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Preparation for Adulthood

Course Code: SDJ

Level: 1
Subject area: Learning Difficulties & Disabilities
Awarding body: City & Guilds
Qualification: Award
Course type: Full-time
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: One year

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About the course

This part-time skills development course at City College Plymouth develops independent living or employability skills. Both are offered over two days, with one day focusing on your chosen pathway and one day working on functional skills in English, maths and ICT. The aim of both pathways is to develop independence, confidence, and self-esteem in order to prepare for adulthood and next steps in life. Having successfully completed this study programme you can progress to other College courses, take up a training place or find employment.

What you'll learn

The course aims to:

  • help you become more independent
  • give you more confidence
  • teach you basic work and life skills.

You will work at your own level in basic work and vocational skills.

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements. However, you will be invited to attend an informal interview to assess your suitability for the course.

Assessments/Exams

Continuous assessments will take place throughout the course.

What's next?

Having successfully completed this study programme you can progress to other College courses, take up a training place or find employment.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2020/21 (August 2020 – July 2021). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2021/22.

If you are aged 16-18, due to Government funding, tuition fees may not be applicable for your course. (Please note: this does not apply to Foundation Degrees or Access to Higher Education courses, and other courses not eligible for public funding.)

Although we’re not yet able to confirm the start date for this course, applications are now welcome, just complete and return an application form.