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NVQs at Level 1

One or Two Year Course

Course Content

Grantham College offers NVQs (National Vocational Qualifications) at level 1 in a variety of subjects. These courses are practical in nature and are suitable for students with an interest in a particular vocational area.

Students can choose from the subject areas below:

  • Beauty Therapy

  • Business Administration

  • Construction

  • Engineering

  • Food Preparation

  • Food Service

  • Hairdressing

  • Information Technology

  • Sport and Recreation

Method of Assessment

Students are assessed through practical and written assessments.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course but applicants will require a basic level of numeracy and communication skills. They will also need to provide satisfactory references.


These qualifications can help you to progress onto further studies such as Intermediate GNVQ courses. Alternatively, you can go straight into work in a range of jobs both in the public and private sectors, dependent on the vocational area chosen.