• LevelEntry 3
  • Duration1 year
  • Awarding bodyNOCN


This course will help you to achieve up to a Level 2 qualification in Skills for Employment, Training and Personal Development.

You will have the opportunity to develop the skills needed to progress in education, employment and adulthood.

You will develop the skills needed for work and experience working in real life work based environments.

This course is suitable for those that require support into adulthood with employment, good health, independent living options and friends, relationships and community inclusion.
This course is for 16-18 year olds (or 19-24 year olds with an EHCP).

Course Information

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For more information call Course Information on
01642 333333 or email courseinfo@mbro.ac.uk.

This course will cover a range of different subjects as follows:

  • Employment and Training 
  • Being work ready
  • Developing work related skills and qualities
  • Work experience
  • Job searching
  • Personal Development
  • Social skills
  • Confidence
  • Communication skills
  • Working with others
  • Independence Skills
  • Plus English and Maths (Functional Skills or GCSE)

September 2021

Entry requirements

There are no formal qualifications required, but you will need to provide a satisfactory reference and undertake a successful interview.

You will be continuously assessed using a variety of different methods.

Middlesbrough College offers a range of Level 1 programmes that you may be able to progress on to.

The College Careers Service is available to all our students. We can help you when deciding which course or option you wish to take. During your course we ensure you develop employability skills and gain relevant experience. We provide information, advice and support when completing your course and progressing to work or going into further education.

Tuition fees are free if you are a UK or home- fee status student and aged 16-18 on the 31st August before the start of your course.

If you are aged 19 or over, you may be required to pay fees depending on your residency status, educational background and personal circumstances.

Many people qualify for free tuition fees, for more information please contact Course Information on 01642 333333. Additional financial support may also be available for full-time students.

Please click the apply now button at the top of this page which will take you to an application form. If you have any queries with regards to your application or you would like further information and support, please contact our Admissions Team on (01642) 333601. Or if you have any enquiries about courses, please contact Course Information on (01642) 333333 or e-mail CourseInformation@mbro.ac.uk

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Life Skills

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Life Skills students will be joining a small, self-contained community where they can develop a range of skills including writing, independence, and employment progression. Students have access to the ALS Hub, with quiet study and social spaces and specialist facilities, and can get involved in a range of projects such as the community café.

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Additional Information

Learning Support

We understand that students may require a little extra help during their studies, which is why our learning support team are on hand to help learners with a learning difficulty or support need achieve their full potential.

Financial Support

Whatever your age or level of study, we offer a comprehensive financial support service and bursary scheme to help you through your time at Middlesbrough College. From childcare assistance to travel packages, we pride ourselves on giving expert advice and support.

Travel Information

We are situated in a fantastic location, just a stone’s throw from Middlesbrough town centre. As well as being a matter of minutes from both the train and bus stations, eligible students can also benefit from free travel.