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WORK PROGRESSIONS

Qualification

Gateway Qualifications Entry Level Certificate in Employability Skills (Entry 3)

Course Code

22P1SUP00104

Duration

1 Year

Entry Requirements

To access the Work Progressions course you’ll need to be capable of achieving an entry level 3 qualification with independent travel skills or working towards it. There’s also the expectation that you would undertake a functional skills exam (in maths, English or IT) by the end of the course.

Future Study and Careers

During your course the college team will work with you, your parents/carers and Youth Connexions to identify next steps which may include:

  • A further one-year course in Supported Studies or a vocational curriculum area,
  • A Supported Internship or,
  • Supported/voluntary employment.

What you need to know

IS THIS FOR ME?

This full time course is for young people (aged 16-24) with moderate learning difficulties, working at entry level 3.

HOW AND WHAT WILL I LEARN?

The Work Progressions course is about developing independent learning, functional and employability skills for progression.

The aim is to prepare students for a vocational course or to access supported and open employment in the future. The timetable runs for three days a week from 9AM – 2.30PM or 9AM – 4.15PM and includes:

  • Employability
  • Vocational tasters
  • Enrichment
  • Maths, English and digital skills development
  • Personal and social development

To support progression onto a vocational course you’ll undertake three vocational tasters of your choice which may include: care, creative, media, Multi-skills and sport.

By the end of this course, you’ll achieve a certificate in Employment Skills (entry level 3) awarded by Gateway qualifications.

Maths and English classes are streamed to enable you to develop these vital skills at a level and pace that is suitable for you. By the end of the year, you’ll have the opportunity to undertake a nationally recognised qualification in at least one functional skill.

LOCATION

Stevenage Campus