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Gateway To Progression Diploma (Level 1)

The Houghton Hub at Central Bedfordshire College.


Gateway To Progression Diploma (Level 1)

This progression course involves advancing through structured learning modules to ensure your understanding of a specific subject. It is designed to help you build on foundational knowledge in different areas that offers a systematic approach for skill development and academic growth.

Each term of the course offers something different to ensure that each learner can try something different, this helps the learners to decide what sector is best suited to them. Having the opportunity to enter different sectors not only promotes social interaction but ensures the right course for the right Learner.

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Course information

Need to know

What qualification will I gain?

Gateway to progression Level 1 Diploma.

How will I be assessed?

All assessments will be marked differently, this will include observation, written documentation, pictures and video voice recording.

Industry placement

The Animal sector attend Ark Farm, the sport and Fitness sector will be attending different establishments.

Course content

What will I study?

You will study:

Term 1:

  • Animal and cultivation
  • Carpentry
  • Bike mechanics
  • Mixed media

Term 2:

  • Animal and cultivation
  • Go kart mechanics
  • Art and textiles
  • Sport and fitness

Term 3:

  • Animal and cultivation
  • Small engine mechanics
  • Property maintenance




Next steps

Course progression:

The learners are able to progress onto another course or supporter internship.

Available Courses
Cbc Houghton Learning Hub
Starts: 02/09/2024
Type: Full Time
Day(s): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
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Whilst every effort is made to ensure the information on the Website is correct, some details may be subject to change. The Bedford College Group reserves the right to make amendments to the courses, dates, fees or other details, and to make cancellations or changes if numbers are insufficient. In the unfortunate situation that we have to cancel a course we will refund your fees in full, but we regret we are not able to offer any refund if you withdraw from your course or fail to start, and you will be liable to pay any outstanding fees that may be due.

Additional Learning Support

If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.


Any questions?

If you would like to find out more about this or other courses, please use our Livechat below, email or call us on 0345 658 8990.


We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 for more information.


Additional formats

Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on 01234 291000 to order your copy.