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Blackfen School for Girls

Blackfen School for Girls

Raising aspirations - releasing potential

Workskills BTEC

Workskills BTEC

FOUNDATION PACKAGE—Certificate

Exam board: Edexcel

Why study this subject: 

To develop and engage students  to identify their own skills , talents and strengths.  To prepare them for a successful and enriched future, where they can work and contribute to society around them irrespective of their starting point.

Units:

UNIT 3—managing your own money

UNIT 4—searching for a job

UNIT 5—applying for a job

UNIT 9—self assessment

UNIT 10—career progression

UNIT 15—effectiveness as work

UNIT 26—preparing for work placement

UNIT 27—learning from work placement

How will I be assessed: 

All units are coursework and students must gain a pass grade in each unit

Future course and possible careers:  

Level 3 qualifications in sixth form

Apprenticeships  within any industry