Foundation Studies

The College is committed to ensuring students’ confidence and skills are developed to their full potential.

You will study in a safe and supportive environment and improve your employability with these courses.

Foundation Studies Overview

If you’d benefit from a supported learning environment then our foundation department is suited to you with our courses a mix of practical, employability and functional skills focusing on plants or animals.

We place a strong focus on embedding functional skills within our vocational programmes and students study within a safe, supportive land-based environment thus ensuring confidence and skills are developed to the student

Key factors to be a successful foundation studies learner:

  • Interest in working outside
  • Excited by hands-on approach
  • Wanting to build life skills
  • Working as part of a team
  • Making friends
  • Developing your independence
Ricky Harrison

Ricky Harrison

NPTC Entry Level 2 and 3 Awards, Certificates and Diplomas in Skills For Working Life (Plants)

Student Profile

Ricky has always loved gardening and is determined to make a career of it. He plans to progress onto the level three programme at Bishop Burton College.