www. ukopencollege. co. uk 23 Design Courses Choose from four different courses: Our Interior design course will give you a fantasticl overview of what it takes to become qulaified in this exciting area. Also the ever popular Dress making and fashion design course. We also have two other courses which are great for students looking to enhance their skills. See our Garden design course and our Interesting and different Eco building design course. Both courses have become very popular choices due to constant TV exposure about garden designing and property development Dress Making & Fashion Design £ 331.79 Whether your ultimate aim is to make a career of Fashion Design, to run your own business as a Designer/ Dressmaker or maybe just to be competent at making your own or your children's clothes, then by choosing this course, you're well on your way to fulfilling your dream in Fashion Design. Because of who we are, we choose to wear particular garments in a variety of styles and colours. And the options we choose are as varied as our personalities. Some of us even prefer to make a real statement about our personality by being non- conformist and wearing something that will shock! Eco Buiding design £ 299.00 Building biology, bio- house design, biological architecture and ecological building all refer to the construction of a building along lines of more natural, renewable resources and health of the occupants. In other words buildings become more people- friendly. It aims to establish a balance between technology, culture and biology. Interior Design £ 259.00 This programme is designed for people who wish to gain an understanding of principles and practice of Interior Design, and planning to establish an interior design small business. The objectives of the course are to: . Describe the history of interior design, classic design styles and the work of leading designers . Investigate the seven design elements which contribute to a design . Explore the room elements which influence a design effect . Undertake an interior design project . Develop a business plan for establishing a design business . Identify the tools of the trade Garden Design £ 329.00 Explore the art of garden design in this comprehensive course. You will learn the fundamental elements of style, basic techniques and professional tricks necessary to design the gardens of your dreams. Professional garden design is something that is inspirational and is essentially solving the various logistical problems as-sociated with what you have to work with, where to position such items as pathways, swimming pools, tennis courts, water features, flower beds and which plants would be most suited. Good garden design adds these ingredients to create a style in keeping with the site, the house and your client's requirements. Customer Care £ 129.00 This Home Learning Customer Care course is designed to show you how you can make customers feel that you are genuinely interested in them - interested in them as people, not merely as accounts. By the end of this course, you will: . recognise why you need a customer care programme. . have an action plan to install a customer care programme in your business. . understand customer care skills and how to use them. . develop a complaints handling procedure that strengthens the bond between your business and your customers. Customer Service Excellence £ 269.00 This home learning programme is designed for anyone looking to improve their customer services skills. You will learn to: . Understand excellent service and why it is important . Define service excellence . Identify what customers want . Devise a plan for service excellence . Deliver a service excellence project . Monitor and assess the effectiveness of the plan . Maintain service excellence in your organisationand managers, offering a choice of flexible, work based materials to improve individual and organisational performance. Customer Service Courses
Call for guaranteed set up on 0800 0131030 24 Drugs & Addiction Courses Addiction Counselling £ 399.00 This course is designed to follow on from, and compliment a basic or introductory counselling course. Reappraisal of basic counselling skills and core knowledge will be covered, together with a detailed examination of the five approaches or theories of counselling. Specific attention will be given to psychodynamic, cognitive behavioural and person- centred approaches, which will give students a fuller working knowledge and understanding of advanced counselling skills. Each module will include a section on how it specifically relates to addiction counselling, and there will be reflective activities for personal evaluation. In specialist counselling fields, these advanced skills are necessary in order to be able to recognise and deal with the complex range of client needs, together with being able to understand the origins of these particular emotions and possible physiological fac-tors. Co- Dependency £ 239.00 For those who are living in a Co- dependant relationship it often means a constant battle for survival against pain and rustration. Co- dependants are capable of healthy and happy relationships if they are fortunate enough to be able to avail themselves of the services of a counsellor or therapist who is aware of the difficulties that they are experiencing and who has the knowledge and skills necessary to enable them to successfully address the problem. Drugs Awareness £ 269.00 The Drugs Awareness programme is designed to be an introduction to drug use and misuse, and aims to provide the student with basic knowledge of drugs and other related substances and the health issues surrounding them. The Drugs Awareness course covers both legal and illegal substances and looks at their effects, consequences and legisla-tion. It also offers an introduction to drug use in society and the relevant responses and interventions. Responding to Substance Misuse £ 319.00 This home learning course is designed for students who wish to gain an understanding of the principles and practice of substance abuse awareness The objectives of this course are to cover a wide range of issues relating to substance misuse, social effects, healtha nd the various responses and interventions at a deeper and more comprehensive level than the level 2 drugs awareness course. Drug, Solvent & Alcohol Abuse Counselling £ 419.00 Addiction to alcohol and drugs is a widespread malady that is treacherous because it is so often concealed. This course sets out in simple form the essentials for understanding alcohol and drug problems, for making an assessment of the individual. For giving appropriate help within one's own competence and for making referral to the agencies where necessary. The background of students might be diverse, but whatever the background the aim of this course is to enable the student to acquire the necessary skills and knowledge to help the suffering individual and their family members into recovery.