Foundation Skills

Whatever your individual goals, we can help you develop the skills you need to achieve. Whether you want to continue in education, start work or live more independently, our personalised courses can help you build the skills and confidence you need.

What will you do?

These courses offer an opportunity to help you identify your personal goals, improving your employability skills and develop your maths and English. Working in small groups and on supported trips you’ll take part in practical activities to help you achieve your own targets and put the skills you’ve learnt into practice. Your work, will be recorded in workbooks, and you’ll also take part in enterprise activities and a work or vocational placement.

Is it right for you?

If you want to explore and develop your personal and vocational skills, improve your life skills, achieve more independent living, or enter the workplace, then come and see how we can help.

Vocational

Foundation skills provide young people who are working at a range of levels with both the skills to cope with life independently and the potential to progress towards further opportunities in learning or employment. Taught by skilled and caring staff, our students grow in confidence and understanding and benefit from work experiences and enrichment activities and advice on their next steps.

Certificate in Employability Skills Entry Level 2

Whatever your individual goals, we can help you develop the skills you need to achieve. Whether you want to continue in education, start work or live more independently, our personalised courses can help you build the skills and confidence you need.

Attendance: Full-time

Duration: One year

Starting date: September 2018

Location: Teesdale


What will you do?

These courses offer an opportunity to help you identify your personal goals, improve your employability skills and develop your English  and maths. Working in small groups and on supported trips you’ll take part in practical activities to help you achieve your own targets and put the skills you’ve learnt into practice as well as a work experience placement. You will have opportunities to take part in enterprise and a variety of different enrichment activities and off-site trips.

On all of our foundation skills courses you will continue to develop your Maths and English skills.


How will I learn?

The learning takes place in small groups, both in the classroom and on supported trips to deepen the learning.  You will take part in a range of practical activities to enable you to put the skills you are learning into practice


How am I assessed?

You will be required to complete activities throughout the year and record your work in workbooks which will make up your learning file.


What’s next?

With all of our Employability Skills courses your next move depends on you and your own goals. If you want to go on to further studies you can progress through the Employability Skills courses before moving on to a vocational course or you may achieve a greater level of independent living or you could go on to supported employment or voluntary work.


You need:

There are no formal entry requirements.


What else do I need to know?

Throughout the course you will be encouraged and supported to become an independent learner. This course will involve a supported work experience placement


3 Reasons to join us:

  • Improve motivation and confidence
  • Gain an insight into potential vocational areas & identify an appropriate progression route
  • Break down barriers to employment.

Certificate in Employability Skills Entry 3/Level 1

Whatever your individual goals, we can help you develop the skills you need to achieve. Whether you want to continue in education, start work or live more independently, our personalised courses can help you build the skills and confidence you need.

Attendance: Full-time

Duration: One year

Starting date: September 2018

Location: Teesdale


What will you do?

These courses offer an opportunity to help you identify your personal goals, improving your employability skills and develop your maths and English. Working in small groups and on supported trips you’ll take part in practical activities to help you achieve your own targets and put the skills you’ve learnt into practice. Your work, will be recorded in workbooks, and you’ll also take part in enterprise activities a range of enrichment activities  and a work placement.

On all of our foundation skills courses you will continue to develop your Maths and English skills.


How will I learn?

The learning takes place in small groups, both in the classroom and on supported trips to deepen the learning.  You will take part in a range of practical activities to enable you to put the skills you are learning into practice


How am I assessed?

You will be required to complete activities throughout the year and record your work in workbooks which will make up your learning file.


What’s next?

With all of our Employability Skills courses your next move depends on you and your own goals. If you want to go on to further studies you can progress through the Employability Skills courses before moving on to a vocational course or you may achieve a greater level of independent living or you could go on to supported employment or voluntary work.


You need:

There are no formal entry requirements.


 What else do I need to know?

Throughout the course you will be encouraged and supported to become an independent learner This course will involve a supported work experience placement


How do I apply/enrol?

www.stockton.ac.uk/apply


3 Reasons to join us:

  • Improve motivation and confidence
  • Gain an insight into potential vocational areas & identify an appropriate progression route
  • Break down barriers to employment

Diploma in Employability Skills Entry 3/Level 1

Whatever your individual goals, we can help you develop the skills you need to achieve. Whether you want to continue in education, start work or live more independently, our personalised courses can help you build the skills and confidence you need.

Attendance: Full-time

Duration: One year

Starting date: September 2018

Location: Teesdale


What will you do?

These courses offer an opportunity to help you identify your personal goals, improving your employability skills and develop your maths and English. Working in small groups and on supported trips you’ll take part in practical activities to help you achieve your own targets and put the skills you’ve learnt into practice. Your work, will be recorded in workbooks, and you’ll also take part in enterprise activities, a range of enrichment activities and a work or vocational placement.

On all of our foundation skills courses you will continue to develop your Maths and English skills.


How will I learn?

The learning takes place in small groups, both in the classroom and on supported trips to deepen the learning.  You will take part in a range of practical activities to enable you to put the skills you are learning into practice


How am I assessed?

You will be required to complete activities throughout the year and record your work in workbooks which will make up your learning file.


You need:

Certificate in Employability Skills at Entry Level 3 or Level 1.


What’s next?

With all of our Employability Skills courses your next move depends on you and your own goals. If you want to go on to further studies you can progress through the Employability Skills courses before moving on to a vocational course or you may achieve a greater level of independent living or you could go on to supported employment or voluntary work.


 What else do I need to know?

Support and opportunities to identify next steps will be a main focus of the course. Throughout the course you will be encouraged and supported to become an independent learner. This course will involve a supported work experience placement.


3 Reasons to join us:

  • Improve motivation and confidence
  • Gain an insight into potential vocational areas & identify an appropriate progression route
  • Break down barriers to employment.