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Overview

This is a course to help you prepare for adulthood and develop your work and employability skills so that you are ready to move towards working as a volunteer or in supported employment.

Course description

You will work on individual goals which could include work skills, communication skills (speaking/signing, listening, reading and writing), independence and confidence as well as practical skills such as handling money, using public transport, along with specific practical skills for your chosen area of study. If appropriate, you may do some work experience.

Due to the current COVID-19 situation and with health and safety of our students as a priority, we have redesigned this course to include a mixture of classroom-based and online learning.

What areas will I study?

  • Dealing wh everyday challenges Team working Developing confidence and independence Working with others and dealing with customers Your rights and responsibilities at work
  • Healthy living
  • Managing your own moey *Travelling to work

Where and when? Hall Green campus and Handsworth campus 2.5 days each week 12.5 hours

What else will I do? Local trips and visits, and enrichment activities For students under 19, 1/2 day study programme

What level is the course? Entry level 2 and 3

What support is available? Regular tutorial with personal tutor Specific sessions to improve your basic skills

Course options

Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
16-18 8 September 2020 Duration: 1 Academic year - 1 Academic year Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
19-23 8 September 2020 Duration: 1 Academic year £900.00 1 Academic year In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
24+ 8 September 2020 Duration: 1 Academic year Please contact the college for fee information 1 Academic year In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
16-18 7 September 2020 Duration: 1 Academic year - 1 Academic year Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
19-23 7 September 2020 Duration: 1 Academic year £900.00 1 Academic year In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
24+ 7 September 2020 Duration: 1 Academic year Please contact the college for fee information 1 Academic year In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.

Student satisfaction

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Satisfaction comment Recommendation comment
I enjoy my course I would recommend the college to family and friends