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Overview

If you are a school leaver who had support at school, this course is the ideal way to prepare for further education and develop skills for adulthood. You might have a learning difficulty or disability or you might just need not have reached your potential at school and need a step up to the next level. If you haven't decided what you want to do in the future this course will help you look at different options.

Course description

You'll work towards individual goals in your personal skills such as working as part of a team, study skills, independence, resilience and confidence building. You'll also develop practical skills such as sports and fitness, arts and crafts, catering or horticulture.

You'll have lessons to help improve your Functional Skills in maths and English and you'll also work towards a qualification in Skills for Living and Work.

You will work in a small group and support may be available where appropriate.

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?

  • Exploring different subjects and skills
  • Personal and social development
  • Healthy lifestyles
  • Functional Skills maths, English and ICT
  • Digital Skills
  • Working in a team
  • Local trips and visits
  • Enrichment activities
  • Fundraising

Course options

Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
16-18 September 2021, Duration: 1 Academic year - 1 Academic year Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
19-23 September 2021, Duration: 1 Academic year £900.00- Exam Fee:£120 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+ September 2021, 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 September 2021, Duration: 1 Academic year - 1 Academic year Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
19-23 September 2021, Duration: 1 Academic year £900.00- Exam Fee:£120 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+ September 2021, 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 September 2021, Duration: 1 Academic year - 1 Academic year Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
19-23 September 2021, Duration: 1 Academic year £365.00- Exam Fee:£120 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+ September 2021, 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