Our Skills For Life courses accommodate learners aged 16-24 who have challenges or barriers to entering education, employment or training. They are designed for students who want to gain some qualifications in a mixture of life, vocational, functional skills, or in a chosen vocational area.
Courses are nationally accredited and offer a variety of opportunities including enrichment, work placements, sports, trips, visits and guest speakers. Students will also gain functional skills in English, maths and ICT at an appropriate level.
Here are a few of the routes that we offer for learners studying Skills For Life:
These courses help develop the necessary skills for independence in order to make positive decisions about your future which may or may not involve a working life. Students will also gain functional skills in English, maths and ICT at an appropriate level.
This course is for young people, aged 16-25, with an Education, Health Care Plan (EHCP). It is designed to develop the necessary skills for employment alongside a job coach. The work experience should be in a place of your interest and aspirations and should support ongoing progression to employment, voluntary work or apprenticeships. It includes support with English, maths and digital skills.
The programme aims to provide a broad learning experience with the development of the personal and social skills you need to access employment. Students will also gain functional skills in English, maths and ICT at an appropriate level.
This is a study programme that offers a wide range of relevant and practical activities as well as support for young adults with a diverse range of needs, to help them move towards greater understanding. It has been designed specifically for young people who have learning difficulties or disabilities.