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Entry 1 Skills for Independence and Work

By studying this foundation learning course at Hadlow
College, you will develop your independence and
work-related skills in a vocational environment. The
course will enable you to study subjects you enjoy
whilst gaining a practical understanding of the
vocational options.

Course Duration:

Full Time

1 Year, full-time


Canterbury Campus

Hadlow Campus

Mottingham Campus

What will I study?

Through practical experience within the College you
will gain an in-depth understanding of the skills needed
to develop independence and confidence. Your course
will be linked with the outcomes in your Education,
Health and Care Plan. Supported work-related learning
or placements will enhance your employability skills
development including English, mathematics and ICT.

This course is designed for students who have an
interest in the land-based sector. As part of the study
programme you will be offered a meeting to discuss
the support and intervention you may require to
successfully access your course.

Successful students can progress at their own pace
within a RARPA based Foundation Learning programme
to the next level and have the opportunity to specialise
within an area that they enjoy. Alternatively, they can
explore employment or supported employment
opportunities within the industry.

Available Clothing

Foundation Learning Polo Shirt

Please note that all programme specifications and course modules are subject to annual change.

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Posted on 23rd October 2017 in Animal Management

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