City & Guilds / COCN Foundation Vocational Learning

Subject:Foundation Vocational Learning
Qualification Type:Level 1
Exam Board:City & Guilds / NOCN
Subject Leader:Sara Pinder

Course Description

The programme will offer the opportunity to engage with a range of Vocational experiences. These may include:

  • Construction
  • Horticulture
  • Community Based Projects
  • Other Work Placements

The skills you will develop on the Foundation Vocational Learning Programme will include:

  • Numeracy
  • Literacy
  • Employability
  • Interpersonal / Working with others
  • Team Building

The programme aims to prepare each individual for progression into Post 16 education and beyond this the adult world of work.

Assessment Format

Assessment will follow City and Guilds and National Open College Network guidelines. In main this is practical and coursework assessment based. This will be supported by on-going assessment of functionality development in Numeracy, Literacy and employability.

Possible Progression (including careers and further education)

Progression to the full range of Level 1 / 2 College programmes will be supported by this programme. Specific progression routes are determined by the combination of experiences learners undertake e.g. specific work placements and construction / horticulture qualifications.