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What career opportunities can this lead to?

For students who wish to continue on to access the world of work, Skills for Supported Employment or a Supported Internship are possible next steps. Alternatively, students who may wish to follow a less employment focused route, may want to access the Adult Enrichment Programme.

What are the entry requirements?

This programme is designed for students with a learning difficulty and / or disability who are over 19 at the start of the course. For learners to be fully funded for the course they will have to have an Education Health and Care Plan (EHCP) and be between the ages of 19 and 24. If you do not meet these criteria please enquire to find out about costs. Following application, successful candidates will be invited to a pre-assessment interview. Entry on to the programme will be by interview and assessment.

What does this programme involve?

This is a one year programme for learners who are aged 19 and above with moderate learning disabilities/difficulties who are looking to seek employment in the near future. Learners will be working at Level 1 as a general reflection of their ability and prior experience.

The programme is designed to prepare learners for going into supported employment and will focus on relevant skills, behaviours and attitudes required for the work place while maintaining the development of English, maths, personal and social skills.

The programme will cover the following topics:
Interview Skills
Personal Presentation
CV writing
Health and Safety at Work
First Aid
Food Hygiene
Oral Presentation Skills
Working in a Team
Job Seeking

These areas will be delivered within ongoing personal and social skills development and further exploration of the world of work.

Embedded within this programme will be the development of professional relationships, appropriate conduct at work, problem solving, customer care, understanding roles and responsibilities. Learners will be encouraged to develop their skills for the workplace and to seek work experience/voluntary work to support their time in College. They will attend College three days a week and on the days they are not at College, there is an expectation that they will use their time wisely to gain further experience of the world of work.

How is the programme taught and assessed?

Learners will be assessed as the programme progresses and they will build up a portfolio of evidence. All assessment will take place in class at the appropriate time.

What else do I need to know?

The qualification will be the LASER Level 1 Certificate for Getting into Employment. All learners will require an Education, Health and Care Plan to access this programme; or be able to pay the full time course fees as determined by the College.

Dates for the diary

Our School Leaver open events are held each October, November, March and June. For specific dates and times please see the events section of our website or telephone 023 8091 1299.

How do I apply?

Apply by clicking on the APPLY NOW link on this page. Alternatively, you can apply by completing an application form from our printed prospectus or through our Information, Advice and Guidance team by telephone 023 8091 1299 or via email at goplaces@eastleigh.ac.uk.

*Fees will apply if you are over 18. You may be eligible for fee support or a loan. To find out an accurate cost, based on your individual circumstances, please contact our Information, Advice and Guidance team.

Course Code

ECHEFA/SSE

Session Venue Starts Days Time Weeks Fees* 24+ Fees*
SEMP Eastleigh College 10/9/2018 Full-Time Full-Time Full-Time   £1,617.00 Apply now

* Please note that although this tool looks to give customers the best indication of course costs, a final cost can only be confirmed once all submitted information is verified by our information, advice and guidance team.

Need any further advice?

If you require further advice and guidance about any of our courses, the College has a dedicated Careers Advisor who can be contacted on telephone 023 8091 1014

The Equality Act

The College wishes to ensure that it complies with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010. If you are a disabled person, please ensure that we know what you need so that we can make all reasonable adjustments to help you succeed.

Please note all courses descriptions may be subject to change.

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