What opportunities will this course give me?
The programme is specifically designed for students with a moderate learning difficulty/disability. On successful completion of these courses, students may progress onto, if this is appropriate - Exploring Enterprise or Adult Enrichment Programmes. The SENCO, tutors and Additional Learning Support Team will help and advise them about their options. Students will be interviewed and assessed to see which course is most suitable for them.
What will I be learning?
This course will cover the following: - Personal & Social Development Skills for Independent Living - English - Maths - Work Skills - Money and Finance Skills - ICT Personal Progress - Road Safety Skills - Drama/Dance/Fitness - Home Cooking Skills. This course is based on building students independence, the course will be taught by lecturers who are qualified and experienced in teaching students with learning difficulties/disabilities. All staff will help students to improve their communication skills, money management skills, independence skills while building their confidence and individuality through a whole range of opportunities. The course will be taught in small groups. One or two Learning Support Assistants will support the course. A variety of leisure and outdoor pursuits/activities will be included within this programme. Students may also have the opportunity to take part in work experience activities. Learners will be supported to arrange suitable work experience placements and workplace visits.
Why is this course for me?
Students will spend time in the classroom, kitchen and off-site activities covering a variety of written and practical work, working as part of a team. Students will be encouraged to make choices and follow their interests. Regular tutorials between students and their personal tutor will be held to discuss their progress along with an annual review of their EHCP. The students are continually assessed throughout the course.
How will my learning be enhanced?
Learners will follow a non- accredited programme following Preparation for Adulthood themes and be supported to set challenging and individualised targets against these. Learners will have the opportunity to focus on skills they need to develop.
What do I need to sign up?
The course is specifically designed for students with a moderate learning difficulty/disability. Following application, successful applicants will be invited to a pre-assessment interview. An assessment process follows this. The application must be supported by an EHCP from their school/college or personal advisor.
Is there anything else I need to know?
This course is for students who want to build on their personal, social and independence skills, while continuing to develop their confidence and carry out everyday activities. The groups are smaller than average and support is available to meet a wide range of learning needs. The course will run three days a week from approximately 9.00am - 3.00pm. Please note that Wednesdays will be a 10.00 am start. Transport will need to be arranged accordingly. Timings for each course will be confirmed once a place has been offered and accepted. Students will spend one day a week based offsite at The Hive. Students will travel from Eastleigh College either by mini-bus or by local bus.
Please note that all courses are subject to minimum numbers and course descriptions may be subject to change. A place on your chosen course is not confirmed until all of the necessary enrolment paperwork is signed and any relevant fees are paid. The team will be in touch to discuss this with you, once your application has been processed.
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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
Adult students on a career path are positive about going to university
According to figures recently reported by UCAS, the total number of applicants wishing to start university in September hit a new high. The findings coincide with the results of an exit poll of 250 adult learners from Eastleigh College in which 98% agreed that ‘My course will enable me to develop a new career’.