Skills for Independence and Work

Qualification: EDEXCEL
Entry 2

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About the course

If so look no further as City Horizons can offer you a range of alternative options. Our courses are ideal if you didn’t pass your English and maths qualifications and need an opportunity to continue your studies.

We are offering multi-skilled courses designed to assist, empower and support successful progression onto a suitable Level 1 or level 2 course, an apprenticeship or into employment.

All students without an A*-C grade in English or Maths will be required to complete a functional Skills qualification in both maths and English alongside a work based vocational course.

Our courses offer taster sessions in a range of subject areas such as;

  • Hairdressing and Beauty
  • Hospitality
  • Construction
  • Motor Vehicle 
  • Engineering
  • Early years
What you will learn

You will study maths and English at Entry level 1 and 2, alongside team building, practical skills, cooking, sport, animal care, leisure and money.


Entry requirements

A GCSE qualification is not required for this course. On arrival you will complete an initial assessment to check what level you are working at.


Dates, times & fees
Start Date Course Times Duration Campus Fees
05/09/16 1 year Main
What next?

On completion of this qualification you can progress on to a work based vocational course.