Farnborough College of Technology
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About this course

This is a course for students aged 16-19 wanting to progress to a Level 1 course in a vocational area. Students may have studied GCSEs achieving F or G/1 or worked on Certificates of Achievement, Asdan or OCR and may have required additional learning support during their time at mainstream or specialist secondary schools. The course is taught in small friendly learning groups with learning support available.

The aim of the course is to enable students to develop the personal independence, confidence, skills and knowledge they need to progress to Level 1 in their chosen vocational area. There are study support classes included in the timetable to help students develop important independent study skills. All students will have the option to complete a work experience.

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If you have any questions about this course then please contact us by phone on 01252 40 55 55 or message us.

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Studies include

What modules are covered?

You will cover a range of the following qualifications:

  • Functional Skills, where appropriate, in:
    • Maths
    • English
    • ICT
  • Edexcel BTEC Certificate in Personal and Social Development
  • Edexcel BTEC Certificate in a Vocational setting of either:
    • Business
    • Catering
    • Creative and Performing Arts
    • Hair and Beauty
    • Health and Social Care
    • Mechanics


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What Next?

Successful completion of the course may enable students to progress to a Level 1 course, look for employment or continuing vocational training.

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Entry Requirements

What previous qualifications and experience will I need?

No formal requirement. Entry depends upon a successful interview and link days. Students are expected to be working at/or towards entry 3/level 1.

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