Entry Requirements

No formal qualifications are needed. You may contact us yourself or be referred by your school or a Careers Adviser.

You will have an assessment at interview.

Course Content

Foundation Learning:
Functional Skills in

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • ICT

Learners work towards the Edexcel Entry 3 Certificate in Vocational Studies and the City & Guilds Entry 3 Certificate Employability and Personal Development Units include:

  • Developing Creative Media Skills
  • Introduction to the Performing Arts
  • Work-based Experience
  • Contributing to a Team
  • Career Progression

Students are supported in class and on off-site activities by our team of learning support assistants. Our Employment Coach works with individuals learners before, during and after work placements. We are also able to support on a 1-1 basis where required and give CSW support.

Study Methods

Individual, pairs and small group work

How is the course assessed

Portfolio; presentations; examinations

Where next - Further Studies

Throughout the year the course tutors will help you to prepare for your next step when you complete the course. You may be able to progress to another course within Foundation Studies or to vocational or academic courses within the college.

Where next - Job Opportunities

Paid/voluntary employment/further training

More Information

For further information please contact Clare Husbands on 01895 853464.

Last updated: 15 November 2017

How to Apply

To apply for a course choose one of these methods:

  • Online - click the Apply Now button, fill out the form and submit
  • Post - download an application form here , or use the form in the prospectus. Fill it out and return it to: Student Records/Admissions, Uxbridge College, Park Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1NQ.

When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.

Uxbridge Campus: Course Starting Mon 03 September 2018

Starts: 03/09/2018

Duration: 1 Year(s)

Where: Uxbridge Campus

When: Monday-Friday 09:00 to 17:00