Vocational Revitaliser: English - an introduction (East and North)

A one day blended programme that introduce techniques vocational practitioners can use to develop their learners' English confidence and abilities. By doing things in a different way, you can help learners improve their English, at the same time as developing vocational skills. Courses are either contextualised to specific areas (such as Construction or Early Years), or open context, for practitioners from a range of vocational areas.

Pricing options

<Face to face 1 day>

There are two pricing options:

1. Individual fees

  • Society for Education and Training member: £85
  • Non-members: £100

2. In-house

To get maximum value from your CPD budget we can run this course in-house at a time and venue to suit you

  • Training for up to 16 staff: £880  
  • Training for up to 32 staff: £1,700

You can also add a post-course webinar to your session to help embed the learning from the course in practice for only an additional £200.

<Webinar 1 session>

There are two pricing options:

1. Individual fees

  • Society for Education and Training member: £21.25  
  • Non-members: £25 

2. In-house

To get maximum value from your CPD budget we can run this course for a group of your staff online at a time and venue to suit you for £200 per webinar.

Upcoming

IN HOUSE
Enquire about running this course at your location

Free Places

A limited number of free places are offered on this course. Please see the 'Upcoming' section above for current availability. Free places are offered to ensure greater diversity on our courses, so to qualify you must either:

  • Work in an organisation in one of the 12 opportunity areas (Blackpool, Bradford, Derby, Doncaster, Fenland and East Cambridgeshire, Hastings, Ipswich, Norwich, Oldham, Scarborough, Stoke, West Somerset)
  • Work in an organisation with an annual turnover of less than £500,000
  • Consider yourself to have a disability
  • Come from a Black, Asian or minority ethnic (BAME) background

You must also agree to be contacted by our evaluation team.

To book a free place find a course that has free places remaining and book a single place. At the payments stage of the booking you will be asked to tell us which of the three criteria you meet. Once selected, click on the 'recalculate' button to reduce the cost of the booking to zero and complete the booking.

If, for whatever reason, you are unable to attend, please advise us at least one week before the course takes place. This will allow us to offer the free place to someone else who works in the FE sector, so they can take advantage of this offer.

SET Membership


SET members are entitled to an exclusive 15% discount off this ETF professional development course.

Find out more about SET membership on the Society for Education and Training (SET) website.

Who is this for?

Practitioners working in the further education and skills sector i.e

  • vocational lecturers
  • workplace trainers
  • assessors
  • learning support assistants.

Training aim

To prepare vocational teachers, trainers and assessors to be better equipped and more confident to support their learners' English development.

Outcomes

You will be able to:

  • review the English skills that underpin vocational skills
  • identify the barriers that learners face in tackling reading and writing tasks in vocational areas
  • demonstrate and try out a range of active learning strategies to develop English skills using vocational resources
  • explore the use of graphic organisers in planning writing
  • evaluate different embedded support strategies for spelling, punctuation and grammar
  • demonstrate some popular e-learning tools for use in embedded support
  • signpost online learning opportunities to develop your own personal English.

Length

One full day, face-to-face with a pre and post-blended element.

Entry Requirements

You should be a vocational practitioner, teaching, assessing or supporting English in the FE and skills sector.

Contact us

If this course is not currently available in your area, and you would like to attend then register your interest. We will let you know about new events as they are announced.

If you have any questions, please contact:

T: 0800 0 831 830
E: bookingsupport@etfoundation.co.uk