The bksb Vocational Learning Resources have been developed to bring relevance to Functional Skills English and maths for anyone doing a vocational qualification. How often have you heard those undertaking a course or career in a vocational area ask why they need to do English and maths? Our resources covering 20 popular vocations will demonstrate to them the importance of these subjects in all careers, helping to improve understanding and increase motivation.
Eight popular vocations are available in the interactive format at Levels 1 and 2. The English resources cover reading, writing, and speaking and listening with self-marking activities, video and audio content. The maths resources have interactive self-marking activities. The vocations covered are: Art and Design, Automotive, Business Administration, Health & Social Care, Construction, Hair & Beauty, Hospitality & Catering and Retail.
All other vocations are available in pdf format covering Entry 3, Level 1 and Level 2. Interactive versions will be developed over time. These are: Childcare, Customer Service, Digital IT, Electrical Engineering, Electrical Installation, Electronic Engineering, Joinery, Mechanical Engineering, Painting & Decorating, Plumbing, Sports and Leisure, Travel and Tourism.