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16-18

When you study with us, you’ll get much more than a qualification.

If you’re 16-18 and studying full-time, you’ll be on a study programme which is designed to give you the all-round skills you need to be ready for work or further study.

  • What’s included in a study programme?

    As well as your chosen qualification, you’ll get the opportunity to:

    • Gain English and maths qualifications at the level required by employers
    • Benefit from tutorial support
    • Develop important employability skills
    • Gain work experience
    • Enjoy enrichment activities
    • Get support with CV writing, applying for a job/university course, and preparing for interviews

  • How can a study programme help me?

    In today’s competitive job market, you need to shine in order to stand out from the crowd. Our study programmes have a strong focus on the world of work and include work experience which gives you the chance to put your skills into practice in the real world, and looks great on your CV.

    You’ll also develop skills that are important in the workplace – like presenting yourself well, teamwork and communication – and broaden your knowledge of your chosen sector through enrichment activities such as talks and industry visits.

    When it comes to looking for a job or applying for further study, you’ll be able to access support to help you complete an application form, write a convincing CV and prepare for interviews.

  • Why do I need to study English and maths?

    No matter what career you have in mind, you’ll need English and maths qualifications to help you get your first foot on the ladder. If you didn’t get GCSEs in English and maths at grade 4 (C) or above at school, we’ll help you to improve in these subjects and re-take them alongside your chosen qualification at College.

    Our expert tutors have long experience of getting students through these exams – and even having fun while they learn.

    Find out more about our study programmes.

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Coronavirus update

Southwark College is closely monitoring all communications and guidance as it becomes available. This information is for students and staff and reflects updates from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and Public Health England (PHE). We are prepared to escalate our contingency arrangements in the event of change.

The government is monitoring the situation closely and will continue to work with the WHO and international community. For staff and students, it remains business as usual across our sites and our workplaces.

Please note that, at present, this advice refers only to arrivals from Wuhan, and not the remainder of China. If you have returned from Wuhan you should:

General guidance for those planning visits to Wuhan or other destinations in China

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) maintains updated travel advice for those planning a trip to Wuhan or other destinations in China. This is available at:

www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/china

Note

This advice is derived from The Department of Health and Social Care will be publishing updated data on a daily basis at 2pm until further notice:

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-information-for-the-public#situation-in-the-uk

Supplementary Q&A for individuals wishing to know more around how the UK is managing the risk:

https://publichealthmatters.blog.gov.uk/2020/01/23/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-what-you-need-to-know/