Wiltshire College has a great new range of options for students aged 14 to 16.
Wiltshire College offers 4 types of 14-16 programmes depending upon your individual circumstances and needs: Vocational Options; Access to Further Education; and Young Apprenticeships.
The Youth Apprentice programme allows well motivated and talented pupils to study for Level 2 vocational qualifications rather than only following the traditional GCSE route in Years 10 and 11.
Vocational Options are 1-year and 2-year programmes leading to nationally recognised qualifications in one vocational area. These programmes are suitable for you if you are able to show a strong interest in a chosen subject. You need to be able to cope with both theory and activity based classes and maintain a minimum 90% attendance.
The College's Vocational Options offer for 2012/13 includes Level 1 qualifications in:
Please discuss with your school in the first instance if these subject areas are of interest to you so they can make contact with the School Partnerships team.
The Access to Further Education course offers individual programmes which let you participate in a range of vocational options. It maybe that a school placement is no longer appropriate. You will normally be referred to this provision by the school which has been most recently attended or other specialist referral agency.
The aim of this provision is to re-engage you with learning and to provide a positive learning experience in preparation for the transition to further education or employment.
Our Schools Partnership team is committed to working with secondary schools in Wiltshire and the surrounding areas including Swindon, Andover, Hampshire and Dorset. We offer a variety of taster activities throughout the academic year to enable your pupils to find out more about Wiltshire College and make the right choice for their future. Please contact us for more information.