Connect to Further Education // Entry level

The course for you if ...

You're happy to study in a busy college environment but would like a little bit of extra support to develop greater independence and self-belief.

This course provides the perfect bridge between school and adult life by encouraging you to develop functional skills and access a range of subjects including: Personal and social development; Work placements; Independent living; and Enterprise.

As well as skills in the subjects listed above, you will cover Functional Skills in English and Maths.

You will be fully supported to develop a plan for your personal progress into Further Education and training as well as gaining enterprise and employability skills.

Entry requirements

You don’t need formal qualifications and places are offered following a successful link/ assessment visit and/or an informal interview with a course leader.


You will be assessed during classroom activities throughout the programme.


On completion, you may be able to progress to other courses within the department or to other adult services.


For further information on this course, call Charlotte on 0191 229 5251 or email

Course detail
Start September
Level Entry level
Attendance Full-time
Duration One year
Campus Coast Road Campus