During this course, you will develop your work skills, social skills and gain a maths and English qualification. This course will be perfect for you if you are leaving full-time education and starting on your journey into further education, focusing on helping you transition into FE confidently.
We provide opportunities for you to expand your skills and enable you to progress further to vocational courses, training or employment. We are committed to providing an inclusive learning environment and aim to help you make the most of your learning opportunities. We want to ensure that students with disabilities, including learning disabilities, feel welcome and supported throughout their time at college.
What You'll Learn
You will work towards improving your maths and English at a level that is right for you as well as have the opportunity to develop your ICT skills.
You will take part in our work experience programme, which focuses on fundraising, volunteering and enterprise projects that will help you to make decisions for your future and build your CV. There will also be the option to take part in sport, drama or multimedia activities.
There are no formal entry requirements, but you will need to complete an application form, submit satisfactory references and come for an interview. During your interview, you will meet a member of our team who will give you the opportunity to talk about your future aspirations and any support needs you require.
We will need to see your learning disability assessment or your Education Health and Care plan (EHCP).
How you will be assessed
There are no formal assessment criteria, regular attendance on all your college days is a necessity.
Tuition Fees (16-18): £0.00
Tuition Fees (19+): £0.00
If the course is longer than one year the total fees are for the first year only and further fees may apply in future years. All fees are based on a ‘home’ learner status. Please contact us for information on overseas fees.
For more information, please see our course fee disclaimers page.
Course and Career progression
At the end of the course, you will be invited to a review where your progress and aspirations are discussed. Subject to satisfactory attendance and progress you will have the opportunity to apply to the Employability and Personal Development year 2 course within supported learning that will help you to further develop your work experience and employability skills.
You will also have the opportunity to apply to further courses within the College that match your future aspirations or work-based courses within supported learning. Throughout your time on the course, you will have regular opportunities to meet with your key worker to discuss additional support and development needs.
What Happens Next
Apply online via the College website. You will be contacted to attend an interview, then you will be sent a conditional offer according to the entry requirements for the course. You will then be invited in to enrol upon your chosen course of study. You will also be able to meet your tutors, learn more about your chosen course of study and tour the facilities. You will then need to confirm your acceptance of the course offered to you.
For enrol and pay courses: Once you have decided to take the course, you need to fill in a short learner details form online and pay the course fee. Once you have done this, you will receive an electronic confirmation of enrolment and payment.