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Overview

This course is to help prepare you for adulthood. It's for those who are interested in learning more about working in the motor vehicle, hair & beauty, hospitality & catering or construction industry. Part of your course will be taught by a tutor with a wealth of experience. You will get practical experience in your chosen option to help you decide your future career pathway.

Our friendly and specialist staff will offer the extra encouragement you may need as you start the next stage of your learning. You will have a personal tutor who will be there to give you guidance and support each week whilst you are on programme.

Course description

You will study a Certificate in Employabilty and Development Skills and improve your functional and digital skills

You can take part in local trips, industry tours and visits, along with other enrichment activities within the College to build your confidence and develop your social skills.

You will also study maths, English and a digital skills course to build the skills you need for improving your independence or the next step in your career pathway.

Part of your course will focus on your health and wellbeing to support your physical, mental, emotional and social wellbeing.

We work with all students individually to identify additional support needs.

Due to the current COVID-19 situation and with health and safety of our students as a priority, we have redesigned this course to include a mixture of classroom-based and online learning.

What areas will I study?

Preparing for employability, volunteering, placement and work experience for the future Choosing your career pathway

  • Preparation for Functional maths and English, which may lead to Functional Skills qualifications Digital skills Health and wellbeing Buliding your confidence Developing your independent life skills Working as a team Working on your own initiative

Course options

Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
16-18 7 September 2020 Duration: 1 Academic year - 1 Academic year Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
19-23 7 September 2020 Duration: 1 Academic year £900.00 1 Academic year In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
24+ 7 September 2020 Duration: 1 Academic year Please contact the college for fee information 1 Academic year In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.

Student satisfaction

Satisfaction rating Recommendation rating
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Satisfaction comment Recommendation comment
I enjoy my course I would recommend the college to family and friends