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Adult Spring Courses

St Helens College have launched a selection of courses for adults allowing you to try something new this spring.

View our full range of courses below and try something new this spring!


Animal Management

Beginners’ Short Course in Dog Training and Canine Behaviour

This short leisure course is designed for people who own a dog and would like to learn the basic principles and practices of dog training. The course is delivered by an experienced Animal Management tutor.

Starts: Friday 4th May
Length: 1 day

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Preliminary Dog Grooming Short Course

This six week course is for anyone with a specific personal interest in dog grooming or those wanting to enter the industry as a professional dog groomer. The course is suitable for absolute beginners.

Starts: Tuesday 15th May
Length: 6 weeks
When: Every Tuesday, 9.00am - 4.00pm

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First Aid for Dogs

This first aid for dogs course is perfect for dog owners and canine professionals. It is aimed at keeping our four-legged friends safe and healthy in case of medical emergencies.

Length: 1 day

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Business and Management

CMI Level 3 Diploma in First Line Management

The level 3 Diploma in First Line Management has been developed for junior managers, supervisors and first line managers who have operational responsibility for a defined area of activity and who wish to build on and develop their existing management skills and knowledge.

Starts: Wednesday 9th May
Length: 1 year
When: Every Wednesday, 5.00pm to 9.00pm
Cost: £1,987***

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*** Advanced Learner Loan available. In addition, there are a number of payment options including an interest-free payment plan with a monthly direct debit payment. If your employer is willing to fund your course, we can help you to arrange this.Back to top

Colours Cookery School

All things Spring – Vegetarian Cooking

This stimulating cookery course is intended to develop your knowledge of Vegetarian Cooking whilst providing lots of creative meal ideas and inspiration.

Starts: Tuesday 1st May
Length: 4 weeks
When: Every Tuesday evening from 6.00pm - 9.00pm.

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Wine Tasting Experience Course

Want to know your Merlot from your Malbec and your Chardonnay from your Sauvignon blanc? Our wine tasting experience course is back by popular demand and offers a fresh take on the world of wine. It will help you to discover which wines you like and why.

Starts: Wednesday 2nd May
Length: 4 weeks
When: Every Wednesday evening from 7.00pm - 9.00pm.

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A Taste of Summer – The Perfect BBQ

Discover the secrets to cooking with fire and smoke - the most ancient of artisan cooking techniques with this BBQ cookery course.

Starts: Thursday 17th May
Length: 4 weeks
When: Every Thursday evening from 6.00pm - 9.00pm.

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Tapas Taster

This stimulating, one day, taster course will develop your culinary flair and provide you with a selection of Spanish Tapas recipes.

Starts: Thursday 24th May
Length: One evening
When: Thursday evening from 6.00pm - 9.00pm

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Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Dental Nursing

This is an excellent opportunity for those who are looking to launch a career in dentistry. You will focus on direct, chair side work and providing support during a range of dental treatments to gain a strong understanding of dental equipment, instruments and materials.

Starts: Start dates throughout the year
Length: 1 year
When: Various
Cost: Course fees are dependent on personal circumstances and you may be eligible for funding to cover course fees***

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*** Advanced Learner Loan available. In addition, there are a number of payment options including an interest-free payment plan with a monthly direct debit payment. If your employer is willing to fund your course, we can help you to arrange this.

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Floristry

Advanced Contemporary Wedding Designs

This stimulating one day floristry course will have a contemporary approach and will be practical, fun and hands on, offering progression in wedding floral techniques, developing skills in more advanced pieces of floral design building your skill base, speed and conceptual design ability.

Starts: Tuesday 15th May
Length: One evening
When: 6.00pm - 9.00pm

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Hair, Beauty, Nails, Makeup and Spa Therapies

Body Spray Tanning Short Course

This one day course will provide you with an understanding of the theory and application of spray tanning.

Length: One day

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Party Lashes Short Course

Our practical party lashes short course will provide you with the knowledge and skills that will help you to perfectly apply false lashes for that special occasion.

Starts: Thursday 10th May
Length: One evening
When: 5.30pm - 8.30pm

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Short Course in Gel Polish Nails

Our exciting short course will teach you all that you need to know for the application of gel nail polish, the health and safety surrounding this treatment, and get hands on experience of working with your fellow students to learn how to apply gel polish.

Length: One evening

Beauty Pamper Short Course - Tan, Nails and Lashes

Our beauty pamper course will develop your skills in applying tan, gel polish nail treatments to yourself, friends, family and clients. It will provide you with an understanding of the theory and application of these treatments, saving you money and time.

Length: Three weeks

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Semi-Permanent Eyelashes Short Course

This one-day practical course covers the theory and application of Semi-Permanent eyelash extensions. You will be trained to apply eyelash extensions ensuring you have blended the natural lash with the lash extension to make lashes longer, thicker and provide a natural looking eyelash.

Starts: Monday 23rd April
Length: One day
When: 9.30am - 4.30pm

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Health and Safety & First Aid

IOSH Working Safely

The IOSH Working safely is for people at any level, in any sector, who need grounding in the essentials of safety and health.

Length: One day

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IOSH Managing Safely

The IOSH Managing Safely course gives an overview on why health and safety is such a vital part of any organisation and will give you an insight into how to deal with health and safety issues that could arise.

Length: Three weeks

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IT and Computing

Level 1 ITQ

The level 1 ITQ course is perfect for helping you to improve your ability across a range of IT applications. It will help you to learn new computer skills and gain a valuable, recognised qualification.

Starts: Flexible
Length: Flexible
When: Flexible
Cost: £421 (you may be eligible for funding if you are in receipt of a qualifying benefit)

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Level 2 ITQ

The level 2 ITQ course is ideal if you need to improve job performance, find a new job or learn how to use today's technology more efficiently. It consists of a cluster of units covering subjects such as Word Processing, Presentations, Spreadsheets and Databases.

Starts: Flexible
Length: Flexible
When: Flexible
Cost: £481 (you may be eligible for funding if you are in receipt of a qualifying benefit)

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Level 3 ITQ

The level 3 ITQ course is suitable for those who wish to improve their job performance. This is an evidence based qualification that will develop your skills, knowledge and understanding.

Starts: Flexible
Length: Flexible
When: Flexible
Cost: £1,167 (Advanced Learner Loan available to help cover your course fees)

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Web Design Fundamentals

The internet is a business necessity these days, the web provides any business with a worldwide marketing platform. This 10 week course, will provide advice, tips and guidance on the basics of designing your own website.

Starts: Thursday 25th April 2018
Length: 10 weeks
When: Every Thursday from 6.00pm - 8.00pm
Cost: £99

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Short Course in Jewellery Making

Make your own bespoke jewellery and accessories using semi-precious metals with this short course. Designed for both beginners and those with some experience of jewellery making, the course covers a range of techniques.

Length: 11 weeks
When: Various

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Jewellery Taster: Make a Summer Bangle

Bangles can be the perfect accessory and complement any outfit. If you fancy making your own, unique bangle then this course will be perfect for you. You will learn how jewellery is shaped and moulded as well as unleash your creative side by designing your own bangle.

Starts: Friday 25th May
Length: One Day
When: 9.30am - 3.00pm

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Procurement and Supply

CIPS Level 4 Diploma in Procurement and Supply

The CIPS level 4 diploma is a valuable management tool, which focuses on how organisational procedures and processes perform in purchasing and supply, including negotiating, planning, risk management and data analysis. It is a valuable management tool for those moving into junior and middle management procurement roles or those supervising the procurement function.

Starts: Tuesday 13th March 2018 & Tuesday 15th May 2018
Length: 1 year
When: Every Tuesday 5.30pm - 8.30pm
Cost: £1975.00*

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CIPS Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply

The CIPS level 5 advanced diploma is designed for those currently working as a senior buyer, contract manager or supply chain manager, or if you have ambitions of progressing into a role at this level.

Starts: Wednesday 7th March 2018 & Wednesday 23rd May 2018
Length: 1 year
When: Every Wednesday 5.30pm – 8.30pm
Cost: £2075.00*

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CIPS Level 6 Professional Diploma in Procurement and Supply

The CIPS level 6 professional diploma is designed for those who may currently be employed as a senior procurement professional or head of department or, have ambitions to that level of post.

Starts: Wednesday 7th March 2018 & Wednesday 23rd May 2018
Length: 1 year
When: Every Wednesday 5.30pm – 8.30pm
Cost: £2125.00*

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Teaching and Assessing

Level 3 Award in Education and Training

The level 3 Award in Education and Training is an introductory teaching qualification. It will provide you with the skills to develop in your career. Many employers are keen to recruit individuals that have achieved this qualification as it is well respected within the teaching profession. Studying on a teacher training qualification is engaging and rewarding and can lead to a whole range of fulfilling careers.

Starts: Thursday 19th April 2018
Length: 6 months
When: Every Thursday, 5.30pm - 8.30pm
Cost: £450
Course fees are dependent on personal circumstances and you may be eligible for funding to cover course fees)

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WorkWorld

FREE courses starting all year round to support you into work or on to further learning.

WorkWorld at St Helens College is an exciting initiative, which offers you the opportunity to undertake free, short courses.

Our courses are ideal for jobseekers, anyone needing to improve their skills to apply for higher-level courses, or to improve employment prospects. Many courses lead to nationally accredited qualifications to enhance your CV.

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Secure a place

You can book and pay online for many of our courses to secure your place. To secure a place on any of our other courses, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 0800 99 66 99.