The Study Programme

Our Study Programme is an alternative provision to sixth form or college for learners 16 to 18 years old.

The study programme is a 34 week programme starting in September.

You will attend taught lessons 3 days a week, which will be equivalent to 14 hours of study a week.

There will also be opportunities to attend work placements throughout the year.

How to join the study programme

Firstly, contact our Adult Learning team to arrange a convenient time to come and meet us.

Depending on the time of year you may have to wait until the next start date, but we will keep in touch with you to ensure you are all prepared for the next intake.

Locations and days

We have 2 study programmes running throughout the year in different locations and on different days.

  • Kettering: Monday to Wednesday
  • Wellingborough: Wednesday to Friday 

Expectations of the study programme

Our study programme helps you to believe in yourself, step outside your comfort zone, and aspire to do more. We’ll give you the knowledge, support and confidence to prepare you for work or further education.

The level of qualification you study with us will depend on what qualification level you already have. If you don’t have any qualifications, we will ensure you are enrolled on a level that is appropriate but ambitious.

Functional Skills Maths and English levels:

  • entry level 3
  • level 1
  • level 2

Employability qualification levels:

  • unit accreditation
  • level 1
  • level 2

Guardians or support organisations

A member of the Adult Learning team will discuss the young person’s needs, previous educational attainment, personal circumstances and challenges or barriers to learning and agree on a plan for the most suitable next steps.

Last updated 14 March 2024