Entry Level Life Skills – Entry to Vocational Studies
Life Skills courses aim to promote independence, a healthy lifestyle, build your self-esteem and confidence whilst encouraging you to take responsibility for your life.
Your course will give you the opportunity to experience a range of activities including cooking, music, arts & crafts, fund raising and work experience. You will also have the opportunity to celebrate your achievements and put your skills to the test on a residential trip at the end of year.
On your study programme, you will work to improve your English, maths and employability skills throughout the year. You may also have the chance to take part in placement opportunities in a safe and nurturing environment.
You will complete a ‘Pearson BTEC’ qualification in Entry to Vocational Studies. These qualifications range from entry 1 extended certificate to entry 3 extended certificate. Your course will be for one year with the potential to progress to a higher level Life Skills qualification or a foundation course. Student complete a range of coursework units to gain the qualification, there are no formal exams attached to this course.
We strive to give you the tools, skills and knowledge to enable you to enjoy an independent and fulfilling future.
All students will have an additional learning need; there are no formal entry requirements. Suitability for the course is discussed at the interview stage
This course is free for 16-18yrs, for all other students fees may apply.
Making your application
We will check your application to see if you meet the standard entry requirements for the course. If you do, you’ll receive an invitation via email to attend an interview with a Curriculum Tutor.
Fees and funding
If you are aged 16-18 and applying for a full-time programme, then you will not have to pay for your course. If you are aged 19+ then there may be a fee for your course.
From entry-level qualifications, through to degree-level and specialist professional courses there’s something here for students with little or no formal education right up to career high-flyers. Expect a vibrant environment where you can meet people from different backgrounds and cultures.
Need help choosing the right career path? You’ll be given a series of activities related to a work environment. Your job is to slide the scale to the left or right depending on how much you like or dislike the given activity. You will receive recommendations based on your selections.