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 Two and Three 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.