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Progression and Independence Pathway Entry 1 - at Brooklands College

Course description

This programme aims to personalise units of study to students’ needs. Person centred planning will be carried out with each student.

Students will be encouraged to develop their own confidence in personal and social skills, communication and teamwork.

Students may wish to progress on to the Skills for Work and Independence Pathway or into supported independent living. 

Qualification Aims
Certificate in Personal Progress.  College Certificate to evidence progress made against individual targets in vocational skills, English, Maths and computer skills.  There will be opportunities to try out different Vocational Options and do some volunteering and project work.

Course content

Skills development includes:
•  Make a Simple Meal
•  Developing Communication Skills
•  Travel Within the Community: Going Places
•  Understanding What Money is Used For
•  Engaging in a Creative Group Project

Entry requirements

This course is designed for those with no formal qualifications. A satisfactory school / college report and a Learning Disability Assessment or ECHP written by a Pathways adviser is desirable. 

Suitability for the course is to be determined at interview. Students who have not attended the college before should consider transition planning with the college, to include taster sessions and attendance at Summer School.

Financial information

Students are expected to bring folders, pens and writing paper to all lessons.  Uniform and/or equipment is necessary for some of the Vocational Options. 

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Brooklands College directly.

Last updated date: 18 February 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September

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