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Vocational Studies Entry 3 Foundation Learning Diploma at Coleg y Cymoedd

Course description

This course will provide an introduction to different vocational skills. You will have the opportunity to participate in visits in the local area and experience a variety of units based on progression opportunities on each campus.

Course content

You will study Edexcel BTEC Entry Level 3 Diploma in Vocational Studies– which could include Tourism, Art & Design, Internet, Digital Images, Presentation Software, Public Services and Health Needs units etc.

The units delivered may vary on each campus as these are planned to ensure ‘tasters’ for future higher level courses. You will also complete Essential Skills Communication and Application of Number.

Entry requirements

You must be aged 16 or over and be working at Entry Level 2/3. Working towards a range of E3 qualifications.

You will be invited to attend an interview, and will undertake an assessment in literacy and numeracy, to establish any support required.


There will be an initial assessment prior to starting the course. Assessment is on a continuous basis and you will need to put together a portfolio of your work throughout the course. Qualifications are gained by completing written, oral and practical tasks.

Financial information

FT Registration Fee - £20.00

Future opportunities

On successful completion of this course you have the opportunity to progress onto Level 1 courses, if appropriate. Specialist Careers’ advice is provided by Careers Wales and assistance with compiling a CV or accessing training is given prior to completion of the course.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Coleg y Cymoedd directly.

Last updated date: 25 October 2016
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