Collyer's Prospectus

Health and Social Care BTEC First Level 2 (Pearson) This new award looks into all areas of health and social sector in the UK, covering topics as diverse as legislation, health promotion, nutrition, human biology, mental health and care of different population groups. Suitable for students who may want to progress directly into the workplace or go onto the Level 3 award to enable access to university. Students who study this award will probably be aiming to become carers, nurses, midwives, teachers, social workers, and many other roles in the NHS, as well as complimentary therapists and specialists in additional needs care. Specific entry requirements Average GCSE Grade of 3 Information Technology BTEC First Level 2 (Pearson) This one year course, has been designed to provide students with an introduction to how information systems work and how to use software applications to meet realistic user needs. Students will learn a range of practical ICT skills, for example; The Online World; Website Development and create Digital Portfolio. BTEC Firsts provide work-related qualifications, giving learners the knowledge, understanding and skills that they need to prepare for employment or to progress to a Level 3 programme. Assessment is 75% coursework and 25% External examination. Specific entry requirements Average GCSE Grade of 3 Mathematics GCSE (AQA) A level 4, or above, at GCSE is an important qualification for many jobs, apprenticeships and higher education courses. This retake course will follow the Foundation syllabus, which covers Grades 1 to 5, and its aim is to give students the opportunity to improve their Maths Grade. Students who find maths particularly challenging may be given the option to study a course focusing on the real-life areas of mathematics which will result in an equivalent qualification. Specific entry requirements Grade 3 or below in Maths Sport BTEC First Level 2 (Pearson) This is a one year course in which students learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations and activities. This could be from leading sports activities within groups, planning personal exercise programmes or analysing an athlete’s sporting performance. The course is ideal for those students who are looking to gain a sports and leisure related qualification, enabling them to progress into the industry or onto our sports related advanced courses. Students who show particular interest and who achieve an overall Merit or Distinction Grade on the course will be eligible to apply for a place on an Advanced Level 3 course, either A Level or BTEC National Diploma. Specific entry requirements Average GCSE Grade of 3 Travel and Tourism Level 2 Certificate (NCFE) This Level 2 vocational course provides an excellent background for students who are looking to progress to a level 3 qualification or may already be considering a career in Travel and Tourism. It involves personal research, investigation into real life travel and tourism activities and educational visits. You will learn essential skills such as business awareness, customer service and understanding destinations in the UK and worldwide. This course can be combined with GCSE subjects and other Level 2 courses. Within the NCFE Level 2 Travel and Tourism course you will study units including; The UK Travel and Tourism Industry which covers the main types of tourism in the UK, the contribution that travel and tourism makes to the UK economy and the different component industries that make up the UK travel and tourism sector; Customer Service in Travel & Tourism where you will learn customer service skills and techniques and look at how organisations need to provide a high level of customer service and the impacts this has to the organisation. You will study a unit called ‘Know about airports and airlines where we look at how airports and airlines operate from arrival to departure, how they manage incidents and then jobs roles within the industry. This leads onto the work experience unit where you get to put your new skills into practice. Specific entry requirements Average GCSE Grade of 3 Transition Courses 38