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Foundation Learning at TyneMet

Foundation Learning Courses are designed for students aged 16-24 with learning difficulties or special learning needs. Your programme of study will include a mixture of classroom sessions and practical activities/vocational tasters.

Why study Foundation Learning at TyneMet?

As a Foundation Learning student you will find that your unique needs are met and you'll gain new skills which will help you succeed in the future. As well as making new friends, you will work alongside a fully supportive and dedicated team who will ensure you gain new skills, experience and confidence.

As a student you will benefit from:

  • Excellent help and support through small class sizes
  • Individual learning plans and targets
  • Independent living skills
  • Personal and social skills
  • Vocational tasters
  • Work experience
  • Enterprise skills
  • Access to Speech and Language therapy, Physiotherapy and Occupational therapy

Tyne Met College is very proud to announce that we received Autism Accreditation from the National Autistic Society in 2013 following a comprehensive review of our services. This accreditation recognizes that our Foundation learning department understands autism and the best ways to support any individual to achieve their full potential.

Full time courses

Title Level Attendance
Basic Skills for Life Pre-entry level Full-time
Broadening Horizons Entry level Full-time
Connect to Further Education Entry level Full-time
Diploma in Learning Skills Entry level Full-time
Expressive Learning Entry level Full-time
Personal Development Opportunities Pre-entry level Full-time
Preparation for Employment Entry level Full-time
Skills for Enterprise Entry level Full-time
Social & Vocational Skills Entry level Full-time
Transition into Vocational Training Level 1 Full-time

Like to know more?

If you have any questions about studying Foundation Learning at TyneMet, contact our School and Employer Officer, Charlotte Peace on 0191 2295251 charlotte.peace@tynemet.ac.uk}