No formal qualifications are needed. You may contact us yourself or be referred by your school or a Careers Adviser.
You will have an assessment at interview.
Skills for Independence and Work 1 : this course is for school leavers and young adults with moderate learning difficulties who are interested in improving their independence and work skills.
Skills for Independence and Work 2: this is a higher level course for students who may have already completed Skills for Independence and Work 1 or for school leavers and young adults with moderate learning difficulties who wish to improve their employability skills.
Skills for Independence and Work 1:
Skills for Independence and Work 2
Within both courses learners will have the opportunity to:
Students are supported in class, at lunch and break times and on off-site activities by our team of learning support assistants. We are also able to support on a 1-1 basis where required and give CSW support. Our Employment Coach will also support, before, during and after the work placements.
Individual, pairs and small group work
Portfolio; presentations; examinations
Throughout the year the course tutors will help you to prepare for your next step when you complete the course. You may be able to progress to another course within Foundation Studies or Vocational courses within the college.
Paid, voluntary or supported employment.
For further information please contact Margaret Mosses, Section Manager, Foundation School on 01895 853448
To apply for a course choose one of these methods:
When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.