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Preparation for Vocation - Construction at Stoke on Trent College

Course description

Entry Level vocational courses for students aged 16 - 19. This course is for students who may need to work on their English, Maths and personal and social skills before progressing onto a Level 1 vocational course.

Course content

This course is for students aged 16-19 who are working at Entry Level in Literacy and Numeracy and wish to follow a construction route. You will have the opportunity to develop vocational skills in a practical setting as well as improve your Literacy, Numeracy, ICT and personal and social skills.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements. An interview is required to make sure this is the right level for you.


Students build portfolios of evidence and assessments take place throughout the year. Students will also complete English, Maths and IT tests.

Future opportunities

Level 1 vocational courses, employment or training.

Further information

This course covers a range of vocational options and the vocational route chosen will determine which units are covered. The units for each vocational option will be a combination of Vocational, Personal & Social development units. To get on the course you will need to complete an application form and then you will be invited to come in for an interview and assessment.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Stoke on Trent College directly.

Last updated date: 09 February 2016
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      Hospitality and Catering

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