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You can enrol onto this course, come to the college and our staff will be able to help you.
Qualification type: Certificate
Level: Level 1
Awarding body NOCN
Academic year: 2018/2019
Start date TBC
Duration 8 weeks
Location: Darlington College
Attendance: Short course
You can enrol onto this course, come to the college and our staff will be able to help you.

Course overview

The Re-Start course builds life, learning and employability skills and helps students to find their path in life. With a supportive, progressive scheme of work we aim to be flexible and helpful when it comes to putting students first.

1 day a week attending the main programme and ½ a day (currently each Friday) to attend Maths and English.

Key skills and knowledge relevant to Employment, Training and Personal Development along with subject specific units in Health, Social Care and Childcare.

  • Unit 1 Interpersonal Skills
  • Unit 2 Intro to the Adult Social Care Sector
  • Unit 3 Intro to Communication Skills
Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements but you will need to have a positive attitude towards studying.

How to enquire/apply

Pre-16 applications are available following consultation with Julie Davison - Student Services and Safeguarding Manager

If you require more information on this course or on how to enrol contact Course Information on

01325 503030

Studying and learning

Informal workshops including Enrichment Activities; Guest Speakers, Progression Coaches and Careers Guidance.

How will I be assessed

Work is internally assessed via a portfolio of evidence including: case studies, written and pictorial information and task work/books.

Things you may need

You will need a can-do attitude. For classwork you will need to bring pens, paper and pencils.

What next

On achievement of the Award students will be able to progress onto the NOCN Level 1 Certificate/Diploma in Skills for Employment, Training and Personal Development


What if I need support?

Here at the college we have outstanding support. Our support staff are dedicated to providing you with all the help and guidance you may need throughout your college journey.

You might need help and advice on a wide range of issues such as childcare, counselling and additional learning support. For more information on any aspect of student support contact the Course and Information Team, who will direct your call to the appropriate member of the college support team, call: 01325 503030.

You can enrol onto this course, come to the college and our staff will be able to help you.

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