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

Minimum Requirements: Successful Interview, satisfactory references and an EHCP. Each student will be assessed individually to determine which course they are on. For Students 16 to 25 years of age.

 

Life Skills A: First Year Students with Moderate Learning Difficulties and/or Disabilities (Entry Level 1)

 

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)

 

Please click the sections below for more information

 

If you are interested in applying, please call 020 8607 8230 for an application form and return it to Anne Timothy in Support Learning.


  • Course details, fees and dates

    Course Code HD0GR / 10001

    Start Date Monday 12 Sep 2016

    How long is the course? 1 Year(s)

    How much does the course cost? All Fees £0

    Are concessions available? No

  • 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 at your level Independent Living Skills (dependent on which course you are on) including: Managing Money/Planning and Going on Trips/Kitchen Hygiene/Making a Simple Meal/Health & Fitness/Eating a Balanced Diet/Getting About Safely/Law & Order/Working as A Volunteer/Living in The Community/Basic Food preparation/Building a Personal Portfolio/Accessing Financial Services Work Experience on all courses, in an area of your choice, near your home if possible Serious Snacks – Working in our Shop Apple Tree Café – Working in our Vegetarian Café How is the course assessed? Combination of completed course work and testing Examination Board: OCNLR and City and Guilds (Functional Skills)

  • 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 or to 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. For Students 16 to 25 years of age./p>

  • What could the course lead to in higher education of 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 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 Anne Timothy (Section Manager) on 0208 607 8230.

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If you are interested in applying please call 020 8607 8230 for an application form and return it to Anne Timothy in Support Learning.

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