Diploma in Skills for Working Life - Entry 2
||8th September 2014
An interview is required.
If you are aged 16-18, you will not normally need to pay for a full-time course.
If you are over 18, you may not need to pay fees depending on your circumstances.
Please contact us for more information on the fees support available to adults.
If you are aged 16-18 and you have special educational and training needs and want to learn the skills you need to get a job, then this course is for you. You can choose from several vocational areas to study including business administration, catering, horticulture, vehicle maintenance and construction. The last three options are delivered off site at Saltwell Park and our purpose built skills academies on Team Valley.
In addition to vocational training you will also be given the opportunity to use communication skills, to work as part of a team, learn about and apply safe and healthy work practices whilst developing your interpersonal and social skills. You will also have opportunities to improve your literacy, numeracy and information technology.
You may get the chance to do some real work experience to further develop your employability skills.
How to apply
Call us on 0191 490 2311, come into college to enrol or contact Mary Stacey email: email@example.com.
In person at the Baltic Campus
You can register your interest for this course online, or call 0191 490 2430 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
How will I be assessed?
You will be continuously assessed in both practical and theory work throughout the course. You will build up a portfolio of work to support your learning
How will I be taught?
A mixture of classroom based and other student centred activities, as well as a range of field trips across the year.
You will be taught through vocational workshops, class based teaching, small group work and community venues. All groups have a learning support officer in addition to a lecturer to enable student needs to be fully met.
There are no formal entry requirements for this course. Every student is given the opportunity to discuss their individual needs and the structure of the course in an interview with the course leader