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Y13 Vocational Options

In year 13 students have the option of continuing with their Introductory course in Vocational Studies or to complete a qualification (at an appropriate level) in a particular area of vocational study.  These qualifications are delivered off-site at the Bridge @ 37 campus in Runcorn.

Potential courses include:-

Hair & Beauty, Construction & Engineering, Painting & Decorating and Motor Vehicle

What is the course about?

The NCFE level 1 Award/Certificate/Diploma in Occupational Studies for the Workplace qualification is designed for learners aged pre-16 and above. The qualification is intended to be accessible to a wide range of learners of all abilities. Learners can develop a more 'hands on' approach to their learning and gain practical skills, knowledge and understanding in their chosen vocational area(s). The skills, knowledge and understanding gained may help learners prepare for work through real or simulated work situations and may contribute to preparing them for working life beyond education. The qualification is intended to give learners a solid base from which to further develop their skills and learning.

What topics will I study?

Students can choose to follow studies in -

  • Hair & Beauty
  • Construction & Engineering
  • Painting & Decorating
  • Motor Vehicle

What will this course lead on to?

Following the successful completion of any of the Level 1 Occupational Studies in the Workplace qualifications, learners may progress to workbased learning and develop the skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to demonstrate competency through NVQs/CBQs.

How will I be assessed?

To achieve these qualifications, learners must successfully demonstrate their achievement of all learning outcomes and assessment criteria of the units as detailed in the qualification specification. Grades are not awarded

Further Information

If you have any further queries concerning these qualifications, please contact Mike Jones, Head of 6th Form

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