About The Course
This course is designed to meet the needs of learners with severe learning difficulties (SLD) who will benefit from 1:1/1:2 support.
Students must be working at Milestone 7 or above in Maths and English and be able to work towards becoming more independent accessing all areas of the campus.
Suitability for the programme will be assessed on an individual basis, at interview and during the first six weeks of the programme.
If successful, students will be encouraged to progress on to the Entry 1 – Developing Personal Progress course (lower support needs).
Some example units include:
- English and Maths
- Personal and Social Development
- Building Independence
- Life Skills and Cookery
- Animal Care
- Community Participation
- Employability Skills and Work Experience (supported employment)
By continuous assessment which will include practical tasks and activities. Students will be supported in building a personal portfolio of evidence to demonstrate the tasks they have undertaken.
Foundation Studies run the BCA Shop where all students have the opportunity to gain onsite work experience. There may also be the possibility of off-site work experience.