"CLICK AND MEET"

FOUNDATION LEARNING

VOCATIONAL STUDIES

LEVEL 1 EXTENDED CERTIFICATE IN VOCATIONAL STUDIES

If you have just left school and are still unsure of your career path this course is for you. The Vocational Studies course lets you choose 3 from the 6 following options:

You will have the opportunity to investigate these industry’s to help you form a better idea of which career route you would wish to explore more. Along side these options you will also gain valuable Work skills and carry out Enterprise activities. 

AMANDA CROSS

HEAD OF FOUNDATION LEARNING

FUTURES EMPLOYABILITY

SUPPORTING PROGRESSION INTO EMPLOYMENT

PREPARING FOR ADULTHOOD COMMUNITY INCLUSION INDEPENDENT LIVING SKILLS WORK EXPERIENCE HEALTH

Supporting Progression into Employment is a 1-3 year course.

Supporting our students in to sustainable employment and progression opportunities is at the forefront of our Futures programme. This is an introduction to work programme tailored to support students progress in to work. This may include a Support Internships for students  who have an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP). The Futures programme prepares learners for supported internships/employment and features five key themes:

The programme is intended to enable young people with learning difficulties and/or disabilities to achieve sustainable, paid employment by equipping them with the skills they need for work through learning in the workplace. Wherever possible, it supports the young person to move into paid employment by the end of the 1-3 year programme.

SUMMARY OF THE MAIN PARTS OF THE PROGRAMME

As each course in our specialist provision is specifically tailored to the needs of each student, should you wish to find out more please contact the Head of School for Personalised Learning at foundationlearning@stvincent.ac.uk and we can arrange a time for you to visit or discuss the specific provision we can offer.

SOCIAL, EMOTIONAL AND MENTAL HEALTH (SEMH)

Our discrete SEMH provision provides specialist support for young people with Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) needs.

Our philosophy of inclusion aims to support students to ensure their journey through our College is as smooth, enjoyable and anxiety free as possible. We deliver a holistic approach and bespoke timetable to each pupil supporting both their academic and emotional needs. The provision also provides students with a holistic, nurturing, learning environment along with bespoke timetables, all of which help ensure students are better equipped to manage their own emotions and behaviours whilst also making academic progress.
Stepping Stones is offered on a termly basis, our aim is that within this period of time, students are able to develop their confidence enough to begin transitioning back into an alternative provision within the SPL.

YOUR FUTURE STARTS HERE

"Students' progression is a strength for the College. Students achieve qualifications and skills that help them to move to their chosen careers, to employment or to further training."

FAQs

WHAT SUPPORT WILL I GET FROM ST VINCENT COLLEGE?

At St Vincent College we have a wide variety of support. Including Academic, Careers, SASS, Progress Tutors, Welfare & Wellbeing.

STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES

HOW DO I APPLY?

WHO CAN I TALK TO ABOUT MY COURSES OR TRANSITION?​

Your point of contact is Megan Muff.

CONTACT MEGAN MUFF, SCHOOL LIAISON AND ACADEMIC MENTOR

WHAT ARE THE DATES FOR ENROLMENT?​

At present our Enrolment Dates are 24 August – 8 Sep. You will receive a letter nearer to the dates confirming your individual date and time. Please note with Covid-19 these dates might be subject to change and we will keep you updated.

WHERE CAN I FIND THE LATEST NEWS AND UP TO DATE INFORMATION?

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