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Full-Time & A Level Courses

Foundation Studies Vocational Studies Level 1 (STaR Gateway Extended Certificate)

Level 1

Course code: G45D166
Type: Full Time, A Level & T Level > Full Time
Duration: 1 year
Subject area: Foundation Studies
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 https://hlnsc.ac.uk/fees/fees-guidance/

* 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

This exciting 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.

This course 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 L1 Vocational Studies

Why choose us

Study options may include progression to a Level 1 or Level 2 course in a vocational area. Employment in unskilled jobs.

What you could do next

Study options may include progression to a Level 1 or Level 2 course in a vocational area. Employment in unskilled jobs.

Popular modules

  • Sport and Leisure

  • Travel and Tourism

  • Retail and Customer Service

Assessment methods

Assessment is through presentations, practical projects. There are no examination for vocational units.

Entry requirements

No formal entry requirements