Functional Skills English / Maths + Work Experience (age 16-24*)

  • Day:Various
  • Duration:6 months
  • Location:Somerset/Bristol/Dorset/Online + More
  • Start:Anytime

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Course overview

Find your path into a career in a sector of your choice and gain your English and/or maths Functional Skills qualification with an SS&L Pre-Apprenticeship!

English and maths are important skills that will benefit you in many ways, including gaining independence, career choices, your daily life and your general health and wellbeing. Having a good understanding of English and maths is essential in most job roles. You will gain confidence, skills and knowledge that will open doors to further study and improved career opportunities. These qualifications will help you communicate and understand the world around you.

Course options include-

· Functional Skills Maths and English plus work experience in your chosen sector

· Functional skills English plus work experience in your chosen sector

· Functional skills Maths plus work experience in your chosen sector

Alongside these options, you will also be offered a local work placement to experience real work practice.

Your course will also cover-

· Employability

· Digital Skills for Work

You will also have the opportunity to cover additional courses in:

· Display Screen Equipment training

· Fire Awareness training

· Fire Warden training

· GDPR Essentials training

· Health & Safety Basics & Essentials training

· Manual Handling training

· Slips, Trips & Falls training

· Prevent Duty training

· Risk Assessment training

Whilst you gain invaluable work experience in your chosen field you will develop your literacy and numeracy skills to the level that most employers look for, and attend 121 meetings with your tutor.

Pre-Apprenticeships are available in the following locations:

Somerset - Taunton, Bridgwater, Chard, Crewkerne, Shepton Mallet, Frome and Yeovil

Devon - Torquay, Paignton and Plymouth

Wiltshire - Trowbridge and Salisbury

All aspects of your English and Maths Pre-Apprenticeship will be discussed when you apply for a vacancy or express an interest to a member of the SS&L team. SS&L will support learners to find and succeed with the right employer, course and qualifications for them as an individual.

Course assessment

You will be assessed through written coursework, presentations and practical experiences.

Course progression

SS&L’s main aim is to help you get where you want to work and help you develop a career in this area, with a dedicated tutor to guide you along your journey. A Pre-Apprenticeship is the right start to further education with SS&L at Level 2, employment, or ideally, an SS&L Apprenticeship.

Need to know…

Entry Requirements:

To be eligible to enrol on a Pre-Apprenticeship you will need to be:

- aged between 16 and 19. Or up to 25 with an EHCP

- eligible to work in the UK

- unemployed (work for less than 16 hours a week) and have little or no work experience

- qualified to Level 3 or below

You don’t need to have any previous training or qualifications to enrol and excel on a Pre-Apprenticeship but you do need to be motivated to learn and work.

Fee information:

The cost of this course is FREE
eligibility criteria applies

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