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Preparation for Employment Foundation Learning at Tyne Metropolitan College

Course description

The course for you if ...

You'd like to increase your confidence and skills in preparation for employment.

Course content

As well as gaining a solid grounding in general employment and social skills, you will have the option to take units in Health & Social Care, Catering and Engineering.

You will also study Functional Skills, which include Maths and English, as well as the opportunity to undertake work placements and receive support to plan your career.

Entry requirements

You don’t need formal educational requirements, but you should have basic Maths and English skills, be an independent traveller and be able to cope with a busy college environment.


You will complete an employability and personal development portfolio and be assessed in Functional Skills.

Future opportunities

You may be able to take another course at TyneMet College at Level 1, or you could move into full-time training for work, or take up job opportunities including supported employment.

Further information

For further information on this course, call Charlotte on 0191 229 5251 or email

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Tyne Metropolitan College directly.

Last updated date: 11 March 2016

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    • TyneMet’s main site is the Coast Road Campus in Wallsend, easily accessible from the city centre and that coat with excellent transport links and free parking. TyneMet is your vocational specialist, offering you a huge range of courses across career-based subjects to get you off to a great start. There’s so much to explore on campus with a range of retail outlets from a Hair and Beauty Salon, a gym, a restaurant and even a floristry shop!