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.
Automotive Maintenance & Repair
Carpentry & Joinery
Painting & Decorating
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 pathway||You will study the following subjects:|
|Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy||Business|
|Childcare and Health & Social Care||ICT|
|Travel & Tourism|
• 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.