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Independence Pathways at Farnborough College of Technology

Course description

A course for young people aged 16-25 who may have attended a school or college provision for students with addtional learning needs. The aim of the course is that of enabling students to gain generic work skills, improve social skills and gain independence whilst trying out a variety of vocational options and attending supported work experience. The classes are small and friendly with learning support available. The course can last up to two years but in some cases students may only need one year to gain the skills to move on to another college course or supported/openwork. Students attend weekly tutorials and reviews are held with students, parent/carers and relevent support agencies to discuss future steps.

Course content

  • Personal Safety in the Community, Hygiene and Safety in the Kitchen, Healthy Living, Shopping for Daily Living, Food Preparation and Cooking at Home
  • Functional Skills Mathematics (QCF)
  • Functional Skills English (QCF)
  • Functional Skills ICT (QCF)
  • Supported Work Experience
  • English Speaking Board
  • Tutorial & Enrichment
  • Vocation and Progression tasters
  • Vocational option in second year

Entry requirements

No formal requirement. Entry depends upon a successful interview and link days. Applicants are expected to be working at/or towards Entry level 2 or 3.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Farnborough College of Technology directly.

Last updated date: 25 October 2016

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