Helping young people prepare for further work and study
The BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Workskills has been designed to help young people take the next steps to move forward with their careers. We here at Twin understand and appreciate that A-Levels aren’t for everyone and some students would prefer to take a more vocational qualification.
A BTEC Diploma in Workskills can be tailored towards your individual goals in industries such as sports, media, retail and enterprise, while helping to provide a sense of independence that is rare in more traditional schooling environments. On the course, you will also gain Level 2 Functional Skills qualifications in Maths, English & ICT as well as undertake a work placement, sourced by Twin, which will allow you to experience the working world.
Today’s job market is very competitive; in order to secure a job, you need to stand out from the competition; you will need to be able to highlight and showcase skills and experience that others do not possess.
Upon finishing the course, you will be able to:
You will have gained four recognised qualifications which are accredited by Edexcel:
On our study programme, you will not only develop your employability skills but you will receive support with preparing for job and further education applications.
Based in Greenwich, we provide the ideal learning environment by being situated close to the hustle and bustle of central London and the local history of Maritime Greenwich. With 20 modern classrooms, a student area with computers, Wi-Fi access throughout as well as an on-site gym, library and café – everything that a student could possibly need is under one roof.
We have over 20 years’ experience in providing work placements, and our team have been nominated for Study Travel Magazine’s Work Experience Provider of the Year award seven times winning five times. Our placements team will source a suitable work placement in your chosen area of interest, making sure that you get the most out of the BTEC Diploma. Our placements team is also available to answer any and all work experience questions, ensuring that all parties are satisfied.
Our dedicated employment and training team are friendly and supportive, offering you all the guidance you need to succeed in completing your programme.
When you enrol on our study programme, we will give you:
Lessons will cover a range of subjects, focusing on developing all of your skills. The course includes:
Vocational learning – students will have the opportunity to learn about the industries they are interested in, such as sport, media and enterprise
Work Experience – our study programme includes placement opportunities that enable students to use their skills, develop new ones, and supplement their current abilities with real world experience
English and Maths - If you want to climb the job ladder, you will be expected to have a good understanding of English and maths. Our functional skills training helps you understand how to apply your GCSE maths and English skills in the work place. This training will help you hit the ground running as you start out in your career.
Information and Communications Technology (ICT) - learning how to navigate through information systems and how to structure, find and present information is becoming a standard requirement for most positions these days. With a recognisable qualification students can get ahead of the competition.
We know that many students want to leave the traditional school environment behind so we have created a teaching week with your needs in mind. Lessons will take place Monday-Thursday from 10am to 3pm so you can enjoy that extra hour in bed and keep your Friday to relax and catch up on your studies.
* Those aged 19 year-old who were still 18 on 31st August of the previous year are also eligible.
To enrol on our Study Programme, you must be able to provide the following:
Minimum EU residency requirements apply (you must have been living in the EU for three years or more)
Functional Skills Mathematics
Three components to achieve:
Functional Skills English
Three components to achieve:
Edexcel Functional Skills qualification in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) at Level 2 Level 2
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