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Supported Learning (Entry 2) - Full-time

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Course outline

If you have moderate learning difficulties and/or disabilities and would like a supportive programme, which teaches you a range of valuable skills for everyday life and independent living, then this course could be just what you are looking for.

This course is for learners with moderate learning difficulties and/or disabilities.

You will study English, maths, ICT, personal and social development, independent living and
employability skills. There is a range of vocational elements which can include:

  • Art and design
  • Sport
  • Cookery
  • Enterprise

There are also comprehensive enrichment elements built into the programme. In addition, there is an opportunity for all students to undertake a work experience placement.

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Location Date
664 Nuthall Road

Start: 7th September 2020

Course code: C000268 / Q019636

Church Street

Start: 7th September 2020

Course code: C000253 / Q001489


Pearson Certificate in Skills for Independence and Work (Entry 2)


1 year

Level Entry Level
Entry requirements

No formal qualifications required. We will invite you to sit an Initial Assessment and will be looking for a result of Entry Level 2 or Entry Level 3.

If your Initial Assessment results are lower than this, you may be suited to a different course, but don't worry as after your Initial Assessment, we'll always clearly explain all your options.


You will carry out work to achieve competence in each component of the course. You will be supported to produce a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate your skills and achievements in each area of the programme.

  • Entry 2 Advanced
  • Entry 3 programmes

Further career opportunities include:

  • Voluntary opportunities
  • Supported employment
  • Paid employment
Additional information

The programme is fully supported and run in small groups. It endeavours to provide a positive and rewarding experience for each learner.

You can read more about how we support our learners here.

As the year progresses you will be taken out of College on visits and activities which may incur a very small cost.

We also run various social clubs that you can join to increase your confidence and enhance your independent living skills outside of normal college times.

Students aged 16-18 don't have to pay tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, check out our Financial Help page for information on fees and funding!

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