Pathways to Independence: First Step and Next Step

Pathways to Independence: First Step and Next Step

Course Code: PATHWY Duration: 1 Year Attendance: Full Time Location: Farnborough Campus Start Date: 09/09/2024    


About the course

A course for young people aged 16-19 who may have attended a school or college provision for students with additional learning needs. The aim of the course is that of enabling students to gain generic work skills, improve social skills and gain independence whilst trying out a variety of vocational options and attending supported work experience. The classes are small and friendly with learning support available. The course consists of two-years: First Step and Next Step, but in some cases students may only need one year to gain the skills to move on to another college course or supported/openwork. Students attend weekly tutorials and reviews are held with students, parent/carers and relevant support agencies to discuss future steps.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this course then please contact us by phone on 01252 40 55 55 or message us.

Your course

What modules are covered?

You will study:

  • Personal Safety in the Community
  • Hygiene and Safety in the Kitchen
  • Healthy Living 
  • Shopping for Daily Living
  • Food Preparation and Cooking at Home
  • Mathematics
  • English
  • Digital Skills
  • Supported Work Experience
  • English Speaking Board
  • Tutorial & Enrichment
  • Vocation and Progression tasters
  • Vocational option in the second year


Your future

What Next?

Successful completion of the course could enable students to progress onto a Level 1 programme, a supported internship, supported employment or paid work.

Entry Requirements

What previous qualifications and experience will I need?

No formal requirement. Entry depends upon a successful interview and link days.

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Course Enquiry

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