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Skills for Life and Living (Entry Level 2) at Northampton College

Course description

This course is designed to further develop your social skills and prepare you for independent living or further study. You will develop your understanding on your own rights and responsibilities, working with others and work experience.Topics taught will include: - English - Mathematics - IT - Employability skills - Enterprise and community awareness.

Course content

If you are working towards Entry Level 2 or achieved our ACE or Entry 1 qualification, this course may be for you. It is designed for students who need a supportive environment in which to learn.This qualification is designed for students working at Entry Level 2 which is likely to encompass a scale of achievement from those students with complex learning difficulties and disabilities to those with milder learning difficulties and/or disabilities who are able to progress further either on to other Supported Learning or mainstream courses.

Entry requirements

You must already be at Level P5 or above before joining. You must be willing to take part in new learning opportunities and to improve your literacy, numeracy and social skills. You should also be committed to furthering your education.


You will be taught in small groups and will be set targets to achieve. Both your targets and your progress will be monitored regularly in tutorial sessions. We will assess your individual needs at your initial interview, and if necessary, we will arrange additional support to help you achieve your learning goals. There are no exams and coursework for the qualification is assessed through the year.

Future opportunities

Opportunities include: - Supported Learning study

Further information

There are usually at least 2 full day trips to various locations: Day Trips £20.00 - £40.00

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 11 October 2016
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