This one-year pathway has been designed to support 16 to 18-year olds to transition from school into college and inspire you to think about what is important to your future.


Why should I choose this pathway? 

You should choose this pathway if: 

  • You are ready to start college but need more time to decide what you would like to do in the future
  • You want to access a practical and engaging curriculum
  • You would like to start learning in an adult environment

There are many more reasons why you should choose this pathway – why not visit and have a look for yourself?

What would I do on this pathway? 

You can take part in a variety of sessions, such as: 

  • Hospitality and Catering
  • Horticulture
  • Equestrian Studies
  • Duke of Edinburgh
  • Art
  • Enterprise
  • Retail (e.g. Avon)
  • Internal Work Experience
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Travel Training

Qualifications offered on this Pathway 

You might not complete any qualifications on the FE Choices Pathway, but if you do, the qualifications we offer are: 

  • Functional Skills – English, Maths and ICT
  • Employability Skills
  • Skills for Working Life

What does this Pathway lead to? 


Q: Can I start on the FE Choices Pathway if I am under 16?

A: Yes. Sometimes our learners need to try a different environment to learn in. We can work with your school if transitioning to college early is going to be the best choice for you.


Q: I don’t want to come to college, can college come to me? 

A: Yes, we can work with you in your home or local community to support you to become as independent as possible. 


Q: Can I change my timetable? 

A: We can be flexible to meet your needs and give you the opportunity to try different things. You might not always be able to join the sessions you would like, but we will do our best to make sure that you are happy with your timetable.