Skills for Further Study (Level 1)

Key Details

  • Available at:
    Llangefni, Caernarfon
  • Course type:
    Full-Time (Further Education)
  • Study Mode:
    Full-time
  • Level:
    1
  • Programme Area:
    Access to Higher Education
  • Course Length:

    1 Year

  • 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 2 and aspire to higher education.

You will be studying a range of areas associated with the skills needed to successfully follow a Level 2 programme. Essential Skills Wales Application of Number and Communication at Level 1 is included in the programme.

The main focus of the course is to improve numeracy, literacy and digital literacy skills in preparation to study at level 2.


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.

Entry Criteria

No formal entry requirements, interview and initial assessment will be undertaken to ensure completion of any assessments at level 1.

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
  • Virtual learning area (Google Classroom/Sites)

AREAS OF STUDY

  • Numeracy

  • Literacy

  • Digital Literacy

  • Welsh Culture and Customs

  • History of Wales

  • Study Skills

  • Introduction to the Law

  • Introduction to Psychology

  • Introduction to Sociology

  • Behaviour and Personal Health

Assessment

  • Practical and written assessments/assignments
  • Presentations / Group discussions
  • Portfolios of work
  • Tasks and Tests (Examination conditions)
  • Practical tasks and observation


Progression

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

  • Skills For Further Studies Level 2

  • Level 2 vocational qualifications

Would you like to apply for this course?

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