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Sports Massage Level 3

Level 3 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


The Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy is focused towards those seeking to gain employment as a sports massage therapist working with the general public and athletes. The qualification consists of five mandatory units: Anatomy and physiology for sports massage Principles of health and fitness Professional practice in sports massage Understand the principles of soft tissue dysfunction Sports massage treatments Through this qualification you will develop the skills, knowledge and understanding needed to competently apply sport massage methods to dysfunctional tissue and in a pre, post, intra/inter and maintenance massage context. This includes professional practice, expected standards and related legislation and legal requirements. You will develop knowledge and understanding of anatomy and physiology related to sports massage and the principles of health and fitness which combined will equip you to better understand the athlete, the problems they may be incurring and how sports massage can help. In addition you will develop an understanding of the differences between soft tissue dysfunction and injury and the role that sports massage plays.

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Diploma in Aromatherapy

Level 3 • Part-time • Cornwall College St Austell


The VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Aromatherapy is a substantial vocational qualification that will prepare you for a career as an aromatherapist. This qualification is designed for learners aged 16 years or over and will support you to gain employment as an aromatherapist. This is a vocational qualification and includes all the required elements to work effectively as an aromatherapist including mandatory units covering the following: knowledge and understanding of complementary therapy concepts, business practice, anatomy, physiology and pathology for complementary therapies. You will also develop your understanding and practical skills to competently provide aromatherapy services. This course is run one day a week for 36 weeks. The day will consist of both theory and practical studies. There is a substantial amount of assignment work required for this course and would advise 4-6 hours per week study at home. Students will love our links to industry. We also offer spa trips and in house complimentary training with our Eve Taylor product range as well as offering an extensive programme of short courses that will enhance your skills and ability.

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Technical Certificate in Childcare and Education

Level 3 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


Do you enjoy being around children, have an interest in child development and are patient, caring, enthusiastic and enjoy being creative? But most of all do you have a sense of fun? This one year course will allow you gain practical experience in a childcare setting interacting with children and being part of a professional team whose main aim is to provide a caring and enabling environment. You will take part in a weekly work placement and attend college in order to complete the course. You will take part in practical and theory lessons, in well- equipped classrooms that replicate the childcare settings. Our classrooms are well furnished with sector specific furniture and resources that allow you to explore the world of children in the early years setting. You will learn why children behave the way they do and the theory that supports their development and learning. You will also develop skills to carry out child observations using children who come into college or are in the workplace. An important aspect of being an Early Years Practitioner is learning your roles and responsibilities when with children, so we look at legislation, keeping children safe and working in partnership with others. You will be taught by sector experienced tutors who are there to fully support you in your chosen career.

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Certificate in Education and Training (inc DET) – Part Time

Level 5 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


The Cert Ed is designed for people who would like to become a qualified teacher or trainer in the Further Education Sector. The qualification incorporates the Diploma in Education and Training (DET). This qualification will allow you to meet the initial training requirements for membership to the Society for Education and Training and will underpin an application for Qualified Teacher of Learning and Skills (QTLS) status. A teaching placement is an essential requirement of this course. During the course this placement will inform taught sessions and enable you to contextualise and apply key principles of learning.

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Sustainability tops college timetable during week-long eco conference

Sustainability tops college timetable during week-long eco conference

12th April 2021


A leading local college is renewing its focus on sustainability by hosting many of Cornwall’s most influential voices from the environmental movement in a series of talks and workshops. 

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£1.5bn college investment fund to help boost Cornish town

£1.5bn college investment fund to help boost Cornish town

8th April 2021


Cornwall College St Austell has today been named as one of just 16 colleges in England to receive a share of £1.5 billion in the next phase of the government’s further education capital transformation fund.

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Apprenticeship Games returns – do you have what it takes?

Apprenticeship Games returns – do you have what it takes?

6th April 2021


Registration has opened for this year’s nationally renowned Apprenticeship Games, The Cornwall College Group (TCCG), who organise the event, have announced.

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New Cornwall College courses prepare Cornish students for cutting edge careers

New Cornwall College courses prepare Cornish students for cutting edge careers

24th March 2021


The Cornwall College Group (TCCG), which was recently praised by Ofsted for making significant progress, has rolled out its first wave of new courses that lead to modern and rewarding careers.

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Businesses to play vital role in shaping student skills

Businesses to play vital role in shaping student skills

22nd March 2021


Employment opportunities for students at Cornwall’s largest college group are being boosted with the launch of a programme to involve local employers in key decisions.

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