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Learning for Work (Entry Level 3) at Bury College

Course description

This course covers a range of academic and social topics, which will provide students with the qualities needed for employment. The course can build on prior learning in order for students to be able to progress to employment or to Level 1 courses by providing a combination of valuable skills. Students must be committed to a full-time programme of study, have good communication skills and be able to work independently. Please note that because of national educational developments this course may be replaced by a similar programme of study.

Entry requirements

Entry is subject to interview and school/college reference initial assessments and students must be working at Entry Level 3. Students should be interested in gaining employability skills. (Vocational options are available including Art, Catering, Construction, Health and Social Care, Business, Performing Arts, Animal Care and Hair.)

Financial information

For fee enquiries please call 0161 280 8339.

Further information

To find more information please call our Advice and Guidance team on 0161 280 8280.

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: 01 February 2018
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    • Bury College has invested over £40 million in recent years developing its town centre campus.  The campus now includes:

      • The Millennium Centre - a dedicated sixth form centre with Science laboratories, IT and Media suites, learning resource centre, canteen and recording studios.
      • The Woodbury Centre - houses a new library, industry standard art sudios, new outdoor space, hair, beauty and holistic salons, restaurant and bistro and specialist facilities to support students with learning differences and/or disabilities.
      • Beacon Centre - has a theatre, dance and rehearsal studios, digital language laboratories.
      • Prospects Centre - houses specialist laboratories, workshops and IT suites.
      • Innovation Centre - fully equipped workshop, IT suites and computer aided design studios.
      • Construction Skills Centre - purpose built for construction courses.
      • Enterprise Centre - Specialist IT facilities and classrooms.
      • PlayFootball Centre - six 5-a-side and two 7-a-side pitches.