Engage, Transition, Progress (EPT)

Entry Level Youth, Community, Work and Skills

Course Details

Entry Level
Subject Area
Youth, Community, Work and Skills
Not Applicable
Age Group
16 - 18

Openshaw Campus
(Full Time - 1 year)

Wythenshawe Campus
(Full Time - 1 year)

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This full-time programme is aimed at supporting young people with SEND to transition into a vocational college course or, if more appropriate, work-based learning.

Learners will acquire the skills and confidence to move towards a more independent and adult environment. We acknowledge that moving into college is a daunting experience for a lot of young people and our programme gives them that extra time to adjust and become comfortable with the new environment and challenges ahead.

While the programme we offer is usually 15 hours per week and usually consist of English, maths, employability, digital and creative; as well as access to vocational and work-based opportunities. Each young person will have a study programme and level of support built to accommodate their own needs.

Applicants for this course must be 16-18yrs of age and have been invited by the college Transition teams as part of the individuals transition to college.
Must have an Educational Health Care Plan (EHCP)
They must be able to travel into College,
They must possess a willingness to learn and get involved.

Assessment for the Employability skills qualification is based on the development of a portfolio throughout the course, maths and English will be assessed with an exam

Upon successful completion of this qualification, you'll be able to access many other qualifications in a diverse range of vocational areas.
Alternatively, many students use this qualification to access employment, especially with the links made in the local community.

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This course is fully funded

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Youth, Community, Work and Skills

Whatever your background or ability, at The Manchester College we have an incredible range of support and dedicated courses available to help you get back into learning, develop the skills you’ll need for employment and find a job that’s right for you.

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