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ESOL, English & Maths

The YEFEE (Youth Entry to Further Education and Employment) is a full-time 1-year Functional maths and English study programme for young people ages 16-18. Functional skills are designed to help you develop your numeracy ICT english reading writing speaking and listening skills and hence your communication skills as a whole. This Pre-GCSE program offers the necessary skills with the aim to build your confidence in maths English and ICT and will allow you to progress on to further education plus you can apply them to employment and everyday life. At the end of the course you will achieve Functional Skills Level 1 which is the equivalent to GCSE grade D/3 and leads on to our GCSE study programmes depending on you qualification or assessment results. You will spend a year on this well-rounded program not only studying towards your Functional maths and English qualification but you will develop your employability skills in-class and through a suitable work placement. You will advance in your ICT skills and understand the key aspect of vocational studies through vocational taster courses. You will also be supported with tutorials and pastoral care to help you stay on track. As well as all this you will be able to participate in enrichment trips and projects and successfully achieve a qualification by the end of the year and progress on to further education training employment or secure a place on one of our vocational courses. The course has excellent progression routes.

  • Entry Requirements, Units, Assessment and more...

    Entry Requirements

    GCSE grade 2 in English and/or maths or the equivalent assessment results (If you do not have a grade 2 GCSE maths and/or English you will be required to take an assessment on the day of your enrolment which will inform your placement.)

    Assessment Method

    Examinations: externally set exams at Functional Skills Level 1 .

    Aims of the course

    This course aims to provide the necessary maths and English qualification that will allow excellent progression opportunities to employment training and further study. It also aims to to develop the numeracy ICT English reading writing and communication skills of individuals.

    Progression Opportunities

    Upon completion you could choose to progress into higher levels of study in Accounting Apprenticeships Business Catering and Hospitality Construction Health and Social Care Hair and Beauty IT/Digital Sport Creative Arts or Early Years.

    Facilities

    This course will be delivered as taught lessons workshops out of classroom visits and in-house guest visitors and workshops.

    Career Options

    Upon completion and/or higher levels of study you could choose to enter careers in Accounting Business Catering and Hospitality Construction Health and Social Care Hair and Beauty IT/Digital Sports Creative Arts Early Years Teaching and many other career options where maths and English are a requirement.

Course Details

Venue Lewisham Way
Day/Eve Day
Mode Full Time
Duration 35 weeks
Start Date 05/09/2022
End Date 23/06/2023
Course Code 3YEAH9S0

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16-18 Free
19-24 £ 0
24+ Please Enquire
International Please Enquire
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