The course consists of Core and Optional units:
The Core Units:
The Optional Units:
As a Student you will also complete the NCS program at the start of the qualification, where you will complete a social action project, something which looks fantastic on your CV.
You will also be expected to complete a work experience placement throughout the year, further building your CV.
Teaching methods that are used are lectures, group discussions / work, practical lessons and research tasks. As well as this, we will be putting you in front of external groups to build your employability skills, an example of this is running a athletics event for over 150 primary school children!
Students will be assessed using a range of methods which include:
There is a course cost of £30 which pays for trips, printing and a basic stationery pack. We encourage students to purchase the Cirencester College PE Kit pack which ranges from £70 to £170
· Mainly grade 3s at GCSE
· NVQ level 1 or First Diploma
or you are:
· Pre 16
· Home or Steiner educated
No – there are no exams in this course; all assessments are coursework based. However occasionally teachers may choose to assess your knowledge through informal internal tests.
This is a good choice for those who have not achieved four Cs or above at GCSE level. It will help you gain the knowledge, confidence, study skills and entry requirements to progress to a Level 3 course such as AS levels or National Diplomas.