+ Vocational Your future, Your choice… + Which route? Apprenticeship Flooring, Construction, Hair Level 3 Business, ICT, Economics, Childhood Studies, Travel Level 2 Construction, Hair, Motor Vehicle, Childcare + Progression Apprenticeships Level 3 Level 2 Employment, University, Further Education, Apprenticeships + Subjects Level 3 Travel ICT Childhood Economics Business + BTEC Level 3 Business + BTEC Business Either single (1 A Level) or double (2 A Level) option Achievement – over half students achieve D/D* (A/A*) Studying: Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, Business Organisations 100% coursework based Progression onto: University, employment, FE + A Level Economics A traditional yet dynamic course. Economics is a MUST for those students considering applying for Oxford or Cambridge University. Assessment for economics is 100% exam. Topics include: Markets and Market Failure, National Economy and Business Economics. Progression: Banking, Finance, Law, Accountancy, Economist + Childcare & education level 3 + Key facts Worth up to 360 ucas points (3 A levels) Full-time over 2 years Alternate weeks in school and placement Assessed through coursework, exam and research project University pathways – teaching, nursing, midwifery, childhood studies, youth work, social work Vocational pathways – Nursery nurse, nanny, crèche worker, teaching assistant, special needs carer. + What our students have to say… + ICT BTEC, A-Level, Computing + BTEC ICT Level 3 The course is made up of 2 compulsory units and all work assessed is Coursework. Unit 1: Communication and Employability Skills for IT - This unit will introduce students to the skills and attributes that are valued by employers in the IT industry and ask them to demonstrate their IT skills in an industry context. Unit 2: Computer Systems - This unit will give the students an introduction to the components that make up computer systems covering the theory of how systems work and they will also be expected to set up and maintain a computer system. Four additional units are chosen looking at the strengths and interests of the class consisting of anything from Computer Networks, Technical Support , Programming to Developing Computer Games. Where can BTEC ICT take you? This qualification provides progression opportunities to higher education, degree and professional development programmes. + A-Level ICT What is A-Level ICT? This is a traditional A level that combines practical use of ICT with the theory that is required for progression into the industry to continue to use ICT effectively and safely. The students study legal aspects of ICT, keeping data secure and working in the ICT industry as well as undertaking real life projects, sitting formal exams and completing coursework. Where can ICT take you? This qualification is accepted at most top universities as a sound based for ICT based subjects such as games design, computing and including any subject that is to be studied. + A-Level Computing What is A-Level Computing? This is a traditional A level, aimed at students who want to go on and study aspects of computer studies such as robotics and game creation. The students study the theory of programming as well as how computers work. They will also study programming and will complete projects to produce programs with a commercial target. Where can Computing take you? Students who study and do well in this subject will have the chance to attend any university or to find a rewarding job in the computing industry. + What our students say… + BTEC Travel + BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Travel and Tourism This qualification is equivalent to one A Level. The course is made up entirely of coursework which is graded as a Pass, Merit or Distinction. Students work on assignments to complete evidence for each of the units. + Subjects Level 2 Hair Construction Level 2 Childcare Motor + Units You must complete four mandatory units: 1. Investigating the Travel and Tourism Sector. 2. The Business of Travel and Tourism. 3. The UK as a Destination. 4. Customer Service in Travel and Tourism. Plus two optional units Next year: An overseas visit to a European destination + Level 2 Children and Young people’s workforce full time 1 year placement 1 day per week theory 2 days per week English and Maths if c not gained Access to level 3, employment as Nursery assistant, teaching assistant. + Motor Mechanics Motor Vehicle Fitting Level 2 qualification Includes modules: clutches, brakes, job roles, customer service, exhausts, batteries Ideal position for working in a fitting centre Progression onto apprenticeship, employment or FE + Construction Level 2 Bricklaying Construction related jobs and employment Topics: Health and Safety, Building Materials, Masonary Structures, bricklaying Assessed through phase tests and work in the Construction Unit Can lead onto: employment or apprenticeship within College Our students at work… + Phase test + Hair City and Guilds Women’s Hairdressing Professional industry qualification Topics include: colouring, cutting, shampoo/conditioning, perming, dressing hair + Apprenticeships + What is an apprenticeship? An Apprenticeship is a real job with training so you can earn while you learn and pick up recognised qualifications as you go. If you live in England, are over 16 and not in full time education you can apply. They take between one and four years to complete. Key Benefits: earn a salary get paid holidays receive training gain qualifications learn job-specific skills + What makes an apprenticeship? Qualification Employment Training Technical Diploma NVQ Based with an employer earning a wage Functional Skills Level 2 Maths Level 2 English ERR Employment rights and responsibilities + Apprenticeships on offer at Launceston College: Construction (Bricklaying) Floorcovering Hairdressing + Floorcovering Conforming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace Conforming to Productive Working Practices in the Workplace Developing Customer Relationships in a Floorcovering Working Environment Installing Impervious Floorcoverings in the Workplace Installing Textile Flooroverings in the Workplace Installing Wood Floorcoverings in the Workplace Moving, Handling and Storing Resources in the Workplace Preparing Surfaces to Receive Floorcoverings in the Workplace Setting Out for Laying Floorcoverings in the Workplace + Where can I find out more? www.launceston-college.cornwall.sch.uk/vocational Located in Vocational faculty area Scan and visit!