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Skills For Independence and Work : Entry Level 2 at Gateway College

Course description

This course is for students who are working towards Entry Level 2. The course is aimed at developing students skills around the four preparing for adulthood themes: Independent living skills, community inclusion, good health and employability skills.

Supported work experience opportunities and travel training are built into the course.

This course is for three days a week.

Course content

A key part of the course is students accessing the local community, visiting Tesco, Thurmaston Shopping Centre, RSPCA, City Centre and taking part in different leisure activities.

Entry requirements

To access the course you need to show you are working at Entry Level 1.


You will develop a portfolio of units. For each unit you will be given an assignment brief and work log book. You will gain an Edexcel Diploma Skills for Independence and work qualification.

Financial information

Free to all home students.

Future opportunities

A transition meeting is held at Gateway College with a specialist Connexions Advisor to provide support and guidance about the next steps for each student.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification please visit our website at or see our prospectus.

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: 06 October 2017
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    • Your progression is key and we understand that you need more than just excellent results to stand out to a prospective employer or to gain a place at university. Through the support we offer and our specialised careers and employment programmes, enrichment activities and high quality teaching and learning, Gateway students consistently go on to gain places at their first choice of university, take up an apprenticeship, or find related employment to match their career aspirations.

      Whether you are taking your first steps into further education or re-taking a qualification, Gateway College offers a wide selection of vocational and academic qualifications from entry level 1 to advanced level 3 to ensure you achieve your goals. 

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