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Pre-Entry: ASDAN Towards Independence at Ickburgh School

Course description

Towards Independence provides a framework of activities through which personal, social and independence skills can be developed and accredited for those with severe (SLD) and profound multiple learning difficulties (PMLD). Who is it for? ? Post-16 students (so there is a progression route from Key Stage 4) ? Students with severe (SLD), moderate (MLD) and profound multiple learning difficulties (PMLD) Structure Towards Independence offers formal recognition for small steps in achievement towards a larger goal. Modules can be used separately and accumulated to build a record of personal achievements. Assessment Following internal verification, centres are required to register candidates for external moderation four weeks prior to a regional Preparatory Network Moderation Meeting. The meeting provides a forum to receive information on national developments and updates, share good practice and moderate candidates' work.

Entry requirements

Suitable students selected by the school.

Future opportunities

There are opportunities for progression from Towards Independence to Workright or the Certificate in Life Skills, an approved Entry Level qualification, at Entry 1.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ickburgh School directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year