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Vocational Studies Certificate (Progression students only) at East Sussex College

Course description

On this programme you will choose to explore 4 vocational subjects from the following options- Sport, Public & Uniformed Services, Health & Social Care, Child Care, Motor Vehicle, Business Administration, Retail, Art, Music, Carpentry, Brickwork, Catering & Hospitality, Hair And Beauty.You will study Functional Skills or GCSEs in Maths and English if you have not achieved GCSE C grade. Students will also benefit from an independent learning programme which supports learners to develop their studentship skills, preparing them for further study.

Entry requirements

You will need to meet our standard entry requirements.

There are no subject specific entry criteria for this course.


Explorer is portfolio based; students will build visual, written and photographic/video based evidence in order to achieve their qualifications. Functional Skills involve formal assessments which are typically taken towards the end of the academic year.

Future opportunities

You may progress into the curriculum area of your choice, typically studying a full time vocational programme at Level 1 or 2.

Further information

All students benefit from a Personal Tutor, providing pastoral support and facilitating students' progress to their next step.
Additional Learning Support is planned at the application and interview stage.

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: 30 January 2019
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 17 Weeks
  • Course code: 4416/060
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