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Vocational Studies

We recommend that you try your best at school and work hard to achieve the grades that will help get your career off to a flying start. Regardless of outcomes, don’t worry, at Preston College we have a range of Level 1 courses that can help get you back on track.

LEVEL 1 COURSES AVAILABLE IN:

Automotive Maintenance & Repair
Bricklaying
Carpentry & Joinery
Electrical Installation
Engineering
Painting & Decorating
Plastering
Plumbing

LEVEL 1 VOCATIONAL STUDIES

If you are unsure about your next step, then the Level 1 in Vocational Studies is ideal. You can try out a range of subjects before deciding on the right one to progress onto Level 2.

There are two pathways available on the Level 1 in Vocational Studies, the Service Industries pathway and the Business and Digital pathway. At enrolment, you will choose which pathway you would like to study. Your chosen pathway will include the subjects listed below and additional core units to develop your skills including Maths, English, Personal Development, Employability Skills, Working with Others, and Researching a Topic.

Service Industries Pathway Business & Digital Pathway
Select one pathwayYou will study the following subjects:
Hairdressing & Beauty TherapyBusiness
Childcare and Health & Social CareICT
Digital Media
Travel & Tourism

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN I COMPLETE MY COURSE?

• During your programme, you will have regular meetings with your Student Manager to see
if you are ‘progression ready’
• At the end of your course you will choose which subject you’d like to study at Level 2
• You could also go on to study an Apprenticeship at Level 2.

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