overview

  • Course code:

    68VECE

  • Subject area:

    Foundation Programmes

  • Attendance:

    Full Time

  • Qualification:

    This is an individualised learning programme designed to explore vocational opportunities within the college.  Applicants will have the opportunity to study either Functional Skills or GCSE English and Maths.  Learners will also achieve a RARPA Programme certificate in Preparing for Level 1.

     

  • Duration:

    1 year

  • Venue:

    Crawley

  • Start Date:

    September

Start Date End Date Description
07/09/202018/06/2021Crawley / Full Time

About the course

This programme is designed for learners who wish to progress onto a level one programme but need some extra support to attain their goal, alongside improving their English and Maths.

An individualised programme of study will be developed for each learner based on Education, Health and Care Plan outcomes (where applicable) and Vocational Study Programme options including Construction, ICT and Media, Childcare and Health Care, Hospitality, Hairdressing and Motor Vehicle.

A learning programme will be designed to meet the individual student's needs and help them fulfil their aspirations. Regular progress reviews will be held in partnership with the learner this may include parents, carers and other professionals.

The aim of the programme is to:

  • Build confidence
  • Discover vocational opportunities for progression
  • Progress decision making skills
  • Improve communication
  • Learn how to work as part of a team
  • Grow individual use of initiative
  • Widen social networks
  • Build motivational strategies.

WHO CAN JOIN?

If you know you eventually want a great job or to start a vocational course, but you need a qualification to help you achieve your goals, this course would be the perfect way to jump start a bright future.

Applicants are generally aged between 16 and 19 years of age and have just left school with little or no qualifications or have been out of education for a period of time and would like the opportunity to continue in further education.  Applicants may also have a mild learning difficulty or physical disability.  All applicants have an interview to ensure they follow the most appropriate individualised foundation learning pathway.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED

Assessment will be undertaken in the form of course work and observation

Costs/EQUIPMENT

Students 16-18 year olds will not have to pay tuition fees, awarding body registration or exam fees. Please note: You may be entitled to a Bursary payment to help with costs such as travel to College, trips and equipment, a food allowance and childcare. To qualify you must be resident in the UK and meet the eligibility criteria which will include evidence of your financial circumstances.

Students aged 19 and over will have to pay tuition fees, awarding body registration or exam fees. Please note: You may be entitled to a Bursary payment to help with costs such as travel to College, trips and equipment and childcare. To qualify you must be resident in the UK and meet the eligibility criteria which will include evidence of your financial circumstances.


 

Attendance requirements

Students are required to be in college for 3 days a week. Days will vary depending on the vocational options.

AFTER COMPLETING THE COURSE

Once you have completed this programme you can progress onto ;

  • Any Vocational Level 1 Programme
  • Supported Internships
  • Employment

FURTHER INFORMATION

For further information please contact us in the Admissions Team by emailing admissions@crawley.ac.uk or by calling 01293 442200 - press option 2 for Admissions.