is the TEF Gold higher education provider in North Somerset. We deliver an excellent choice of degree-level courses in partnership with nearby universities across our three campuses in Weston-Super-Mare, providing students with outstanding support and focus on helping our students start and progress their careers.  

Our campuses have the very best state-of-the-art facilities, taught by industry professionals. Due to our smaller size classes, this allows more 1:1 time with our lecturing staff!  

Click here to find out more about their additional Short Courses