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FE Choices (Entry 3 to Level 1)

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Course CodeC5016
Academic Year1819
Dates10th September 2018 to 28th June 2019
Location NameSouth Wigston Campus
AreaFoundation Learning
Mode Of ProvisionFull Time
Introduction FE choices is an Entry 3/ Level 1 qualification that offers a range of vocational tasters, in addition to maths, English and ICT. The course is an ideal chance to try lots of different areas of work and study, and also a chance to make contacts with other areas within the college. Foundation Learning: 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
Study OutlineYou will study a variety of occupational workshops alongside classroom based units including personal and social development skills work preparation. Some other areas you may study include: Carpentry Cooking Sport Personal & Social Development Gardening/ horticulture Handling money and budgeting
Entry RequirementsThere are no formal entry requirements. However, we would expect to see a completion of the literacy and numeracy assessment and successful interview showing a real commitment.
EquipmentGeneral stationery and a memory stick is required. Other equipment is dependent on vocational elements of the programme - for example safety boots may be required for work in the Construction department. Suggestions: Pencil case containing pens/ pencils etc Calculator Notebook Ring binder folder Smartphone/ tablet
AttendanceAttendance is usually timetabled 3 or 4 days per week. Additional attendance may be required for Work Experience as part of your Study Programme. This will be discussed during your interview/ taster days.
AssessmentAssessment evidence may be produced through annotated photographs, tutor observation, worksheets, witness statements etc which you will need to gather in a qualification portfolio.
ProgressionProgression onto Full time education at Level 1 or 2. This will be discussed during interview, and also with regular interviews with our Careers team.
QualificationCertificate or Diploma EDEXCEL Vocational Studies Functional Skills maths and English
Awarding BodyEDEXEL Vocational Studies OCR for Functional Skills
Level Entry 3 or Level 1
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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