This course enables students to develop communication skills through team games, sport, arts and crafts, as well as accessing local leisure facilities. Students will undertake several enterprise activities. Community projects are an important part of learning; where students focus their development on what facilities are available within the local community, personal safety and leaning about the town and how to access essential items for independence. Flexibility is the keyword to your learning.
Entry RequirementsAn interest in developing your personal, interpersonal and communication skills. Suitability for the programme will be assessed both before joining and during the first four weeks of the course.
Course ContentTopics included are: Healthy Living, involving some cooking skills; Using Money; Independence Skills; Shopping; Accessing Community Facilities; Social Awareness and Development; ICT; Gardening; Enterprise; Cultural Awareness.
ProgressionAt College: Skills for independence or Supported Internship.
Outside College: Supported Living and/or Community Engagement and/or Adult Education.
EmployabilityStudents will participate in enterprise activities which are linked to the curriculum.