Coleg Powys

Vocational Access Yr 1

Coleg Powys
In Brecon

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Typology Vocational qualification
Location Brecon (Wales)
Duration 11 Months
  • Vocational qualification
  • Brecon (Wales)
  • Duration:
    11 Months
Description

This course is suitable for young people who want to study at College but who may not have decided yet on a career route. It is ideal for those who want to improve basic and/or key skills and to try a variety of different taster options.

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Where and when
Starts Location
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Brecon
Penlan, LD3 9SR, Powys, Wales
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Starts On request
Location
Brecon
Penlan, LD3 9SR, Powys, Wales
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· Requirements

No previous knowledge is required for this course. Acceptance on the course will be through the College application and interview process.

Course programme


Start Date: September 2010

End Date: July 2011

Venue: Coleg Powys Brecon

Tutor: Elizabeth Phillips

Who is this course for? This course is suitable for young people who want to study at College but who may not have decided yet on a career route. It is ideal for those who want to improve basic and/or key skills and to try a variety of different taster options.

Previous knowledge required: No previous knowledge is required for this course. Acceptance on the course will be through the College application and interview process.

What will I study? Your main qualification will be the OCR Learning Skills Award. Core modules include; Communication Skills, Maths and ICT. Options include Childcare, Hospitality and Catering, Hair and Beauty, Construction, Motor Vehicle, Land based and Environmental Studies, Business Studies.

What else will I do? You will be able to take part in Young Enterprise and Outdoor Challenge. There is the opportunity to gain Emergency First Aid and Essential Food Hygiene qualifications and get a real idea of what it is like to go to work by taking part in work experience.

How will I be assessed? You will be assessed through projects and assignments as well as through observation of your work, set tasks and from evidence in your file.

What will I achieve? You will achieve the OCR Learning Skills Award and a portfolio of other qualifications at Level 1 based on the modules that you have undertaken.

What can I do afterwards? Most learners on this course choose to develop their skills for employment by enrolling on the Preparation for Employment course or onto a course in a particular vocational area. Some learners enter employment.

Materials required: Appropriate personal protective equipment for practical sessions will be supplied by the college. Hospitality and Catering (Newtown Campus) will be expected to contribute to the cost of ingredients.

Additional information about this course: To find out more about this course please come along to one of our open events or contact the course tutors: Elizabeth Phillips ( Brecon) 08454086429 or Sarah Welch (Newtown) 0845 4086214.

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