Students must be aged 16 years and above.
This is a course for young people with a learning difficulty and barriers to learning and/or disability who want to gain the experience and confidence to be more independent, and to participate in their community.
This course acts as a stepping stone to a course in your chosen subject or a bridge to employment.
Enthusiastic about being at college and see employment or further education as one of your goals.
Unsure of which area you would like to work in and are willing to try lots of new ideas.
Prepared to commit to a full time course.
Course Skills & Benefits
ICT - how we use technology to affect our lives, using the internet, email and creative use of the computer.
Developing number and money skills through enterprise activities such running a business e.g. afternoon tea or café.
Being Independent - travel independently, having your say, keeping safe, drugs and alcohol awareness.
Adult relationships - awareness of boundaries, staying safe and making choices.
Dealing with problems and getting on with people - identifying common problems and developing realistic strategies to deal with them.
Your rights and responsibilities - how laws affect us, living in diverse society, understanding the rights we can expect and the responsibilities we have to others and ourselves.
Hair and Beauty
Arts and crafts
Planting in local area (Gardening)
this course is a step towards employment or further education.
A certificate will be achieved on completion of all units required to achieve the Employability Skills Award.