For more information about this course, or to discuss the application process, please contact us.
|Introduction||This course is for young people and 16-25 who have attended a school or college provision for students with learning difficulties and/or disabilities, studying at pre-entry level and/or entry level 1 and who are likely to need continued support throughout their working life.
The aim of this course is to provide students with the opportunities to develop transferable communication skills and generic work skills. Classes are small, enabling students to work at their own level and speed. Students attend weekly tutorials and reviews are held with students, parents/carers and relevant support agencies to discuss and plan future steps.
|Study Outline||You will do lots of practical work and will cover lots of different skills including:
Accessing Leisure Services
Health and Safety
Undertaking an Enterprise
Using Communication Skills in the Workplace
Embedded maths and English
Supported Work Experience
Due to the range of options available within this qualification this course can be tailored to suit learners needs and abilities. Our highly qualified teaching staff also provide excellent pastoral support and advice and work closely with the college's support team.
|Entry Requirements||There are no formal qualifications for this course and no pressure of exams.
Instead work and progress will be assessed continuously, and in-house certificates will be awarded.|
|Equipment||Please bring in the following:
Pencil case with pens, pencil, highlighter etc
A4 pad of lined paper
Ring binder folder
Calculator (for maths work)
And anything else you think you may need....|
|Attendance||Study Programmes in Foundation Learning are usually timetabled for three to four days a week.
You may be required to attend additional times and days for work experience. this will be discussed with you during your interview.|
|Assessment||You will be assessed in a variety of ways including:
Witness/ employer testimonies
Tests/ examinations (mainly for maths and English)
product evidence (work produced)|
|Progression||When you have completed the Entry Level 3 course you may be able to move on to a Level 1 course or you can progress into voluntary or paid work.
FE Choices may also be the option for you, if you would like to continue to develop a range of skills, whilst you decide where your future truly lies.|
|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
OCR Functional Skills (maths and English) |
|Level||Entry Level 3|
|Suitable for Higher Education?||N|
|Suitable for Individuals?||Y|
|Suitable for Employers?||N|