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Study mode Full Time
Level Entry Level 3
Duration 36 weeks
Subject Sport & Leisure
Suitable for 16-18
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This is full-time study programme designed for new school-leavers who are looking to establish themselves into college vocational routeways in the service industries. This programme will give you the skills and knowledge to get you into future study or ultimately an Apprenticeship. You will receive pastoral support as well as improving and gaining a full qualification in Work Skills from BTEC Pearson.

You will also have opportunities to develop wider employability skills linked to the East London Business Alliance (ELBA) competencies from local employer supporting you in work experience and/or extended work placements aligned to a college pathway in Vocational Industry or Apprenticeships.

Course content

Your study programme will consist of the following:

  • Vocational units in work skills
  • ELBA Skills Development
  • Group Tutorial
  • Work Experience
  • Healthy Living, Citizenship and Sport Enrichment

Qualifications on completion

  • BTEC Extended Award in Workskills (Entry 3)
  • Award in Functional Skills Information and Communication Technology (ICT) (Entry 3)

Entry requirements

You must be 16-17 years old and you will be required to attend an informal interview which may include completing an assessment based on your prior qualifications.


You can move into dedicated vocational studies in Business, Public Services, Leisure, Humanities, Health & Care, Digital, Travel and Tourism or apply for Apprenticeships if you are ready.

Fees and funding

This course is free for students aged 16-18.

If you are aged 19+, how much you pay for your course and any additional costs will depend on a number of factors. Learn more about course fees and finances.

We have a range of financial support options available to help you while you’re studying. Find out what support you may be eligible for.

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Course code PR009918
Start date 04 Sep 2023
Location East Ham Campus
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