If you are ready to take on the challenges of a work placement and are prepared to develop the skills necessary to be successful in the workplace, this course is for you.
The STEP is a full-time work-based study programme, where you can learn problem solving, teamwork and employability skills. You will also improve your Functional Maths and/or English alongside NCFE Employability and may be able to resit your Maths and/or English GCSEs depending on your previous marks.
- There are no formal qualifications required
- You must be 16-18 at the start of your course.
What will I study?
You will be taught skills in the classroom through practical activities and assignments. You will also learn more practical skills while you are on your work placement, and will prepare a portfolio of evidence to document your progress.
Throughout the programme students will focus on:
- Employability - interview skills, job searching and writing the best CV
- Developing Maths and English
- Problem solving skills
- Confidence and team building
Why should I choose USP College?
Your work placements might include Painting/Decorating and House Renovations, Thames Ambulance Administration, Football Coaching, Farming and Agriculture, Nursing Homes, Pioneer School, Teaching Assistant, Nursery Nursing and/or Hairdressing.
What could I do next?
You could progress to paid employment, start an Apprenticeship, or progress to a full-time vocational course.