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Course Code: SDH1

Level: 1, E
Subject area: Learning Difficulties & Disabilities
Awarding body: CAVA
Qualification: Certificate
Course type: Full-time
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: One year

About the course

Getting a job can be a very frustrating journey, but this Work Start course at City College Plymouth will help you all the way. You will get the opportunity to access a variety of work environments in order to develop your skills. You will also have regular access to a work coach who will help you to extend your capabilities in the workplace. On successful completion you may progress to vocational training, Project Search or find employment.

What you'll learn

You will have the opportunity to develop your:

  • functional skills
  • work skills through internships
  • personal development and presentation skills
  • CV writing
  • vocational qualifications
  • self-confidence in the workplace.
Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements but desirable skills include:

  • completion of the level 1 Vocational Access course
  • work experience
  • ability to communicate effectively
  • evidence of a desire to work
  • a willingness to participate in all parts of the course
What's next?

On successful completion you may progress to vocational training, work-based
training or find employment.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2018/19 (August 2018 – July 2019). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2019/20.


Course Code: SDH1

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: Not applicable to this course

B Reduced Course Fee (for those in receipt of qualifying benefits): Not applicable to this course

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course

How old are you? How much will you pay?
16 - 18 This course is free for this age groupFREE
19 - 23AFREE

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.