Course Overview

The entry level 3 and level 1 study programmes are ideal for students who have no or limited qualifications. Our entry 3 and level one qualifications are a stepping stone into your vocational career choice. The study programme gives students the opportunity to develop confidence in their personal and social development as well as building on their employability skills. A key element of the programme is to develop maths and English skills to support progression routes to level 2 & 3. In addition to this, students may participate in work experience.

 Each course has a vocational option as detailed below, students also have their own personal tutor who ensures that students cover essential life skills topics such as

  • Learning study skills and preperation for work or further study
  • United values
  • Personal and social development
  • Maths and English
  • Keeping safe 

The development of soft skills is actively encouraged and developed through a variety of enrichment activities.

Course Structure

Vocational options, available to choose from are:

Entry 3 Level 1
  • Hair & Beauty (PLWE3HAB)
  • ICT/Business (PLWE3ICTB)
  • Drama (PLWE3DRAM)
  • Drama  (PLWL1DRAM)
  • Outdoor Studies


  • Art (PLWE3ART)
  • Hospitality (PLWE3HOSP)
  • Sport/Public Services (PLWE3SPPS)
  • Child Health & Social Care (PLWE3CHSC)
  • Motor Vehicle

Other options may include: Media, Games Studies and Gateway to Sciences.

Information, Advice and Support

Careers Guidance

Help with choosing the right course and with thinking about where this might take you in the future.
Email: [email protected]

Student Finance

Money matters - you may be entitled to financial support whilst you study.
Tel: 01274 088349.
Email: [email protected]

Learning Support

Support for applicants with a learning difficulty, disability, illness or other learning need.
Tel: 01274 088344
Email: [email protected]

For all other queries call 01274 088088

Tuition Fees

If you are aged 19+ and studying a Further Education Course at Bradford College, you may have to pay course fees. Course fees are dependent on the number of hours and which course is being taken. Actual costs can be obtained from our team.
Email: [email protected].