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Foundation Link RSW Entry Level 3 and Level 1 at Boston College

Course description

This course is aimed at those who wish to progress into the Real Skills for Work Level 1 course but may find this move quite challenging. 

In order to support those doing this, the Foundation department works with the Real Skills for Work department to offer a course that gives you some time in both areas.

Course content

You will attend Real Skills for Work vocational sessions in the main college within a subject areas of their choice. You will work in small groups with support and this will assist you in the move to main college. 

For the remainder of the timetable you will attend sessions within the Foundation department to continue with English and Maths and preparation for work skills. 

Your course tutor will be within the Foundation department and will oversee their whole programme including tutorials. You will also have the opportunity of work experience, which will also be managed by the Foundation staff. 

The aim of this course is to support progression into mainstream programmes which should be accessible the following year. 

Trips may also be arranged to support your learning within the course.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry qualifications for this course.


This course is 70% practical and 30% theory. You will be assessed by group work, course work and work based evidence.

Future opportunities

Successful completion of this course can lead to a Real Skills for Work Level 1 course at the College or employment.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 10 February 2017

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