Foundation Learning

Foundation Learning Courses are designed for students aged 16-24 with learning difficulties or special learning needs. Your programme of study will include a mixture of classroom sessions and practical activities/vocational tasters.

As a Foundation Learning student you will find that your unique needs are met and you'll gain new skills which will help you succeed in the future. As well as making new friends, you will work alongside a fully supportive and dedicated team who will ensure you gain new skills, experience and confidence.

As a student you will benefit from:

  • Excellent help and support through small class sizes
  • Individual learning plans and targets
  • Independent living skills
  • Personal and social skills
  • Vocational tasters
  • Work experience
  • Enterprise skills
  • Access to Speech and Language therapy, Physiotherapy and Occupational therapy

Tyne Met College was proud to receive Autism Accreditation from the National Autistic Society in 2013 following a comprehensive review of our services. We are committed to providing an Autism friendly learning environment for our learners.

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If you have any questions about studying Foundation Learning at TyneMet, contact Charlotte Peace on 0191 229 5251 or

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