School Leaver

Start Date: Duration: Level: Study mode: Course location: Course Type:
September 1 Year Level 1 Full-Time Ashington Main Campus Full-time Vocational Apply Enquire

What’s it all about?

This course is aimed at individuals that require additional support in their studies. They will explore careers in the sectors and gain the knowledge, skills and behaviors employers need.

No formal entry criteria.

Study level Cost
19+ please enquire

The course is taught via classroom based delivery and is assessed using coursework in a portfolio of evidence.

Feedback on student work is given throughout the year.

Students that do not hold a grade 4 or above in Math's and English will be expected to study these subjects alongside their vocational studies.

Whilst a placement is not required for this course, we encourage students to work with our Skills Coaches to source and attend a suitable work placement.

This course is ideally suited for individuals that are looking to explore careers in business, ICT and creative media. Students will gain skills and knowledge in these vocational sectors and will be supported in their studies.

You will study modules including:

- IT Communication Fundamentals
- Developing Customer Service Skills
- Working in an Office
- Word Processing Software
- Spreadsheet Software


What’s next?

Following the completion of this course, students can progress onto the BTEC Level 2 in Information and Creative Technology course.

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