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In Short

You will learn a range of skills that will help you to prepare for work. You can look forward to growing in confidence, building your self-esteem and developing your existing skills and learning new ones – whilst gaining valuable experience through a supported work placement. You will develop skills during work experience in our Fleet shop and exciting new catering outlet, progressing to work experience in the community when you are ready. Support is available to meet the individual needs of our students.


Entry Requirements

You must be aged 16 – 24 and have an EHC plan or a statement of educational needs (S139a). English and Maths at Entry Level 2 or above

Course Content

You’ll learn through a one day a week job readiness Study Programme and up to three days in a chosen work placement with a job coach. You will also study work ready skills, interview techniques, communication skills and team building

How will I be assessed?

You will build portfolios of evidence which will include personal reflective work diaries


On successful completion of this course you will be ready to seek paid employment.


If you are aged 16-18 as of 31st August on the year of enrolment – no course fee. If you are over 19 as of 31st August and enrolling on a full-time programme of study a tuition fee will be applicable in most cases. Bursary Funds There are financial support arrangements for 16-18 year olds and hardship funds available for the over 19s. Please contact our Information Centre for details of costs and concessions on 01305 208808 or email: Further Information and How to Apply For further information and to obtain an application form please contact the Information Centre on 01305 208808 or email: Alternatively, you can register your interest on Rehabilitation of Offenders To help us look after students and assess risks, you will be asked to declare any unspent criminal convictions when you apply for a course at Weymouth College. We are committed to providing an inclusive learning environment for all. We welcome people with additional learning needs and/or disabilities and those from diverse backgrounds in all minority groups within the community, ensuring students receive fair treatment when studying at Weymouth College. Copies of the Equality and Diversity policy can be found on the Weymouth College website. Transport and Travel For full information on our subsidised travel routes can be found on the Weymouth College website. The details in this leaflet are correct at time of printing and may be subject to change. Please visit our course finder at for the latest course information

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