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Understanding Skills for Work

Course code: YFAT401P

Subject area: Pathways

Study level: School Leaver

Course level: E

Course details

Course time:

09:00 - 15:30

Days of week:

Monday to Friday

Course date:

9th Sept 2024 - 4th Jul 2025

Course location:

Abingdon Campus

Contact details


01235 555 585

This course is designed for young adults who have an EHCP (Education Health and Care Plan) who wish to develop further their independence and explore adult working life and achieve an Entry 2 qualification.
Students will be able to work towards appropriate math's and English qualifications alongside completing an accredited employability qualification at entry 2. On the course students will also have the opportunity to improve their cooking skills, take part in sports activities, complete relevant work experience, and engage in the college’s core programme aimed at learning about the world around them.

Also embedded in the programme is social enterprise where students could visit projects like Ernest Cook and Propeller to get involved and transfer the skills learned in the classroom to a work environment

Course units
Example units:

- Handling Money

- Using digital skills

- Communicating with others

- Participating in enterprise

- Working towards agreed targets

- Participating in a team activity

- Using public transport

- Adapting to a new situation

- Learning methods and assessments

What next?
At an appropriate time depending on progress made against EHCP outcomes, students could transition on to Developing Skills for Employment Entry 3 or adult learning.
Entry criteria
No formal entry requirements however all students are required to have an Education Health & Care Plan that is supported by their Local Authority, and places on any course are subject to the LA agreeing to fund placement.
Fee information
As part of your course we may organise trips to assist you with your learning. Trips are optional, and you will not be penalised if you choose not to participate.

There are bursaries available to help you with other course costs. Call 01235 216 212 for more information.

The rules on fee reduction are complicated and we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions staff on 01235 555 585 to discuss your options. You can find more information on our Fees and Bursaries page - search "Fees and Bursaries" at the top of the page.

Course fees

16-18 Fee:

Tuition Fee: £0.00

Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £0.00

19+ Fee:

Tuition Fee: £0.00

Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £0.00

19+ Reduced Fee:

Tuition Fee: £0.00

Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £0.00

Qualifications received
Entry level 2 Certificate or Extended Certificate
Learning & method assessment
Ongoing assessments through the academic year in class, using a variety of methods to build a portfolio of evidence