Vocational Skills BTEC Certificate Entry Level 3

This is an ideal entry level course if you are looking to gain work experience and study to progress on to a level 1 course.

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Pre Entry/Entry


1 Year


September 2020 start


You will work towards an extended certificate in Vocational Studies, with choices of vocational pathwaysand have the opportunity to gain qualifications in English and maths.

A number of vocational options are available (dependent on centre), including catering, joinery and DIY, sport and leisure, health and social care, art and design, art and media, horticulture, business and IT.

You will take part in a range of activities to develop your employability and work related skills.

Entry Requirements

  • You will need to indicate that you are working at least entry level 2 English.
  • You will have an interview with the course tutor to make sure the course is right for you and to see if you have any additional support needs.
  • You will need to bring your progress file with you.
  • Foundation Learning course entry requirements include a minimum of Milestone 7/8.

Assessment Methods

You will have assignments and exams in English and maths.


You can go on to study a level 1 course in your preferred subject area at Kirklees College.

This course is a great platform for you to start a career with the work experience you will gain on the course.

Fees & Funding

Fees are payable for 19+ unless on a means tested benefit and eligible for a Kirklees Priority Passport, for example income support, JSA, housing benefit. Help may be available for students in financial difficulties. For more information, contact student support services, tel: 0500 162100.


For more information on applying for this course please see the Apply page.

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