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Foundation Year

Aims of the Course

The programme is designed to guide the development of the 4 dedicated skills in English i.e. reading, writing, listening and speaking along with IT. The programme also provides an introduction to essential skills and enables trainee to make a decision about future employment prospects by introducing a range of employability skills.

Programme Contents

Our bespoke curriculum interweaves English, IT and Essential Skills e.g. working with numbers; problem solving; health & safety.

English: The University of Cambridge Language Assessment: Key English Test (KET)

Information Technology: The International Certificate in IT Skills: The University of Cambridge

Additional Content

Introduction to Essential Skills: TOP College Certificate

Elective Enrichment Opportunities: TOP College Certificate

Duration of the Course: One academic year

Progression

On successful completion of the Foundation Year trainee may have the opportunity to progress to a Vocational Associate Diploma.

Course Materials

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PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL DIPLOMA

Each of our Colleges will have a range of Diploma courses that you can study, all of which will enable you to secure paid employment when you graduate.

The following pages describe the Diplomas that we offer at our Colleges depending upon the number of students that wish to study on the course and they must lead to jobs in each of the college communities.

For all diploma courses, you will gain the knowledge, understanding and skills and then you will carry out real work experience as well as being interns to apply this to enable you to become highly competent in your chosen career path.

YOUR CAREER CHOICE

There are many different and exciting careers available. The following pages will describe the career options and Diplomas that will enable you to secure the job of your dreams.

The following pages describe the Diplomas that are offered at TOP colleges.

DIPLOMAS IN BUSINESS

Associate Diploma in Business (Small business management) Medical, Travel, Education, Private Companies, Retail Industry, Agricultural industry, Government and public sector

This course will enable you to get a job in any occupational sector. Hospitals, Clinics, Surgeries, Shopping Malls, Education Institutions, Travel, Transport, Private Companies, Government Departments, in fact any business organisation in the private or public sectors need business departments

DIPLOMAS IN EVENT OPERATIONS AND PLANNING

Associate Diploma In Event operations and planning

 

This career will enable you to get a job in any of the large private companies that focuses on major events that requires excellent planning and attention to detail

DIPLOMAS IN SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT

Associate Diploma in Software Development

This career is for people that have creative minds behind computer systems design and related services or for software publishers.

DIPLOMAS IN AIRLINE TICKETING AND RESERVATIONS OPERATIONS

Associate Diploma Airline Ticketing and Reservations Operations

This career involves working with account, sales and marketing departments, handling the calls of passengers as well as travel agents, booking individual as well as group tickets, handling reservations and refunds. This is a customer facing role

DIPLOMAS IN GUEST RELATIONS MANAGEMENT

Associate Diploma in Guest Relations Management

This career is well suited to good communicators who enjoy working with people from all walks of life. This sector demands attention to detail and employees who are willing to go the extra mile in providing premium customer care.