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Overview

This is a part-time course at Entry 1 - Entry 2 Level, for students who want to re-engage with learning.

There are a variety options to choose from - you may be able to choose up to more than one or combine with the Brush up English and Maths courses, up to a maximum of 6 sessions/3 days per week.

The options are:

  • Cooking up a Storm
  • Home Skills
  • The Gardeners
  • The Crafty Course
  • Performance – music and drama
  • Exploring the community for culture and diversity

Course description

Each course is once a week for around 5 hours a day. You will be allocated a personal tutor who will support you throughout and on any trips, visits or any other activities whilst you are on the course.

This course will teach you how to:

  • Participate effectively in social situations
  • Change your attitudes and behaviour to express who you truly are
  • Manage the stress that a lack of confidence creates
  • Present yourself confidently and assertively, changing the way you interact with others
  • Improve your decision making skills and allow you to take control of your life.
  • Become more independent *Explore new things
  • Take a more active part in their community
  • Develop a range of practical and/or creative skills
  • Develop social skills and an awareness of others
  • Enhance communication and self-advocacy skills
  • Begin to determine their own learning through the achievement of personalised learning goals
  • Develop confidence and self esteem

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?

  • Improving your confidence *Become more confident
  • Improving your social skills
  • Developing new interests
  • Making new friends *Help you choose your career pathway

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 £633.00- Exam Fee:£75 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 £633.00- Exam Fee:£75 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:£75 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 £633.00- Exam Fee:£35 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.