Learning to learn: level 1

Course Dates: 30/10/19 - 04/12/19
Time: 10:00 - 16:00
Location: KS - Keeley Street

This qualification is for people who want to develop skills and effective learning behaviours which will allow them to reach their full potential in a learning environment. This course is suitable for people who have not been education for some time or are new to education. It is recommended that learners take this course if they need to build on their learning skills before embarking on some of our level 2 programmes.

This course is FREE if one of the following applies:

a) You are employed and earn less than £20,572.50 . You need to have lived in the UK or EU for the last 3 years and be a citizen of the UK or a country within the EU. You may also be eligible for this funding in other circumstances. When you come for assessment or enrolment, bring a pay slip dated within 3 months of the course start date, or a current employment contract that shows your gross salary. OR

b) You are either on Jobseekers' Allowance or Employment & Support Allowance (WRAG). Please bring proof of income to your assessment or enrolment. OR

c) You receive other state benefits (including Universal Credit), earn less than £338 a month (individual claims) or £541 a month (household claims) and are doing the course to become employed or move into more sustainable employment.

Call 020 7831 7831 for more information.


What is the course about?

This course is about how to be an effective learner. It looks at how to research and complete assignments, how to manage time and how to overcome challenges to learning.

What will we cover?

There is one unit on this course- managing study and approaches to learning.
During this unit you will cover how to use study time effectively, how to set targets, how to contribute in a classroom environment, how and where to find information relevant to a course of study.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

By the end of the course learners should have built up the confidence to continue on to a higher level course. Learners will have the skills and strategies to meet the demands of a course of study, including time management, researching, taking part in a class and producing written work.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

This is a level 1 course. You will need to complete a literacy quiz to at least a Entry 3 level.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

You will be taught in a variety of ways including, presentations, videos, discussions, group work and research. You will be required to complete home work assessments.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

There are no costs to this course, but you will need to bring a pen and paper with you.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

On completion of this course you can apply for one of our other courses, for example the level 1 certificate in adult social care, or the level 2 certificate in understanding working in mental health.

Tutor Biographies
We’re sorry. We don’t have a bio ready for the tutor of this class at the moment, but we’re working on it! Watch this space.

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Course Code: KMA20

Wed, day, 30 Oct - 04 Dec '19

Duration: 6 sessions (over 6 weeks)

Full fee: £189.00
Senior fee: £189.00
Concession: £0.00

Before booking on this course, please register or log in to your account to complete a short online assessment. We need you to do this to check that this course is the right level for you.
Why do I need an advice session?

Any questions? community.outreach@citylit.ac.uk
or call 020 7492 2521

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