For course information call 020 8090 3020 www.barkingdagenhamcollege.ac.uk62For young people aged 16 - 24 with Learning Difficulties & DisabilitiesLearning Difficulties & DisabilitiesThe Bridging Courses are designed to help young people improve their basic skills in English, Maths and IT. Other topics are also covered including social skills, working relationships and independent living skills. Route 3 is for those who need a high level of support initially, but there is the opportunity to progress to Routes 2 and 1. Bridging Course Route 3 Independent LivingFull-time Day 2 years RGBridging Course Route 2Life Skills Full-time Day 2 years RGBridging Course Route 1Vocational Studies Full-time Day 1 year RGThe New Directions course will help you with skills for life and personal skills. The course covers written and spoken English, expressing ideas, functional maths and IT. Plus you will get the chance to take part in taster sessions around the College so you can try out the exciting options available. New Directions Full-time Day 1 year RGVenue KeyRG Rush GreenSharif Mohammed (left) and Tayo Odewale (right) - two of our Bridging Course learners at work in our greenhouse. They sell their beautiful flower baskets and hanging baskets around the College to develop their sales skills.
For course information call 020 8090 3020 www.barkingdagenhamcollege.ac.uk63First Steps to College:courses for 14 -19 year olds14 - 19 InclusionFor young people aged 14 -19 who are not currently in employment or education.Horizons: if you don't have the skills or qualifications to join a college course Horizons can help. You could gain a BTEC Level 1 Diploma in Vocational Studies which is equivalent to 4 GCSEs grade D - G. In addition you can develop your personal skills and confidence, as well as gaining important knowledge and work skills. Horizons is a stepping stone to further study and there are no formal qualifications needed to join the course. You can choose from Business; IT; Working with the Public; Sports or Construction. Full-time Day 1 year RGProgression Pathways: these National Open College Network courses (NOCN) are suitable if you wish to improve your basic skills and gain the necessary qualifications for employment or Further Education. Successful learners will be awarded a BTEC Level 1 qualification equivalent to 4 GCSEs grade D - G. Level 1 BTEC Diploma in Vocational Studies Full-time Day October 2011 - July 2012 RGLevel 1 BTEC Certificate in Vocational StudiesFull-time Day Jan 2012 - July 2012 RGLevel 1 BTEC Award in Vocational Studies Full-time Day April 2012 - July 2012 RGVenue KeyRG Rush Green"The College has opened up so many opportunities for me, I found new friends and got on the course I really wanted."Fernando Mifsud-RamirezHorizons Learner