Welcome to the Vocational department area. The Vocational department has very specialist staff who are in touch with industry requirements Promoting ’learning by doing’ enables learners to become natural problem solvers in a practical and theoretical way. The technical awards have an practical and written exam which is marked externally. The department offers a range of courses, starting as an introductory level to level 3. Working hand in hand with employers enables a smooth progression in employment through work experience and apprenticeships.. The department offers an outstanding curriculum and teaching in all subjects, at all levels.
|Key Stage 4 (14-16)||Key Stage 5 (16-18)|
|Professional Cookery||Level 1 certificate in culinary skills||Level 2 certificate/ diploma in culinary skills|
|Construction||Entry 3 Trowel Occupations||Level 1 Bricklaying|
|Motor Vehicle||Level 1 Certificate in transport maintenance||Not available|
|Hairdressing and Beauty||Level 1 in Hair and Beauty/ level 2 technical award in Hair and Beauty||Level 2 certificate in Hairdressing|
Mrs Jean Bignell
The department has a main base at the College site as well as three satellite locations, Hairdressing, Beauty Therapy and Professional Cookery at Dunheved House and the Construction Unit and Motor Vehicle Unit is based on the Pennygillam Industrial Estate. If you require any further information, please use the contact form at the top of this page to contact a member of the team.
Head of Vocational