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 Greys Loft 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
Animal care
Habitat management and conservation
English, maths and ICT
Tutorial support
Work experience
Enterprise activities
Independent living skills
Employability and personal development

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

Referrals can be made to supported employment agencies

Dates & Fees

Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Mode of Attendance Days of the Week No of sessions
02-Sep-19 26-Jun-20 9.15 a.m. 4.45 p.m. Full time 3 days 102
Total Fee Full Cost Total Fee 19-23 Total Fee 24+

Location & Contact Details


Kingston Maurward College Main Campus | Directions


Course Helpline 01305 215215

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Materials Required

Protective overalls and steel toe-capped boots - all protective equipment will be inspected by the course instructor. Wellington boots. Waterproof clothing. Kit for outdoor education activities.


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