What will I learn?
During the one-year course you will develop the skills needed for employment. You will spend a significant amount of time based in a workplace.
- Explore different types of work
- Develop communication skills
- Create an employment ready CV
- Undertake interview practice
- Visit local workplaces
- Try different job roles
- Participate in sessions run by local employers
- Gain an understanding of what jobs suit the skills you have
- Continue to improve English and Maths skills needed for the workplace
- Undertake real work activities for an employer
- Develop an understanding of how to interact in a place of work
- Be supported by a Job Coach to learn the skills required by the employer
- Have support to apply for paid employment or an apprenticeship at the end of the course
How long will it take to qualify?
How will I be assessed?
English and Maths: Modular exams (GCSE or Functional Skills if not already achieved)
College based activities: Internal assessment of skills
Workplace based activities: Employer assessment of skills
Additional Learning Opportunities
As part of the course you will be given opportunities to participate in a range of enrichment activities and develop new skills and interests.
Who is this course aimed at?
- Have an Education, Health and Care Plan
- Want to gain skills needed to get a job
- Need some additional support to access employment or an apprenticeship
- Can travel independently from home to a place of work*
(*for students who are not yet ready to travel independently then please contact the college regarding the Foundation Learning programme which develops these skills in preparation for a Supported Internship.
Once you successfully complete the course you should be ready to progress into paid employment, an apprenticeship of a volunteering role.