This course could be FREE to you. Take a look at our fees page here
This course is from Entry-Level 2 and above
This very popular course is a regular at the college and is one of the reasons we have College of Sanctuary status, given to us by City of Sanctuary in 2021.
Take a look at the video below to find out how Regina and other students have benefited from our Free Thinking course:
The programme includes:
- Sharing stories in a safe and supportive environment
- ESOL – taught separately and embedded in many of the lessons
- Employability skills and advice
- Your rights and responsibilities
- Wellbeing and confidence building skills
- IT and presentation skills development
- Team building and problem solving skills
- An immersive residential learning experience with clear opportunities for practical learning and experienced support staff to provide pastoral care
- Peer support from smaller classroom sizes to improve outcomes and build on social capital
- Opportunities for integration at your own pace as we’re a mainstream college with a diverse student body
- Information, advice and guidance on identifying strengths, career aspirations, skills and abilities
- You need to have refugee status, leave to remain or have been in the country for more than 6 months as an asylum seeker.
- You will also need to be eligible under funding rules.
- You will need to be able to stay at the college 2 nights and study at the college for 3 days each week
- This course is funded by the West Midlands Combined Authority and is available to people living within the West Midlands county including Birmingham.
Other entry requirements apply – please contact our Admissions team on 0121 472 0116 or email email@example.com, to find out more.
You can move on to our other courses where your learning level has been assessed accordingly.
Take a look at where our Free Thinker, Ginger May, is now after attending our Free Thinking course in 2021 here