This course aims to develop your personal, social and vocational skills and helps you to improve essential skills including numeracy, literacy and ICT.
You will sample a variety of job-related skills to ensure that your needs are met. Learning is planned to meet individual requirements and you may participate in educational visits and leisure activities with the aim of developing your social skills and confidence.
The course may be delivered over Graig and Ammanford campuses. The course is taught at Entry 2 with a clear progression route.
The course can also help prepare you for studying within mainstream vocational programmes.
You will be able to access a range of vocational taster opportunities with options to gain additional qualifications. You will receive classroom support and specialist careers guidance.
You can take two distinct pathways, you can either progress onto the Entry 3 Skills for Work Awards for further vocational study or you can progress onto the Entry 3 Personal and Social Development course.
Both these courses can lead to either mainstream college courses or employment. Alternatively, the courses could lead to supported employment routes.
Learners will follow the college tutorial programme along with numeracy and literacy sessions. Vocational modules include:
The course will also include the following:
Portfolio style evidence is collected and learning outcomes are assessed via practical activities and assignment-based work.
There are no formal entry requirements but you will be invited to come to an informal interview where we will assess your learning needs and vocational interest and match you to the most appropriate course.
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.