Progression Gateway

This course aims to prepare and provide you with excellent grounding to progress onto a Level 1 course. This course is ideal if you are focussed
and know the area that you would like to progress into.

Course Information

  • Course Type School Leaver
  • Subject Area Foundation Learning and Support
  • Qualification N/A
  • Study Mode: Full Time Only
  • Course Level Entry Level

You will:

  • Have a personal tutor who will help you with personal, social, emotional, developmental and educational requirements.  
  • Have weekly PDP (Personal Development Plan) and personal target setting will contribute to achievement and progress  
  • Participate in meaningful and specific work placement in your chosen area  
  • Improve your English and Maths skills  
  • Work towards a BTEC certificate by completing five assignments  
  • Gain skills in personal study, learning skills, research and producing assignments  

What can I study alongside this course?
The course is studied on its own and cannot be combined with other courses.

Next steps: You could progress within college to one of the wide range of Level 1 courses available. Level 2 programmes or the supported Internship are also available. You may also seek employment or an Apprenticeship.

Entry Requirements

A clear focus on your progression pathway, a positive attitude towards learning and gaining skills to enable progression. There are no formal entry requirements, however, students may have just missed out on the entry requirements for a Level 1 course and a year improving their grades and focusing on learning skills would be beneficial. Students need enthusiasm, commitment and a desire to succeed. All applicants are interviewed by a course tutor. Taster days will allow you to gain an insight into this course; these run throughout the year.


You have full access to a learning resource centre and there is a refectory in the Hele Building allowing us to make full use of the college’s resources and provision.

Additional Costs

To be confirmed. Please contact us for further information.

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