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Bradford College

Progression to Learning and Work

Entry and Level 1 Vocational, Foundation Learning and Alternative Provision

Progression to Learning and Work (Entry Level 3 and Level 1)

Foundation Learning

Alternative Provision

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Our Progression to Learning and Work programmes are ideal if you are either: 16-18 years old with learning difficulties, or have no formal qualifications, or limited GCSE grades.

Our study programmes cover a huge range of options at Entry 3 and Level 1 and have been designed to help you develop your skills in a number of different areas to support you in growing your skills, knowledge and independence to take part in life, learning and work activities.

At Bradford College, we offer a full programme of care with the goal of helping our students to progress onto the next level, whether that is further study or employment. We will help you to build the foundations needed to take the right steps forwards for you.

We provide a wide range of vocational courses, ensuring that you develop the essential skills towards working your way up to the next level and successfully gaining employment. Through these courses you’ll also be able to develop your English and Maths skills, as well as building your confidence and developing new skills.

Supported Internships

Here at Bradford College, we are proud to partner with DFN Project SEARCH offering internship programmes to young people living with a learning disability and/or autism, aged between 18 and 24. The programme follows the school year and runs from September to July, offering meaningful work experience.

Our internship programmes are designed to provide competitive and transferable skills preparing young adults with learning disabilities for full-time paid work.

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Find your perfect route

Entry 3/Level 1 in Outdoor Studies

PLW / Foundation Learning Entry Level

Entry 3/Level 1 in Outdoor Studies


Study LevelEntry 3, Level 1
Duration1 year Full-time
Start Date05/09/2022
Entry Level 3 Skills for Employment

PLW / Foundation Learning Entry Level

Entry Level 3 Skills for Employment


Study LevelEntry Level 3
Duration1 year Full-time
Start Date20/09/2022
Next Step Learning (NSL)

PLW / Foundation Learning Entry Level

Next Step Learning (NSL)


Study LevelEntry Level 3, Level 1
Duration18 weeks
Start DateVarious

You will gain

Our courses can provide you with:

Confidence
Communication Skills
Foundations in Maths and English
Employability Skills
Enrichment Experiences
Skills for Independence and Team Working Skills

College Students Benefit from Life-changing Overseas Work Experience

College Students Benefit from Life-changing Overseas Work Experience

6th July 2022


Thanks to a fantastic partnership with a regional volunteering organisation, Bradford College students are experiencing once-in-a-lifetime work experience overseas. Everything Is Possible in York is a not-for-profit organisation helping disadvantaged young people learn through volunteering and life experiences. With their support, more College students are putting their learning in the classroom to the test in […]

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