Funding and bursaries
Students under 19 will not have to pay fees providing you are legally in the UK. You may be able to access Bursary funding to help you with travel and meals depending on your personal circumstances.
Students aged over 19 may be eligible for free tuition depending on the course you want to study, your existing qualifications and your financial circumstances. This will be discussed at enrolment.
No entry requirements.
What will I learn?
This course will help you decide on your career goals with the dedicated programme focused on employability and careers-related learning which is supplemented by a work experience placement. The programme offers an opportunity for young people to raise their aspirations, improve confidence and motivation, whilst learning skills that are relevant to further study, employment and personal development.
You will do at least two weeks of work experience to support your studies, gain experience and potentially develop contacts with future employers. Our team will help you secure a work placement and will provide you with everything required for you to attend your placement.
Some of the modules you will study are:
Preparation for Work
Job Seeking Skills
Skills for Independent Life
Building a Personal Career Portfolio
Recognising Volunteering Opportunities
You will be required to complete a range of written assignments and build portfolios. You will also be required to demonstrate some skills while being observed by your tutor.
There are a variety of enrichment opportunities on offer throughout the year, including trips and external visits.
Career and Progression
This course would give you the opportunity to progress to other courses or progression into employment.
Study ProgrammeOur personalised Study Programmes provide young people with the skills they need to move in to higher education, training, apprenticeships or employment. They are designed to challenge you positively and suit your aspirations. Our Study Programmes include a choice of vocational qualifications combined with essential English and Maths qualifications, enrichment activities and work experience. We partner with employers to ensure our learners gain the vital work-ready skills and knowledge needed to positively progress into the world of work.