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Contents 4 Why should I choose a 22 Frequently asked questions vocational & technical course? 23 Course listing 7 Apprenticeships 24 Foundation Learning 8 Warrington & Vale Royal Sixth: 26 Foundation pathways A Levels with a difference 27 Supported learning & supported internships 10 Entry requirements 28 Beauty, Hairdressing & 12 Your study programme Make-Up 13 Work placement 32 Business & Finance 14 Enrichment and Active You 36 Computing & Gaming 15 College facilities 40 Creative & Digital Media 16 English & Maths 44 Construction Trades 18 How to apply 46 Brickwork & Carpentry 48 Electrical & Electronics 20 Q&A with our friendly staff 50 Plumbing

52 Creative Industries 54 Art & Design 56 Performing Arts & Music 58 Engineering & Science 60 Engineering 62 Applied Science 64 Health, Social & Childcare 68 Hospitality & Catering 72 Motor Vehicle 76 Public Services 80 Sport & Leisure 84 Travel & Tourism 88 Safeguarding 89 Destinations

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Many of you will be aware of the new grading structure for all your GCSEs. The table below is a conversion chart so you can easily understand your grades. New GCSE Grading Structure

Current GCSE Grading Structure

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Supported learning If you have any additional needs there are lots of ways we can support you. Our campuses provide easy access for students with disabilities and wheelchair access is available to all main areas. See page 27 for more information.

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Activities you can participate in include: Football Rugby Gym Clubbercise Boogie Bounce Relaxation Table tennis Pool Gaming Badminton

Netball Squash Dance Handball Inclusive sport Basketball UV sports Horse riding Futsal Archery

Jordyn “We are really lucky at the college to have the Active You team who give us these fantastic opportunities to have fun, meet new people and learn how to stay healthy at the same time!” “I’ve always believed in the saying ‘Life is what you make it’ and my life couldn’t be any better, thanks to the Active You team. The college wouldn’t be the same without this enrichment.” “The sessions gave me the confidence to be more active and as they were so much fun, they motivated me to keep going!”

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Complete an APPLICATION FORM ONLINE wvr.ac.uk/apply

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RECEIVE AN OFFER for a place on a course

For more information call our learner services team on 01925 494 400


Take a look at our wide range of courses...

24 Foundation Learning 26 Foundation Pathways 27 Supported Learning Supported Internships 28 Beauty, Hairdressing & Make-Up 32 Business & Finance 36 Computing & Gaming 40 Creative & Digital Media

44 Construction Trades 46 Brickwork & Carpentry 48 Electrical & Electronics 50 Plumbing 52 Creative Industries 54 Art & Design 56 Performing Arts & Music

58 Engineering & Science 60 Engineering 62 Applied Science 64 Health, Social & Childcare 68 Hospitality & Catering 72 Motor Vehicle 76 Public Services 80 Sport & Leisure 84 Travel & Tourism 23


Foundation Pathway Qualification

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Business & Finance

Various Business Pathways

Whether you aspire to own your own business, have a keen interest in the world of finance or dream of working in marketing, our range of business courses will help you to reach your career goal.

If you have an idea about what area of business you would like to work in, our specialist pathways will help you to focus your career path.

You will learn about marketing campaigns, personal and business finance, how to co-ordinate an enterprise event and the role of leadership and management plus much more.

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With specialisms including financial services, human resources, marketing, retail and sales, there is something for everyone. Speak to our tutors about which pathway is best for you!

Level 3

University, higher apprenticeship or your dream job!


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Jaime was offered a full-time position with Warrington Clinical Commissioning Group after completing her apprenticeship.

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Vocational & Technical Prospectus 2018  

This prospectus includes details for the vocational, technical and apprenticeship courses for the academic year 2018/19.