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Uxbridge Campus: Course Starting Tue 01 September 2020

Starts: 01/09/2020

Duration: 1 Year(s)

Where: Uxbridge Campus

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

Entry Requirements

Young people who show an interest in wanting to improve their English & Maths skills.

An interview with a member of staff from the Access to FE team plus a good reference from school/college is mandatory. Students will be expected to commit to the course and display good attendance & punctuality.

Who is the course for

Students who are interested in boosting their English, Maths, personal skills and developing retail skills. Students who are unsure of what they want to do in the future.

Course Content

The course is made up of the following three strands:

  • Portfolio Work: OCN E3 Certificate in Working in the Retail Industry
  • Functional Skills Maths & English
  • Work Placement
  • Non-qualification activities

Study Methods

Lectures, practical, workshops and research.

How is the course assessed

Candidates have to collect a portfolio of evidence. Assessment consists of both performance and knowledge evidence. Performance evidence is through direct observation of the candidate, products or outcomes of the candidate’s work, such as items that have been produced or worked on.

Evidence can also take the form of witness statements, assessor observations or authenticated reports, records or photographs of the work or activity.

Candidates should be capable of combining the various features and techniques to be successful in the assessment.

Where the candidate’s knowledge and understanding (and the handling of contingency situations) is not apparent from performance evidence, it will be assessed by oral questioning and/or written questions and answers, practical demonstrations, photographs and videos.

Functional Skills Maths & English will be assessed through exams.

More Information

For further information please contact Clare Husbands, Section Manager on 01895 853464 or Veronica Charlton – Course Team Leader at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Last updated date: 4 September 2018

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 Tue 01 September 2020

Starts: 01/09/2020

Duration: 1 Year(s)

Where: Uxbridge Campus

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

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I enjoy my course at Uxbridge College. I like the assignments, topics and working in the S.Mall shop the most as it provides valuable work experience. Staff are very supportive and help me a lot. I would like to say to students joining Uxbridge College – ‘Come to Uxbridge, you will enjoy the experience’.