Learning for Living and Work

Learning For Living And Work- Independent Living Full-time

In Brief

Start Date /

This course commences September

Entry requirements

  • You must have an Education Health and Care Plan (EHCP) and is subject to commissioning by your local authority
  • This course is aimed at students aged between 16 and 24
  • A successful interview and taster sessions

You will achieve

Qualifications achieved will depend on the your aims and aspirations, ranging from Entry Level 1 to Level 1. There is a particular emphasis on re-engagement and participation involving small group work in a supported environment to develop confidence, self-esteem and personal values.

Course overview

The Learning for Living and Work department supports students with a learning disability or difficulty, to prepare them for adulthood such as  independent living or the world of work.

Course content

Programmes designed to support students looking to develop their independent living skills.
Curriculum areas include:
• Domestic skills
• Looking after yourself
• Community and travel
• Creative
• Using technology
• Volunteering
• Work experience
• Embedded maths, English and functional skills
• Enterprise
• Progression

 Assessment is continuous throughout the course.

All equipment will be provided in most cases.

Old Mill Lane campus
Church Street
Barnsley
S70 2AX

Progression possibilities:
• Further study
• Vocational programmes
• Supported living/independent living
• Community participation
• Day activities
• Volunteering
• Personal budget
• Supported employment/paid work

How much does the course cost?

Extra information

For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email info@barnsley.ac.uk

Our Additional Learning Support team can provide you with the support you need. Please contact them on +44 (0)1226 216 769.

Please note we reserve the right to change details without notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Learning For Living And Work- Independent Living Full-time

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