Pathways Programme

Course Code: PW1DP
Learning Aim Code: 60135591
Full-time / Part-time: Full-time
Duration: One Year
Campus: Paget Road Campus, Wellington Road Campus, Metro One Campus

Is this the right course for me?

Are you…

  • Aged 16-18 and left school without any GCSEs or GCSE qualifications grades D-G?
  • Keen to improve your English, Math’s and ICT?
  • Looking to improve your employability skills, your job prospects or aspirations?
  • Keen to try out a career you think you would like to do?
  • If your answer to these questions is ‘yes’, the one year full-time Pathways Programme can help you to gain new skills and qualifications, meet and work with other people and help you move onto further education or employment.

    This course offers small group sizes with a personal tutor with regular reviews, advice and guidance.

    We have a 91% success rate on this course and excellent feedback from our past students, many of whom have gone on to further study at the college.

    What will I learn?

    During the course you will study a range of City and Guilds employability and personal development modules including:

    • Health and safety
    • Interpersonal skills
    • Employability
    • Team building
    • Citizenship
    • Sport
    • Drug and alcohol awareness

    You will also study for qualifications in English, maths and ICT Functional Skills and get the chance to do work experience.

    What skills will I gain?

    By studying this course you will:

    • Develop your understanding of how to prepare yourself for an interview
    • Learn how to prepare a CV
    • Develop your communication and interpersonal skills
    • Develop an appreciation of health and safety in the workplace
    • Develop your confidence in dealing with other people and groups
    • Improve your English, maths and ICT skills
    • Gain valuable team working and communication skills by taking part in work experience opportunities and different enrichment activities throughout the year

    How will I be assessed?

    You will be continually assessed throughout the programme. There will be exams for English, maths and ICT Functional Skills.

    What can I do next?

    The skills you will learn from this course will enable you to progress on to a Level 1 course or qualification at the college.

    What are the Entry Requirements?

    There are no specific entry requirements, however you will be asked to attend an interview and assessment prior to being considered for the course.

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