In St Helens
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Directions is a FREE course aimed at young people aged 16-18, who aren't sure that they want to go to college, what they would like to study or haven't decided what career that they would like in the future.
To help you with the cost of coming to College, Directions offers:
A FREE breakfast every day at St Helens College
A FREE bus pass for your first term and a heavily discounted one after that
A bursary to help with any additional costs such as travelling to College, books, equipment etc. depending on your financial situation.
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- Manage Projects
- Leadership Skills
- Employability skills
- English proficiency
- Project skills
- English and maths
- Interpersonal Skills
Directions will help you to gain a level 1 qualification in preparation for education and employment and will also help you to improve your English and maths.
You will have the opportunity to gain valuable work experience alongside your studying in a vocational area of your interest.
However, this course is very flexible and tailored to suit you, for example, you may choose to attend St Helens College two to three days per week or, you may prefer to have a work placement two and a half days per week with half a day in St Helens College helping you to improve your English and maths. Either way, your key-worker will be there to help and support you from start to finish.
Directions has start dates throughout the year.