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Pathway to Working Life (Small Animal Care)

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.

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Inclusion Curriculum (for students with learning difficulties and/or disabilities)
School Leaver - Vocational/Technical
Location: Broomfield Hall
Full Time or Part Time: FT
Level: Entry
Number Of Years: 1
Interview Required?: Y
Broomfield Hall

Apply now at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/course/pathway-to-working-life-small-animal-care
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Course Information for Students

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.

This course will be delivered on-site.

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.

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 can progress within Pathway to Working Life, to a Level 1 or Work Ready Pathway at the College, or to seek employment or training.

For more information contact Derby College on 0800 0280289 or enquiries@derby-college.ac.uk

Course Information for Employers

If you are an employer and would like to know more about the apprenticeships and professional training we deliver or how you can get involved in co-creating and co-delivering curriculum, please contact us via email on businessenquiries@derby-college.ac.uk, call us on 01332 387 421 or visit our employer pages here.

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Course Information Last Updated On: October 18, 2021 1:47 pm