The Diploma in Skills for independence and Work is for students seeking to develop greater independence and/or, to enter supported employment or to progress to a higher level of vocationally-related qualification.
This course gives students the opportunity to engage in relevant learning activities, which provide opportunities to develop a range of life personal skills and abilities, achieve a nationally recognised Entry Level vocationally (related qualification) and develop interests in different areas.
You will work towards Entry Level 2 qualifications in Independence and Work Skills, which will include: budgeting, personal presentation, personal safety, accessing local facilities and promoting independent living skills.
During the programme you will also develop maths and English skills through accredited qualifications.
This course will enable progression to further vocational qualifications, supported employment, related general qualifications, the Entry Level 3 Certificate in Workskills or work.
You will be assessed through a combination of continual formal and informal assessments.
There may be additional costs to cover trips during the course.
Acceptance onto this course is dependent upon a visit to Tresham, a formal interview and a successful taster day at college, plus receipt of appropriate school or college reports.
Additional years of attendance are dependent upon progression, which will be clearly communicated during review sessions. Supported college transport may be provided for students, dependent on completion of a Northamptonshire County Council transport application.