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 will have the opportunity to do work experience.
Students must have a desire to work and the ability to access work placements with minimal support. To access this course the student will need to be working at Entry 2/3 or above in English and maths.
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 onto a Supported Internship, Apprenticeship or employment. This is based on individual assessment.
Some example units include:
- English and Maths
- Personal and Social Development
- Building Independence
- Life Skills and Cookery
- Community Participation
- Employability Skills
- Work Placements
- 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.
Students on the Level 1 Progression For Work will have the opportunity to access onsite and offsite work placements.