Skills for Independent Living - Entry Level at Vision West Nottinghamshire College
This course is specifically designed for young people with severe/moderate learning difficulties and/or disabilities, who require further support and guidance
in developing personal and social skills.
The course content covers independent living skills, community awareness, working with others and money management.
- Personal awareness
- Personal safety
- Safety in the community
- Health and hygiene
- Understanding relationships
- Make a simple meal
- Independent living
- Rights and responsibilities
- Functional Skills in maths and English
- There are no formal entry requirements but you will be expected to complete an initial assessment.
You will need to attend an interview with the tutor before being accepted on to the course. You may also need to supply at least one written reference from a teacher or employer (in some cases two) and/or your current school or college report.
Mature students (those aged 21 or over) who do not have the qualifications required for entry may still be eligible, subject to an interview. Relevant experience, a strong portfolio of work and a commitment to the subject you wish to study may be acceptable for certain courses.
You will be assessed on your portfolio work.
Upon completion you could choose to undertake voluntary work or utilise your new skills by gaining supported employment.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Vision West Nottinghamshire College directly.