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Supported Internships Level 1 at Heart of Worcestershire College

Course description

Are you looking to move into employment but don’t know where to start? Do you need extra support to help you achieve your goals? Welcome to Supported Internships! 

This course will help you develop your personal, social and in particular your employability skills to help you make a successful progression into paid or voluntary employment. 

Our programme will help you develop a range of employability skills such as CV writing, completing application forms, interview skills, health and safety, work schedules, communicating with work colleagues and your rights and responsibilities in the workplace. 

Through a variety of innovative and engaging learning processes with a strong emphasis on the world of work you will improve your confidence ready to take up employment. 

The main qualification is two days a week in college including a day studying Functional Skills in Maths and English and up to three days per week working with an employer. We will guide you through the application and interview process. You will have a job coach to help with travel training if required and support you in the workplace.

Entry requirements

You will need to be aged 16-24 and not in education, training or employment to enrol onto the programme. You will need to have the academic skills necessary to complete a level one programme. 

The main requirement, however, is a readiness on your part to take up employment opportunities that may be offered to you and for you to be committed to becoming a successful employee.

Assessment

You will work with your tutor to set your own targets. Your main qualification aim will be achieved through the completion of a portfolio of evidence and regular reviews with your employer in the work place.

Future opportunities

It is the aim of this course that you will find employment either during or soon after completing it.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Heart of Worcestershire College directly.

Last updated date: 29 September 2016

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    • Spires Theatre

      Always dreamed of being on stage? Look no further, our Performing Arts department boasts a professionally equipped theatre in St. Andrews' building with a state-of-the-art computerised lighting system, sound systems and multiple stages and seating positioning, giving you a platform to showcase your talent. As a Performing Arts student you will have the chance to participate in a variety of productions throughout the year. 

      The View

      Feeling peckish? The View is a place for you to grab a coffee, stop for a light snack or sit down for a full meal. It boasts a vast and ever-changing menu of freshly prepared snacks, meals, soups and cakes made by our Chefs and catering students. Looking out over the River Severn, The View is the place in college to meet friends over coffee, relax with a book over cake, or sit down for some enjoyable, wholesome, home-cooked food without any of the effort of cooking or preparing it yourself.

      Starbucks

      Make time for a milky latte and visit our Starbucks counter in The View. We have the only one in Worcester City Centre! So come sit back, warm up and relax with a cappuccino, or even grab a berry frappe to go!

      Nursery

      Our nurseries provide a happy, secure and stimulating place where learning through play is purposeful and fun! Our bright and spacious nurseries offer a wide range of flexible childcare for children aged 3 months to 5 years old. The nurseries are recognised as 'outstanding' by Ofsted who also praised the training received by staff, and the atmosphere that the children enjoy.

      St Dunstan's

      St Dunstan's is a state-of-the-art building dedicated to our creative arts and hair and beauty provision in Worcester. Short-listed for the prestigious AJ Retrofit Awards, this modern building is home to our hair and beauty salon, art and design studios and coffee shop making it the perfect place for students to explore their creative side. Our hair and beauty salon, Fountains is open to members of the public.