Fees indicated are based on the current academic year (2018/19) and are subject to change next year.
For students under 19
Our courses & apprenticeships are usually free if you are 18 or under on the 31st of August 2019. Some courses have additional fees for things like materials and travel, which you will need to pay at the start of your course. Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for financial support for these costs.
For students aged 19 or over
If you are aged 19 or over you may be required to pay fees. Some courses may be free, depending on your circumstances. Certain Level 3 & 4 courses require you to pay the fee in full or take out an Advanced Learning Loan to pay for your course. Please see our guide to fees for more information.
Students from outside the EU/EEA need to pay the full international fee for their course. Please note, West London College does not offer Tier 4 Visa Sponsorship for students to study in the United Kingdom.
The course is designed to develop employability skills and academic skills to support students to transition into the community, employment or vocational pathways within inclusive learning. There will be a strong emphasis on developing enterprises, employability skills through writing CVs, covering letters, application forms, preparing for interviews and study skills.
The programme of study will include Maths, English and IT development alongside the practical subjects. The course follows the independence route, enhancing prior learning to support each learner to become as independent as possible.
There are no formal entry requirements; however, suitability and assessments will be discussed at interview and based on individual circumstances.
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. Some students complete a portfolio which records their progress and development using RARPA (Recognising and Recording Personal Achievement), these portfolios are internally verified.
Some 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 or if they are not yet ready will do RARPA English and Maths qualifications.
If students successfully complete this programme of study they can progress onto vocational pathways within Inclusive Learning and Supported Internships. Progression subject to students meeting eligibility criteria for programme applied for.
All students will participate in small group sessions comprising no more than 10 students. The study methods are a mix of practical, theory and supported research.