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Vocational Courses

Vocational Pathways are full-time programmes and are ideal for students who have a real interest in, or a passion for a particular subject.  The programmes are delivered over 1 or 2 years depending on the level.  You will be taught by a team of lecturers who have a wealth of experience which relates directly to the vocational areas they teach on. 

Is a Level 3 vocational pathway for you?

This is you:

I'm organised and meet strict deadlines
I like working on multiple assignments at the same time
I want to study units that relate to my chosen career
I'd like to go on to university, an apprenticeship or get a job

You'll need:

Usually 4 or more high grades at GCSE in subjects that are relevant to the course you'd like to study (including English and/or maths)
Level 2 Diploma with overall Merit in a relevant subject and English and maths at appropriate levels

You'll study:

Your chosen subject over 2 years
English and maths

Whatever you study at NULC, you will receive help and support to continually improve your maths and English skills and qualifications.

Is a progression and skills (Entry Level/Level 1/Level 2) vocational pathway for you?

This is you:

I like applied learning, but I want to build up my skills, knowledge and confidence first
Then I'd like to study on a higher level vocational or skills programme, get an apprenticeship or get a job

You'll need:

Our progression and skills-based pathways have 3 different levels:

Level 2 - 4 GCSEs at D or above
Level 1 (Foundation) - 2 GCSEs at E or below
Entry Level (Foundation) - No formal qualifications needed

You'll study:

Your chosen subject in 1 year at Entry Level, Level 1 or Level 2
English and maths
Relevant work experience

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