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Practical Skills for Life: BTEC Wider Key Skills at Ashby School

Course description

The course is centred around seven units. 1. Keeping fit and healthy 2. Budgeting 3. Shopping 4. Home management 5. DIY for the house, cars and bikes 6. Domestic skills In each unit, students develop their skills and knowledge by carrying out a series of investigations. The emphasis is placed on the practical application of skills and knowledge. Wherever possible, students are encoruaged to perform challegnes and assessments based on real-life situations. It is specifically designed for students who are more likely to succeed in a learning environment based on practical skills, rather than academic performance. This qualification is equivalent to two GCSEs.

Entry requirements

This course is designed for students with learning difficulties.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ashby School directly.

Last updated date: 21 October 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year