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Foundation Learning Vocational Pathways Level 1
Qualification:
 
Date:
September 
Days:
TBA 
Study Mode
Full Time 
Assessment:
Coursework 
Level:
Area:
Foundation Studies 
Course Code:
HFVOE1 
 
Entry Requirements
16 – 18 year old students only. There are no formal entry requirements, but those in education will be expected to complete their current learning programme. Students are required to attend an interview/assessment at college to help decide the right course for you.
 
 

Foundation Learning Vocational Pathways Level 1

Foundation Learning at Hillsborough College is available at Entry Level and Level 1 and offers an interesting and varied programme.


Key Units

On this course you will:

  • Improve your skills and qualifications in English, Maths and IT
  • Develop your life and work skills
  • Learn about the world you live in 
  • Gain some work-related or enterprise experience
  • Learn about applying for jobs and college courses
You can also choose introductory work-related units which may include business and retail, cooking, creative arts and media, gardening and the environment, health and social care, performing arts, sport and team building.

The course is mainly classroom, studio and project based with a mix of discussions, group activities, written work, practical work and outdoor activities.

Course enrichment activities include trips and visits.



Entry Requirements

16 – 18 year old students only. There are no formal entry requirements, but those in education will be expected to complete their current learning programme. Students are required to attend an interview/assessment at college to help decide the right course for you.


Assessment

The course is continually assessed by coursework such as workbooks and practical tasks. You will also have to take tests in English, Maths and IT.


Where does this Lead

Young people who successfully complete this course can apply to study for another year within Foundation Learning or to go onto one of our many vocational courses at Hillsborough, Sheffield City or Peaks Colleges.


Tell Me More

Qualification Title:
You will work towards qualifications in English, Maths and IT and either a Certificate in Work Preparation or a Certificate in Employability Skills.


Staff and Facilities:
Staff are highly trained, experienced, supportive and friendly. You will have a tutor mentor to guide you through your course and the College Additional Support team can also help support you. You will learn in a small group of students.

Will this course suit me?
This course suits young people who enjoy learning in an informal, relaxed, practical and fun way and who want to improve their qualifications to go onto further study or work.