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FE Choices - Level 1 Certificate or Diploma at North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College

Course description

FE choices is an Entry 3/ Level 1 qualification that offers a range of vocational tasters, in addition to maths, English and ICT.The course is an ideal chance to try lots of different areas of work and study, and also a chance to make contacts with other areas within the college.Foundation Learning:Foundation Learning offer courses from Entry Level 1 to Level 1. The emphasis on all courses in this area is on preparing young people for independent living and/ or future employment. For many it is also the stepping stone to further education courses in specific areas. Small group sizes ensure that all learners are fully supported, and individually tailored support packages can be discussed during interview. As a team we try to develop confidence and release potential through a wide range of activities. Courses are available for learners aged 16-25 (depending upon EHCP details and requirements) Group sizes are generally between 6 - 8 and teaching assistance is provided in each

Course content

You will study a variety of occupational workshops alongside classroom based units including personal and social development skills work preparation.Some other areas you may study include: CarpentryCookingSport Personal & Social Development Gardening/ horticulture Handling money and budgeting

Entry requirements

Completion of literacy and numeracy assessment and successful interview showing a commitment to regular attendance and punctuality, enthusiasm and a desire to succeed


Assessment evidence may be produced through annotated photographs, tutor observation, worksheets, witness statements etc which you will need to gather in a qualification portfolio.

Financial information

General stationery and a memory stick is required. General recommendations for study:Other equipment is dependent on vocational elements of the programme - for example safety boots may be required for work in the Construction department.

We offer a bursary that students can apply for help with costs that are associated with a course. This could be help with the cost of travel, books, materials, equipment, uniforms, childcare and examination and registration fees. To find out more about bursaries available at the College, please speak to Customer Services.

Future opportunities

Progression onto Full time education at Level 1 or 2.

Further information

Attendance is usually timetabled 3 or 4 days per week.Additional attendance may be required for Work Experience as part of your Study Programme.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 06 December 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Course code: C1065
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    • Nuneaton is our largest campus, home to the majority of our courses and offers a great range of low-priced services including The Salons, Budding Florists, Glebegate Restaurant and the Sport & Fitness Centre.

      • Advanced Engineering Centre, housing CNC and CAD machines and a 3D printer
      • Library
      • Onsite nursery
      • College Refectory, serving Starbucks
      • Costa Coffee Shop
      • Sports & Fitness Centre, boasting two football pitches, a dance studio, gym and sports hall
      • The Salons
      • Glebegate Restaurant and Refresh Bistro
      • Student Centre
      • Motor Vehicle Workshop
      • Prayer Room
      • Florist shop
      • Airport & Cabin Crew simulation room

      Subjects available to study at this campus include:

      • Apprenticeships
      • Aviation
      • Business
      • Child Development and Education
      • Computing
      • Engineering
      • FE Choices
      • Floristry & Horticulture
      • Foundation Learning
      • Hair & Beauty
      • Health & Social Care
      • Hospitality & Catering
      • Motor Vehicle
      • Public Services
      • Sport
      • Travel & Tourism

      To find out more about North Warwickshire & Hinckley College:

      024 7624 3000