You will work towards individual, challenging but realistic targets which will build on your existing strengths and skills using real life situations to improve your employability.
- Life skills, including cookery
- Independent living
- Personal and social development
- Work experience and employability skills
- English and Maths, as required.
One year full-time, normally in College three days a week.
More advanced Foundation Studies courses are run at the College, or this can be used to progress on to a subject-specific programme as you pursue your chosen career.
Any number of diverse careers across a broad range of sectors. These qualifications will make you a more attractive prospect to employers as you pursue your chosen profession.
One satisfactory reference is needed, along with a clear interest in the subject.
NPTC Entry Level 2 and 3 Awards, Certificates and Diplomas in Skills For Working Life (Plants)
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.
Q: What do you like about Bishop Burton College?
A: I really enjoy being at the College and I have learned a lot about plants during my time here. It is a friendly College with nice, understanding staff.
Q: What is the best thing about your course?
A: We do a lot of fun and different activities and go on some very interesting trips.
Q: What are your hopes for the future?
A: When I have completed by studies at Bishop Burton College I really want to work as a gardener.