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R2E Gateway Level 1 Certificate & Diploma at Grantham College

Course description

This is a very flexible programme designed to allow you to take a vocational subject specific qualification within the College. This is combined with a general Level 1 qualification (Certificate in Progression) which is designed to improve employability and life skills. As well as the main Progression qualification, students will also study a qualification in a vocational area along side functional skills in maths and English. A work experience placement also makes up part of this course.

Course content

This is a course designed to be the first step in to further education. It is made up of core personal development units, Functional Maths and English and a qualification in your chosen vocational area. Vocational area infills include:

  • Art, Design or Media
  • Construction Skills
  • Engineering or Motor Vehicle
  • Health and Social Care and Childcare
  • Hospitality and Catering
  • Travel and Tourism
  • Hair or Beauty
  • Business
  • Public services
  • Sport and Leisure
  • Small animal care
  • ICT


You will be assessed by continuous coursework.

Financial information

Full Time Further Education courses are free for those who are under 19 on 31 August of the year they start their course.  Exam resit fees may apply if and when applicable.

Future opportunities

A level 1 or 2 vocational specific course offered by the College, apprenticeship or employment

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Grantham College directly.

Last updated date: 28 November 2016
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