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Skills Programme at Hedingham School and Sixth Form

Course description

The Skills Programme is a varied package of courses aimed at students wanting to develop skills and abilities used in the workplace. It is designed for Level 2 learners who work towards nationally recognised qualifications that are relevant in the workplace or in the home, within industry or as an individual.

Level 2 Learners are those students who have not gained five GCSEs at grade C and above including Maths and English at grade 4. The Programme is designed for students who may wish to follow a one or two year course.

Year 12 The Year 12 Programme provides courses at Levels 1 and 2. For those students who have not yet gained a grade 4 at either English or Maths or both, they must take a Maths and/or English course and three further blocks.

Options: Work Skills; Construction; Hospitality; Maths and/or English

Course content

Course content and delivery:

Work Skills incorporates: Preparing for the Recuitment Process; Applying for a job; Planning an enterprise activity; Running an enterprise activity.

Construction incorporates: Health and Safety and Welfare in Construction; Developing Capentry Skills; Developing Decorating Skills; Producing a Product; Good Skills First Aid in the Workplace.

Hospitality incorporates: BTEC Jamie Oliver Home Cooking Skills; Good Skills Food Safety; BTEC Food Service.

Future opportunities

Success in the Skills Programme would allow students a useful stepping stone to:

Further Vocational qualifications at Level 2

Further Vocational qualifications at Level 3



How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Hedingham School and Sixth Form directly.

Last updated date: 02 November 2017
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