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VTOS Academic Skills & Employment

VTOS Academic Skills & Employment

Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme

The aim of this programme is to enable the learner to develop the relevant knowledge, skill and competence in a broad range of personal skills which enable personal development and active citizenship, and/or to progress to employment and/or further education or training.

This course offers a practical and theoretical introduction to general learning and skills to assist with progression to Further and Higher education. Graduates could progress to a range of Level 5 courses on offer at WCFE.

  • Communications
  • Computer Applications
  • Customer Service
  • Information Technology Skills
  • Mathematics
  • Personal Effectiveness
  • Work Experience
  • Understanding Interculturalism
  • English As A Second Language

Entry Requirements

  • Education: Applicants should have a standard of knowledge, skill and competence equivalent to NFQ Level 3 when accessing a Level 4 programme. Applicants may have participated in primary and secondary education although no formal qualifications are required.
  • Aptitude: Applicants must have a motivation to learn, an interest in the subject and the ability to acquire the knowledge, skills and competencies set out in the course.
  • Previous Experience: Applicants must be able to demonstrate a moderate range of knowledge, skills and competencies relevant to the course, be able to work under direction with some ability to work on their own initiative.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this programme learners will have acquired a broad range of personal skills which will enable personal development and active citizenship, and/or to progress to employment and/or further education or training. It will also set our Graduates up with an excellent knowledge base for Year Two when they will select their next direction of study for a QQI Level 5 qualification in WCFE.

Specialist elective modules may be introduced on this course dependant on student requirements.

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