Personal Progress Entry Level 1 Diploma at Walsall College
Part 2 of the Life Skills course - a course designed to develop and promote independent living skills focusing on social, cooking, communication and general life skills aimed at progressing students into employment or further learning.
This course is suitable for learners with more complex and profound learning difficulties or disabilities, and aims to improve independence skills. After completing the qualification students will have the option to enrol on various other SLDD courses, including skills for working life and performing arts.
The course consists of a variety of units which help students develop and improve their skills in various areas, including the following:
- Basic food preparation
- Personal safety
- Community participation
- Safety in the home
No formal qualifications required. Applicants are required to have an interview with an SLDD tutor. Some applicants may also be invited to attend a Needs Assessment.
Portfolio based which include individual and group activities, real life scenarios, practical, verbal and written assessments. Functional Skills are exam based and only those who are able will take the exam.
- Mainstream vocational course, paid or voluntary employment
- SLDD Life Skills Certificate in Personal Progress
- SLDD Skills for Working Life
- SLDD Creative Arts
- SLDD Performing Arts
- Social Services provision
- This is dependent on the student’s ability and choice
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Walsall College directly.