As part of this Entry 3 programme, learners will follow a structured programme of study including:

BTEC Level 1 Extended Certificate in Entry to Vocational Studies

Learners will study a broad introduction to a range of generic skills required for progression and employment, examples of units are; Skills for Learning, Team Challenge, Finding out about a topic, Financial Awareness, Going on a Visit, Communicating with People, Managing Time and Making an Event a Success.)

Units will enable the development of:
1. Transferable skills including; communication, working with others, problem solving, managing information, self-management and development.

2. Core skills – skills required for further studying

3. Sector Skills – skills required for further studying and employment

Alongside Entry Vocational studies, learners will continue to study both Maths, English at relevant levels as well access a bespoke tutorial programme which includes; building confidence, values and ethics,
developing relationships, independence, healthy living and enterprise activities and promoting access within the local community.

Entry Requirements

Suitability will be assessed through application and interview.
• Primarily post 16 learners
• Learners with an Educational Health and Care Plan in consultation with the Local Authority
• Learners working at Entry Level
• Learners requiring a small supportive learning environment.

How will I be assessed?

Vocational Studies is 100% coursework. It is designed around practical skills and tasks that place an emphasis on learners demonstrating what they can do. Learners within this qualification can achieve a pass or merit grade.

Learners will be assessed via the following methods;
• Practical Tasks
• Log Books / Work books
• Records
• Reflective Journals
• Oral/Written Presentations
• Role-Play
• Interviews

Where does it lead?

Once you have completed the BTEC Entry 3 in Vocational Studies, you will be supported via your tutor, Vocational teachers and Student Guidance to make informed choices regarding your future.

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