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Supported Learning - Skills for Independent Living at North Kent College

Course description

This course is for students with moderate learning difficulties aged 16-18 or 19+.

Course content

The Skills for Independent Living Programme is designed for learners from a variety of educational backgrounds including those who have followed an alternative education path or who have been out of the educational system or/and who have specific learning difficulties and/or additional needs.  All applicants must have a current Learning Disability Assessment (LDA) or an Educational Health Care Plan (EHCP).

All learners will develop an Individual Learning Plan with their tutor to ensure their individual learning needs are met.  Modules may include:

  • Action planning to improve own performance
  • Preparing for and taking part in an interview
  • Health and Safety procedures in the workplace
  • Looking and acting the part in the workplace
  • Making a product
  • Making career choices

Entry requirements

Entry is by interview.  No formal qualifications are required but an ability to work at Entry 3/Level 1 is required.  All applicants must have a current Learning Disability Assessment (LDA) or an Educational Health Care Plan (EHCP).

Assessment

Continuous assessment using Individual Learning Plans, practical assessments, Functional Skills exams and portfolio work.

Financial information

16-18 - no tuition fees

Future opportunities

Students may progress to mainstream vocational college courses, open or supported employment or access other training providers.

Further information

Please contact the college for further information.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 19 October 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Course code: C7G113Q
  • Web url: www.northkent.ac.uk
  • Number of planned places: 8

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