Foundation Degree in Community Work and Employability

Course Overview

(Subject to revalidation) 
The course aims to provide students with the knowledge and skills to play an active part in Community Work and Employability in Wales. It mixes both academic learning and practical learning to develop a wide range of skills that are sought after by employers in this area. The modules are a mix of the theory of community work and employability and its practical applications in the workplace. A main focus of the course is developing the student into a reflective and independent practitioner.

Updated November 2019

Entry Requirements

Entry Criteria:

UCAS Tariff - 48 points

A level - DD/EEE

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma - PPP 

Access to HE Diploma - Pass

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma - MP

CCC at AS Level would be considered subject to interview and relevant academic experience

Course Delivery

Level 4 module:

  • Working Knowledge 1
  • Study Skills
  • Community Work Theory
  • Social Justice and Equality
  • Employability
  • Teaching in the Community.

Level 5 modules:

  • Working Knowledge 2
  • Healthy Communities
  • Managing Events in the Community
  • Social Exclusion and Employability
  • Managing Money
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Working with Children and Families

Progression Opportunities

Additional Information

Fees for this course are £6,165 per year. Further information for Wales:

Tuition fee support for Welsh domiciled students for this course is subject to approval by Welsh Government for 19/20. Please contact the College for more information.

Receive a £500 College bursary per year (subject to satisfactory progression)

There may be additional costs associated with this course i.e:

  • travel to and from college, or placement
  • photocopying, stationery and equipment costs (e.g. USB sticks)
  • printing and binding
  • gowns for graduation ceremonies
  • A DBS check for any placements, costs are currently £40 

The UCAS code for this course is L540.

Course deliverable in Welsh: