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Vocational Studies Level One Diploma/Certificate at East Riding College

Course description

The Level One - Diploma/Certificate in Vocational Studies is designed to introduce learners to a variety of sectors and the opportunities within them. By allowing the exploration of skills, knowledge and understanding, they encourage learners to develop greater confidence in their studies and gain a better sense of direction for their future careers. They can then progress to further study. This rolling programme can also be studied at entry level three.

Course content

Core units - these are mandatory and include:

  • Career progression
  • Self-assessment

You will choose from a range of vocational areas, including:

  • Art and performing arts
  • Caring for children
  • Construction
  • Engineering
  • IT and business
  • Public services
  • Sports and active leisure
  • Travel and tourism

You will also study/complete:

  • English and mathematics
  • Work experience

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements but you must have:

  • Satisfactory College interview
  • Satisfactory references eg. employer, school or college
  • Appropriate standard of English and mathematics


Learner work will be assessed and verified throughout the year.

Future opportunities

The opportunity to progress (if appropriate) to a more advanced course, employment or an apprenticeship.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact East Riding College directly.

Last updated date: 04 April 2016

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