Funding and bursaries
Students if you’re aged over 19 you may be eligible for free tuition depending on the course you want to study, your existing qualifications and your financial circumstances. For more information email email@example.com or call 023 8087 4874.
Advanced Learner Loans are available for students who are aged 19 or over. Repayments do not begin until the course is completed and you are earning £25,000 or over. Eligible learners will be enrolling on a level 3 or above course and are a UK or EU national. For further information, visit gov.uk/advanced-learner-loan.
For Level 1 you will need GCSEs at grade 1 or equivalent.
For Level 2 you will need to have previously studied at Level 1 or grade 3 or 2 GCSE (D/E) and be able to show some level of achievement at this level or equivalent or be able to demonstrate that level of learning.
What will I learn?
The course is intended to support students to develop:
Independence and fundamental employability skills
Independent study skills and learning to be part of a team
Enhance communication and organisational skills
Develop appropriate social interaction skills
You’ll also be able to study a vocation of your choice once a week, in areas such as sport, care, media, health and beauty, music or hospitality and catering.
You’ll do internal and external work experience within areas of interest either throughout the year OR during 1 week placements.
As part of the course, learners may study the following modules:
You’ll produce a portfolio of evidence which may include photographs and observation. The units are internally assessed and externally moderated.
You’ll be able to take part in activities, both on and off the college site, like sports, trips and visits, and there are plenty of clubs in our enrichment programme that you can join.
Career and Progression
You’ll be able to progress to a Level 2 or Level 3 course in your chosen vocation.
You’ll also be able to go into employment or further training – traineeship, supported internship or apprenticeship.
What our students say
Last year I did a rap/grime set as part of a label launch at The Talking Heads which was a mind-blowing and memorable experience. At Totton College the course is fluid so you can really tailor your learning; I’ve been able to combine performance with music tech.
Level 3 Music student at Totton College