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Pre-Access: Employment, Training and Personal Development

Course Code: PAHS1
  • Level: 2
  • Qualification: Access, Award
  • Awarding body: National Open College Network (NOCN)
  • Duration: Six weeks
  • Course type: Part-time
  • Time of day: Daytime
  • When you'll study: Thursdays, 9.00am - 4.00pm

What's it all about?

This Pre-Access course is an introductory course for anyone wanting to return to study. It will give you a solid foundation in the skills required for employment and training, and support your personal development, building confidence so that you feel ready to return to learning. This course will introduce the core study skills to enable you to progress to studying at level 2 or 3 and/ or improve your job prospects. Whatever you decide to do with your future, you’ll be prepared to get there.

Course information

The course will cover a range of units designed to improve your study skills if you are hoping to enrol on to an Access to HE programme. Subjects may include time management, setting goals, personal study skills. You must achieve a total of 6 credits to achieve the award.

It is preferred that applicants have at least a Level 1 in English and maths

There are no exams.

Following completion of the Pre-Access Award, you have the opportunity to progress onto a variety of courses at City College Plymouth, depending on your current English and maths qualifications. Careers and course information is available.

 

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.

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Future careers

What you could earn:

Production Managers and Directors in Manufacturing

£87,276.63

Potential salary

£10,555.74

Entry level salary

£40,777.71

Average salary

43

Annual openings in Plymouth

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