Entry Two Diploma in Skills for Independence and Work (BTEC)

Entry Two Diploma in Skills for Independence and Work (BTEC)

Subject Area: Foundation Learning

Course Overview

This programme of study offers you the opportunity to learn through vocational, practical and basic skills work and serves as a stepping stone for you to achieve progression on to further studies.

You will continue to develop your Functional Skills in English and Maths, together with a wide range of subjects, leading to a Diploma in Skills for Independence and Work at entry Level 2.

These subjects include; sport and leisure in the community, managing money, being a householder, dealing with problems, managing social relationships and healthy living.

Learning support is a key element of this course, helping you build your confidence and gain the skills needed to progress. The emphasis of the course is on personal/individual progression as well as academic achievement.

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  • Start Date: Sep, 2016
  • Attendance: Full-time
  • Duration: 1 Year
  • Course Code: DIW90F0

Entry Requirements

Entry is based on an initial assessment and informal interview.

Course Highlights

You can come and learn in a friendly and caring atmosphere, with most of our students progressing through the College.

There are opportunities for you to go on trips as well as getting introduced into the world of work through a range of work related learning activities.

This programme of study is highly supported with a dedicated team and support network

Next Steps

Students can progress onto the Entry 3 course.

Tuition Costs

No tuition fees are payable for students aged 16 – 18 on 31 August 2016

For all students aged 19+ fees are £1900. Details regarding fee remission please contact our Support Team on 01473 382738.

Additional Costs

There is a chance to go on trips for which there would be a cost.



Lauren Sharpe - Entry Level Two Diploma in Skills for Independence and Work

"I have really enjoyed College - I absolutely love coming in. I get the support I need from my tutors. The course has taught me about independence; for example, interacting and communicating with people, dealing with money and how to complete household chores."