Harrison College is focussed on your future, we ensure that we provide you with the tools you need to move into adulthood with a prosperous future ahead

Our core curriculum is delivered at Level 2 and as part of our curriculum we deliver the following qualifications:

Pearson Functional Skills English Level 1 & 2

  • Speaking and Listening, Reading, Writing

Pearson Functional Skills Mathematics Level 1 & 2

BSC ICDL Digital Skills

  • Using ICT, Finding and Selecting Information, Developing Presenting and Communication Information

BTEC Level 2  Award in Work Skills

This qualification will allow you to develop capability that is needed for work either immediately or in the future. It will also help to develop skills such as employability and personal and social skills, and provide an opportunity to explore occupational areas. We encourage you to be mutually respectful and tolerant in the work place allowing for democracy and rule of law to guide your decision making.

  • Developing Work Related Skills and Behaviours
  • Working as Part of a Team

Award in Financial Education Level 2 – London Institute of Banking and Finance

As a young adult entering the working world you need to develop the skills and knowledge to manage your personal finances and understand the financial implications of the decisions that you make. This qualification covers a wide range of topics ensuring that you fully prepared to be financially stable and independent taking into account risk and following values such as Rule of Law and Independent Liberty.

  • Your Personal Finances
  • Money Management for Your Generation
  • Your Future, Your Career

Planning and Participating in an Internship

Whilst on your internship you will work towards the development of  key employability skills; self-management, working with others, communication and problem solving, making decisions, team working skills, creativity and working under pressure. Before you start your internship you will complete a package of CPD accredited courses to prepare you for the workplace, these include:

  • Health and Safety in the Workplace
  • Manual Handling Safety at Work
  • COSHH Risk Assessments
  • DSE Risk Assessments
  • Introduction to First Aid
  • PREVENT for Students

Industry Related Short Courses

We have a range of cross-sector CPD certified short courses and programmes, all of which are delivered and assessed online, are designed to support learners with their continued professional development. These extensions to a learner’s study programme is bespoke and based on their own career development planning. The short courses include but are not limited too:

  • Leading and Motivating a Team
  • Understanding Leadership
  • Prepare to Deliver Excellent Customer Service
  • Understand the Principles of Exercise and Fitness
  • AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Accounting
  • Level 3 Award in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools
  • Level 2 Certificate in Event Planning
  • ILM Level 3 Certificate in Principles of Leadership and Management
  • Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment
  • Level 2 Certificate in Improving Personal Exercise, Health and Nutrition

Active Leaders – CIMSPA

Active Leaders is a programme which develops confidence, employability and leadership skills. Trainees learn to plan and lead fun, physical activity sessions and run events, with signposting towards follow-on work experience and community volunteering. The programme also includes Basic First Aid and is accredited by CIMSPA.

Duke of Edinburgh Award

Through a DofE programme young people have fun, make friends, improve their self-esteem and build confidence. They gain essential skills and attributes for work and life such as resilience, problem-solving, team-working, communication and drive, enhancing CVs and university and job applications. Top employers recognise the work-ready skills Award holders bring to their business. There are four sections to complete at Bronze and Silver level and five at Gold. They involve helping the community/environment, becoming fitter, developing new skills, planning, training for and completing an expedition and, for Gold only, working with a team on a residential activity.

Example Student Learning Journey

For full details regarding the aims, outcomes, employability skills and linked British Values of our curriculum intent framework please click on the link below or contact us for more information.