Fees indicated are based on the current year (August 2016 to July 2017) and are subject to change next year.
Our further education courses (Entry to Level 3) are usually free if you are 16-18 years old. Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for financial support to help with other costs associated with your course such as course materials and travel.
If you are aged 19 or over you may be required to pay fees.
If you are enrolling onto a Level 3 or 4 course and are over 19 years of age the fees may be higher and you will be required to take out an Advanced Learning Loan, please see the guide to fees for more information.
International students will be required to pay the full International course fee.
For more information, see our guide to fees.
This course is designed to help you move out of the college environment and into the world of work. It will help to develop your transferable skills, knowledge and attitudes in employability skills. You will be working on and developing on your independent living skills by attending, Work Trials, Working Interviews, Job Interviews, Job Fairs and Employment Events by using public transport. This course is the last step on our 3 year curriculum that follows the vocational progression route (those that would eventually like to secure employment and or onto Project Search Supported Internship).
This course will focus on;
Practicing and developing your Interview skills
working on your Team building skills
Developing Job searching skills.
Completing job application forms (paper base and online)
- Engaging with and working with local Job Centre plus – DEA’s, Remploy, Seetec, Mencap, various local organisations and employers.
This course will develop your Maths and English by embedding essentials into every learning session. You will also spend time in streamed Maths & English groups working towards national Functional Skills qualifications.
Ideally you will be in your final year of education. You will be almost independent, you will be able to demonstrate some work readiness and have aspirations to secure employment. Ideally you would be able to (with support) compile a portfolio to evidence your achievements.
All students will compile a portfolio of evidence that will contain a mixture of photographs, witness statements, personal statements and course work. The portfolios are internally assessed and verified prior to external verification by an Awarding Body. Most students will be entered for Functional Skills English and Maths live assessments at the level indicated during initial assessments and verified through continuous diagnostic assessments.
Supported paid employment
Project Search Supported Internships
work related Employment Voluntary
- Mainstream Options
All students will participate in small group sessions comprising no more than 10 students. The study methods are a mix of practical, theory and independent research completed by students with appropriate support.