Course Structure

Course Structure

GRA Collage offers impartial Information Advice and Guidance around learning, qualifications and progression routes to Adults who are either unemployed or in work but require English and maths qualifications to find and secure sustainable long-term career opportunities or would like to progress into Further Education, Higher Education or apprenticeships. All our learners are formally assessed and are offered a high-quality support package that is Matrix accredited.


Our inclusive environment ensures we offer prospective learners the most suitable course at GRA or we can offer signposting service to another College or community course.
Offering UK nationally recognised Functional Skills qualifications to underpin any Pre- acquired skills. We also support our learners with CV writing, job search, application forms, interview skills and support with barriers that may prevent learners with achieving, including restrictive progression options, barriers to learning e.g. childcare, shift patterns and other factors that can negatively impact with fulfilling their potential.
We offer learners an opportunity to development their IT skills – with basic IT Courses being offered.
Finding funding for learning, training and employment.
Exploring career and progression options.
Finding and applying for a work placement wherever appropriate.

Personal Action Plan

All sessions are confidential, and everyone will leave the assessment with an understanding of their English and / or maths Levels along with a personal action plan showing steps that need to be taken to reach their goals and aspirations. Learners benefit from regular, ongoing SMART reviews together with ongoing tracking to ascertain the effectiveness and quality of support offered.

Portrait of smiling student in training course

Equal Opportunities

It is the policy of GRA that no person, whether job applicant, employee or participant, shall be discriminated against. GRA opposes all form of unlawful and unfair discrimination, either direct or indirect, or harassment, on the grounds of ethnicity, racial origin, national origin/nationality, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religious beliefs, age, disability, trade union membership or non-membership, role as parent/guardian/carer and criminal record.