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BTEC Level 1 Diploma in Vocational Studies

HCUC (Harrow College & Uxbridge College)
Course summary
1 year
Full time
Uxbridge
Next available date: 01/09/2021 - Uxbridge
Vocational & College Courses

Course description

BTEC Level 1 Diploma in Vocational Studies

Entry Requirements

Young people who show an interest in wanting to improve their English & Maths skills.

An interview with a member of staff from the Access to FE team plus a good reference from school/college is mandatory. Students will be expected to commit to the course and display good attendance & punctuality.

Who is the course for

Students who are interested in boosting their English, maths and vocational skills. Students who want to progress onto a Level 2 vocational course or employment the following year.

Course Content

This is a ‘carousel’ course which gives learners a taste of different vocational subjects such as art & design, sport, public services, IT and business studies. It is perfect for learners who have not yet made up their mind about which subject area they would like to study. On completion of the course, learners can progress to a L2 qualification in one of these subject areas.

The study programme is made up of the following strands:

  • Portfolio Work: BTEC Level 1 Certificate in Introductory Vocational Qualifications
  • GCSE or Functional Skills maths & English
  • Work Placement – 36 hours minimum
  • Employability-focused tutorials
  • Vocational units in IT, business, art & design, sport and public services.

Study Methods

Lectures, practical workshops and research. This course will allow students the opportunities to develop skills in a variety of different areas within the college.

How is the course assessed

Candidates have to collect a portfolio of evidence. Assessment consists of both performance and knowledge evidence. Performance evidence is through direct observation of the candidate, products or outcomes of the candidate’s work, such as items that have been produced or worked on.

Maths & English will be assessed through exams.

Where next - Further Studies

Students may progess onto a Level 2 course.

Expenses

Concession fees might be avaliable for this course. Please check the college's website for more information.

About provider

HCUC (Harrow College & Uxbridge College)

HCUC - Harrow College & Uxbridge College

It’s no surprise that students travel from all over London to study at Harrow College and Uxbridge College. With specialist career advisers on hand to offer advice and guidance, the colleges deliver successful results in further education and career progression....


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Contact info

HCUC (Harrow College & Uxbridge College)

Park Road
UB8 1NQ Uxbridge Middlesex

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www.hcuc.ac.uk

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