Manchester College

Construction & Building, Horticulture, Catering & Hospitality, Functional skills


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Commissioned content: Learner-led content development for Construction & Building, Functional Skills, Horticulture and Catering & Hospitality, including quizzes, practice sessions and self-assessment exercises covering four vocational areas in offender-learning settings.

Project contact: Des Whendero

Project summary: We will cover four areas. Building and Construction: Interactive content with navigation around a building site, protective clothing/equipment and legislation as well as workplace hazards and consequences of accidents, tools/equipment etc. Hotspots, images, videos, crossword puzzles and self-assessment will make up the content. Functional Skills; Literacy Compound sentences: Literacy material developed around the Cambridge Progression Award. Interactive fill in the text, drag and drop, scenarios, images, possible videos and self-assessment. Horticulture; Prepare ground for sowing or planting: Navigation around a virtual site with supporting images to identify differences between soils and planting. The learning journey will include pop ups for additional information, practice questions and a self-assessment. Catering and Hospitality; A-Z Recipes Guide: A library of recipes will be collated and loaded into an A-Z Guide built in course lab with supporting images where possible. The guide will be created giving the option to extend and add new recipes.


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