Personal & Social Development

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What Our Students Say

“The tutors here, they are really interactive and they’re always there, even outside of lessons whenever you need something, we don’t go around calling everyone Sir or Miss, second names – we use first names for everything and there’s a more relaxed and friendly communication between the tutors and the students.”

Harry

“The decision that made me pick between here and other places was when I came to the open day everyone was just really friendly and open, and it just felt like a really welcoming environment to be in.”

Charli

“The tutors here, they are really interactive and they’re always there, even outside of lessons whenever you need something, we don’t go around calling everyone Sir or Miss, second names – we use first names for everything and there’s a more relaxed and friendly communication between the tutors and the students.”

Harry

Course Information

Introduction

There are flexible start dates for this course from September 2023 to January 2024.

If you are 16 to 18 and looking for a full time course to help you develop a range of personal and social development skills then this is a perfect choice.

Whether you want to continue your studies or gain employment this course will give you the opportunity to develop the skills essential for future success. You might know what area you wish to pursue a career in or might still be unsure. Either way this course can help you progress towards achieving your dream career.

Course units/modules

Personal Development: Healthy living, Prepare for work & Planning and running an enterprise Activity

Careers Workshops: Prepare for work

Tutorial and wellbeing: To help your career progression

Enrichment: In a range of areas, including a Community Action Project

English and Maths: If not yet achieved a Grade 2


Timetable: 2 Days at Park Lane and Half day joint provision.

Benefits and skills

  • You will develop your personal skills to help you progress to a higher level of study and gain future employment. This includes studying English and Maths.
  • You will expand your experience through participating in classroom activities and studying different projects.
  • You will gain valuable work experience through undertaking volunteering activities, helping you build your CV.
  • You will be provided with careers advice to help you progress in your chosen vocational area after completing the course.
  • You will achieve a NCFE Level 1 Personal and Social Development qualification.

This course is practical based, with some written elements used to support this. Whilst in college you will take part in group activities and discussions, you will keep a portfolio of the work done in class and you will have individual discussions with your tutor to discuss your progress.

Entry requirements

  • 2 GCSE’s at Grade 2 or E (or equivalent)
  • A keen interest in developing personal and employability skills
  • Successful Interview

Available Apprenticeships and Progression options

  • Upon successfully completing this course you can progress to further study at Leeds City College in your chosen vocational area, at Level 2.
  • You could undertake an apprenticeship in your chosen vocational area.
  • Alternatively, you could choose to enter full or part-time employment.

Course details

Duration: 1 year
Start Date: 02/09/2024
Fees (16-18): No fee
Study Type: Full time
Course Code: 77429-01

Please note that for all courses starting on 9th September, there will be an induction week, WC 2nd September.

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