Level 1 Programmes

Vocational Level 1

This all inclusive package is aimed generally at those students who have achieved grades 2-1 and F-G at GCSE.

This course is for you if...

...you need more time to improve your skills in English and Maths.

...you need to catch up on knowledge and skills you missed out on at school.

...you need to improve your employability skills.

Where can this course lead to?

If students gain a Distinction in the Vocational Studies course, and improve their literacy and numeracy skills, they may be able to progress to Level 2 courses, including GCSEs and vocational qualifications.

What will I study on this course?

The Level 1 programme provides a personalised and flexible approach to learning, so that you can gain skills and qualifications that will allow you to progress to further study or employment.

The programme will consist of:

  • Functional Skills English
  • Functional Skills Maths
  • Level 1 Certificate in Vocational Studies, including units such as Personal Development (mandatory), Being Organised (mandatory), Business, Fitness and Nutrition  and Art
  • A variety of enrichment courses such as Business Enterprise, Personal Development and Science.

Extended opportunities and enrichment

Students will have the opportunity to go out of the college on various trips to support their learning and practice the skills they have learnt.


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