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Skills for Independence and Work (Entry Level 2)

Course Overview
Course type

Entry Level 2

Course length

One Year

Required qualifications

As this course is primarily for students with learning difficulties,  no qualifications are required but students will sit a brief assessment to check your literacy and numeracy to show that you are currently working at a suitable level.
Your school will need to provide evidence of your learning difficulty to ensure that the course can provide the right supported learning environment for you.

On this course you will study in a small group, taking an interesting mixture of subjects which will help to prepare you for work and independent living. The course is designed for students with moderate learning difficulties. It will provide you with pathways  to further qualifications,  such as Entry Level 3 Foundation Learning, or to supported employment.


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The course will focus on:

ï    developing skills for work and independent living
ï    practical life skills
ï    Functional Skills (English, Mathematics and ICT)

On the course you will:

ï    take part in cookery, sport, trips and art activities
ï    develop your communication and team work skills
ï    learn about what will be expected of you at work

On this course you will study in a small group, taking an interesting mixture of subjects which will help to prepare you for work and independent living. The course is designed for students with moderate learning difficulties. It will provide you with pathways  to further qualifications,  such as Entry Level 3 Foundation Learning, or to supported employment.


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Method of assessment

The Certificate in Skills for Independence and Work is assessed by assignments, which involve written work and practical activities. Functional skills English, Maths and ICT are mainly assessed by tests.

On this course you will study in a small group, taking an interesting mixture of subjects which will help to prepare you for work and independent living. The course is designed for students with moderate learning difficulties. It will provide you with pathways  to further qualifications,  such as Entry Level 3 Foundation Learning, or to supported employment.


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The aim is for you to achieve skills, confidence  and qualifications at entry Level 2 which will enable  you to progress to further study at entry Level 3 or supported employment.

Other Information

You will be supported in class by Learning Support Practitioners. They will help to meet your individual needs and give you support with what you find difficult, for example, understanding what you need to do, reading or writing. Most students are supported in a small group, but occasionally students need  one-to-one support.
You will follow a one-year programme working towards the Entry Level 2 Diploma in Skills for Independence and Work and qualifications in Functional Skills English, Maths and ICT.

 

On this course you will study in a small group, taking an interesting mixture of subjects which will help to prepare you for work and independent living. The course is designed for students with moderate learning difficulties. It will provide you with pathways  to further qualifications,  such as Entry Level 3 Foundation Learning, or to supported employment.


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