Skills for Further Study

Key Details

  • Available at
    Bangor, Rhyl, Rhos-on-Sea, Llangefni
  • Level
    2
  • Study Mode
    Full-time
  • Programme Area
    Access to Higher Education
  • Course Length

    1 year

  • Course Type
    Full-Time (FE)
  • Bilingual
    n/a

Please note: We recommend that you have access to a laptop/chromebook to enable coursework to be completed digitally at home. There is a dedicated IT Digital Inclusion fund to support those learners who do not have a digital device and are unable to purchase one.

Course Description

This programme is for students who wish to progress to study at Level 3 and aspire to higher education.

You will be studying a range of areas associated with the skills needed to successfully follow a Level 3 programme. Maths GCSE is included in the programme.

The course is studied part-time until Christmas (Term 1) and if you continue becomes full-time (Term 2 and 3)

Entry Criteria

In order to qualify for this course, you should have at least three years of relevant life skills gained after compulsory education and will also need at least one of the following:

  • 3 GCSEs at grade D or above, and 1 GCSE at grade E, including English or Welsh 1st Language and Maths, or Entry 3 / Level 1 ESQ in Numeracy and Communication
  • A relevant Level 1 qualification at Pass

As part of the application process, you will be asked to attend an interview to give you the opportunity to discuss the course.

Delivery

The course is delivered through a blend of the following:

  • Group work
  • Classroom-based learning
  • Tutorial support
  • Educational visits
  • Virtual learning area (MOODLE)

Assessment

  • Practical and written assessments/assignments
  • Presentations and demonstrations
  • Portfolios of work
  • Examinations
  • Performance and observation

Progression

Upon completion, you could progress onto a number of courses at Grŵp Llandrillo Menai, including:

  • Access to Higher Education Diploma
  • AS/S Level Qualifications
  • Level 3 vocational qualifications

Would you like to apply for this course?

Llangefni
Rhos-on-Sea