Torch Learning Centre
Torch Learning Centre

Vocational Training

Real Working Environment

City & Guilds Approved Centre

Welcome to our website

Torch Learning Centre is an alternative education provider that aims to provide a choice of Vocational Courses alongside Personal Development Programmes.


 T.L.C's main strengths lie in :

  • a real working environment open to the public
  • a small and intensely supportive environment
  • a personal development driven programme of learning
  • an up to five days a week off school site provision


Our Training Centre

About us

At Torch Learning Centre in Irchester, we provide an additional educational
provision for students that are experiencing difficulties within
school. We provide a range of vocational education options and unique personal
development programmes that can be tailored to meet the needs of the individual
students. Students can attend for up to 5 days a week depending on the educational programme devised.

We provide a one or two year Vocational Accreditation in either the

Hairdressing/ Childcare Child Development/Practical Workshop Skills


We have our established PSHE Curriculum (ASDAN COPE) which enables students
to gain G.C.S.E equivalence whilst learning essential life skills.


Unique to Torch Learning Centre is the included Enlightenment learning options that
 are provided by our Cognitive Behavioural Therapist who will assist the students with any
difficulties they may be experiencing that prevents them from reaching their
full potential.


An Intense Literacy & Numeracy Programme with dynostic assessments.




Vocational Course Options

All students can choose between our two Vocational Course Options

An Introduction to Childcare / Parenting

City & Guilds Introduction to the Hair & Beauty Sector 3001

Practical Workshop Skills



PSHE Course Option

All students can take additional PSHE acreditation through the ASDAN COPE AWARD at Level 1 & 2


Intense Numeracy & Literacy

OCR Progression Awards Literacy & Numeracy Entry 3 - Level 2

EnLIGHTENment Learning Programmes

All T.L.C Vocational Programmes includes our additional personal development programmes these include:

Anger Management / Conflict Resolution

Self Advocacy

Individual Cognitive Therapy (CBT)

Student Self Structuring

Anti Bullying (Bullying Recovery)

Behaviour Managment

Self Harm

Eating Disorders



All EnLightenment Learning is accredited through the AQA Unit Awards


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