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Social & Vocational Skills Foundation Learning at Tyne Metropolitan College

Course description

The course for you if ...

You'd like to increase your confidence and broaden your social skills across key areas for employment success.

Course content

This course will not only support you in your transition into Further Education, but also give you the opportunity to try out vocational courses including:

  • Catering
  • Hair & Beauty
  • Business and Retail
  • Sport

You will additionally focus on key skills to build confidence and social skills to prepare you for Further Education and employment. You will also develop personal and social skills as well as general employability skills and Functional Skills in Maths, English and ICT.

Entry requirements

You don't need formal qualifications and places are offered following a successful link/assessment visit and/or informal interviews with a course leader.


Your progress is assessed during classroom activities throughout the year. The qualification awarded is a Certificate in Employability Skills.

Future opportunities

You may be able to progress to other courses within the College or through an external programme of study.

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

Key information


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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!