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To book onto any of these courses please follow the application instructions provided for each course.

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Saturday 26th April 2014

Over 1 days, for 0 hrs per day

At the Sugden Sports Centre, M1 7HL

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Price £65.00

EHA Level 1 Certificate in Coaching Handball

Course Info

Target Audience:Handball Players, Volunteers,Community Coaches , JHL's

Course Outcomes
By the end of this course participants should be able to:

- Assist with the delivery of Junior/Mini handball sessions
- Understand the organisational skills necessary to introduce handball to complete beginners
- Perform and apply basic individual skills and techniques
- Understand and apply basic team tactics
- Understand and apply basic rules

Qualification content

- Part 1 Introducing the game to beginners and improvisation
- Part 2 Ball handling skills
- Part 3 Basic Individual Attacking Techniques
- Part 4 Basic Individual Defending Techniques
- Part 5 Refereeing + Basic Rules of the game

This course is being held at the Sugden Sports Centre, M1 7HL

Pre-Requisites

Candidates need to be 16 years of age or over. No previous experience of Handball is neccesary

Application Instructions

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Sunday 4th May 2014

Over 1 days, for 0 hrs per day

At the Manchester Communication Academy, Silchester Dr Harpurhey, Manchester, M40 8NT

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Price £90.00

ABAE Boxing Leaders Course

Course Info

Who it's for?

Individuals with little or no previous boxing experience who wish to assist with the delivery of non-contact boxing technique activities, and take the first step towards becoming an England boxing coach. For school staff this qualifies them to support a qualified boxing coach in the delivery of curriculum time and after school boxing activities. Leaders that are qualified to have professional responsibility for groups, for example qualified PE teachers, are able to lead the delivery of the Contender Programme. The Leader course is now the PREREQUISITE for a Level 1 Boxing Coaching Course for those who have no boxing athlete experience. The contender Am box can be delivered by any level 2 coach in any sport provided they have completed the Leader course.

What it is....

The course is delivered by England Boxing Senior and Advanced coaches and is the first step on the England Boxing coaching ladder for those with little or no prior boxing experience.


The Boxing Leader Course is not a stand alone qualification. England Boxing Leaders are insured to assist the delivery of non-contact boxing activities under the direct supervision of an England Boxing Full Coach (Level 2 equivalent) or higher.



The course is 1 full day (7 hours) of non-contact Olympic style boxing that comprehensively covers all basic boxing techniques. The course includes England Boxing insurance and a DBS.

This course is being held at the Manchester Communication Academy, Silchester Dr Harpurhey, Manchester, M40 8NT

Pre-Requisites

No prior boxing experience is necessary. Candidates do need to be 15 years of age and above.

Application Instructions

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Saturday 10th May 2014

Over 1 days, for 0 hrs per day

At the Regional Athletics Arena, Eastlands, M11 3FF

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Price £150.00

Leadership in Running Fitness

Course Info

A one day Leadership Training course which qualifies and insures leaders to deliver safe and fun running sessions, suitable for Running Club Leaders and other Group Leaders.

The course will enable you to deliver fun and safe sessions to multi-ability groups and give advice and support to the new runner, as well as developing pathways for those who want to progress. It focuses on understanding and overcoming barriers to participation in running and how to increase participation by those not traditionally attracted to a running club.

This course is being held at the Regional Athletics Arena, Eastlands, M11 3FF

Pre-Requisites

Please note: The minimum age for this course is 18.

It is a legal requirement that you also have a DBS check with UK Athletics.

Application Instructions

England Athletics affiliated club member cost £130

Non Member £150

Vital Information

Saturday 10th May 2014

Over 2 days, for 0 hrs per day

At the Regional Athletics Arena, Eastlands, M11 3FF

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Price £400.00

England Athletics Coach Award (L2)

Course Info

This qualification is the cornerstone of the Coach Education Programme. The course plus assessment period is a total of four days including the formal assessment. Candidates will be able to plan a progressive training programme for athletes coaching a range of activities to prepare the developing athlete to run, jump and throw. When qualified you will be insured to coach without supervision.

Currently qualified UKA Coaches looking to broaden their technical skills can also choose to attend this course as part of their continued education.

To attend you must be qualified at either UKA level 1 or above or Coaching Assistant in the new coach education programmefor at least 3 months.

Closing date for bookings will be 10 days prior to the first date.


Please note this course is a Athletic Coach course which means you need to sign up to the complete course and commit to attending all dates for the course, see below for the rest of the course dates.

Day 3 - Saturday 12th April 2014 - 9am to 5pm

All sections of the course will be held at the same venue.

This course is being held at the Regional Athletics Arena, Eastlands, M11 3FF

Pre-Requisites

Please note: The minimum age for this course is 18.

Application Instructions

England Athletics affiliated club member cost: £250

Non Member cost: £400

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Saturday 10th May 2014

Over 4 days, for 0 hrs per day

At the National Squash Centre, M11 3FF

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Price £350.00

UKCC Level Two Certificate in Coaching Squash & Racketball

Course Info

A 4 day contact time qualification to enable coaches to learn the 'How to Coach' and 'What to Coach' skills to coach all components of the ESR Player Model (technical, tactical, physicality, mentality & lifestyle) at beginner, club to intermediate level to both juniors and adults.

The qualification also looks at what constitutes an effective squash & racketball environment to increase participation, enhance and develop players, clubs and facilities.

Level 2 outcomes are that coaches should be able to

Profile, plan, prepare & deliver a programme of progressive individual & group lessons incorporating key components of the player model

Implement how to coach skills to create an inclusive, player centred & positive learning environment

Deliver across the player pathway from entry root up to intermediate level, ensuring players maximise their desired potential

Develop an open mind-set, taking responsibility for own personal progression

Establish effective squash & racketball communities

There are approximately 6 weeks in-between days 2 and 3 of the qualification, in which coaches conduct a player needs analysis, plan, deliver and evaluate 6 lessons ' 4 individual and 2 group lessons. Coaches will also need to complete a number of home study tasks.

A qualified Level 2 Coach can profile, plan, prepare and coach squash & racketball independently to individuals and groups of players from entry root, club to intermediate level.

This course is being held at the National Squash Centre, M11 3FF

Pre-Requisites

A Qualified Level 1 Coach
17 years of age
ESR DBS Enhanced Disclosure (formerly CRB) (additional charge)
Safeguarding & Protecting Children Workshop or Online Course (additional charge)
3 hour First Aid course (additional charge)

Application Instructions

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Saturday 17th May 2014

Over 2 days, for 0 hrs per day

At the Regional Athletics Arena, Eastlands, M11 3FF

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Price £225.00

England Athletics Coaching Assistant (L1)

Course Info

This qualification is for those who wish to move towards being a coach and begin to gather experience in the detail of making coaching decisions.

This qualification begins the preparation to take a coaching role working under the supervision of a Coach (an existing UKA Level 2 coach or equivalent, or higher) or working from a UKA task card or session a plan written by the supervising Coach.

The basics of movement (biomechanics) will be taught and an introduction to some of the detail of Athletics events will be taught. This course can be taken without having to take a Leader award, although this progression is encouraged.

This course is being held at the Regional Athletics Arena, Eastlands, M11 3FF

Pre-Requisites

Please note: The minimum age for this course is 18.

Application Instructions

England Athletics affiliated club member cost: £165

Non-Member cost: £225



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Saturday 17th May 2014

Over 1 days, for 0 hrs per day

At the Wright Robinson Sports College, M18 8RL

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Price £30.00

Safeguarding & Protecting Children

Course Info

Every child deserves to enjoy their sport.

This workshop will raise your awareness of the telltale signs of abuse, and give you the tools and confidence you need to deal with any issues sensitively, appropriately and effectively should the need ever arise in your coaching career.

Newly updated to address the impact of the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012.

This workshop is a 'Minimum Standards for Active Coaches' requirement for many governing bodies of sport. The 'Minimum Standards for Active Coaches' are seen as the basic standards every coach needs to meet to carry out their role safely and effectively.

'The 'Safeguarding and Protecting Children' workshops and resource meet the key safeguarding learning needs of coaches and other sports staff and volunteers. The NSPCC and its Child Protection in Sport Unit fully support the new workshop and resources to help organisations and individuals to act to make sport the best it can be for current and future generations.'

You Will Be Able To:
identify and recognise good coaching practice and the implications for your coaching

explore your values and feelings in relation to child abuse, and recognise their potential impact on your response

recognise and respond to possible signs of child abuse

take appropriate action if concerns about a child arise.

This course is being held at the Wright Robinson Sports College, M18 8RL

Pre-Requisites

18+

Application Instructions

-

Vital Information

Saturday 17th May 2014

Over 1 days, for 0 hrs per day

At the Wright Robinson College, M18 8RL

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Price £40.00

EFAW First Aid

Course Info

Course Content: This course will cover the following subjects:

Incident Management
Assessing the casualty
Recovery position
CPR
Heart attacks
Choking
Asthma
Head injuries

Practical Involvement: The course contains content of a practical and functional nature, given this participants should be in good general health. Students should appreciate that the course contains practical components where they will work with other course members.

Assessment:
1. Attendance on the course
2. Practical participation/demonstration of various components of the course content.

This course is being held at the Wright Robinson College, M18 8RL

Pre-Requisites

Minimum Age: 16
Course Duration: 6 hours
Course Prerequisites: None
Who is it for: A short course over 3 hours to train club representatives in resuscitation and life-saving skills.
Course aims and objectives:
1. To preserve life
2. Limit the effect of injury
3. Promote recovery

Application Instructions

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Vital Information

Saturday 17th May 2014

Over 1 days, for 0 hrs per day

At the Wright Robinson College, M18 8RL

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Price £35.00

Coaching Children (5 - 12 ) - Positive Development Through Sport

Course Info

Do you coach children aged between 5 and 12 years of age? Then this is an exciting chance for you to reconsider the emphasis of your coaching and enhance the experience of your young participants in the process. You'll be introduced to the 'C' system of coaching children, which will improve your soft and personal skills helping you to become a more effective coach.

You Will:
learn the 'C' system of coaching children: connection confidence character creativity caring and compassion and competence

how to incorporate these Cs into your coaching sessions

improve the development of all your young children by offering them an exciting, challenging and well-structured environment in which they can discover all that is good about sport

develop your coaching to incorporate positive youth development into your sessions.

This course is being held at the Wright Robinson College, M18 8RL

Pre-Requisites

None

Application Instructions

-

Vital Information

Sunday 18th May 2014

Over 1 days, for 0 hrs per day

At the Wright Robinson College, M18 8RL

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Price £40.00

EFAW First Aid

Course Info

Course Content: This course will cover the following subjects:

Incident Management
Assessing the casualty
Recovery position
CPR
Heart attacks
Choking
Asthma
Head injuries

Practical Involvement: The course contains content of a practical and functional nature, given this participants should be in good general health. Students should appreciate that the course contains practical components where they will work with other course members.

Assessment:
1. Attendance on the course
2. Practical participation/demonstration of various components of the course content.

This course is being held at the Wright Robinson College, M18 8RL

Pre-Requisites

Minimum Age: 16
Course Duration: 6 hours
Course Prerequisites: None
Who is it for: A short course over 3 hours to train club representatives in resuscitation and life-saving skills.
Course aims and objectives:
1. To preserve life
2. Limit the effect of injury
3. Promote recovery

Application Instructions

-

Vital Information

Sunday 18th May 2014

Over 1 days, for 0 hrs per day

At the Wright Robinson Sports College, M18 8RL

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Price £30.00

Safeguarding & Protecting Children

Course Info

Every child deserves to enjoy their sport.

This workshop will raise your awareness of the telltale signs of abuse, and give you the tools and confidence you need to deal with any issues sensitively, appropriately and effectively should the need ever arise in your coaching career.

Newly updated to address the impact of the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012.

This workshop is a 'Minimum Standards for Active Coaches' requirement for many governing bodies of sport. The 'Minimum Standards for Active Coaches' are seen as the basic standards every coach needs to meet to carry out their role safely and effectively.

'The 'Safeguarding and Protecting Children' workshops and resource meet the key safeguarding learning needs of coaches and other sports staff and volunteers. The NSPCC and its Child Protection in Sport Unit fully support the new workshop and resources to help organisations and individuals to act to make sport the best it can be for current and future generations.'

You Will Be Able To:
identify and recognise good coaching practice and the implications for your coaching

explore your values and feelings in relation to child abuse, and recognise their potential impact on your response

recognise and respond to possible signs of child abuse

take appropriate action if concerns about a child arise.

This course is being held at the Wright Robinson Sports College, M18 8RL

Pre-Requisites

18+

Application Instructions

-

Vital Information

Sunday 18th May 2014

Over 1 days, for 0 hrs per day

At the Wright Robinson College, M18 8RL

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Price £35.00

Introduction to the FUNdamentals of Movement

Course Info

Help Your Children To Develop Their ABCs (Agility, Balance and Coordination)

Attend this workshop and learn about the key skills that underpin the majority of sports. You'll come away with a thorough grounding in the FUNdamentals of Movement “ agility, balance and coordination “ as well as the importance of play, fun and enjoyment in sport. Coaches in schools will also be able to understand how the FUNdamentals of Movement play a crucial role in the delivery of the PE national curriculum for Key Stages 1 and 2. This helps to ensure they meet Ofsted criteria when supporting teachers in PE curriculum time delivery.

Who Is This For?

Coaches who are working with younger children (particularly 6“9 years of age/Key Stage 1 and Lower Key Stage 2) in either a club or PE and school sport environment.

This course is being held at the Wright Robinson College, M18 8RL

Pre-Requisites

None

Application Instructions

-

Vital Information

Saturday 7th June 2014

Over 2 days, for 0 hrs per day

At the The Manchester College, Nicholls Campus, Hyde Road, Manchester, M12 6BA

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Price £150.00

1st4sport Level 1 Award in Coaching Basketball (QCF)

Course Info

The role of the Level 1 coach is to: 'Assist more qualified coaches, delivering aspects of coaching sessions, normally under direct supervision'. By successfully completing a Level 1 coaching qualification, as part of a UKCC endorsed coach education programme, coaches will be able to:

prepare for the delivery of coaching activities
- taking into account participants' needs and motives
- establish a safe working environment
deliver prepared activities of the coaching sessions
- establish working relationships with participants and others
- prepare the participants for the coaching activities
- support participants behaviour
- deliver prepared activities
- conclude the activities
evaluate the effectiveness of coaching activities
- review the activities
- contribute to the evaluation of participants
- continuously develop personal practice
gain knowledge and understanding of:
- safe and ethical coaching practice
- the types and methods of communication to establish effective working relationships with participants and others
- methods to develop participants' performance and enjoyment
- adapting coaching practice to meet participants' needs, their abilities and stages of development
- the methods to evaluate coaching activities and reflect on personal coaching
- the basic rules of the game contact, movement and dribbling.
- introducing the techniques and basic skills of Footwork, Passing, Shooting, Dribbling, Offence and Defence
- Introducing the game to beginners

This course is being held at the The Manchester College, Nicholls Campus, Hyde Road, Manchester, M12 6BA

Pre-Requisites

N/A

Application Instructions

- Please click on the link below to apply for the course

http://www.ballzone.co.uk/www.ballzone.co.uk/Course_Calender.html

Vital Information

Saturday 21st June 2014

Over 4 days, for 0 hrs per day

At the The Manchester College, Nicholls Campus, Hyde Road, Manchester, M12 6BA

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Price £250.00

1st4Sport Level 2 Award in Coaching Basketball (QCF)

Course Info

Developed in partnership with the National Source Group for Basketball1, the 1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Basketball (QCF) is designed to provide learners aged 18 and over with knowledge and understanding of the practical and theoretical aspects of coaching basketball. The level of knowledge recognised in this qualification will enable them to develop an understanding of the safe, ethical and effective coaching of basketball. Those who complete this Certificate will be able to deliver basketball coaching sessions to adults and children.

This course is being held at the The Manchester College, Nicholls Campus, Hyde Road, Manchester, M12 6BA

Pre-Requisites

- Be a minimum of 18 years of age prior to certification

- Hold the 1st4sport Level 1 Certificate in Coaching Basketball or the 1st4sport Level 1 Award in Coaching Basketball (QCF) or equivalent

- Have evidence of having successfully attended the sports coach UK 'Safeguarding and Protecting Children' workshop or equivalent prior to certification

- Have evidence of having successfully attended an appointed person's first-aid course or equivalent prior to certification

- Be able to communicate effectively in English1 (this includes listening, speaking, reading and writing).

Application Instructions

- Please click on the link below to apply for the course

http://www.ballzone.co.uk/www.ballzone.co.uk/Course_Calender.html

Vital Information

Saturday 5th July 2014

Over 2 days, for 0 hrs per day

At the Regional Athletics Arena, Eastlands, M11 3FF

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Price £225.00

England Athletics Coaching Assistant (L1)

Course Info

This qualification is for those who wish to move towards being a coach and begin to gather experience in the detail of making coaching decisions.

This qualification begins the preparation to take a coaching role working under the supervision of a Coach (an existing UKA Level 2 coach or equivalent, or higher) or working from a UKA task card or session a plan written by the supervising Coach.

The basics of movement (biomechanics) will be taught and an introduction to some of the detail of Athletics events will be taught. This course can be taken without having to take a Leader award, although this progression is encouraged.

This course is being held at the Regional Athletics Arena, Eastlands, M11 3FF

Pre-Requisites

Please note: The minimum age for this course is 18.

Application Instructions

England Athletics affiliated club member cost £165

Non-Member cost £225



Vital Information

Saturday 13th September 2014

Over 1 days, for 0 hrs per day

At the Regional Athletics Arena, Eastlands, M11 3FF

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Price £150.00

Leadership in Running Fitness

Course Info

A one day Leadership Training course which qualifies and insures leaders to deliver safe and fun running sessions, suitable for Running Club Leaders and other Group Leaders.

The course will enable you to deliver fun and safe sessions to multi-ability groups and give advice and support to the new runner, as well as developing pathways for those who want to progress. It focuses on understanding and overcoming barriers to participation in running and how to increase participation by those not traditionally attracted to a running club.

This course is being held at the Regional Athletics Arena, Eastlands, M11 3FF

Pre-Requisites

Please note: The minimum age for this course is 18.

It is a legal requirement that you also have a DBS check with UK Athletics.

Application Instructions

To book please visit http://www.englandathletics.org/courses.asp?itemTitle=Coaching+Assistant&section=33&courseType=0001300000030006&region=&keyword=Search&distance=5&postcode=m11+3ff

England Athletics affiliated club member cost £130

Non Member £150

Vital Information

Sunday 21st September 2014

Over 3 days, for 0 hrs per day

At the Manchester Communication Academy, Silchester Drive, Harpurhey, Manchester, M40 8NT

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Price £150.00

1st4Sport Level 2 Award in Multi-Skills Development in Sport

Course Info

Aim of the Qualification
The aim of the qualification is to provide learners with an introduction to the processes and
principles of supporting child development through multi-skills. This will include understanding how
to support child development through multi-skills via the practical coaching of linked and
progressive multi-skills sessions.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of the qualification, learners should be able to:
・ understand key principles of child development through multi-skills
・ understand the principles that apply to fundamental movement skills (FMS)
・ understand the principles that apply to fundamental sports skills (FSS)
・ understand activities that support FMS
・ be able to plan linked and progressive FMS sessions
・ be able to deliver FMS session
・ be able to evaluate a multi-skills coaching session
・ be able to design activities to support FSS
・ be able to deliver an FSS coaching session
・ be able to evaluate an FSS coaching session.


Progression

Successful learners are eligible to seek employment in appropriate paid or voluntary multi-skills
coaching role. Learners may also wish to develop their knowledge and/or skills through three
possible routes (included in Figure 2 on page 9).
ï‚· Broaden their coaching knowledge through the completion of a Level 2 Diploma in a sportspecific
context.
ï‚· Develop generic coaching knowledge in the achievement of the 1st4sport Level 3 Award in
the Principles of Coaching Sport (L3POCS). This qualification aims to develop generic
coaching knowledge to an advanced level.
ï‚· Work toward the achievement of the sport-specific coaching qualification at Level 3. These
qualifications require learners to demonstrate competence in coaching a specific sport to
participants using linked and progressive coaching sessions.

This course is being held at the Manchester Communication Academy, Silchester Drive, Harpurhey, Manchester, M40 8NT

Pre-Requisites

To register onto the 1st4sport L2AMDSQ learners must be

17 years of age.
Level 2 Award in the Principles for Coaching Sport (QCF)
Level 2 Certificate in the Principles and Preparations for Coaching Sport (QCF)
1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Learning in Physical Education and
School Sport (QCF)
QCF accredited Gym Instructor qualification
QTS + Physical Education specialism
BSc Degree in Sports Coaching (inclusive of practical delivery)
or other equivalent based on individual application

Application Instructions

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Vital Information

Sunday 12th October 2014

Over 2 days, for 0 hrs per day

At the Manchester Communication Academy, Silchester Drive, Harpurhey, Manchester, M40 8NT

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Price £160.00

1st4sport Level 1 Award in Coaching Basketball (QCF)

Course Info

The role of the Level 1 coach is to: 'Assist more qualified coaches, delivering aspects of coaching sessions, normally under direct supervision'. By successfully completing a Level 1 coaching qualification, as part of a UKCC endorsed coach education programme, coaches will be able to:

prepare for the delivery of coaching activities
- taking into account participants' needs and motives
- establish a safe working environment
deliver prepared activities of the coaching sessions
- establish working relationships with participants and others
- prepare the participants for the coaching activities
- support participants behaviour
- deliver prepared activities
- conclude the activities
evaluate the effectiveness of coaching activities
- review the activities
- contribute to the evaluation of participants
- continuously develop personal practice
gain knowledge and understanding of:
- safe and ethical coaching practice
- the types and methods of communication to establish effective working relationships with participants and others
- methods to develop participants' performance and enjoyment
- adapting coaching practice to meet participants' needs, their abilities and stages of development
- the methods to evaluate coaching activities and reflect on personal coaching
- the basic rules of the game contact, movement and dribbling.
- introducing the techniques and basic skills of Footwork, Passing, Shooting, Dribbling, Offence and Defence
- Introducing the game to beginners

This course is being held at the Manchester Communication Academy, Silchester Drive, Harpurhey, Manchester, M40 8NT

Pre-Requisites

N/A

Application Instructions

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