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Course information

Course Summary

This study programme is aimed at young people who have a statement of Special Educational Needs or an Education, Health and Care Plan, want to secure paid employment and need support to do so.


Course Code:N7790
Study Type:Full Time
Academic Level:Entry Level
Course Length

1 year.

Course Detail

Interns are placed with a host employer for up to four days per week, preparing them for sustainable paid employment by further developing the personal and professional skills needed for working life.

Internships are unpaid and last for the full academic year and wherever possible the intern graduates into paid employment at the end of programme. Students are supported by Job Coaches in the workplace.

Alongside the work placement, the interns follow a personalised study programme, which comprises of Work Skills and continued study of English and Maths as mandatory.

The course comprises:

  • Up to four days a week in the work placement
  • One day a week at college, including one lesson of maths and English
  • Support from an SEN Job Coach.

We encourage students to show their commitment to working by having good attendance. 

Course Fees

Students aged 16 to 18, or those aged 16 to 24 who have a valid EHCP, and are studying Further Education courses are not normally charged for course fees.

For more information about financial support, please click here.

    Entry Requirements
    • You must an EHCP that will be current for 2022/23
    • You must be aged at least 18
    • You must have a strong desire to work

    You will be interviewed by the curriculum team to ascertain your suitability and commitment.

    Your Next Steps

    Students on this course usually progress into work. If there is not a suitable vacancy at their work placement, they will receive support looking for paid employment or voluntary work elsewhere.

    Other Information

    Disclaimer:

    This Nescot College website describes the facilities and courses which the College intends to offer during the academic year commencing Autumn 2022. The web pages are prepared in advance of the academic year to which they relate and every effort has been made to ensure that the information contained in these pages is helpful, fair and accurate at the time of printing. However, this information is subject to change over time.

    Nescot will take reasonable steps to provide the courses and services as described, however, the College cannot guarantee the provision of any course or facility. Some circumstances, such as staff changes, resource limitations and other factors over which the College has no control, such as industrial action or a change in the law or the level of demand for a particular programme or module (please note that this list is non-exhaustive), may result in the College having to withdraw or change aspects of the programmes, modules and/or student services detailed on the website. This could include, but not necessarily be limited to, programme/module content, staffing, the location where the programme/module is taught or the manner of teaching delivery, and the facilities provided to deliver or support the programme. Where circumstances demand an unavoidable change or where it is necessary for the College to discontinue a programme of study, Nescot will take all reasonable steps to minimise the effect and all proposed changes will be notified to potential applicants who have registered an interest in the relevant programme at the earliest possible opportunity as well as being reflected on the College’s website. In addition, any changes between the website and the proposed course and services will be notified to applicants at the time of making an offer.

    All prices quoted may be subject to change and you will be notified of any such change when any offer of a place is made to you by Nescot.

    Should you become a student of the College, this notice shall be a term of any contract between you and Nescot. Any offer of a place at the College shall be subject to the student enrolment conditions and the College’s rules and regulations as amended from time to time. A copy of the Nescot’s current terms and conditions can be obtained in writing from Nescot, Quality Office, Reigate Road, Ewell, Epsom, Surrey, KT17 3DS.

    Last updated - 02/11/2021