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Foundation Route to Independent Living & Work - Entry 3

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Course CodeC5005
Academic Year1819
Dates10th September 2018 to 28th June 2019
Location NameSouth Wigston Campus
AreaFoundation Learning
Mode Of ProvisionFull Time
IntroductionThis 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 OutlineYou 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 Cooking ICT 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 RequirementsThere 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.
EquipmentPlease bring in the following: Dictionary/smartphone Pencil case with pens, pencil, highlighter etc Note pad A4 pad of lined paper Ring binder folder Calculator (for maths work) And anything else you think you may need....
AttendanceStudy 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.
AssessmentYou will be assessed in a variety of ways including: Observations Witness/ employer testimonies Tests/ examinations (mainly for maths and English) product evidence (work produced)
ProgressionWhen 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.
QualificationWe 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 BodyOCN West Midlands OCR Functional Skills (maths and English)
LevelEntry Level 3
Available Full-time?Y
Available Part-time?N
Suitable for Higher Education?N
Suitable for Individuals?Y
Suitable for Employers?N
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