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Higher Level Apprenticeships (HLAs) currently offer you qualifications from Level 4 to Level 7 (Master's degree). The majority are at Level 5 (Foundation degree or equivalent).
The length of a Higher Level Apprenticeship will vary depending on the programme you chose but will be a minimum of two years.
By taking part in a Higher Level Apprenticeship, you can gain the skills that employers need and that are relevant to the local economy, therefore improving your prospects of good earnings and sustained employment
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ACCA is the global body for professional accountants and employers know and respect this qualification and value the skills taught. It is a Level 6 Higher Education Course which is relevant to all areas of accountancy and finance. To become a qualified accountant, you must get relevant, supervised practical experience which proves to the employer that you have the skills necessary to do the job.
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The level 4 certificate course is the first step on your journey to a new and rewarding career as an Accounting Technician. The Certificate prepares you to carry out basic accounting tasks in the workplace. Successful completer of the level 4 certificate can advance to the next level, a level 5 Diploma to further their accountancy studies.
Embarking upon a career in Building Services with Sustainable Energy can open a wide variety of career choices, for example, a career path that can lead you into a mechanical, electrical or a renewable engineering aspect of a building's envelope. Building Services Engineers also have a growing role in the deployment of renewable energy systems, sustainability and energy efficiency in buildings.
This course is designed to prepare you for a career in Construction Engineering and Surveying - building, land and quantity surveying, through gaining cutting edge technical skills and knowledge necessary for the modern Construction Industry. It will provide you with specific practical and professional skills, analysis, organisation, design, teamwork and communications. The course aims to leave you equally prepared to progress to complete your Honours Degree, to directly enter employment as a highly skilled employee, or to start your own business.
This course is designed to prepare learners for a career in Civil Engineering and related industries at higher technician level. It will provide learners with specific practical and professional skills in analysis, organisation, design, teamwork and communication. The course also aims to prepare learners to progress to Honours Degree level study or directly enter employment as a highly skilled employee.
This course is designed around the requirements of Cyber Security in the Northern Ireland industry. Learners will gain the knowledge, understanding and skills to design and implement cyber security solutions. Additionally, 'soft' skills will be developed in teamwork, communications, professional practice and time management.
This course is designed around the computing requirements of local industry. Learners will gain the knowledge, understanding and design skills to formulate solutions to computing problems and the practical skills to implement those solutions. Additionally, ‘soft’ skills will be developed in teamwork, communications, professional practice and time management.
The programme provides applicants with a core knowledge and the higher technical skills in Transport, and focuses on the practical application of knowledge and skills in both the academic and Work Based Learning components of the programme. A universal approach to the course coupled with opportunities to work with students from other Higher Education programmes will enable participants to gain an appreciation of the importance of a team approach in the modern and vibrant Transport sector.
This qualification provides the perfect foundation for your successful career in business management in the private or public sector. The Foundation Degree in Business Management focuses on developing your knowledge, skills and abilities to prepare you for a range of careers in business such as Management, Marketing, Finance and Economics.
The programme focuses on subjects and disciplines associated with business and management studies and aims to prepare learners for a career in business management in the public, private and voluntary sectors. It focuses on the acquisition and application of knowledge, relevant to the role of the manager in a rapidly changing environment, which is the modern business world.
This part-time course has been designed to meet the specific needs of the local engineering industry by providing a range of higher-level technical skills in the maintenance of a range of engineering systems.The course is aimed at those working in the engineering industry and seeking an academic progression route whilst continuing to work.
This part-time course has been designed to meet the specific needs of the local engineering industry by providing a range of higher-level technical skills in manufacturing, procurement and management. The course is aimed at those working in the engineering industry and seeking an academic progression route whilst continuing to work.
This BEng (Hons) Engineering Degree programme has been designed with industry objectives at its core. The aim of this programme is to produce graduates who can apply their understanding, knowledge, experience, skills and know-how to create social and economic value within the context of the Northern Ireland and UK economy.
The FdEng in Engineering (with Specialisms) has an industry focused approach, where graduates develop an extensive range of professional subject knowledge and technical skills. The programme has been designed in a more applied nature.Course delivery is part-time, over three years.
The FdEng in Engineering (with Specialisms) has an industry focused approach, where graduates develop an extensive range of professional subject knowledge and technical skills. The programme has been designed in a more applied nature.
Higher Level Apprenticeships allow employers to train staff to the level needed so they have strong technical and good employability skills.
An apprenticeship can:
Opportunities are available for you to gain qualifications from Level 4 upwards if you are a new employee or an existing employee in a new job role. Entry requirements will depend on the apprenticeship pathway.
To take part in the Higher Level Apprenticeship programme you need, as a minimum, to: