This course is designed for 16-24 year olds with an EHCP.

This qualification will allow you to develop your independence.

The entry requirements for this course are:

  • There are no formal qualifications required.
  • You will be required to attend an informal interview which may include completing an assessment to ensure we are able to meet your needs.

Independence Pathway

Entry Level 1 BTEC Personal Progress Qualification Award, Certificate and Diploma size qualification. 1-3 years (dependent upon progress)

Targeted at students wishing to continue in education who are currently functioning academically at Pre-entry to Entry Level 1.

This course is at Entry Level 1 and consists of the following modules:

  • Art
  • Cooking techniques
  • Gardening
  • Sports
  • Money management
  • You will have an opportunity to work in our retail shop and take part in an art and craft enterprise
  • You will also study English and maths as part of the course




You will be assessed via:

  • Individual targets and a portfolio of work


This course will lead to:

Independence Pathway:

This course will lead to a supported learning course at Entry Level 2, or above, or a supported work scheme, or supported independent living.

This course will run for 1 academic year with the opportunity for you to study with us for up to 3 years dependant on progress.


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