Foundation Studies

Foundation Studies is the name for qualifications at Entry and Level 1. It is designed to create clear progression routes through Entry and Level 1 to Level 2. You will study personal and social development, vocational development and Maths, English and ICT on each of the courses.

Courses Level Status
Futures Entry Level Find out more
Life Skills Entry Level Find out more
New Directions Level 1 Find out more
Horticulture Introduction and Retail Skills Level 1 Find out more
Prince’s Trust Level 1 Find out more

Foundation Studies allows you to build a course based on your own needs, personal interest and career choice and will include team-building activities, work experience and tasters in vocational areas to help you take the first step towards your future.

Take a look at our easy to read Life Skills Course Overview here

Each course is linked directly to a progression pathway which allows the learners a very clear understanding of where their course will take them.

Currently the progression pathways are:

  • Independent Living & Supported Employment
  • First Full Level 2
  • Employment with Training/Apprenticeships