What I'll learn
This course helps learners with learning difficulties and/or disabilities develop a combination of work experience, practical and key skills.
As part of the course students will have two days of supervised work experience to help develop their work skills.
Students will learn through a range of practical sessions including art, cookery, craft, photography, music, radio, sport and recreation, desktop publishing and a range of enrichment activities including coaching and Duke of Edinburgh awards.
There will also be the chance for them to take part in enrichment activities such as discos, residential trips, visits to museums, exhibitions and theme parks.
A tailored approach is taken towards learning with specialist staff providing support to students every step of the way. Students will learn a specialist curriculum and be taught in groups and receive individual specialist support.
Students will gain the opportunity to progress on to further studies or employment. The course can help boost students’ confidence and self-esteem improve their independence and prepare them for the workplace. Experienced and supportive staff will help prepare students for the responsibilities of adult life.
How I'll learn
Students will spend two days a week on supervised work experience and pick up future skills for employment.
There will be a range of enrichment activities and practical group sessions allowing students to develop their personal and social skills.
How I'll be assessed
Coursework or GCSE examinations if appropriate.