Name of provider
TST South West CIC
Name of course
Post 16 Vocational Training
Who is this courses intended for?
Individuals looking for bespoke vocational training or subject specific training in Construction, Landbased and Animal Care.
Site/s where available
Key contact for questions about course
Duration of course
32 week programme
Age range if applicable
18+ with EHCP
Key course content and outcomes
- My Future Plans
- IAG & ILP
- Staying Safe Online
- Fundamental British Value
- NOCN Functional Skills in English and Maths
- OCN LR for Core qualification (Entry level – Level 2)
- Work Experience through Work Skills South West CIC
- Soft Skills
End of Course Info:
- Independent careers information, advice and guidance through CSW
- Write CV
- Interview Training
- Supported transition into further education, supported workplaces, volunteering or apprenticeships.
Where appropriate TST will work with the Adult Social Care team to prepare young people for transition into independent living.
TST also will work with employers to engage with the Access to Work Fund to support future employees get the support they need to go into employment.
Students will have an identified learning/cognitive need as specified within their EHCP; the EHCP will be fully discussed at students Year 10 review which will determine the suitability of the Post 16 offer.
We offer rolling programmes throughout the academic year so learners can join at any point of the year. The qualification selected (Award, Certificate or Diploma) will be dependent on the number of guide learning hours achievable before the end of the academic year.
Awarding Body: OCN LR
Vocational , Progression and Employment Courses:
Induction to College: Entry 2 – Level 2 (Award)
Progression: Entry 3 – Level 2 (Award / Certificate / Diploma)
Employability: Entry 1 – Level 2 (Award / Certificate / Diploma)
Supported Learning Courses:
Independent Living: Entry 1 – Entry 3
Personal Progress: Entry 1
Employability: Entry 1 – Level 2
Subject Specific Courses:
L1 – Skills for Professions in Animal Care (Award / Certificate)
L2 – Skills for Professions in Horticulture, Environmental and Animal Care (Award / Certificate)
L1 Work Preparation for Building and Construction (Award / Certificate)
L2 Skills for Professions for Professions in Building and Construction (Award / Certificate)
Additional charges for families
e.g. swimming, pocket money for shopping
No – Free Transport available for certain pickups from Plymouth and Saltash
Optional expenses for families
e.g. non-essential trips
Are there opportunities for students to undertake educational activities which are outside of the formal curriculum offered – e.g. – Ten Tors challenge. Each educational activity should identify the cost of any payments requested from parents.
Timing across the week
Full time programme – 3 days a week: 18 hours per week.
We can also offer a flexible approach to the programme to allow a staged transition into the programme and can also work around specific appointments / meetings that a young person may need to attend.
TST was named the Best Vocational Training Centre 2019 this year in the Private Education and Development Awards.
TST has been short listed for Best Community Learning for Young People in the National Institute for Outdoor Learning Awards 2019. Winners to be annonacin in October.
TST has been given an Award of Merit by MATRIX the National Inspectorate for Information Guidance and Advice.