Progression Skills for Employment & Further Learning (Year 1)

Cambridge Campus

Course Duration:1 Year(s)
Course Mode:Full Time
Start Date:03/09/2018

Course Overview

Progression is a full time study programme for young people aged 16-21, which focuses on the four key outcomes of preparation for adulthood:
Community Inclusion
Being Healthy

This is a 1 or 2 year programme. Year 1 includes Independent Living Skills, Functional Skills in Maths, English and ICT, and Vocational options which may include Woodwork, Motor Vehicle, Cookery, Sport, Art and Gardening. Students will also study preparation for work units from the AIM Suite of Skills for Employment and Further Learning.

Work experience is a very important aspect of the programme. It is a necessary part of preparation for adult and working life and as such forms an integral part of the course. Placements are carefully chosen, monitored and are arranged at an appropriate time for each student.

It is expected that applicants will have an EHCP or a moderate learning difficulty.

Progression & Career Opportunities

On completion of this programme students can progress on to Supported Internships, an appropriate Vocational course at the College or can find employment. Many learners progress to year 2 of Progression.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements but students will need to be able to work towards independence/social skills in a mainstream setting at Entry Level 2 or 3. Students should be interested in improving their English, maths and employability skills.  Students will be offered taster days and an informal interview prior to being made an offer.

In addition to the entry qualifications listed, the offer of a place on the course is subject to the outcomes of initial assessment, which will be taken at the College as part of the admissions process. Please note that entry criteria may vary quite significantly between courses at the same level. This is to take account of the specific skills needed for success on particular courses, the length of the course and the requirements for progression to the next level. Entry criteria are given as a guide, and the exact requirements in order to obtain a place on a particular course will be confirmed following attendance at a Welcome Event/Interview.

Learning Assessment & Support

We want you to achieve to the very best of your ability at CRC. To make this happen we offer both learnng and personal support by specialist staff tailored to meet your specific needs.

Students will gather a portfolio of evidence for their Study Programme and take FS at an appropriate level.

How to Apply

Students who currently attend a Cambridge Area Partnership school should apply through or by using the Cambridge Area Partnership Application Form, which is held by your Careers Teacher at school.

Alternatively, please complete a CRC Application Form, which can be downloaded from our website here. The Application Form can also be found in the back of our full-time prospectus. If you need any help with applying, please contact our Admissions Office on tel. 01223 418448.

Once we have received your application, you will be invited to attend a Welcome Event, which gives you and your parents/carers the opportunity to have a look around the College, talk to the tutors and ask any questions you may have.

Passport to Success

We will help you to develop a range of wider skills including English & Maths that will make you into a well-rounded professional who will be highly valued by employers and universities.

Cambridge Campus Status

The Cambridge Campus is open as normal.

Huntingdon Campus Status

The Huntingdon Campus is open as normal.