Vocational Studies: Introductory Diploma

Entry Requirements:
A range of E-G or 3-1 grades at GCSE or no GCSE qualifications.

Why Should You Take This Course?
This course has a broad range of learning areas which provides plenty of variety. Following this course opens up a wide choice of Level 2 courses.

Course content
This course aims to give a broad introduction to a variety of vocational areas and also will include some Maths and English.
This course uses units from more specialist qualifications and may include units from the following:
- IT and Business Administration
- Art and Design
- Health and Social Care
- Hospitality and Catering
- Travel and Tourism
Students will also study units on:
- Career progression
- Planning and organising events
- Planning and taking part in trips
How will I be assessed?
There are no exams with the Introduction to Vocational Skills course. Your work will be assessed by coursework. However the Maths and English will be assessed by coursework and a test.
Are there any special expenses?
There may be a small (optional) charge for ingredients within the Aspiring Chef unit. Also, there will be a number of trips for this course. However the cost will be kept to a minimum.
What could I do next?
A Level 2 programme in any of the vocational areas. You will also have developed skills which will be useful in the workplace and an NVQ Level 2 course could be an option at this stage.

How to apply for this course

2018-2019 ENTRY: Apply for this course by completing an online form
2018-2019 ENTRY: Download an Application Form to fill in and post