Your Study Programme

Your study programme will consist of six main areas that will allow you to develop the skills you will need to to succeed in your future career. Although you will be focusing on your main qualification, your course will be structured to include these key areas of development that are equally important in order for you to pass your course and be prepared for life after college.

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English & Maths

  • Continuous improvement of skills as part of professional skills development
  • Skills matched qualifications - you will have the opportunity to complete a qualification based on your current skills & level
  • Development of employment relevant skills

Main Qualification

  • Live Briefs & Sector relevant scenarios
  • Industrial speakers and visits
  • Relevant qualifications and units to meet sector needs

Work Experience or Work Related Activity

  • External Work Placements
  • Internal Work Placements
  • Guest Speakers, live briefs and industry visits
  • Prep for work education including applying for jobs, interview skills and searching for jobs
  • Part-time employment
  • Volunteering
  • Click here for more information on other services we offer to help you into work

Employability & Enterprise Education

  • UExplore careers package tutorials - a specially designed software package to help you search for jobs suited to your skills
  • TEEG enterprise tutorials programme - aimed at students interested in being an entrepreneur or developing their business skills
  • Tenner Tycoon & Business Start-up Loans to support students interested in starting their own business
  • Rotary Business Mentors – to support students in developing their business skills in a range of sectors

Social Education

  • British Values
  • Safeguarding & eSafety
  • Drugs Misuse & Sexual Health Awareness
  • Equality & Diversity
  • Workshops to raise awareness of Prevent - focusing on British values and citizenship skills

Soft Skills Development

  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Teamwork
  • Time and self-management
  • Decision-making and initiative-taking
  • Taking responsibility