Vocational Studies

Qualification: BTEC Introductory Diploma

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About the course

Can't decide on what to do next?

Can't decide on a specific course?

Do you find learning a challenge?

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.

Your course will include trips and visits to help develop your skills such as communication and team work.

All students without an A*-C/9-4 grade in English or Maths will be required to complete a functional skills qualification in both maths and English alongside your course.

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

  • Hairdressing and Beauty
  • Hospitality
  • Construction
  • Motor Vehicle 
  • Engineering
  • Early Years
  • Animal Care
  • Art and Design
  • Media
  • IT
What you will learn
  • Working in business and administration
  • Customer service
  • Word processing and presentation software
  • Using email
  • Ideas for small businesses
  • Teamwork
  • Career progression
  • Travel and tourism

The course will also include a taster in one or more subject areas, as detailed in the "About The Course" section.

Entry requirements

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


Dates, times & fees
Start Date Course Times Duration Campus Fees
04/09/17 1 year Main
What next?

Once completing this qualification you can progress on to a Level 1 or Level 2 course within a work based vocational subject at the college, an apprenticeship or employment.