Level 1 Engage (HC)

Course Code: P292975

Key Information

  • Course type


  • Campus:

    Highbury Campus

  • Start Date:

    06 Sept 2024

  • Duration:

    1 year

  • Attendance:


  • Fees:


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This is a course designed to meet the needs of a range of:

  • young people who are engaged and willing to participate, but for whom the main barrier to participation is an inability to work in groups due to high anxiety
  • young people who are engaged and willing to participate but previous behaviour is proving to be a barrier
  • young people who have consistently not engaged in learning due to perceived barriers, lack experience of learning and the associated expectations of learning environments.

There will be opportunities to complete practical and creative activities with a focus on healthy lifestyles and sustainable futures.

There are no formal entry requirements, though realistic learning targets would need to be agreed.


Staff will work closely with individuals to explore and develop employability, personal and social skills alongside maths and English. As the course develops, there will be opportunities to access vocational tasters in areas, including:

  • construction
  • automotive
  • hair & beauty
  • hospitality & catering.

School Leavers under the age of 19 do not have to pay fees on any full time courses, though may have to pay for their second year if turning 19 during their studies. If you’re aged 19 or over you might qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan. It’s easy to apply for and you won’t have to pay anything back until you’re earning over £25,000. If you are studying a part-time course and you receive one of the following benefits, or you depend financially on someone who does, you may be entitled to have your tuition fees waived: Job Seekers Allowance, Income Support. You will, however, have to pay any awarding body/assessment fees (unless you are on a first full level 2 course). * If you are in receipt of Working Tax Credit or receive other allowances, you may be eligible to claim concessionary rates. If you are entitled to a fee concession you will be asked to provide proof of your entitlement. It is essential that you inform us if your entitlement changes at any time during your course.

On completion of this course, you could progress on to other courses (subject to entry criteria being met), traineeships, apprenticeships or employment.

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