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Skills Development (Developing Skills for Independent Living and Supported Work) Entry Level at City College Plymouth

Course description

The study programme is for young people with moderate/severe learning difficulties/disabilities who need to learn within a supported environment, and who want to develop their skills in independent living and preparation for adult life. All students receive a high level of support to enable them to access all aspects of College life and the wider community.

You will have the opportunity to:

  • develop functional skills
  • develop a range of independent living skills, social skills and self-confidence
  • try a range of vocational options
  • achieve relevant qualifications.

Course content

You will have the opportunity to:

  • develop functional skills
  • develop a range of independent living skills,social skills and self confidence
  • try a range of vocational options
  • achieve relevant qualifications

The course includes:

  • Functional Skills
  • work Skills/work placement - where appropriate
  • Vocational tasters
  • personal development/residential
  • independent living skills
  • keeping fit and healthy
  • using community facilities.

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course, but an interview will assess your suitability for the course. 

Assessment

You will have the opportunity to study the following qualifications:

  • Skills for Working Life
  • ASDAN Personal Progress Award
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • Ten Tors Jubilee Challenge.

Future opportunities

On successful completion you may progress to other skills development courses or vocational training appropriate to individual needs. 

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 26 February 2016

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