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Life Skills Programmes

Life Skills A, B, and C for Entry Levels: 1, 2 & 3

These courses are for students with moderate learning difficulties aged 16-18. 


Life Skills A: first year students with moderate learning difficulties and/or disabilities (Entry Level 2)


Life Skills B: first or second year students with more complex learning needs/disabilities (Entry Levels 1-2)


Life Skills C: usually second year students with moderate learning difficulties but more independence (Entry Level 3)


  • How much does the course cost?

    Cooking: £30 per term. Course resources including printing and photocopying: £30 per year.

  • What will I study and learn?

    Functional Skills in English, IT and Maths, Independent Living Skills including:

    - Managing money
    - Planning and going on trips 
    - Making a simple meal
    - Health & fitness
    - Working as a volunteer
    - Work experience
    - Travel training

  • How is the course assessed?

    You will complete a series of assessed assignments throughout the course, together with practical work in literacy, numeracy and IT.

  • What skills will I need for the course?

    You will need to be motivated with a mature outlook to pass qualifications that will enable you to progress to other courses within Supported Learning, mainstream courses or Project Search.

  • What formal entry requirements will I need?

    Minimum Requirements: successful interview, satisfactory references and an EHCP. Each student will be assessed individually to determine which course they are on. 

  • What could the course lead to in education or careers?

    Each learner is encouraged to think about what they would like to do in the future and to concentrate on maintaining a high level of attendance and punctuality in all lessons as well as working hard to complete all the qualifications needed to progress. In the past students from Supported Learning have progressed to: Construction, Carpentry, Childcare, Hospitality and Catering, ICT, Project Search or within Supported Learning to the Adult Independent Living group.

  • Further information

    If you would like further information please contact curriculum manager Anne Timothy on 0208 607 8230 or Shona Corben on 0208 607 8329.

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