Main Routes to Learning & Training
Foundation Learning (Entry Level and Level 1)
Foundation Learning may be for you if you...
have not got qualifications at level 1 yet
find it difficult to learn without extra support
need more help to decide what you are going to do in the future.
Foundation Learning is a mixture of qualifications to suit you. You'll learn:
functional skills in English, maths and information communications technology (ICT)
skills you need to live more independendly, organise yourself and to work with other people
new subjects as well as carrying on studying some of those you do now.
What qualifications will you get?
Your school, college or training provider will help you to choose from a range of qualifications at this level.
NVQ - National Vocational Qualification (NVQ) at Level 1
Entry Level BTEC Certificates, Awards and Diplomas and BTEC Level 1 Certificates, Awards and Diplomas.
What can Foundation Learning lead to?
At entry level foundation learning can lead to level 1 learning options such as Level 1 Certificates, Awards and Diplomas.
At level 1 foundation learning can lead to level 2 learning options such as GCSEs or Level 2 Certificates, Awards or Diplomas.
Talk to your:
- Personal tutor or careers teacher at school or college
- Personal Adviser from Connexions – you can speak to them at school or college or at Walsall Connexions centre.
For information about which Entry and level 1 courses are on offer locally and where you can do them, use UCAS Progress.