This is a full-time introductory programme for young people who left school without formal qualifications but who want to go on to study a Level 1 course. Students study the Prince’s Trust qualifications in Personal Development and Employability Skills, which recognise the personal skills, qualities and attitudes needed by employers across a range of sectors, and also develop their English and maths skills. Students can join the course in September, January or at Easter, and the qualifications are offered as an Award, Certificate and Diploma. Students can also do vocational tasters to prepare them for their next steps in Further Education or employment.
|Study Type:||Full Time|
|Academic Level:||Level 1|
One year full-time. Usually four days per week (16 hours).
The course contains the following elements:
We encourage students to show their commitment to learning by attending all their lessons. This will increase their chances of progression onto their course of choice the following year.
You will provided with all your basic resources and materials.
You must be at least 16 years old. There are no formal entry requirements, but you must show a desire to study. You will be interviewed by the curriculum team to ascertain suitability and commitment.
You can apply online or by phoning our Advice and Guidance Department on 0208 394 3038. You will then receive an email inviting you in for interview. The interview consists of an initial assessment before having a meeting with a member of the teaching team.
During interview students will be assisted to identify additional support needs before establishing the right starting point. Candidates will need to show a desire to attend college before being offered a place.
Please bring a copies of your EHCP to the interview along with a list of previous achievements. We may not be able to photocopy on the day so we would be grateful if you could provide a copy for us to keep.
Students undertaking this course usually progress onto a vocational courses at Nescot.
Last updated: 6/3/2019