This course is delivered in August of each year. This phase is aimed at young people aged 15 or 16, who are eligible to leave school in December. If you fit this criteria, we will require the early release from the Local Authority. this will be discussed at interview.
The programme is a short full time course (3 days per week) and runs for 18 weeks. It is available on the Kilmarnock, Kilwinning and Ayr campuses. Funding is available to those who are 16 and over. This is assessed on an individual basis.
Some of the themes covered are Learner Journey, Citizenship, Health & Wellbeing, Personal Creativity, Relationships, Outdoor Learning and Digital Skills. these are used to help the students develop skills and attributes that will allow them to achieve and progress in college and life.
Upon successful completion of this course, you may have the option of progessing to anoth HIVE course/college course, training provider or employment/volunteering opportunities.