||November – July
Monday-Wednesday: 9:00-16:00 each day
Thursday: 9:00 – 12:30
|16- 18 years
The SWAT course is a full time learning programme for learners who have had barriers to learning. It supports them holistically, by developing a transferable skill set for the future with Maths and English as the Core Learning Aim. This course has been designed for those who enjoy a “non-traditional” style of learning.
What topics are covered?
What topics will be covered? Maths and English Functional Skills will be taught to make sure you are at a good level for future career choices, along with a mix of the following options:
- Making informed career and progression choices
- Preparation for an interview
- Working as a volunteer
- Searching for a job/course/apprenticeship
- Learning to be financially aware
- Working in a team
- Certificate in Work Related Studies for the Customer Service Sector
- Being creative
- First Aid
- Volunteering for local charities
- Use of the gym
- Personal fitness & wellbeing
How is the course assessed?
You will be assessed through a range of methods, including fun practical assessments, outdoor activities, multiple-choice exams and the completion of a portfolio. All tests and assessments are carried out over the duration of the SWAT programme.
ARC Centre, Eastern Avenue, Gloucester, GL4 3BD
There is a regular bus service (Number 10) you will need to get off the bus at Barnwood Road, and walk the short distance to the ARC Training Centre.