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Independence Pathways

Certificate Entry Level 2

Study mode Full time
Location Moulton
Level Entry Level 2
Start date Sep 2023
Duration 1 year

Designed for young people who have attended special schools or who have not attended mainstream education in the past supported learning students have access to an exciting range of specialist resources at the College.

This course is the next step on the journey of study for Life and Work Skills. You can enter straight onto this level. Preparing you for adulthood, this course will teach you practical skills across your chosen subject.

You’ll be learning in small groups, led by a lecturer and supported in the classroom by our friendly Learning Support Assistants. You’ll get to stay in the same group for all of your subjects, apart from the vocational module, where you will be mixed with another group of students doing the same level, but still in small groups.

You will learn a wide range of skills including communication skills, team building, problem solving and many more that will help you as you progress into adult life.

You will develop your English and Maths skills in a fun, interactive environment to prepare you for life after College.

Your lessons will be both in and out of the classroom. These will include: Cooking, Personal & Social Development, Preparing for Adulthood and your chosen vocational subject.

As part of your Personal and Social Development session you will do:

  • Term 1: Travel training
  • Term 2: Enrichment activities
  • Term 3: A group work experience related to your vocational subject.

Vocational subjects are either:

  • Small animal and horse care or
  • Land-based studies (including agriculture, countryside and horticulture)

You will spend one day on vocational options in the various vocational areas of the college.

The other two days will be spent undertaking your Preparing for Adulthood, travel training, maths and English, cooking and tutorials. You will spend a morning or afternoon out and about either travel training, undertaking enrichment activities or doing work experience.

Supported learning have rooms at the Pitsford and Mainsite areas of college.

There is supervision at all times but students are encouraged to use the coffee shop or canteen for meals so will be in contact with other students in college.

The work you undertake within lessons will be assessed by lecturers at the time and you will be given verbal and written feedback. You may be asked to complete some work at home. For Maths and English you will undertake Functional Skills or other appropriate written or computer based exams.

This course can lead to the Entry Level 3 Progressing in Life and Work Skills course or alternative provision.

No formal qualifications are required, but you will need to attend an interview to identify your interests and support needs.

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