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COURSE ENQUIRIES 0800 622006

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

This course is aimed at adults or young people with learning difficulties, emotional difficulties or challenging behaviour. The programme offers additional support and encouragement to develop your confidence, self-esteem, personal and social skills within a practical environment.

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Location: Central Campus

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FORMAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

You will need to complete an initial assessment and then be assessed at your appropriate learning level before you can be offered a place on the programme.

WHAT DOES THE COURSE INVOLVE?

You will be given practical opportunities to develop skills to help you to make choices and give you a greater range of options. You will follow a broad curriculum with individual learning targets set to help you gain new skills.

ENRICHMENT ACTIVITIES

You will have opportunities to get involved in sports, educational trips and visits, hear from guest speakers and take part in organised activities delivered by nationally recognised bodies. You will also have the chance to participate in charity fundraising and community volunteer work, to support your personal and social development.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

You will complete assessments individually as you progress through the course, and we will give you the skills to prepare for each assessment.

WHERE CAN I GO NEXT?

Our part time programme is based on developing vocational or work-related skills; these allow learners to develop sound skills that are transferable into other areas. Many of our learners who leave the programme progress on to vocational development provisions within the local authority and/or other training providers. We also have learners moving into employment form our courses.

If you require further information about any of these programmes, or you wish to apply for a place, please contact mark.salter@sandwell.ac.uk or call Mark direct on 0121 667 5050.

Success Rates on courses for 16-18 year-olds nearly 7% better than national average*