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Broadening Horizons Foundation Learning at Tyne Metropolitan College

Course description

The course for you if ...

You would love to enter the workplace but need a little additional help and support.

Course content

This course will develop key skills to boost confidence in the workplace and covers a variety of topics including: Health and safety at work; Communications; Working relationships; Employability skills; and Health education. You will have the additional opportunity to study Functional Skills in Maths and English.

During the second and third terms you’ll spend one day a week on work placements with ongoing Tutor support.

Entry requirements

You don't need formal qualifications and places are offered following a successful link/assessment visit and/or an informal interview with a course leader.


You will be assessed during classroom activities throughout the programme.

Future opportunities

You may be able to move into supported employment or external agencies.

Further information

For further information on this course, call Charlotte on 0191 229 5251 or email

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Tyne Metropolitan College directly.

Last updated date: 11 March 2016

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    • TyneMet’s main site is the Coast Road Campus in Wallsend, easily accessible from the city centre and that coat with excellent transport links and free parking. TyneMet is your vocational specialist, offering you a huge range of courses across career-based subjects to get you off to a great start. There’s so much to explore on campus with a range of retail outlets from a Hair and Beauty Salon, a gym, a restaurant and even a floristry shop!