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Course Code: NFVFS031_1

Course Level: Level 1

Study Mode: Full-Time

Course Type: Foundation Studies

Course overview

Tailored for individuals eager to advance their skills, this program offers a stepping stone to further education or employment. Through a combination of classroom learning and practical application, you will develop a diverse skill set relevant to your chosen field. Join us and take the first step towards achieving your academic and career aspirations.

Our outstanding department work to the highest standards of teaching with excellent support and care, helping learners build their confidence in order to further progress there academic ability and independence in adult life.

You will have two GCSEs at grade 2 or below. However, if you have a keen interest in the subject and commitment to succeed, your entry requirements will be discussed at interview.

We complete 3 main phases on our Level 1 Progression Pathway.
Phase 1 - Initial assessment, Organisation, Assignment writing, Citizenship, IT and Research skills, Enrichment and beyond the classroom.

Contact Mel Aubrey, Course Leader, email

Having successfully completed this course you could progress to a Level 2 qualification or you may decide to go on to do other further education courses or the world of employment.

This course is free for anyone aged 16 – 18. If you are outside this age group, please contact Charlotte Robertson on 01782 254141 or email

College Maintenance Allowance (CMA): Anyone with a household income under £26,000 can receive up to £20 per week financial support to help pay for travel and meals and meet the costs of essential trips, books, stationery and equipment. The payments will be subject to full attendance on your course. A range of other financial support is available, depending on your personal circumstances. For more details visit

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What else do I need to know?

Some of the many activities we are involved in include and open to all learners:

  • Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • NCS
  • Army engagement events
  • Community contribution events
  • FA college Football events
  • Taster sessions including links to future pathways at the college
  • Community project work