Study FREE SHORT COURSES at University Centre Weston

Are you ready to upskill and enhance your skills without doing a full-time degree?

University Centre Weston invites you to explore our exciting new short courses, designed to certify skills to propel your career whilst giving you the taste of a full bachelors degree.

Whether you're a seasoned professional seeking to diversify your expertise or an enthusiast eager to delve into a new field, we have the perfect courses tailored just for you - and they’re FREE!

OUR COURSES

Coaching Practice and Skills

Fitness and Nutrition

Mental Health within Healthcare

Quantity Surveying and Sustainable Practice

More Short Courses



YOUR PATH TO SUCCESS STARTS HERE:


Coaching Practice and Skills


This course will allow you to develop a sound understanding of the principles of sports through a mixture of academic and practical sessions, where you will put into practice the knowledge learned in an academic environment.

All of our staff are professionally qualified with industry experience working as professional coaches and all carry accredited coaching qualifications.

The sessions will be delivered face-to-face due to the practical requirements of the course i.e. planning and delivering effective coaching sessions.


Level 4

FREE

Weston-super-Mare (In-person delivery)

Taught by industry professionals

football coach with students

Fitness and Nutrition


In this free module, you’ll learn about fitness and nutrition. You’ll also do practical tests and create a case study. In the case study, you’ll evaluate the fitness levels of different people. You’ll use tests done in labs, like the Wingate test or VO2 max test, and tests done outside, like the multi-stage fitness test or the one-mile Rockport walking test.


Level 4

FREE

Weston-super-Mare (In-person delivery)

Taught by industry professionals

Women at gym

Mental Heath in Healthcare


Within this short course, you will foster an understanding of how mental health is affecting the health sector whilst discussing strategies around best working practices. The short course is broken down into two discreet sections:

  • Risk Management for Mental Health
  • Professional Assessment for Mental Health

This short course will be delivered through a blended approach, including face-to-face at the Winter Gardens and remote delivery.


Level 5

FREE

Weston-super-Mare (In-person delivery)

Taught by industry professionals

nurse with patient

Quantity Surveying and Sustainability


In this course, you will gain 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 are reflected in a project and the broader economy.


Level 4

FREE

Weston-super-Mare (In-person delivery)

Taught by industry professionals

builders looking at plans

WHY STUDY A SHORT COURSE AT UCW?

We’re a TEF Gold education provider, smaller in size meaning smaller classes and better staff support and interaction.

  • Expert Faculty: Learn from industry experts and seasoned professionals dedicated to your success.
  • Flexible Learning: Our short courses are designed to fit around your busy schedule, offering both full-time and part-time options.
  • Practical Experience: Gain hands-on experience through real-world case studies, projects, and simulations.
  • Career Advancement: Enhance your employability and open doors to exciting career opportunities in burgeoning industries.
  • As part of an Office for Students (OFS) initiative for 2024/25. University Centre Weston is proud to launch these courses for free. These short courses are mapped against the standards for Higher Technical Qualification (HTQ) and are designed to be a combination both academic and practical in their nature. It is important to note that because of the practical nature of the courses you may need to be in a position to use where you work to provide evidence for some of the assessments although this does depend upon the short course you choose.
TEF 2023 Gold logo

CONTACT US