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Personal and Social Development Entry Level 2

Programme Description



The course aims to develop your personal and social skills and help you to improve essential skills. You are able to sample a variety of work related skills on this course and to ensure that the needs of each student are met, learning is planned to meet individual requirements. Modules include life skills, community awareness, enterprise and social skills.


Programme Features



This is a full-time college programme that includes:

  • Tutorial session and essential skills in numeracy and literacy
  • Cooking for independence
  • Money skills
  • Forest school
  • Educational visits 
  • Cultural unit

Progression & Employment



You will progress onto Skills in Independence at Entry level two, following two vocational pathways. Alternatively, you can progress onto supported employment schemes.


Programme Content



Practical sessions include cooking, working outside and a healthy life style. You will work on personal skills to gain confidence and be able to work together in a team or individually. 

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



Portfolio style evidence is collected and learning outcomes are assessed via practical activities and assignment-based work.


Programme Entry Requirements



There are no formal entry requirements but you will be invited to come to an informal interview where we assess 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.