About The Course
The course will provide learners the opportunity to study employability and life skills in a supportive environment. The course combines classroom based lessons and practical activities both indoor and outdoor, and in the community.
Learners will study employability skills and some will have the opportunity to do work experience as part of their course.
Students will have a desire to progress towards learning and employment opportunities and be working at Entry 2 or above in English and maths. Students should be able to access the campus independently.
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 following:
- Level 1 Progression for Work
- Level 1 Progression for Learning or into Employment
Some example units include:
- English and Maths
- Personal and Social Development
- Building Independence
- Life Skills and Cookery
- Community Participation
- Employability Skills and Work Experience (supported employment)
- Enrichment Options – such as Motor Vehicle, Horse Riding, Sport, Art and Animal Care
By continuous assessment which will include both practical and written tasks and activities. You will be supported in building a personal portfolio of evidence to demonstrate the tasks you 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.