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Short Courses

Buxton and Leek College offers a number of short courses for adults looking to build skills and progress in their current job or to help strengthen the CVs of those seeking employment.

We also have an array of fun Learning for Leisure courses available at Buxton, Leek and Biddulph. Find out more about our short courses here:

First Aid

First Aid At Work

First Aid at Work Refresher

Emergency First Aid

Motor Vehicle

MOT Annual Training and Assessment

Level 2 Award in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Operation and Maintenance

Level 3 Award in Hybrid Electric Vehicle repair & replacement


Level 2 Award in Food Safety

Allergy Awareness

Level 3 Award in food Safety

Level 2 Health and Safety in the Workplace

Healthier Foods in Special Diets

Education and Childcare

Certificate in leading quality assurance of the assessment process & practice 

Paediatric First Aid


Level 3 Award – Creatively Cut Hair Using Barbering Techniques

Intensive Professional Award in Cut Throat Shaving

Nail Services

Level 2 Award in LED Gel Polish Techniques

Nail Treatments / Technology

Beauty & Spar Therapy

Award in Body Massage

Award in Indian Head Massage

Award in Stone Therapy

Learning for Leisure

Going to a class for pleasure is a great way to meet new people and find a new interest in a friendly and informal atmosphere. Find out what’s happening at the different campuses:

Buxton Campus 

Leek Campus 

Biddulph Courses 

Our L4L courses are very popular so we advise you to book early to avoid disappointment. The successful running of courses is dependent on a minimum number of enrolments, if numbers are not met the course will not run but you will be notified in advance. You can pay by card, cheque or cash. We accept card payments via phone or cheques and cash by post or in person. Please call us on 0800 074 0099 if you have any questions.