Preparing to Volunteer
If you are developing greater independence and getting ready for your adult life, this course may be what you ae looking for. You will develop your work and employability skills so that you are ready to move towards working as a volunteer or in supported employment.
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 with 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 money *Travelling to work
The course includes
- Regular tutorial with personal tutor
- Specific sessions to improve your basic skills
- Off-site visits
- Enrichment activities