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Level 2 Courses

Laying the foundation with Level 2

Level Up with Franklin's Level 2 Programme: Your Pathway to Success and Beyond 

Our Level 2 programme is here to help you get back on track and provide you with the essential skills and knowledge needed to progress onto Level 3. It also provides valuable support to vulnerable students, including those with EHCPs or learning needs. 

  • Explore our Level 3 courses 
  • Retake GCSEs in Maths, English, or both  
  • Join the 76% of Level 2 students who progress to a Level 3 programme 
  • Complete valuable work experience 
  • Benefit from our Level 2 to Level 3 Transition Programme 
  • Receive tailored support from our dedicated teams 

What skills can you expect to develop at Level 2? 

  • Communication  
  • Teamwork 
  • Problem solving 
  • Presentation skills 
  • Time management 
  • Leadership skills 
  • Interpersonal skills 
  • Independent working 
  • Organisational skills 
  • Confidence 
  • Empathy  
  • Resilience 

Why Franklin is the Place to Study Level 2 

Our Level 2 programme offers a pathway to success if you need to retake GCSE Maths, English or both. This 1-year Programme will provide you with an additional year to support you to develop a wider skill set, attain GCSE qualifications and study a vocational course of your choice as you work towards a Level 3 Programme.  

What Students Achieve 

Our Level 2 students achieve amazing things! 76% of Level 2 students progress on to a Level 3 Programme after 1 year with higher GCSE grades than they expected! This is a testament to our amazing students and the fantastic Study Programme you’ll embark on. Our transition programme, featuring community engagement and outdoor activities, helps you prepare for higher-level studies while enhancing your social and emotional wellbeing. You’ll also participate in a range of personal and professional development as part of your journey. Combined with our fantastic Aspire Programme designed to meet learners’ unique needs, these aspects work together to develop you on your journey to a fantastic future after Franklin.  

Find our all about our Level 2 offer in this handy Level 2 Guide.  

Our Level 2 Courses  

GCSE Maths 

Delivered by dedicated, top of their field teachers, this course will help you gain your GCSE Maths qualification in an engaging and inviting way.  

GCSE English Language 

A fresh approach with supportive staff, this course will set you on the right path to your chosen future. 

CTEC Creative Computing 

Experience the impact of IT in everyday life, exploring a wide variety of topics and jobs available in the industry and the skills you need to succeed. 

CTEC Creative Media 

If you want to be the next big social media phenomenon or an Oscar winning director, this is the course for you. 

CTEC Health and Social Care 

Develop your knowledge and understanding of the health and social care sector whilst gaining some key industry skills. 

BTEC Business 

If you’re looking to start your own business or understand how business works, this course will help to get you where you want to go. 

BTEC Travel and Tourism 

A perfect preparation if you’re looking to pursue a career in the rich and rewarding world of travel and tourism.  

BTEC Public Services 

Exciting topics and practical activities linked to the police, NHS, fire, and armed services ensures this course is an ideal entry into public services. 

Fantastic Options After Level 2 

Level 2 at Franklin is your steppingstone to a brighter future. We guide and support you every step of the way. Combine a double Level 2 vocational course with GCSEs Maths, English, or both, and even complete a Higher Project Qualification for an extra half GCSE if desired.  

Level 2 lays the foundations for your future success by providing the qualifications needed to access Level 3 courses. 


Ready to embark on your learning journey with our Level 2 provision? Contact us for more information or to enrol in our courses: 

Phone: 01472 875000 

Website: Welcome to Franklin | North East Lincolnshire's Top Performing College  

Social media: @FranklinGrimsby 


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Next steps

If you have any queries about courses, please do not hesitate to contact the Admissions Team. You can contact them on 01472 875004 or email for more.