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Passport to Independence - Independent Living and Employability

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This is a course for young people aged 16-18, or up to 24 with an EHCP who have Special Educational Needs and/or a Learning Disability.

The focus is transition to adulthood including Independent Living and Employability, paid or otherwise and links to the Preparing for Adulthood outcomes.

You may study from 1-3 years and will be in college three days a week. You may be working from pre-entry Level to Entry 2.

The curriculum is designed to support learners to transition into adulthood and includes Life Skills in our training kitchen and new flat, Social/ communication Skills, Employment skills, Horticulture, Art, maths, English, community use and volunteering. Students are offered Work Experience, Enrichment (interest activities) and are supported through regular tutorials.

You may have access to SALT if this is stated in your EHCP

How will I know how I am doing?

Learners will meet with their personal tutor on a regular basis in order to review progress and agree targets so that progress can be measured and learners challenged to achieve their best.

What do I need to join?

You need to be able to work in small groups and have a moderate to more significant learning disability.

Previous work

Maths & English

Literacy and numeracy will be embedded throughout the course and learners will have the opportunity to upskill in these areas.


Learners will gain vocational experience in Horticulture, caring for animals and Catering depending on their interests. Learners will be working on behaviours for employment and independence and meeting with our Job Coach to identify their individual skills and areas for improvement.

Work Experience

Learners will take part in voluntary/community work placements and experience.

What can I do next?

Learners can progress onto other courses that help to develop skills and aid towards long-term goals, including supported internships.

What are my career options?

The potential to find employment.

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course information last updated: Wednesday 22nd September 2021 @ 11.31am (9 hours ago)

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Full time 2021

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