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Skills for Living

This course is for learners with learning difficulties and/or disabilities. Our highly experienced staff help students develop life skills so they can work towards living as independently as possible.

Students will learn through a mixture of small groups specialist teaching and individual support. Students can gain practical skills through a range of sessions including: cookery, gardening and music. In addition students will develop their literacy numeracy and ICT skills. The course improves students’ self-esteem and confidence to help them progress on to supported living/employment or further education.

What do I learn?
This course offers students with learning difficulties and/or disabilities a specialist curriculum and support. Students learn a range of practical and functional skills to help with their confidence self-esteem and independence. Our supportive and experienced staff will help prepare students for the responsibilities of adult life.

Students will learn through a range of practical sessions including: speaking and listening, IT, music, cookery, gardening, PSD, numeracy, drama, art and craft. Through the group work students will gain confidence and make new friends.Throughout the two-year course students will have a tailored programme and receive individual support from staff to help with their personal and social development.

Learning will be through a combination of group work and individual support. You will be taught basic English Maths and ICT within a group and also practical and personal skills through both tutorials and group work.
What do I gain?
Students will improve their personal and social skills and the course can help them take their next steps into education or supported work/living.
What do I need?
No qualifications are required for this course. All candidates will be assessed on an individual basis.
What can I do next?
This course allows students to either move on to supported employment/living or progress on to a third year of study.

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