This course is aimed at learners who have additional learning needs. It focuses on developing work skills within small animal care.
You will continue to study English and maths and will take part in a tutorial and enrichment activities as well as gaining a work skills qualification.
It is expected that learners will want to continue studying and developing their skills in English and maths while taking a pathway towards a working life.
Places are allocated on an individual basis, following an interview and initial assessment.
Within this three-day (full-time) course, learners will work towards achieving a Functional English and Maths qualification and a work skills qualification as well as gaining work experience within a small animal care environment.
Learners will produce a portfolio of evidence and select a numeracy, literacy and personal target which will be reviewed every half term.
If appropriate, learners will sit a Functional English and Maths exam.
Your learning support needs will be assessed and reviewed throughout the year.
You will be asked to make a voluntary contribution to trips throughout the year and may be asked to provide some personal safety equipment for your chosen options.
You can progress within Pathway to Working Life, to a Level 1 or Work Ready Pathway at the College, or to seek employment or training.