NCFE LEVEL 1 AWARD IN OCCUPATIONAL STUDIES
Course Title: Occupational Studies – NCFE LEVEL 1 AWARD
Course description: This full-time course is supportive, enriching and creative - aimed at those who need support to progress to the next stage of their lives, or who have struggled before within traditional educational settings.
On this our learners benefit from very small class sizes, supported work experience and potential mental health support – an exciting and unique pathway for those who have struggled in the past within education.
Main Qualification purpose
The primary purpose of this qualification is to provide you with an introduction to the skills, knowledge and understanding required in a range of or one particular vocational area
Carpentry and joinery
Painting and decorating
Business studies and work readiness
The objectives of this course is to build confidence and allow individual the chance to move forward within education with confidence.
Functional skills English, Maths and ICT at Entry 3, Level 1 and 2
Hours per week: up to 16
Work Experience: Young people will have an opportunity to work within our retail outlet or work with us on our online shop.
Duration: – 1 year but 2 years if needed subject to reviews
EHCP: Also, for all young people with an ECHP will be assigned a 1:1 Mentor who will support them closely in achieving their outcomes, with an emphasis of helping them to see and realise the next step in their lives. The young person will be able to access a one-hour face to face session each week with their Mentor, who will review the progress of the young person, set new targets and stretch and challenge the young person to grow as an individual with confidence.
The YP will be supported to exercise choice and control over their lives with emphasis on the four ‘preparing for adulthood’ outcomes: