Accelerate Courses

With enrolment points throughout the year, these programmes are for 16-18 year olds who want to get back into learning. Levels range from Entry Level to Level 2. Attendance is 3 days a week in college plus 2 days in work experience or tasters and course lengths can vary from 6 weeks to 1 year. Students learn employability skills (such as how to apply for work) as well as literacy, numeracy and personal/social develoment.


After an Accelerate course, students can progress to other full-time vocational courses, apprenticeships or employment.


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Pathways Courses for Student with Learning Difficulities

Pathways offer courses for young people with mild to moderate learning difficulties. The courses can include literacy and numeracy skills as well as independence skills and employability skills. Many students are able to progress from Pathways to other vocational courses at college.


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World of Work courses for Adults with Learning Disabilities

Programmes for adults (aged 19+) who wish to develop pre-employment skills or skills for working with others. Learners will attend college one day a week and participate in a range of accessible and engaging activities such as drama, film, media, art and enterprise. After an initial assessment learners will be offered a level of study that meets their individual needs either at Entry 1, Entry 2 or Entry 3. Independence and/or pre-employment skills will be promoted through the completion of a range of engaging units and activities.


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