This course will prepare students to enter the world of work and become independent, reliable and competent employees.
What will I learn?
This is a practical based study programme which will include English and maths, sport sessions, 1:1 tutorials and work experience.
Modules may vary each year and between levels of courses - Please see examples below. Further details can be provided upon application or at open events.
- Health and Safety in the Work Place
- Rights and Responsibilities in the Work Place
- Working with Others
- Customer Service
- Preparing to Work
- Travelling to Work
- Communicating with Others at Work
- Exploring Job Opportunities.
How will I be assessed?
The students will build a portfolio of evidence in a folder which will be internally and externally assessed at the end of the year. Students may also be observed during practical activities by college staff as part of their assessment.
All applicants require an Education, Health & Care Plan in order to access Foundation Studies provision at Buckinghamshire College Group. All applicants are assessed prior to entry to ensure that they are enrolled to the most appropriate level and course. Not all courses are offered at each site, and sites may be subject to change depending on available facilities and application numbers.
Progression & Career Opportunities
Students can progress onto higher levels of study within the Foundation Studies department.
Students will have the opportunity to gain essential work experience, as part of the course requirements. This will allow learners to put into practice, the skills and knowledge learnt in the classroom and apply these in everyday situation when preparing to move forward either onto Entry 3, or pursue career opportunities after completing the course.