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Foundation Studies College Courses

At Riseholme College, we provide a supportive and safe environment for Foundation Studies students

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You can establish academic and life skills to help you progress on to further learning or employment.

We offer Entry Level and Level 1 Foundation Studies programmes, made to help you realise your potential.

Life skills, personal development, independent living, skills for further learning and skills for employment are all covered in our courses. Supported internships are also available.

Our environment has everything you need, from specialist Animal Care and Horticulture facilities to a house dedicated to developing your independent living skills.

We welcome students of differing abilities and our team of experienced staff are always available to offer you a helping hand.

Our aim is to ensure your experience with Riseholme is worthwhile and fun.


Our Foundation Studies courses open up a range of careers, including:

  • Conservation worker
  • Machine operative
  • Animal care assistant
  • Farm worker
  • Gardening assistant


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