If you have higher functioning autism/aspergers syndrome and think you are ready to move onto a Level 1 course, this will aid the transition between school and college and help you adjust to the changes involved.
We work on developing communication and social skills, with strategies to enable progress in education and personal development. There is a strong element of tutorial support underpinning the course.
The programme consists of the study of English, maths, ICT, personal and social development, independent living and employability skills. There is a range of vocational elements that include:
- Art and design
- Outdoor pursuits
There is also comprehensive enrichment elements built into the programme and an opportunity for some students to undertake a work experience placement or supported internship.
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664 Nuthall Road
Start: 9th September 2019
Course code: C000255 / Q001512
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, experiences and knowledge in each area of the programme. Functional Skills have externally set assessments.
The programme is fully supported and run in small groups. It endeavours to provide a positive and rewarding learning experience and environment to meet all your learning needs.
You can read more about how we support our learners here.
We also run various social clubs that students can join to increase their confidence and to enhance their independent living skills.
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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Duncan loves College and he's come on in leaps and bounds this year. I can't praise Dee Edwards at Nottingham College enough for all she's done for Duncan, and the support and communication which I need and appreciate.Linda Jones Duncan's mum