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Learning for Living and Work: Employment Preparation at Bromley College of Further & Higher Education

Course description

The Employment Preparation course is designed for students who need to develop their skills for future employment.  The vocational subjects have been selected for their practical application and the emphasis on team work, which is a crucial element of any job.

Students will develop functional skills in literacy, numeracy and ICT by participating in a range of activities including creative projects, group investigative tasks and out of college social activities.

Course content

The course programme will include:

  • Catering
  • Horticulture
  • Manufacturing
  • Media
  • Independent Living
  • Social Education
  • Employability Skills
  • Tutorial
  • Work Experience

Each student will continue to develop their literacy, numeracy and ICT skills through practical application.

Entry requirements

Applicants will need to supply an Education, Health and Care Plan or similar evidence and a report from their most recent school or training provider regarding attendance and time keeping.

Be competent in travelling independently, able to establish a good working relationship with both staff and their peers and to participate in educational visits & out of college activities.

Assessment

Assessment is continuous, mainly by practical assignments in all subjects, simulated work projects and work experience. Students will undertake work experience(between one to two days per week) during the Spring and Summer terms. Placements will be organised by the co-ordinator.

The course team will review students’ progress formally three times a year in relation to the course aims and their individual development targets.

Future opportunities

Students will be working towards the achievement of a certificate in work skills, enabling them to progress into the workplace. All students will be introduced to appropriate supported employment services to assist them in achieving eventual employment.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 11 February 2016
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    • Only ten minutes from Bromley town centre, our Bromley Campus sits in acres of green space, providing the perfect setting for studying. There’s an impressive Learning Resource Centre, three cafes, two IT study centres and buzzing Common Rooms.

      Our Technology Centre gives our construction, motor vehicle and engineering students the  opportunity to work in specialist industry standard workshops.

      Enhance, our West End style hair and beauty salon, offers a modern learning environment and a range of hair, beauty and nail treatments for students, staff and the general public.

      Our brand new Sports Centre provides 21st century sports facilities for our students and the local community. Set over two floors, the new centre houses badminton and basketball courts, indoor football, a state-of-the-art gymnasium, new lecture theatre, sport science labs and specialist demonstration facilities.

      - See more at: http://www.bromley.ac.uk/about-the-college/our-campuses/#sthash.G6plek0Q.dpuf

      Only ten minutes from Bromley town centre, our Bromley Campus sits in acres of green space, providing the perfect setting for studying. There’s an impressive Learning Resource Centre, three cafes, two IT study centres and buzzing Common Rooms.

      Our Technology Centre gives our construction, motor vehicle and engineering students the  opportunity to work in specialist industry standard workshops.

      Enhance, our West End style hair and beauty salon, offers a modern learning environment and a range of hair, beauty and nail treatments for students, staff and the general public.

      Our brand new Sports Centre provides 21st century sports facilities for our students and the local community. Set over two floors, the new centre houses badminton and basketball courts, indoor football, a state-of-the-art gymnasium, new lecture theatre, sport science labs and specialist demonstration facilities

      - See more at: http://www.bromley.ac.uk/about-the-college/our-campuses/#sthash.G6plek0Q.dpuf

      Only ten minutes from Bromley town centre, our Bromley Campus sits in acres of green space, providing the perfect setting for studying. There’s an impressive Learning Resource Centre, three cafes, two IT study centres and buzzing Common Rooms.

      Our Technology Centre gives our construction, motor vehicle and engineering students the  opportunity to work in specialist industry standard workshops.

      Enhance, our West End style hair and beauty salon, offers a modern learning environment and a range of hair, beauty and nail treatments for students, staff and the general public.

      Our brand new Sports Centre provides 21st century sports facilities for our students and the local community. Set over two floors, the new centre houses badminton and basketball courts, indoor football, a state-of-the-art gymnasium, new lecture theatre, sport science labs and specialist demonstration facilities