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Our Foundation Learning Pathways are made up of a package of qualifications - including vocational subjects like bricklaying or childcare and personal and social development.

Our Foundation Learning Pathways are made up of a package of qualifications - including vocational subjects like bricklaying or childcare and personal and social development.

You will be given the opportunity to gain English, Maths and IT qualifications.

Our Foundation Learning pathways are designed to help you progress on to another college course, an apprenticeship or employment.

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.

What I'll learn

Foundation - Tier 4

This programme is for learners who have been disengaged from learning or underachieving, and who want to try different vocational options.

Learners will develop vocational and employability skills, including English and maths, digital literacy and citizenship learning. Work experience is also part of this programme.


Foundation - Tier 5

This programme is for learners who need to develop their personal and social skills to achieve success. Learners will also take part in an introduction to a chosen vocational area at Level 1. 

The programme includes personal and social development, employability skills, work experience, English and maths, digital literacy and citizenship. 

The subject pathways available are:

  • Art and Design
  • Catering
  • Childcare and Health
  • Construction
  • Hair and Beauty
  • ICT
  • Motor Vehicle
  • Retail
  • Sport

Please see our subject area sections on the website for course information.

 

How I'll learn

You will receive lots of support and advice before and during the programme.

 

How I'll be assessed

You will receive certificates for all the qualifications you gain.

 

Entry Requirements

You do not need qualifications to join these pathways. 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 report. 

As part of your interview we will assess your levels of English and maths and advise you of the most appropriate level to study.

 

How to Apply

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.