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Independence and Community Skills

Course Code: SDF
  • Level: E
  • Qualification: Certificate
  • Duration: One year
  • Course type: Full-time
  • Time of day: Daytime
  • When you'll study: Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays, 9am - 3pm and Friday, 9am - 12.15pm

What's it all about?

The independence and community skills study programme at City College Plymouth is for young people with severe learning difficulties or disabilities. It’s ideal for those who need to learn within a supported environment, and who want to develop their skills to prepare for community work. Our dedicated staff give a high level of support, allowing you to thrive in all aspects of College life and the wider community. The course allows you to develop English and maths skills, social skills, self-confidence, and skills for independent living.

Course information

You will have the opportunity to:

  • develop functional skills
  • develop a range of independent living skills, social skills and self confidence
  • try a range of vocational options.

The course includes:

  • independent living skills
  • community work
  • personal development
  • using community facilities.

There are no specific entry requirements for the course, but an interview will assess your suitability for the course.

There are no formal exams.

On successful completion you may progress to other skills development courses at the College or vocational training appropriate to individual needs.

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.

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