Entry requirementsThere are no formal entry requirements. You will have an interview and you will undertake some initial assessments in English and maths. You should be able to show you could benefit from the programme and be fully committed.
Students can enrol on to the programme at Entry 1, Entry 2, Entry 3 or Level 1. They may also be considered for a bespoke, personalised, non accredited programme. The programme is suitable for students who have no prior qualifications but, if you have already achieved some, you must show you can make progress and work towards the next level.
DurationAt least one year, but the programme is designed to meet individual needs and may be extended if progression is achievable and supports the student’s agreed outcomes (including those agreed in Education, Health and Care Plans).
What will I study?You will study English and maths. You will also undertake a work placement or work related learning. Your main programme will include some or all of the following:
Develop job search and research skills
Be involved in planning, setting up and participating in an ‘Enterprise’ activity
Develop your independent living skills
Develop your social and communication skills
Deal with problems in your daily life
Lead a healthy lifestyle and make the most of your leisure time
Manage your money
Plan and make journeys using public transport (including travel training)
Take part in visits and offsite activities
What could it lead to?Next steps could be: progression onto a higher level within the Pathway to Work and Independent Living Programme; progression on to Entry Level or Level 1 Vocational programmes or further training including open/supported employment.
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