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Vocational Studies EDEXCEL Entry 3 at Southampton City College

Course description

Can't decide on what to do next?

Can't decide on a specific course?

Do you find learning a challenge?

If so look no further as City Horizons can offer you a range of alternative options. Our courses are ideal if you didn’t pass your English and maths qualifications and need an opportunity to continue your studies.

We are offering multi-skilled courses designed to assist, empower and support successful progression onto a suitable Level 1 or level 2 course, an apprenticeship or into employment.

All students without an A*-C grade in English or Maths will be required to complete a functional Skills qualification in both maths and English alongside a work based vocational course.

Our courses offer taster sessions in a range of subject areas such as;

  • Hairdressing and Beauty
  • Hospitality
  • Construction
  • Motor Vehicle 
  • Engineering
  • Early years

Course content

  • Working in business and administration
  • Customer service
  • Word processing and presentation software
  • Using email
  • Ideas for small businesses
  • Working as part of a group
  • Career progression

 The course will also include a taster in one or more of the below areas;

  • Hairdressing and Beauty
  • Hospitality
  • Construction
  • Motor Vehicle
  • Engineering
  • Early years

Entry requirements

A GCSE qualification is not required for this course. On arrival you will complete an initial assessment to see what level you are working at.

Future opportunities

Once completing this qualification you can progress on to a level 1 or level 2 course within a work based vocational subject at the college, an apprenticeship or employment.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 02 June 2016

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