Skills to Employment Progression (STEP)

Foundation Learning

Duration: 1 Year Course

Location: Benfleet

Course Description

AsdIf you are ready to take on the challenges of a work placement and are prepared to develop the skills necessary to be successful in the workplace, this course is for you.

The STEP is a full-time work-based study programme, where you can learn problem solving, teamwork and employability skills. You will also improve your Functional Maths and/or English alongside NCFE Employability, and may be able to resit your Maths and/or English GCSEs depending on your previous marks.


Throughout the programme, students will focus on:
  • Employability - interview skills, job searching and writing the best CV
  • Developing Maths and English
  • Problem solving skills
  • Confidence and team building.

How Will I Be Taught and Assessed?

You will be taught skills in the classroom through practical activities and assignments. You will also learn more practical skills while you are on your work placement, and will prepare a portfolio of evidence to document your progress.

Why Should I Choose Seevic College?

Your work placements might include Painting/Decorating and House Renovations, Thames Ambulance Administration, Football Coaching, Farming and Agriculture, Nursing Homes, Pioneer School, Teaching Assistant, Nursery Nursing and/or Hairdressing.

What Could I Do Next?

You could progress to paid employment, start an Apprenticeship, or progress to a full-time vocational course.

General Entry Requirements

There are no formal qualifications required.

Specific Entry Requirements

You must be 16-18 at the start of your course.

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