You will learn the basics of vehicle maintenance to prepare you for work in this area. The course also includes general life and personal development skills to make you a more attractive prospect for employers.
- Life skills
- Basic vehicle maintenance, including mending punctures and cleaning cars
- 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 to a subject-specific programme as you pursue your chosen career.
Work in garages, as a mechanic, for large vehicle repair companies and many more.
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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)
Bishop Burton College has given Brooklyn the platform to follow his passion for gardening, inspired by his grandad.
He says he has thrived at the College because of the support he has received and would eventually like a career as a self-employed landscape gardener.
“We’ve learned everything you need to know about growing and caring for plants,” said Brooklyn.
“I want to be a landscape gardener. At first I want to work for someone else to build up some experience but eventually I would like to be my own boss.
“My grandad does a lot of gardening and I have always helped him out. That is where I get it from.
“I’ve really enjoyed my time at the College because everyone is very supportive.”