Course Details

This course is designed to allow learners the opportunity to experience some of the varied vocational areas the college has to offer as well as improving their English, Maths, ICT and employability skills. This course will enable learners to take advantage of all the facilities Brinsbury has to offer, eg horticulture, small animal care, floristry and the farm facilities. Learners will be supported and encouraged to undertake a work experience placement one day a week.

Entry Requirements

You will need an interest in developing the skills needed for work and to progress onto a Level one course . Suitability for the programme will be assessed at interview and during the first six weeks of the course.

Career options

Successful completion of the course will enable learners to make informed choices about their future progression either onto further education or employment.

Skills for Work 1

Five highlights

  • 1 Teaching and learning was graded outstanding by Ofsted.
  • 2 You will benefit from an individually designed programme of study
  • 3 You will be able to sample a variety of vocational modules
  • 4 Develop your self confidence and self- esteem
  • 5 You will be able to participate in running an Enterprise venture

Key Points

  • Brinsbury Campus
  • 02.09.2019
  • OCR Life and Living Entry Level 3, OCR Employability Entry Level 3

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Course code Location Course length Start date
SLD219BF1A Brinsbury Campus 1 Year 02.09.2019
SLD219CF1A Chichester Campus 1 Year 02.09.2019

What you need to know

What will I study?

You will study a programme with OCR which will comprise of Life and Living at Entry 3 level, up to Diploma Level, Employability Skills and Functional Skills in English, Mathematics and ICT. Topics may include: Horticulture; Animal care; Agriculture; Running an Enterprise; Catering as well as modules covering examples such as:rights at work; health and safety and communication in the workplace

How will I be taught?

You will be taught through a combination of practical and theoretical sessions. Learning will take place in the vocational area being studied and students will have the opportunity of choosing areas/modules which suit their interests.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is completed via a portfolio of evidence, which may include observation, Q&A, practical or written assessments. Functional Skills assessments will take place throughout the year as appropriate to the individual learner.

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