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Entry 1 Skills for Independence & Work at West Kent College

Course description

By studying this foundation learning course at West Kent College, you will develop your independence and work-related skills in a vocational environment.

The course will enable you to study subjects you enjoy whilst gaining a practical understanding of the vocational options.

Through practical experience within the College you will gain an in-depth understanding of the skills needed to develop independence and confidence. Your course will be linked with the outcomes in your Education, Health and Care Plan. Supported work-related learning or placements will enhance your employability skills development including English, mathematics and ICT.

Entry requirements

This course is designed for students who have an interest in the vocational sector. As part of the study programme you will be offered a meeting to discuss the support and intervention you may require to successfully access your course.

Future opportunities

Successful students can progress at their own pace within a RARPA based Foundation Learning programme to the next level and have the opportunity to specialise within an area that they enjoy. Alternatively, they can explore employment or supported employment opportunities within the industry.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 30 October 2018
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    • West Kent College in Tonbridge offers you a wide choice of courses for a fantastic learning experience. Choose from A-Levels, work-related options such as beauty therapy, construction or motor vehicle, Apprenticeships giving you the chance to earn while you learn, all the way up to university-level programmes in a range of subjects.

      The College gives you the freedom to learn in your own way, in an environment that offers first-class facilities and lecturers with industry experience. We will help you find the right course and, often, when your course is completed, help you to find work in the career you are aspiring to.

      Tonbridge campus

      At the Tonbridge campus, students benefit from new buildings including a fantastic theatre seating over 300, television and radio studios, light and airy design studios, photography studios and darkrooms, music rehearsal rooms and recording studios.

      Students can enjoy the latest technology, such as leading-edge IT facilities, a Learning Resource Centre with over 20,000 resources and new science laboratories.

      There is also a range of facilities open to staff, students and the public, including hairdressing and beauty salons and a restaurant with a view over the Weald.