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Introduction To College LPE

Programme Description



This course is an introduction to college which is delivered in a nurturing learning environment.

It runs non-accredited units and but targets are set to meet specific needs to maximise social and emotional development and allow you to gain independent life skills in a supported environment. 

The entry learning programmes are based around the four pillars of learning which are health and wellbeing, community inclusion, independent learning and employability.


Programme Features



The course focusses on improving your independent living skills and you will have individualised targets to meet your own needs to develop the skills you require in life.


Progression & Employment



Students normally progress to the introduction to employment course but progression advice will be available throughout and upon completion of the course.


Programme Content



The course includes:

  • Improving essential skills
  • Improving communication skills
  • Improving independent living skills
  • Creative skills 
  • Sport and leisure activities
  • Using information technology
  • Accessing the community

The course will also include the following:

  • Tutorial program
  • Progress reviews
  • Literacy and numeracy development through various pathways: GCSE resits, Agored Qualifications, Essential Skills Wales and WEST
  • Be Active

Programme Assessment



Practical activities, photographs and observation.


Programme Entry Requirements



There are no formal entry requirements but you will be invited to come to an informal interview, where we assess your learning needs and vocational interest and match you to the most appropriate course.


Additional Costs



All learners are required to pay an administration fee of £45 prior to enrolment.

You will need to provide your own stationery and may also incur costs if the department arranges educational visits.