Fusion Programme BTEC First Certificates

In Newtown

Price on request

Description

  • Typology

    BTEC

  • Location

    Newtown (Wales)

  • Duration

    10 Months

Description

Suitable for school leavers or mature students. A BTEC First Certificate is a practical, work-related course. You learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands. It introduces you to the employment area you have chosen and provides a good basis to go onto a more advanced work-related qualification.

Facilities

Location

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Newtown (Powys)
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Llanidloes Road, SY16 4HU

Starts

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To take into account

You will normally have at least one of the following: BTEC Foundation Certificate in a related subject; 4 GCSE's at grades D-G or other related level 1 or 2 qualifications

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Course programme


Start Date: September 2010

End Date: July 2011

Venue: Coleg Powys Newtown

Tutor: Sian Davies

Who is this course for? Suitable for school leavers or mature students. A BTEC First Certificate is a practical, work-related course. You learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands. It introduces you to the employment area you have chosen and provides a good basis to go onto a more advanced work-related qualification.

Previous knowledge required: You will normally have at least one of the following: BTEC Foundation Certificate in a related subject; 4 GCSE's at grades D-G or other related level 1 or 2 qualifications

What will I study? Each First Certificate is the equivalent of 2 GCSE's at grades A-C and can be taken as either a full or part time course. You will study upto 4 First Certificates during the year, one from each option group. Each BTEC First Certificate consists of 3 units. OPTION GROUP A: Sport / Performing Arts / ICT. OPTION GROUP B: Travel and Tourism / Media / Sport Diploma. OPTION GROUP C: Public Services / Business / Hospitality. OPTION GROUP D - Public Service Diploma / Art and Design / Hospitality

What else will I do? Key Skills Communication, Application of Number and Working with Others. Emergency First Aid. Other related short courses.

How will I be assessed? You will be assessed through a range of projects and assignments based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands.

What will I achieve? On successful completion of the course you will achieve a BTEC First Certificate for each chosen subject as well as Key Skills and an Emergency First Aid certificate.

What can I do afterwards? You can return to college to study a Level 3 qualification (A Level Equivalent) Fusion will help you decide which subject to choose. You can also use the qualification(s) to help you find work in a related area.

Materials required: Students who choose sport will be expected to buy a Coleg Powys tracksuit, shorts and polo shirt. Students who choose catering will be expected to buy chefs whites, a restaurant uniform, a set of knifes and a text book.

Fusion Programme BTEC First Certificates

Price on request