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Foundation Studies

The Foundation Learning team provide a wide range of learning opportunities for learners of all ages over a range of levels.

Introduction


These programmes are tailored to meet the needs of the students whatever their age or ability, working with each student to chart their individual learning journey from start to finish.

 

Pathway to Progress


For students looking to progress within a chosen subject. 

Each student group will:

  • Have a dedicated lecturer and mentor support.
  • Have the chance to study Sport & Coaching, Multi-Trade Construction, Hospitality & Catering, Beauty Therapy, Health & Social Care & Childcare, and Art & Design.
  • Be able to develop employability skills and gain work experience within the College through a range of projects, either internally or externally, into work or further study.
  • Be able to progress onto further study or employment.

 

Pathway to Work - Work Development Programme


For students with more complex needs aged 18 and above, who wish to progress into work and to gain valuable workplace skills.

This Pathway focuses on developing, maintaining, and supporting work placements in line with students’ needs and abilities, leading to experience of employment.

Students will receive:

  • Dedicated support.
  • A range of employability skills that will be developed and enhanced.
  • Progression options that will be reviewed and explored monthly.

 

Pathway to Independence


For students primarily with complex needs, aged 16 and above.

This Pathway will help students to develop independent living and travel skills, and aims to increase confidence and life chances.

Its core aim is about distance travelled and progression for each individual, within an engaging and stimulating programme of activities, such as Gardening, Cooking, Personal Development and Floristry that focus on the needs and ability of the student.

Course Title Course Code Length Study Type Start Date
Entry Level 1 Diploma in Using Employability Skills VOF0140 36 weeks per year Full Time 02 Sep 2019
Entry Level 3 Diploma in Using Employability Skills VOF0240 36 weeks per year Full Time 02 Sep 2019
Level 1 Certificate in Employability Training and Personal Development VOF1070 36 weeks per year Full Time 02 Sep 2019
Level 2 Diploma Animal Care and Management ACF2041 36 weeks per year Full Time 02 Sep 2019
Pathway to Art and Design (Level 1 Diploma Skills for Further Learning and Employment) VOF1340 36 weeks per year Full Time 02 Sep 2019
Pathway to Beauty Therapy (Level 1 Diploma Skills for Further Learning and Employment) VOF1440 36 weeks per year Full Time 02 Sep 2019
Pathway to Childcare (Level 1 Diploma Skills for Further Learning and Employment) VOF1640 36 weeks per year Full Time 02 Sep 2019
Pathway to Construction (Level 1 Diploma Skills for Further Learning and Employment) VOF1540 36 weeks per year Full Time 02 Sep 2019
Pathway to Small Animal Care (Level 1 Diploma Skills for Further Learning and Employment) VOF1240 36 weeks per year Full Time 02 Sep 2019
Pathway to Sport (Level 1 Diploma Skills for Further Learning and Employment) VOF1740 36 weeks per year Full Time 02 Sep 2019