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Level 1 Launchpad

Course information

The Level 1 GCSE Progression is a great way to start your career. It enables you to develop the skills and confidence to progress in college and into work. You will develop a wide range of skills in your chosen subject area as well as gaining qualifications in English, Maths and ICT.
The course offers you the opportunity to study a range of science subjects. If you didn't get the grades you wanted and are undecided which path to choose, then this course can open up the area of science for you and help your progress through the other levels of training offered within science. You will be assessed for your English and maths and work at the level that’s right for you.
Subjects you will study include:
• English
• Maths
• Science
These can be studied alongside some GCSEs or used to prepare for GCSEs or vocational programmes. You will have a personal tutor and a weekly tutorial.


C&G Literacy

C&G Numeracy

A range of national qualifications in relevant subject areas

This course leads to...

You could progress onto Level 2 courses like:


• Level 2 Vocational programmes.

Entry Requirements

You will need to have a minimum of 3 GCSEs at Grade E or a Pass at entry level.

Equivalent qualifications will be considered.

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Further Information...

Need more information or can’t find the course you’re looking for? We can book you in to speak with our dedicated Advice & Guidance team about your options at The City of Liverpool College. With hundreds of courses and flexible learning, we’re sure to have something to meet your needs.

You can contact us online via or call us at any point on 0151 252 3000 with any queries you may have – we’re here to help.


Course ID: 163678

Course Year: 21/22

Course Duration: 1 Year


If you are 16-18 years old at the start of your course, studying at The City of Liverpool College is free. If you are aged between 19-23 and don’t already hold a qualification equivalent to 5 GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, and you need to study at Entry or Level 1 to progress to Level 2, you won't have to pay any fees for this course.

Aged 19 or over and unemployed or earning less than £18,135 a year? You may also qualify to join this course for free. To find out more, contact our admissions team on 0151 252 3000 or at

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