67Business StudiesCourse TitleStudy ModeDay/EveDurationVenueBTEC Higher National Certificate in BusinessFull-timeDay1 yearRGBTEC Higher National Diploma in Business (top-up from HNC) Part-timeDay1 yearRGCMI Introductory Certificate in Management Level 3Part-timeEve10 weeksRGCMI Diploma in First Line Management Level 3Part-timeEve30 weeksRGCMI Diploma in Management & Leadership Level 5* Part-timeDay/Eve1 yearRGCMI Diploma in Strategic Management & Leadership Level 7*Part-timeEve1 yearRGCIPD Certificate in Personnel Practice Level 3Part-timeEve1 yearRGYou must be in related employment to take the following courses:CMI NVQ in Team Leading Level 2Part-timeDay1 yearOn-siteCMI NVQ in Management Level 3Part-timeDay1 yearOn-siteBarking & Dagenham College is one of just a few centres in the area to be recognised by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), which means that all of our management qualifications are CMI validated. We pride ourselves in delivering professional qualifications within a supportive environment.* This course is for applicants aged 18 or over. CMI - Chartered Management InstituteCIPD - Chartered Institute of Personnel and DevelopmentVenue KeyRG Rush GreenBLC Barking Learning CentreFor course information call 01708 770000. www.barkingdagenhamcollege.ac.ukFinance and Accounts23GeneralInformation
For course information call 020 8090 3020 www.barkingdagenhamcollege.ac.uk68Supporting you with...General InformationWhatever your chosen career path, we are committed to helping you achieve the best for your future. .your financesOur knowledgeable staff can advise you on any funding you may be entitled to. We can assist with sorting out grants, benefits and applications to trust funds. Additionally, there is a College Support Fund which learners may be eligible to apply for.The College also has funding available to assist with purchasing textbooks or materials for those in need of financial help. Educational Maintenance Allowance (EMA)If you are aged 16-18 you may qualify for an EMA which is worth up to £30 a week. (You need to be studying for a minimum of 12 guided learning hours a week for a minimum of 10 weeks.)Adult Learning Grant (ALG) If you are aged 19 or over the ALG can help you with the cost of learning and make it easier for you to study for a qualification.It could mean that you qualify for a grant of up to £30 a week if you are studying full-time and aiming for your first full Level 2 or 3 qualification.To find out whether you qualify please contact Engagement Services when you enrol or visit www.direct.gov.uk for further details..your studyEvery year we welcome lots of learners who, for a variety of reasons, haven't studied for a long time. Extra help is widely available, so talk to your tutor or Student Support staff for more information.If your English or Maths needs improving then look no further than our 'drop-in' Study Skills Centre which can offer a whole range of assistance. You'll find everything from short-term help, to support with presentations and grammar. They'll even work with you to develop a bespoke study programme designed to help you achieve your aspirations. Alternatively if you are experiencing any learning difficulties, you can check out our Learning Support Service which can provide one-to-one tuition or skills workshops..your choicesWe can provide you with impartial and confidential advice and guidance before, during and after your studies. Our on-site Careers Advisers are on hand for one-to-one consultations, enabling you to obtain information about course availability, employment, training and Higher Education options.Prospects (Connexions) specialise in offering help and support for young people and their plans for the future. They visit our Rush Green campus every week and you can book an appointment.The College has great relationships with local businesses and stakeholders, and we run an active programme of employer and university visits to help you decide what your next steps will be.