Gateway 2 | Laser Certificate in Learning for Personal and Social Development | Entry Level 3

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Course Code: FE0351-1C Course Type: 16+ college (full-time) Campus: Broadwater Campus Qualification: Laser Certificate in Learning for Personal and Social Development - Entry Level 3 Awarding Body: Laser

Why this course?

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These SEND courses cater for 16-25 year olds with mild/moderate learning difficulties, behavioural or social needs. These courses are also suitable for people with mental health concerns.

Students gain skills and confidence through activities such as external day trips, community volunteering and work experience. You will also have opportunities to try vocational courses at the College in areas such as catering, construction and music. Courses include literacy, numeracy and IT, as well as jobs search and employability skills.

Start dates

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Entry requirements

Individual applications will be reviewed for appropriate skills and readiness for each level but you should have achieved an Entry Level 2 in literacy.

Entry requirements

Course units

  • Work experience to suit aspirations
  • Vocational course tasters
  • English and maths
  • Job searching and employability
  • Community projects

Progression

After completion of Gateway 2 (Entry Level 3), you may be able to progress to Gateway 3 - Laser Certificate in Learning for Employability and Progression or to a vocational course.

Cost & Finance

The course fees for 2021/22 are £1,352.00.

Level 2 entitlement

Course is free if you meet the following criteria

If you will be aged 19-23 when your course begins and you have not already achieved a full Level 2 or above, you may not have to pay any fees. For more information, please speak to our Admissions team: admissions@gbmc.ac.uk | 01273 667704

Unemployed / Benefits waiver / Low wage

Course is free if you meet the following criteria

You may not have to pay any fees if you will be aged 19 or over when you begin this course and:

  • You are in receipt of Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA) or Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)
  • OR you are receiving a means tested benefit, earning less than £343 per month (take home) if you are a sole claimant or £549 a month if you have a joint claim with your partner, and are completing the course to improve your employability
  • OR if you are working and earn less than £17,004 per year (gross pay)

You will need to provide evidence and sign a declaration when you enrol.

Subsidised fees

If the above does not apply to you, you may still be eligible for a subsidised fee. For more information, please speak to our Admissions team: admissions@gbmc.ac.uk | 01273 667704

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Course costs

All 16+ (full-time) courses are free to UK citizens, those who hold EU Settlement Status or have a visa which could qualify them for home status, AND are under 19 years old on the 31 August of the year of entry. If you are 19+ and interested in studying this course, you can find out more about costs and financial support in the link below.

19+ fees

How to apply

We accept applications throughout the year, allowing you to apply up until the course starts.

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