The programme will equip you with the equivalent of a minimum of 3 A-levels, along with qualifications which are recognised for registration to work in the sector, subject to completing practical competencies in the workplace. As part of your programme you will also follow an individualised programme of study (grade profile dependent) which will include a combination from the Welsh Baccalaureate (which allows you to gain additional UCAS points), Literacy, Numeracy, Employability and Digital skills.
In addition to this, all learners will undertake Work Placement and Sector Engagement developing practical skills and knowledge in readiness for University or work.
You will have a personal tutor and individual tutorial sessions. Your personal tutor will track and support your academic and personal development and progression, for example, we will support you with your UCAS application if you are planning on progressing into University.
The above will be delivered through a blend of the following:
- Practical workshops
- Study in a realistic working environment
- Self-directed study
- Group work
- Work placement
Your programme will include a combination of:
- Essential Skills qualifications and/or
- GCSE resits and/or
- The Welsh Baccalaureate
Welsh Baccalaureate is a valuable qualification which is often studied alongside your Level 3 full-time course.
The qualification is graded A*-E, carrying the equivalent UCAS points at Level 3, and equips you with transferable personal and business skills. It is highly regarded by universities and employers alike.
As part of the qualification, you will learn about Global Citizenship, Enterprise and Employability and take part in community engagement and work experience.
This may include a combination of Application of Number, Communication, Digital Literacy and Essential Employability Skills
This may include GCSE Numeracy/Maths and/or Welsh/English Language.