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Activate Learning is based at City of Oxford College.
Tel: 0800 612 6008
This course will give you an introduction to health and childcare and time to think about your future career.
We arrange for support from our college careers advisers who are there to help you choose your next step. Your tutor will work with you to set individual learning targets each term and you will get feedback on your progress.
Our career pathways show you a typical route through the various stages of learning, what you will learn along the way and the careers these programmes could lead onto.
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You will learn in a supported environment at a pace that suits you. You will have the chance to complete a vocational qualification in health and childcare and this will give you practical hands-on experience.
You will take part in interactive and fun activities where assessment is continuous rather than by exam and you will complete a portfolio as evidence of your learning.
This is a one year full-time course which you attend three days a week. Learning will take place through a range of classroom based activities, practical hands on learning, research activities, educational visits and work experience.
On successful completion of the course you may move on to a full-time Level 2 course, an apprenticeship or employment.
You will receive lots of support and advice before and during the programme.
You will be assessed through creating a folder of evidence for each subject. You will be assessed at a level that suits you. Functional skills and GCSE maths and English will be assessed through external examinations.
Chad has developed his employability skills through a work experience placement at a community centre, preparing and cooking food. He has been offered paid employment.
You do not need qualifications to join this pathway. However you will need a successful interview with a member of the teaching team to show your commitment to full-time study and your interest in the subject. We will also expect a satisfactory school reference. As part of your interview we will assess your levels of English and maths and advise you of the most appropriate level to study.
To register your interest and contact the Foundation Learning team, you do not need to complete the full college application form. Please complete the short form here.
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