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This course is designed for young people aged 16-18, or up to 24 with an EHCP who have Special Education Needs and/or a Learning Difficulty.

Learners may have special educational needs and disabilities such as behaviour, emotional and social difficulties (BESD), Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD), mild learning difficulties (MLD), moderate learning difficulties (MLD), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and opposition defiant disorder (ODD).

Learners will be working at Entry Level 1 and want to improve their employability skills and personal social skills.

The focus is on transition to adulthood including independent living and employability pathways leading into paid or voluntary employment and the course links to the preparing for adulthood outcomes.

You may study from 1-3 years and will be in the College three days a week. You may be working at Entry Level 1.

This course will lead to:

  • Entry 2 programmes

The entry requirements for this course are:

  • Entry 1 or working towards Entry1

The core modules are:

  • Numeracy
  • Literacy
  • Personal, social and health education (PSHE)
  • Embedded soft employability skills

In addition to the core modules, students will have the opportunity to choose optional modules that they are interested in, making it a personalised programme. These optional modules include:

  • Accessing the community
  • Horticulture and Enterprise
  • Home Economics
  • Healthy living
  • Expressing self

You will be assessed via:

  • Interview with parent/carer support
  • A written task  
  • Assessment of maths and English

These are completed in a supportive and informal manner

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