Foundation Degree in Community Work and Employability

Course Overview

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 October 2018

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)
Additional costs such as DBS which is currently £44 approx

The UCAS code for this course is L540.



Course deliverable in Welsh


Detailed Course Information

Where and when can I study?

Start Date: Tue 17 Sep 2019 | Course Code: PV863 PT1 | Cost: £2,560

Level HE   Tue+Thu   9am-5pm   30 weeks   Tycoch  

An interview is required