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|Introduction||Foundation Learning offer courses from Entry Level 1 to Level 1.
The emphasis on all courses in this area is on preparing young people for independent living and/ or future employment. For many it is also the stepping stone to further education courses in specific areas.
Small group sizes ensure that all learners are fully supported, and individually tailored support packages can be discussed during interview.
As a team we try to develop confidence and release potential through a wide range of activities.
Courses are available for learners aged 16-25 (depending upon EHCP details and requirements)
Group sizes are generally between 6 - 8 and teaching assistance is provided in each session.|
|Study Outline||All courses aim to teach new skills, and develop old ones.
All courses include maths, English and ICT-and work experience
Some other areas you may study include:
Personal & Social Development
Handling money and budgeting|
|Entry Requirements||There are no entry requirements-except the willingness to come along and try your best.|
|Equipment||Please bring in the following:
Pencil case with pens, pencil, highlighter etc
A4 pad of lined paper
Ring binder folder|
|Attendance||Courses are usually three days a week, but work experience may fall on days that you do not usually attend.
Your Progress Coach and Teachers will talk about this with you.|
|Assessment||Assessment evidence may be produced through photographs, tutor observation, worksheets, witness statements etc. which you will need to gather in a qualification portfolio.|
|Progression||Possible progression onto Full time education at Entry Level 3 or above.|
|Qualification||We offer a selection of OCN West Midlands qualifications in addition to Functional Skills and Progression Unit qualifications.
Diploma in Living Independently
Diploma in Developing Employability Skills
|Awarding Body||OCN West Midlands|
|Suitable for Higher Education?||N|
|Suitable for Individuals?||Y|
|Suitable for Employers?||N|