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Learning for Living and Work: Supported Internship Programme at Bromley College of Further & Higher Education

Course description

The Learning for Living and Work Supported Internship is a one year programme designed to develop both practical and theoretical employment skills of students with Special Education Needs & Disabilities.

Course content

The course:

  • Develops confidence and the essential work skills needed for gaining and sustaining employment
  • Delivers work experience in a variety of settings, including Retail, Hospitality and the Service Sector
  • Develops functional skills for employment
  • Teaches and reinforces the work expectations required for employment
  • Encourages social interaction by working as a team member
  • Builds close links and employment opportunities with local businesses

Each student will work towards individual learning targets set for the work place. Each target will be reviewed and shared with both the student and the employer to maximise success.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements, but all potential learners must attend an interview to determine the suitability of the course for their needs and have a history of excellent attendance and timekeeping.

Assessment

Appropriate functional skills exams are taken at a level that stretches the learner. Course work is completed in partnership between the college and the employer.

Student progress will be reviewed in line with the College quality calendar and/or the student’s Education, Health and Care Plan.

Future opportunities

Students will be invited to the Learning for Living and Work Transition events where they will receive expert advice and support from a variety agencies and organisations as they search for employment.

Further information

Students will work at their work placement for agreed days during the week and will attend College a further one day per week at the Orpington Campus.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Bromley College of Further & Higher Education directly.

Last updated date: 11 February 2016
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      Our Technology Centre gives our construction, motor vehicle and engineering students the  opportunity to work in specialist industry standard workshops.

      Enhance, our West End style hair and beauty salon, offers a modern learning environment and a range of hair, beauty and nail treatments for students, staff and the general public.

      Our brand new Sports Centre provides 21st century sports facilities for our students and the local community. Set over two floors, the new centre houses badminton and basketball courts, indoor football, a state-of-the-art gymnasium, new lecture theatre, sport science labs and specialist demonstration facilities.

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      Only ten minutes from Bromley town centre, our Bromley Campus sits in acres of green space, providing the perfect setting for studying. There’s an impressive Learning Resource Centre, three cafes, two IT study centres and buzzing Common Rooms.

      Our Technology Centre gives our construction, motor vehicle and engineering students the  opportunity to work in specialist industry standard workshops.

      Enhance, our West End style hair and beauty salon, offers a modern learning environment and a range of hair, beauty and nail treatments for students, staff and the general public.

      Our brand new Sports Centre provides 21st century sports facilities for our students and the local community. Set over two floors, the new centre houses badminton and basketball courts, indoor football, a state-of-the-art gymnasium, new lecture theatre, sport science labs and specialist demonstration facilities

      - See more at: http://www.bromley.ac.uk/about-the-college/our-campuses/#sthash.G6plek0Q.dpuf

      Only ten minutes from Bromley town centre, our Bromley Campus sits in acres of green space, providing the perfect setting for studying. There’s an impressive Learning Resource Centre, three cafes, two IT study centres and buzzing Common Rooms.

      Our Technology Centre gives our construction, motor vehicle and engineering students the  opportunity to work in specialist industry standard workshops.

      Enhance, our West End style hair and beauty salon, offers a modern learning environment and a range of hair, beauty and nail treatments for students, staff and the general public.

      Our brand new Sports Centre provides 21st century sports facilities for our students and the local community. Set over two floors, the new centre houses badminton and basketball courts, indoor football, a state-of-the-art gymnasium, new lecture theatre, sport science labs and specialist demonstration facilities