Foundation Learning - Supported Internship

Level 1 Diploma
Course Overview

A supported internship is a type of study programme specifically aimed at young people aged 18 to 24
who have a statement of special educational needs or an EHC plan, who want to move into employment and need extra support to do so. Marple College is proud of their partnership with Pure Innovations to offer a full time programme for Entry Level learners.

The course features classroom based learning designed to identify and develop skills needed for employment such as; interview techniques, communication skills and team building. You can look forward to growing in confidence, building your self-esteem and developing your existing skills and learning new ones. You will also benefit from an individually tailored and on-going work placement in which you will be supported in a job role with a local employer.

Anthony Osbourne
Programme Leader – Foundation Learning
Tel: 0161 486 4690

Further Details

Course Location



College 16-18,Adult

Start Date


Course Duration

Full-Time - 1 Year


Foundation Learning

This course is for learners working towards Entry Level 3 and Level 1. Applicants are invited into the college for an interview to assess their suitability for the course. There is an expectation that learners are working towards being ?work-ready? and are independent travel trained.

You will receive a nationally recognised qualification in employability skills and will gain valuable experience of working in an appropriate job role with a view to progressing on to paid employment at the end of the course

Supported Internships have proven to be the most successful way of achieving employment outcomes for young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities. Upon completion of this course you will be supported to seek supported or paid employment.

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