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Transitions Programme at Loughborough College

Course description

This programme has been specially designed for students in transition between full-time specialist provision and supported work and living.

Students progressing from special schools/specialist provision at Entry Level 1 and Entry Level 2 are provided with a range of opportunities to gain Entry Level qualifications in employability skills and vocational experience in all or some of the following areas: Café Chino, helping in the workshop, maintaining the College garden/allotment, or assisting in the enterprise/arts workshop.

Course content

Students will also develop:

  • skills in writing and managing money
  • wider communication skills
  • skills for independent living
  • employability skills for the supported workplace

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements but students will, where practical, be expected to build on previous skills.

Future opportunities

Where development is evident, students can progress on to a second-stage Transitions course, Steps to Success, or Moving On.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, come and visit us at one of ourOpen Days at Loughborough College or contact us at

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: 02 October 2018
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    • Loughborough College was established in 1909, we are proud of our long standing reputation for providing excellent levels of high quality teaching and training across Leicestershire.
      With a fantastic range of courses, first class facilities and a fresh approach to modern teaching and training, why go anywhere else?
      Of the 11,000 students currently enrolled at Loughborough College, most will agree that studying with us means far more than just gaining a qualification.
      We offer a different kind of learning environment where you'll be treated as an adult and our relaxed and welcoming campus means that you’ll fit straight in to the College way of life.
      We have lots of different courses from A Levels to vocational programmes, Apprenticeships and Degrees and you will have the opportunity to gain practical industry related skills while you study.