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Advanced Selection Preferences

What do the levels mean?

  • Level 1
  • Level 2
  • Level 3
  • Level 4
  • Level 5
  • Level 6
  • Level 7

Entry requirements:

Generally at least 4 GCSEs at A*-G (or equivalent), although some courses may require no formal qualifications. There will be an interview and/or assessment.

Duration:

1 Year

Qualifications you could gain:

Level 1 qualifications

Progression:

Further courses at Level 1 or 2

Entry requirements:

At least 4 GCSEs at A*-D or an equivalent Level 1 qualification. There will be an interview and/or assessment.

Duration:

1 Year

Qualifications you could gain:

BTEC Level 2, NVQ Level 2 Diploma or Apprenticeship

Progression:

Level 3 course, Advanced Apprenticeship, Employment

Entry requirements:

At least 4 GCSEs at A*-C (English and Maths preferred) or an equivalent Level 2 qualification at Merit or Distinction Level. There will be an interview and/or assessment.

Duration:

2 Years

Qualifications you could gain:

BTEC Level 3 (and Extended Level 3), NVQ Level 3 Diploma or Advanced Apprenticeship

Progression:

Higher Education: Degree/HND/HNC, NVQ Level 4, Higher Apprenticeship, Employment

Entry requirements:

Level 3 qualification

Duration:

1 or 2 Years

Qualifications you could gain:

HNC, CertHE, NVQ Level 4 or Higher Apprenticeship

Progression:

BTEC Level 5 qualification or Employment

Entry requirements:

Level 4 qualification

Duration:

1 Year

Qualifications you could gain:

BTEC Level 5 Diploma, DipHE, NVQ Level 5, HND or Foundation Degree

Progression:

BTEC Level 6 qualification or Employment

Entry requirements:

Level 5 qualification

Duration:

1 Year

Qualifications you could gain:

BA (Honours) Degree

Progression:

BTEC Level 7 qualification or Employment

Entry requirements:

Level 6 qualification

Duration:

1 Year

Qualifications you could gain:

BTEC Level 7 Diploma

Progression:

Employment

Information for general guidance purposes only, course entry criteria may vary.

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Developing Creative Writing Skills

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Who is the course suitable for?

The focus will be on fiction, non fiction and poetry, Anyone suitably motivated can join. Writers will be encouraged to learn creative writing techniques, as well as developing how to market their creative ideas.

What is required to join this course?

There are no formal entry requirements.

What will I learn, how will I be assessed and what qualifications will I achieve?

The course will help students to understand:
The uses of senses, figurative language, register and style
* Structure, and shape:
* Poetic forms and genres of fiction.
* Strategies to convey, mood, plot, narrative characterisation and dialogue.
* Adopt a critical and constructive approach toward the work.
* Necessary critical abilities when revising their own work.

A College Certificate will be awarded on request.

You will gain confidence in your writing. And will be encouraged to contribute to the termly anthology.

Marketing your fiction, non fiction and poetry is a goal of this group.

How will the course be taught?

Discussions, short writing exercise.
Critical analysis and revison will shape each session.
You will learn by putting into practice the skills that you are shown.
By examining the work of successful authors, You will be encouraged to develop your own style.

What are the career/progression opportunities?

The course is on-going. Developing a portfolio of work will enhance your chances of being accepted on a MA Writing for Children or Creative and Critical Writing course. At local universities past students have achieved this.

What additional resources are required and what should I bring to the first class?

Pen and paper.

Are there any other costs involved?

None.

How to enrol and about reduced fees?

To enrol on a course, please drop in to our Admissions department at the main site, Chestnut Avenue, Eastleigh, and one of our advisors will be pleased to help you. Alternatively you can telephone (023) 8091 1299.

Payment is accepted by cheque, credit or debit card at the time of enrolment.

If you are in receipt of Job Seekers Allowance (JSA) or Employment Support Allowance (ESA) and actively seeking work (Work Related Activity Group (ESA (WRAG)) you may be eligible to get your fees paid for you. Terms and conditions apply.

If you wish the College to invoice your employer for the fees, please complete the Employer Authorisation section of the Enrolment form.

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Course Dates

Course DescriptionCourse CodeSession CodeVenueStart DateWhenWksFees 19-23Fees 24+Apply Online
Developing Creative Writing SkillsWRITN1G500ATH25/09/2013Wed
19:00- 21:00
11 £140 £140 APPLY
Developing Creative Writing SkillsWRITN1C111ACR26/09/2013Thu
09:15- 11:15
11 £140 £140 APPLY
Developing Creative Writing SkillsWRITN1L938AHE10/10/2013Thu
19:00- 21:00
11 £140 £140 APPLY
Developing Creative Writing SkillsWRITN1G500BTH15/01/2014Wed
19:00- 21:00
10 £126 £126 APPLY
Developing Creative Writing SkillsWRITN1C111BCR16/01/2014Thu
09:15- 11:15
10 £126 £126 APPLY
Developing Creative Writing SkillsWRITN1L938BHE06/02/2014Thu
19:00- 21:00
10 £126 £126 APPLY
Developing Creative Writing SkillsWRITN1G500CTH21/05/2014Wed
19:00- 21:00
£115 £115 APPLY
Developing Creative Writing SkillsWRITN1C111CCR22/05/2014Thu
09:15- 11:15
£115 £115 APPLY

 

Further information

The college wishes to ensure that it complies with the requirements of the DDA (as amended by the Special Educational Needs & Disability Act 2001). If you have a disability please contact the Additional Learning Support Department team on 023 8091 1235/1210.

Don't forget our College open days, for enrolment, advice and guidance!

For further information telephone 023 8091 1299 or visit www.eastleigh.ac.uk