Get on Board – Level 1 Creative Enterprises and Traineeship

Person standing on top of ramp holding skateboard with the pioneer club


Being organised is a very important skill that will help you in all elements of your life. Through working with the team at The Pioneer Club to support the organisation of events as well as the day to day running of the café, shop, music studio and skatepark you will enhance skills that will help you develop professionalism and self-confidence

As well as working at Pioneer you will attend classes at college. These classes are important as they are part of the course and your study program. You will not be allowed to attend sessions at Pioneer if you do not attend your college classes and you cannot pass this qualification unless you complete the core units that are taught at these sessions.

Course Content - What will I learn?

  • How to improve your organisational skills
  • How to run a professional meeting
  • How to plan and run an event
  • Creating a visual display (social media and physical display)
  • Creative skills in photography and film plus video and photo editing
  • How to write copy
  • Visual merchandising and running an online shop
  • Catering and hospitality skills
  • Basic music production and technology
  • Maths and English – These fundamental skills are fully embedded in the course, and you will gain an additional qualification in these areas alongside the main programme.

No formal qualifications are needed.
You are not eligible to study this course if you already have a qualification at level 2 or above.

Practical assessment via question papers/online tests.

Get on Board is an exciting opportunity for young people who have previously struggled to engage or fit in with mainstream education. The course combines a traineeship, whereby you will achieve 60 hours work experience plus a BTEC Level 1 qualification in business. The focus of the course is media business, entrepreneurship, marketing, events planning and developing professionalism. The bulk of the course is delivered at The Pioneer Club in St Albans over two days.
As part of this course, work experience would occur at The Pioneer Club in St Albans which is an indoor/outdoor skate park that also hosts music events.

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16-18 years old, no tuition fees apply to Full Time courses and fees subject to confirmation. Additional costs applicable to BHS courses.

For all two year courses fees shown above are per year.

Aged 19+ and planning to take a level 3 or above a different fee may apply. You may be eligible for an Advanced Learning Loan.

All HE courses (full and part time) are subject to tuition fees.

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