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CE Academy - Vocational Overview

At the CE Academy we offer a wide range of both external and internal vocational provisions  to our young people. Our aim at CE Academy is to provide our young people with the opportunity to experience new challenges and environments with the goal of increasing their self-confidence, awareness and social skills. It also provides the opportunity for some young people to gain a qualification, experience, knowledge, or an insight into certain careers paths.

The external provisions that are available to Key Stage 3 and/or 4 are:

Centurion Training (KS4)

  • Motor Vehicle
  • Construction

Youth Works (KS3/4)

  • Bike Maintenance
  • Hair and Beauty
  • Construction

Northampton Town Football Club (KS3/4)

  • Football Skills
  • Coaching Skills
  • Duke of Edinburgh
  • Personal Development
  • BTEC Sport

Northampton Saints Foundation (KS4)

  • Rugby Values
  • Mentoring
  • Personal Development

Green Patch (KS3/4)

  • Gardening and Horticulture
  • Personal Development

Adventure Ways (KS3/4)

  • Personal Development – Outdoor Activities

Fermyn Woods (KS3)

  • Contemporary Art Workshops

Seeds of Change (KS3/4)

  • Equine Learning
  • Therapeutic Support
  • Personal Development
  • Employability skills

A4S (Progressability) (KS3/4)

  • Angling
  • Estate Management
  • Arts and Crafts

Lodge Recordings (KS4)

  • Music

The internal provisions that are available to Key Stage 3 and/or 4 are:

  • Hair and Beauty (KS3/4)
  • Catering (KS4)
  • Photography (KS4)
  • Design Technology (KS3/4)

The following qualifications are available:

  • Level 1 Introduction to the Hair & Beauty sector – City & Guilds (Award/Certificate/Diploma)
  • Entry Level 3 Award in an Introduction to the Hair and Beauty Sector (KS3)
  • Catering – Level 1 NVQ Certificate in Food Preparation & Cooking
  • Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering
  • Catering—Level 1 NVQ Sugarcraft 7159-11
  • Level 1 Award unit award (Sugarcraft)
  • AQA Unit Award Scheme (Motor Vehicle)
  • IMI Level 1 in Carrying out Periodic Vehicle Maintenance and Inspection (NEW)
  • IMI Entry Level 3 Award/certificate/diploma Introduction into Automotive Maintenance And Repair
  • Gateway Level 1 Improving Learning
  • Pearson NQF BTEC Level 2 First in Sport
  • SLQ Sport Leadership Level 1 and 2
  • Level 1 AIM Award in Angling Skills & the Angling Environment
  • Entry Level 3 AIM Award in Angling Skills & the Angling Environment
  • Level 1 in Employability Skills - City & Guilds - Award/Certificate/Diploma
  • GCSE – Photography
  • AQA Bike Course Award Scheme 71767 Bicycle Maintenance
  • City and Guild Level 1 - Unit Awards- Skills for working in the Construction Industry
  • Arts Award Discovery Level
  • Arts Award Bronze Level

Contact Us

County Office: Cromwell Campus, Poole Street, Northampton, NN1 3EX
General Enquires: 01604 239 734

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