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Explorer Pathway (Entry Level 3 and Level 1)
Learners on the Explorer Pathway follow a project based study programme at Entry Level 3, or specialise in a specific subject at Level 1 while gaining a well-rounded education through various strands of the curriculum linked to:
  • Work Experience
  • Independent Living Skills
  • Enterprise and Employability
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Community Inclusion
  • Functional Skills Maths
  • Functional Skills English
Study Routes

Entry Level 3

You can choose to study either an Entry Level 3 or Level 1 programme. At Entry Level 3, students follow a project-based study programme and will get a taster of three different subject areas, working on units to complete an Open Awards Certificate or Diploma in Skills for Further Learning & Employment.

Level 1 Vocational Studies course or Level 1 subject specific course

At Level 1, students can choose three subjects and study towards a L1 Open Awards qualification in Skills for Further Learning & Employment, or complete a single subject specific to your vocational area of choice.

The six areas to choose from are: 
  • Catering & Hospitality
  • Performing Arts & Music Production
  • Sport, Health & Leisure
  • Business, IT and Enterprise
  • Creative Arts & Digital Media
  • Outdoor Learning (Construction & Horticulture)
Entry Level 3 & Level 1 qualifications available:
  • Open Awards Certificate & Diploma in Skill for Further Learning and Employment
  • BTEC Introductory Certificate & Diploma in Art & Design
  • BTEC Introductory Certificate & Diploma in Business
  • BTEC Introductory Certificate & Diploma in Information Technology
  • BTEC Introductory Certificate & Diploma in Creative Media Production
  • BTEC Introductory Certificate & Diploma in Music
  • BTEC Introductory Certificate & Diploma in Sport
  • UAL Level 1 Award and Diploma in Performing & Production Arts
What can I do after completing the programme?

Learners on the Explorer Pathway can progress to either a Level 1 or Level 2 programme with the main focus on a vocational course and work placement, or a Supported Internship. Some learners have continued from the Supported Internship into employment.

For further information on the Explorer Pathway, contact the team on on 024 7642 6163 or email explorer@hereward.ac.uk
We have extensive partnerships with employers and an expanding supported internship study programme.
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Email: enquiries@hereward.ac.uk


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