Study Programme (Parents)

The Study Programme is for your child if:

  • They’re leaving school but don’t feel quite ready to start work or college.

  • Are still undecided on what they’d like to do, need some more help searching for a job and Apprenticeship or finding further education.


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What is the Study Programme?
  • The Study Programme is designed to help young people aged 16 to 18. We prepare you for employment, training, then into an Apprenticeship or further education.
  • New students start almost every week, so there is usually no waiting to start.
  • All students can apply for Bursary funding and claim up to £30 per week for assistance with travel expenses, and up to £40 per week if you live alone.
How Long does the Course Take?

It can take anything from 6 weeks up to 1 year depending on your needs and goals.

How Many Hours?

16 – 30 hours per week.

What we do?
  • We support and encourage candidates to move into full-time employment, further education or an Apprenticeship programmes.
  • We work on Employability skills, Vocational development and Personal and social development.
  • The Study Programme is tailored individually to young people and the programme of learning is negotiated with the student.
  • This could include a combination of anything from the following curriculum list:
    • Functional Skills
      • Mathematics, English and I.C.T.
    • Personal and Social Development/Employability Support
      • Support for learning disabilities
      • Dyslexia Screening
      • Health and Safety awareness in the Workplace
      • Healthy Living
      • Money management
      • Effective skills and attitudes for the Workplace
      • Work placement
      • Team working
      • Sexual Health Education
      • Anger Management
      • Career, Planning and Making Applications
      • Equal Opportunities
      • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
      • British Laws and Regulations
    • Job guidance
      • CV and Letter Writing
      • Interview Techniques
      • Job Search Skills and Applying for Jobs
      • Work Experience

Tel: 01527 592666



Mon-Fri:  8:30am to 4:30pm

The natural progression for the Study Programme is to go onto the National Traineeship programme.

Contact us now for further information