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Occupational Studies for the Workplace NCFE Entry Level 3 Certificate at Havering College of Further and Higher Education

Course description

If you would like gain a basic insight into different vocational areas, then this course is ideal.

You will follow a curriculum which will include:

  • Sport, fitness and nutrition,
  • Horticulture,
  • Working in business,
  • Administration and retail,
  • Design technology.

Course content

OCR Cambridge Progression in English and Maths will be studied alongside this. You will also participate in enterprise activities and have the opportunity to undertake a supported work placement.

The qualification is called the Pearson Edexcel Certificate in Vocational Studies. You will also study OCR Cambridge Progression in English and Maths, as well as the subjects listed above.

Entry requirements

There are no formal requirements. Entry is via successful interview.


Assessment is ongoing through the academic year.

Future opportunities

There is the opportunity for progression onto Level 1 Vocational Studies or Level 1 Work Skills.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Havering College of Further and Higher Education directly.

Last updated date: 15 April 2016

Key information


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    • Many of our vocational training centres are based at our Quarles campus including:

      - The Jubilee Restaurant & professional training kitchens

      - Engineering workshops

      - The Plumbing Skills workshop

      - Public Services and Sports

      - Health & Social Care specialist care suites

      - Early Years and Childcare

      - Foundation Skills Centre

      Quarles is a 20 minute bus ride from the centre of Romford and a short distance from the local shopping centre. Harold Hill features many open spaces including the expansive Central Park and is home to The Central Park Leisure Centre.