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 Real Skills for Work

If you have missed out on your grades, Real Skills for Work could be a great entry point for you to develop skills to help you progress to the next stage of your studies.

There are a number of subjects, combined with work-related qualifications and work experience placements, to help you work more confidently with others. You will also be allocated a personal tutor to ensure you get the support you need throughout your course.

You will study team building, English and maths, dedicated units in your chosen course, social skills and generic BTEC units.
If your son, daughter or ward is currently a Real Skill for Work student at Boston College, and you have a question or query, you can contact Carol Hanford, Programme Area Manager for Real Skills for Work by emailing

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