The course is designed to further develop skills to access greater independence in every-day life. We deliver a person-centred approach and focus on developing individual skills which are important to the learner. The course duration is 1 year, which is delivered over 4 days within a base classroom. Learners who apply may have previously attended a specialist educational setting. The course may lead to further learning, specialist day provision or supported employment.
What Will I Learn?
The course follows the ILS curriculum where the four pillars of learning provide the core of the programme:
• Health and Wellbeing • Community Inclusion • Independent Living • Employability
The curriculum provides a practical and flexible approach for gaining and consolidating skills in each of these areas in order to prepare learners for adult life.
Communication, numeracy and digital literacy skills are a key part of learning, with opportunities to develop and practice these skills embedded within each of the four pillars.
There are no formal entry requirements, however an informal interview will be held. During the interview, an initial assessment will be completed to assess a variety of skills. Students' social and emotional needs will be discussed to ensure the course is suitable for learners' needs.
Most learners are working at or towards milestone 7
There is no formal assessment on this programme. Students will have their progress towards individual targets continuously assessed and reviewed. Reviews with students and their parents/carers will take place throughout the year. Progression is tracked through target setting and assessment.
Coleg y Cymoedd takes every effort to ensure the information on this website is accurate at time of being live. Coleg y Cymoedd reserves the right to make changes or withdraw without notice any of the courses, course facilities or support described.
Please note: Fees are payable for each year of study.
- Depending on academic achievement, you are able to progress onto a higher level course of your choice.