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Public Services
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Useful Information

  • Mode of study:

    Full Time

  • Level:


  • Duration:

    1 Year

  • Awarding/validation body:

    Pearson (Edexcel)


Course Overview

The Level 1 Introductory Certificate prepares students to improve their knowledge and study skills that will then enable them to undertake study at Level 2 in a subject area of their choice. The course combines some practical activities as well as theory to give students an overview of a wide range of subjects allowing them to build on their study skills and gain important knowledge that will help them be successful in their chosen study or careers.

Course Highlights

Studying Vocational Studies at Croydon College is unique; you will have the opportunity to undertake a range of units that will give you transferable stills and excellent study skills to enable you to apply to your chosen Level 2 subject area. You will take part in sport and enrichment. We have good links with local industries that will help and support your chosen career path.

Career Opportunities & Further Study

There are lots of  industry opportunities  and it is very diverse and growing, students who study vocational studies can go onto study or work in:

  • The sport Industries
  • Business and Management
  • Health and Social Care
  • Public Services
  • Travel and Tourism


You will be assessed in a number of ways, both practical and theoretical.

You will have to write reports, participate in discussions or group debates. You will learn how to organise yourself effectively. You will also be researching your progression and plan for the future.

Entry Requirements

Four GCSEs at grades 2/E as a minimum


Evidence of a commitment to learn and the ability to study at this level shown at interview; including English and Mathematics assessed at Entry 2 or above by College assessment at enrolment.

A satisfactory reference may also be requested.

How To Apply

Use the below link to apply for the above course.