Practical Work Skills

Course Snapshot

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Practical work skills level 1

Interested in gaining life skills & confidence in different areas? The Practical Work Skills course covers a range of learning objectives such as building trades, gardening and IT skills. 

✅ Learn about Gardening

✅ Study Digital Skills

✅ Try out different building trades such as woodwork or decorating

✅ Learn skills to prepare for an interview

✅ Learn Cooking Skills

Level 1 Practical Skills, alongside an Extended Award in Employability, Maths and English

Aged 16-18, or up to 24 with an EHC plan

This course prepares you to get ready for work – so the possibilities are endless.

You could also come back and complete more courses with us.

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What is it like to study with YMCA Key College?

  • Tailored learning
  • Achievement ceremonies
  • Relaxing break-out rooms
  • Calm and friendly atmosphere
  • Free meals such as breakfast and lunch *
  • Bursaries *
  • Resources provided, including uniforms where appropriate such as “chef whites”
  • Help with travel costs to and from our campuses (e.g. bus/train fares)
  • Help with job searches, applications, CVs and preparing for interviews
  • Access to various work experience and volunteer opportunities
  • Roll-on, roll-off courses which means you can be start at any point throughout the year
  • Through an individualised timetable
  • Through studying for qualifications in a range of subjects for the workplace, all of which include employability, personal development, Maths and English
  • Through a work experience placement where possible/relevant

Unlock your Future – Study with YMCA Key College

Fill out the form below to find out more about this course. You can download the YMCA Key College Prospectus here.