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Skills for Independent Living in the Community Certificate at Entry 1 at Rotherham College

Course description

Being prepared for the world of work, developing your independence skills, enhancing your social skills and fostering a valuable role within the community can all be big steps to take. Futures at Rotherham College will guide and support you to achieving these goals and more.

You’ll have the opportunity to learn in small groups within our specialist facilities at both our Town Centre and Dinnington Campus. While studying with us you’ll gain hands-on experience from being involved in a variety of enterprise activities. Rotherham College will work with you to ensure your English, maths and ICT skills are the best they can be.

Through our Next Steps Passport you will widen your skills and have the chance to take part in extra activities to prepare you for the world of work. We will make sure that you are on the right course for your ability and aspirations and we will make sure that you have the support that you need to succeed.

Course content

The Independent Living in the Community course will develop the skills you need to use your local community as independently as possible. During the course you will learn about the local facilities and services. You will find out how to keep yourself safe when out and about in the community and you will learn about the different people who make up the community. While studying with us, we will work with you to ensure that your maths, English and ICT skills are the best that they can be. Through the Next Steps Passport you will widen your skills and have the chance to take part in extra activities to prepare you for the world of work.

What will I study?

•Getting about safely

•Knowing your local area

•Using public transport •Rights and responsibilities

•Recycling

•Accessing the countryside

•Eating out

•Maths

•English

•ICT

What added value will I receive? 

•You will study in the specialist areas at our Town Centre Campus and at the campus in Dinnington

•You will have access to vocational area resources

•You can enjoy the refectory facilities, including a snooker table and the Wii

•We work with other agencies to develop work experience opportunities

Entry requirements

There are no formal requirements but you must be able to work in a small group with support.

Assessment

• You will be given feedback by your tutor

• You will provide lots of evidence of your learning and achievement with photographs and films

Financial information

16-18 year olds do not need to pay course fees. Depending on your circumstances you may not need to pay fees. Contact the Enquiries on the details below for advice and guidance on:

T: 01709 722777

E: info@rotherham.ac.uk

Future opportunities

•You could progress on to the Skills for Independent Living in the Home Certificate at Entry 1

•You could progress to Entry Level 2 Independent Living Skills or move on to the Certificate in Using Your Employability Skills

Further information

For more details please contact the Enquiry Team on:

T: 01709 722777 

E: info@rotherham.ac.uk

W: www.rotherham.ac.uk 

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 16 November 2018
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Contact details

    • Contact name:
    • The Enquiry Team
    • Contact telephone number:
    • 01709 722858
    • Email address:
    • info@rotherham.ac.uk

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