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Entry 2 Qualification in Employability and Independence Skills

By studying this foundation learning course at Hadlow
College, you will develop your independence and
work-related skills in a vocational environment. We
have a range of courses that cover the land-based
curriculum, enabling you to study subjects you enjoy
whilst gaining a practical understanding of the sector.

Course Duration:

Full Time

College Attendance:

1 year, full-time


Hadlow Campus

Canterbury Campus

Mottingham Campus

Why this course?

Through practical experience within the College you will
gain an in-depth understanding of the skills needed to
develop independence and work readiness. 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 Entry
Level 2 requirements, applicants should demonstrate
an interest in the curriculum area and have achieved
Entry Level 1 mathematics and English. 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 within the Foundation
Learning programme to the next level and have the
opportunity to study within vocational land-based
areas 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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