Study Type
Full Time
Study Level
Level 1
Start Date:
36 weeks

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Entry requirements

View The Isle of Wight College's standard entry requirements for full-time college courses (depending on the level of the course to be studied).

There may be additional entry requirements for a small number of specialist courses. If this course is one of these specialist courses, additional entry requirements will be stated below. Below Grade 4 in English and maths.
Who the course is for
This course is aimed at 16-19 year olds, (up to 25 years old with EHCP). Here, you will find individual advice and guidance on the right course for you, this will begin to be determined in your first interview. This course would suit any student looking for a transition year into a college setting, for those who do not have the grades yet to enrol on the full Level 2 programmes or who may be unsure what to do next, allowing time to discover which route you would like to take. You can focus on your vocational area or do some tasters in different areas. You will build a career and job seeking profile with a plan to improve your prospects of future employment.
What the interview will involve
This will be very informal.
What you will learn
  • Vocational tasters
  • Work readiness
  • English
  • Maths
  • Enterprise and enrichment
  • Personal development
  • Potential for work experience/placement
How you will learn
Foundation Learning has an experienced teaching team who will support you into the further education (FE) setting and college life. Students will receive a mixture of class based learning, alongside some vocational tasters. Learners will be grouped by learning style & disposition.
Work placement
There is potential for work experience if available.
  • Moving on (EHCP in place)
  • Moving Up (Supported internships) (EHCP in place)
  • Full-time Level 2 Vocational courses
  • Apprenticeships
  • Employment

Our level 2 courses are free *(if you are 19-24 years old you must have a full level 2 qualification already to be eligible for free funding. More eligibility criteria apply). Contact us if you need more information on funding.

Failure to complete the course will incur an admin cost.

Additional information
The course normally runs Mon – Fri either mornings or afternoons, you will be allocated dependent on the timing of the vocational taster you initially choose and is not a choice.
Alternatively, email with the subject title of your chosen course, followed by ‘info’ to receive further information. i.e. ‘Science T Level info’.

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