Skills for Working Life, Entry 3

Courses starting September. Call 01539 814700 for details.

The course is for those students who would like to work in a small supported group, developing skills for both work and personal development, and also develop English, maths and IT skills. Volunteering may be a part of the course and you will be encouraged and supported to do this.

All of our learners will be given support with their English and Maths skills where relevant to their main programme. Those students who have not yet achieved a ‘C’ grade at GCSE in these subjects will continue to work towards these important qualifications at a level suited to them.

This course will be part of a wider study programme, which may also include english & maths, work placement and additional studies.

Next: What will I learn?

What will I learn?

As part of the personal development units, learners will gain the skills necessary to make informed decisions about their life and different career paths available to them.

Learners can learn a range of practical skills and knowledge through sessions such as catering, construction and conservation projects.

Next: Assessment

How will I be assessed?

The course is assessed using a variety of methods - demonstrating practical skills, discussions and written work.

Next: Career Opportunities?

Career Opportunities

Progression opportunities within the college could be in the Level 1 Caring Sectors, Level 1 Catering, Level 1 Construction, Level 1 IT, Level 1 Hairdressing, Level 1 Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair.

Next: Entry requirements

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Next: Fees

Adult fees


Please note: If you are an adult student you may be entitled to financial support to cover the cost of your course, dependent on your circumstances. Please contact Student Services on for details. More about Student Finance.

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