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Bolham Road

Tiverton

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Petroc Ambitions provides a series of extra-curricular activities to inspire young people with their progression to Further Education and give them an opportunity to trial some fun, interactive activities at Petroc. It is the intention that these sessions will broaden their horizons.

Aimed at Year 10 and 11 students, Petroc Ambitions looks to give school pupils the chance to try a number of different career options before deciding what to do after they finish Year 11.

If you can only attend one or two weeks of the sessions, please still apply you are more than welcome to join the programme at any point within the four week block.

All sessions run weekly on a Wednesday from 4.30-6.00pm



Art

17 May - 24 May
Whether you are wanting to explore our photography dark room or get hands-on experience making sculptures and textiles, this course is sure to get the creative imagination flowing.



Business

3 May - 24 May
Do you want to feature on the Sunday Times Rich List? If so, learning how to start a business is a great place to begin!



Catering

10 May - 24 May
Come and make a feast of culinary delights and learn how to use a variety of cooking techniques on this tasty course.



Construction Skills

3 May - 24 May

Within this hands-on programme, you will explore a range of construction-based skills including plumbing, electrical, carpentry and wet trades.



Childcare

3 May - 24 May

Learn how to make bottles, change a nappy, bathe and provide educational entertainment for babies in this hands-on workshop. This course is followed by two weeks Health & Social Care.



Health & Social Care

17 May - 24 May

This course will provide an introduction to healthy lifestyles with the main focus being on recommended nutritional intakes and how these affect an individual’s health. We will be exploring sugar, fat and salt content of a variety of convenience foods and comparing them to recommended daily intakes.



Hair & Beauty

3 May - 24 May

Lashes, nails, shampoo, deep-conditioning treatments and styling are the order of service for this programme.



Intro to CAD and 3D Printing

3 May - 24 May

Explore our new IT and Computing suite, learn how to model using CAD software and Print designs on our state-of-the-art 3D printer.



Motor Vehicle

17 May - 24 May

An introduction to motor vehicle technology, gain hands on experience of life under the bonnet of a car.



Science

3 May - 24 May

Do you have an interest in all things scientific? If so, come and explore forensic science, food technology, sustainability and cosmetic science.



Sport & Fitness

3 May - 24 May

An introduction to fitness testing and coaching for sport performance. Perfect for kick-starting a career in sport and exercise science.



Web Languages

3 May - 24 May

This exciting course will explore the use of Raspberry Pi’s and Robots. Learn how to code and build using the latest technology.





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