Aspire Diploma Level E3/Level 1

Subject Area Supported Learning Opportunties
Course Type 16-18, College
Qualification Level E3/Level 1
Start Date September 2020
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Aspire Diploma Level E3/Level 1

This is a 35-week course, which takes place over three days per week. It’s based at Torbay Hospital and is open to 18-24 year olds.The course is all about developing employability skills, with an internship at one of the local area’s biggest employers. Throughout the internship, you’ll be supported by specialist staff who can help you learn and develop.

You’ll have three 10-week placements within different departments of the hospital, gaining key employment skills in areas such as catering, administration, and gardening. This course is part of our Supported Learning Opportunities curriculum, which offers a laddered progression route.

This particular course is an internship, developing essential employability skills for students. This course enjoys an excellent success rate – last year, 80% of the students involved progressed to paid employment.

Course Details

Entry Requirements
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  • You will be required to be working towards achieving Maths at Level 1
  • You will be required to be working towards achieving English at Level 1
  • You will be required to carry out an aptitude test
  • You will need to complete a DBS Check
What will I learn?
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  • The varying roles within Torbay Hospital Working within a team

  • Work-related skills

  • Employability skills

  • Applying for jobs and interviewing techniques

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Fees

This course costs: £

This course is fully funded for 16-18 year olds (if applicable).

If you are aged 19 and over at the start of the course, you may have options to help fund your studies with us. The funding you can receive depends on your personal circumstances, and could mean you are entitled to fully subsidised or reduced tuition fees.

You may also be entitled to support with travel, childcare and equipment.

To find out exactly what you could receive, contact our Helpzone team on 08000 380 123 for a free, impartial appointment, with no commitment necessary.

This course costs: £632.00

This course is fully funded for 16-18 year olds (if applicable).

If you are aged 19 and over at the start of the course, you may have options to help fund your studies with us. The funding you can receive depends on your personal circumstances, and could mean you are entitled to fully subsidised or reduced tuition fees.

You may also be entitled to support with travel, childcare and equipment.

To find out exactly what you could receive, contact our Helpzone team on 08000 380 123 for a free, impartial appointment, with no commitment necessary.

“I was one of the first students to join the Internship Programme and gained work experience in different departments at Torbay Hospital. My experiences and the skills I learnt helped me then gain employment with the NHS at St Edmunds Community Care Support Centre.”Emily Bayly

Paignton Campus – Vantage Point

This course is available at our Vantage Point Campus. 

Our inspirational Paignton Campus provides the very best learning environment, featuring state-of-the-art equipment and facilities.

South Devon College,
Long Road,
Paignton,
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