Tier 3: Pathway for Progression

This programme serves as a stepping stone to progress on to further studies and
prepare you for the world of work in a supported
college environment.

The programme will
help you build confidence and further develop
your social communication skills by providing
opportunities for you to independently apply
skills and knowledge learnt in a range of settings
including external work experience.

  • Working towards a range of activities
    applicable to your needs
  • Building confidence, self esteem and
  • Developing employability, communication
    and social skills
  • Supporting learners to achieve the next level
    of Functional Skills or GCSE grades.
  • Introduction to a range of vocational
    subjects such as Sport, Catering,
    Photography and Health and Social Care.
  • External work experience opportunities

You will learn in groups of 8-15 in a range of
academic, wellness and vocational subjects.
You will make the most of specialist, practical
workshop spaces as well as small group
English and maths classes. You will also
practice applying your skills in external work
experience placements or internal learning
companies where you will build your CV and
employability skills.

Curriculum is truly personalised , based on a
variety of assessments and a young person’s
EHCP outcomes.

You will work towards an Entry or Level 1
qualification. You will also be developing your
attributes from individual starting points which
are tracked and monitored in a variety of ways
including Recognising and Recording Progress
and (RARPA). Individual targets are negotiated
and set with learners, carers and therapists,
where appropriate.

Progression will be explored at your annual
review. Learners move on to supported
employment courses, Level 1 and 2
programmes, apprenticeships or paid work.

We would like to get to know you as soon as
possible before you are due to leave school.
We run transition programmes and taster
days to assess your needs but also to make
transition as smooth as possible.

for the programme will be assessed by the
college SEND team and via a local-authority
consultation process.

Why Guildford College?

  • Clear routes of progression with qualifications ranging from foundation level to degree level!
  • Industry experienced teaching staff give you the responsibility and independence you need to take charge of your own future.
  • 100+

    Courses available

  • 6000+


  • 79+

    Years of teaching experience

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