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Full-Time & A Level Courses

Foundation Studies Vocational Studies Entry Level 3 (STaR Gateway Extended Certificate)

Course code: G45D169
Type: Full Time, A Level & T Level > Full Time
Duration: 1 Year
Location: Hereford
Additional Costs - £115.00

This charge identified is applicable to learners aged 16-18 who qualify for funding. Learners aged 19+ will have to pay this charge and possibly tuition and exam fees. This will depend on the course and any prior qualifications. For further information, please refer to the fees page of our website

* Fees are chargeable each year and the fees quoted will be for the current year only, if the course is more than 1 year further fees will be due next year.

About the course

Having trouble choosing what to study at college? Unsure about what you should do next?

Deciding what to do after leaving school can be daunting, especially if you are unsure about what interests you. If only there was an option to study lots of different subject areas whilst working towards an overall qualification…

Sounding familiar? Entry Level 3 Vocational Studies might just be the course for you!

This exciting NEW course focuses mainly on three vocational pathways: Sport & Leisure, Travel & Tourism and Retail & Customer Service. The way this course is structured, gives students a real flavour of each sector whilst enabling you to increase understanding through theory units and demonstrate skills in practical sessions.

Entry Level 3 Vocational Studies offers lots of opportunities for off-site visits and practical assessments alongside tutorials, enrichment and English & Maths. As well as the vocational pathways you will also study core units in Employability embedded in each sector. This will provide valuable experience in developing those essential skills and attitudes employers will be looking for.

What qualification will I gain?

Gateway Entry Level 3 Certificate in Vocational Studies

Why choose us

HLNSC have industry-qualified tutors with substantial experience in this subject area.

What you could do next

Level 1 Foundation studies such as Vocational Studies, Hospitality & Catering, Construction & Building Services, Computing & IT, and Health, Social Care

Assessment methods

Assessment is though completion of porfolio work and practical observations.

Entry requirements

No formal entry requirements