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Take The Leap

Take The Leap is an introductory part of the study programme designed for learners starting at L1 or below, vocationally unsure or need to develop soft skills and overall confidence to support successful and meaningful progression. Take The Leap includes a community project, work experience and equality and diversity. All learners will have the opportunity to pick vocational tasters as part of their programme. 

Learners on the Take The Leap qualification will develop a more hands on approach to their learning and gain practical skills, knowledge and understanding which will prepare learners for working life beyond education. Take The Leap is intended to give learners a solid base from which to further develop their skills and learning. 

CV Writing

Our Take The Leap qualification also provides learners with a qualification in CV writing. This element of the qualification is designed for learners who wish to better their employment opportunities by providing them with the knowledge required to produce their own CV.

Mental Health Awareness:

Our Take The Leap qualification also provides learners with a qualification in Mental Health Awareness. This qualification aims to raise awareness of the issues surrounding mental health difficulties, dispel some of the myths and misconceptions frequently linked to mental health issues and it aims to develop learners’ knowledge of the rights of those with mental health issues. 

How to Apply

You can register interest for this course online by clicking here, call 0300 003 7073 or email

Qualifications needed

Entry Level – No previous qualifications are required for this programme, however, a pre-course interview will be required before a place is offered.

Careers you could move into:

Learners on our Take The Leap qualification will select a vocational routeway to follow after the initial introductory programme, or learners can apply for any suitable Apprenticeship vacancies.

“I found the Take The Leap course interesting and also made some friends. I’m now going to move onto the Digital Promotion for Business course and I’ve also got a part time job working in the Stadium of Light on match days!”

Sam Kirton

Take The Leap Learner

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