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Vocational Studies Entry Level Diploma at St John Rigby College

Course description

The BTEC Entry Level 3 Diploma in Vocational Studies is a one year course suited to learners who need additional time to improve their grades. Learners study a number of unites from several vocational areas. They are given an opportunity to develop their understanding of topics such as Health and Social Care, Business Studies, ICT and Art and Design. They will also study Functional Skills, English and Mathematics at an appropriate level.

Entry requirements

The Entry Level programme is suitable for you if you gain at least three grade 1s (or equivalent), in addition to English Language grade 1, in your GCSEs (please refer to the Entry Requirements section page 30 for further details).


All units are coursework based English and Mathematics are assessed by examination.

Future opportunities

On successful completion of the course, learners may progress to Level 1 programmes in College, or undertake training or employment. Learners with an Education, Health and Care Plan may progress to a supported internship.

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: 05 November 2018
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 Year
  • Course code: VS-E3
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