What is it?

This course is offered as part of our Route3 programme. It is a varied and engaging course focusing on the skills needed for studying at at higher level and the workplace.

Why study this subject at Blackpool Sixth?

This course will boost your confidence and knowledge with a focus on the skills you need to build a successful career.

What skills will I develop?

Communication, leadership, time management, presentation, teamwork.

How will I be taught?

Individual learning styles will be met as part of the teaching and learning, Engaging, interesting and interactive lessons,
Use of case studies and live projects. Group work and collaborative learning.

How will I be assessed?

100% coursework. All units are internally assessed and use written projects, case studies, live assessments and observation of practical performance.

Teacher expertise

All teachers are very experienced in the world of work.

Field trips, projects and employability opportunities

Opportunities for work experience. Guest speakers from different employers.

Where does it lead?

The course is designed to enable progression onto the college’s Level 3 programme, especially our BTEC Level 3 courses.



Examination board

Pearson – Edexcel.

Specific requirements

  • None specific.

What will I study?

  • Developing your CV
  • Applying for jobs
  • Planning an enterprise activity
  • Running an enterprise activity
  • Working in a team
  • Online branding for career success
  • Developing personal skills for leadership