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Preparing for Adulthood

  • Fee
  • Duration of course 36 weeks
  • Course type Part-time
  • This course is suitable for Adults

The course includes:

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        ·  Induction

        ·  Tutoring programme including Personal, Social  & Health Education

        ·  Communication skills

        ·   Numeracy and literacy

        ·  Travel and community access skills

        ·   Cooking skills

        ·   Mini enterprise projects / Supported work. 


Example timetable 

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Course outline and what have students who have taken this course in the past progressed to?

Preparing for Adulthood is a full time (4 days per week) personal development course helping young people move towards adult status. We will support students to access the community, develop their employability and independent living skills. Students work in a mini-enterprise tuck shop, they are involved in all aspects of the business from taking orders to delivering items to staff and students.

Some students will have the opportunity to progress onto our Learning for Work courses.

How will I learn?

Students will receive a timetable outlining their weekly lessons. Lessons will focus on work enterprise projects and independent living skills, there will also be some classroom work, practical activities with embedded literacy & numeracy skills and community based learning.

How will I be assessed?

All students will have Education Health and Care Plans on which their Individual Learning Plans will be based, these are regularly reviewed and updated.

ASDAN Entry Level qualifications in Personal Progress -students will work towards the Developing Skills for the Workplace and Developing Independent Living Skills units.

Which awarding body is the course validation by?


Entrance Requirements: what qualifications or skills do I need to show I have before I can enrol?

Students will have successfully completed an Independent Living Course and be ready to access the community and participate in work enterprise projects with less support.

Students must have an Education Health and Care Plan, but there are no formal entry requirements. We will assess applicants' learning support needs before deciding whether to offer a place.

If you wish to apply for this course, please complete a college application form or e-mail to arrange an appointment.