FLEX VOTE at Wakefield College
FLEX VOTE is a suite of programmes designed to improve your personal, social skills, employability skills, maths and English as well as an opportunity to sample different vocational tasters. FLEX VOTE will help you to develop the skills you need to progress onto a Level 1 vocational course or supported internship, and to make informed choices on your direction on career options. You will receive a detailed profile of the progress you make during the course.
Upon your assessment of work readiness, there may be work experience opportunities that will progress skills towards sustainable employment.
What you will study
Your programme of study will concentrate on improving and developing:-
Personal & Social Skills
ICT (E3 level)
How you will learn
By a variety of practical sessions, educational visits and classroom based learning.
There are no formal entry requirements as this course can accommodate and be tailored to suit your needs based on your current levels of English and maths.
By a variety of means which could include:
* Portfolio building
* Production of practical work
* Assessment tests
You will take external qualifications in English and maths and will complete an accredited course at your level of study, which include either an Award and Extended Award (at Entry 2 or Entry 3) or Certificate (at Entry 3) in Employability. Personal Development is also an inclusive part of the qualification. You will also receive Wakefield College certificates for elements of the course which are not externally assessed.
Tuition and certification are free if you are aged 16-18. Related additional costs may include materials, equipment, visits, and residentials, which are payable by all students.
Any student registered with an Awarding Body who has been given free entry and subsequently withdraws or is withdrawn by a tutor will incur the certification fee associated with the course. Any re-sit examination will incur a cost.
Different fees apply to international/overseas students and those studying this qualification as a standalone course
For more detailed information on financial support please contact the Financial Support Team on 01924 789304
The aim of FLEX VOTE is to help you to develop skills, improve your confidence and increase your self-esteem to help you progress to a Level 1 vocational course of your choice.
The programme also opens up possible opportunities for the College's Supported Employment Training provision.
If you require further information: Please contact one of the FLEX teaching staff on 01924 789138 (Thornes Park Campus) or 01924 789475 (Castleford Campus).
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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.