Preparation Studies

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    Full Time

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    9 Months

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    Spetember 2024


Welcome to Preparation Studies, a comprehensive course designed to equip you with essential knowledge and skills for independent and effective operation in life, learning, and future professional endeavours. This course fosters personal growth, social development, and vocational competence, ensuring you are well-prepared for the demands of both the workplace and everyday life.

Throughout the course, you will engage in a variety of vocational sessions conducted in realistic working environments. These sessions focus on health and safety, teamwork, interview skills, preparing for work, and professional conduct. Each vocational area is studied intensively over six weeks, allowing you to gain hands-on experience and practical knowledge in multiple fields.

The vocational disciplines covered include:

  • Catering
  • Hospitality
  • Small Animal Care
  • Art and Design
  • Health Social Care
  • Horticulture
  • Retail

In addition to vocational training, the course emphasizes Independent Living Skills to support personal and social development. You will learn practical skills such as budgeting, household management, personal health and well-being, and effective communication.

What will I do?

In the "Preparation Studies" course, you will engage in various vocational sessions through a dynamic carousel of learning experiences. These sessions, conducted in realistic environments, provide hands-on, practical knowledge and skills relevant to various fields.

This comprehensive approach ensures you gain valuable, real-world skills while advancing your English and maths proficiency to support your future career and educational goals.

There are no specific entry requirements for Preparation Studies. Each application will be assessed individually

Preparation Studies will run from September 2024 to June 2025. You will attend college at our Jean Ingelow Centre, Boston, 3 days a week.

Preparation Studies is free for those who are under 19 on 31 August of the year they start their course and those aged 19+ and on an EHCP

The Preparation Studies course can open up several pathways for your future. You can move from Entry Level 3 to Level 1 courses at the college, giving you more opportunities to specialize in areas that interest you.

Additionally, you might choose to step into the world of Adult Social Care, find work or voluntary employment, or continue your education with an external provider. No matter which path you choose, this course will equip you with the skills and knowledge to succeed.

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You can download our course guide