Foundation Learning


Course Title: Practical Skills Development – Entry Level
Course Code: FD210

Department: Foundation Learning
Course Type: Full time

This course gives you the opportunity to build on all the skills and knowledge you have learnt from other Skills for Working Life courses and concentrate on gaining more work experience.

You will be based with us at the Centre for Foundation Studies and will receive the same level of support you had on previous courses. We will also help you to find a work placement for one of the days you are not in college.

This Entry Level course gives you another year to build your skills, knowledge and confidence to move onto another course or apprenticeship where you can specialise in the subject of your choice.



Practical Skills Development

Course Content

Units include:
Health and safety in the workplace
Safe working practices
Tractor operations
Habitat management and conservation
English, maths and ICT
Optional Entry 3 Certificate in Hospitality, Catering and Retail
Tutorial support
Work experience.

Students may opt for additional SfWL Entry 3 qualification in Hospitality, Catering and Retail. This will be carried out using 1 day of work experience in the Cellar Coffee Shop (day to be arranged).

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements You should be able to show that you can work at Entry Level 3 You must have a desire to work outdoors in a variety of practical land-based subjects We will also need full details of special educational needs and any other reports from relevant bodies or establishments to ensure that we are able to put in place the correct level of support for each individual learner.

Next Steps

Certificate in Employability and Personal Development Level 1 courses offered at Kingston Maurward College Intermediate Apprenticeships offered at Kingston Maurward College Other training

Career Opportunities

Referral made to supported employment agencies