Learning for Living and Work

Careers in Learning for Living and Work

Careers in Learning for Living and Work

Upon completion of a study programme with Learning for Living and Work, staff will work closely with learners to support the transition to their next step. This might be further study, independent living, day opportunities or voluntary/paid employment.

100%

of LfLW students say the teachers use different ways to help them learn.

All students have access to:

Alumni Profile

Kyle Brown

Learning for Living and Work Bespoke Learning Plan

“I really like college. Although it’s a big building, the Learning for Living and Work department is a very friendly place. The staff are great and have helped me to be less shy. ”

Full-time course in Catering at Barnsley College

Student Profile

Beth Martin

Learning for Living and Work Full-time

“I love working in the college’s coffee bar Cookie Crumbs. It gets really busy but it’s giving me lots of experience and I can tell I’m getting more confident all the time. I have got better at using money and I am quicker at giving change to customers.”

Shafton ALC

Alumni Profile

Chloe Scothern

Learning for Living and Work Bespoke Learning Plan

“I really like doing hair and beauty and feel excited to be on a course in that department.”

Full-time course in Hair and Beauty at Barnsley College

Alumni Profile

Jodie Finan

Learning for Living and Work Bespoke Learning Plan

“I am pleased with how I progressed in the Learning for Living and Work department. Spending two years here has given me everything I need to move on now.”

Full-time Creative Media course at Barnsley College

Reasons to join us at Barnsley College

Reason 1

We support learners with learning disability or difficulty to prepare them for either independent living or supported employment.

 

Reason 2

Each learner will have an initial assessment which will determine a highly personalised study programme to suit their individual needs and interests.

 

Reason 3

Learners will work towards an accredited Entry Level or Level 1 programme and follow and individual/bespoke timetable.

 

Reason 4

Our study programmes offer a wide and varied range of opportunities for learners to get involved in including; Animal Care, Art and Design, Catering, Community Projects, Independent Living Skills, Personal Care, Work Experience, Volunteering and much more!

Reason 5

There are four steps within the study programme which enable learners to begin at a suitable starting point.