The College offers a wide range of professional qualifications, which have been designed to offer you a way of studying which best suits your work-life requirements. This is broken down in the following list. For more information on each, please click the relevant text:


  • Work-based: No formal ‘lessons’, you put together a portfolio of evidence whilst at work, alongside receiving guidance and support from your assigned assessor
  • Day/block release (ECTA): You will attend lessons either one day a week (‘day’ release) or a number of whole weeks within a set period (‘block’ release)


  • Faculty: a variety of long or short courses, studied at set times through classroom based learning at the college
  • Work-based: a qualification gained through a completed portfolio of works, whilst your current, related job role is undertaken
  • Higher Education: studied part-time at Eastleigh College, with access to the facilities at the University of Portsmouth, who accredit the qualifications
  • Leisure: hobby based courses, which do not generally lead to a qualification and are available at a number of locations within the community