Foundation Learning


Course Title: Skills for Working Life – E3
Course Code: FD213

Department: Foundation Learning
Course Type: Full time

This Entry Level 3 course is designed for anyone who wishes to continue developing their experience of land-based subjects. So if you really love working with animals and the countryside, driving tractors, growing plants or outdoor adventure and sport, this is the ideal course for you. The course provides opportunities for in-house and external work experience situations. Hands on working on the college's farm, taking part in lambing and calf husbandry.

You will be based in the safe and friendly environment of Greys Loft the Centre for Foundation Studies, learn subjects and develop skills that can help you get a job or carry on your education. Plus you can relax and socialise in small groups as you develop your social skills within the wider college community. We will work with you, your parents, carers and schools to ensure we are able to offer you the best support.



Certificate in Skills for Working Life (Entry 3) (QCF)

Course Content

Units include:
Animal care
Practical countryside skills
Work experience
Outdoor activities
Tractor driving
Functional skills (English, maths and ICT)
Employability and personal development
Preparing for adulthood
Life skills
Personal and social development
Tutorial support.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements, but you should be able to show that you can work at Entry Level 2 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

Practical Skills Development - Entry Level Level 1 courses at Kingston Maurward College

Dates & Fees

Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Mode of Attendance Days of the Week No of sessions
07-Sep-20 23-Jun-21 9.15 a.m. 4.45 p.m. Full time Mon, Tue, Wed 105
Total Fee Full Cost Total Fee 19-23 Total Fee 24+

Additional Costs

We may ask for contributions to off site activities.

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 ed.


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