The aim of this programme is to offer students a route into further independence and employment.
The aim of this programme is to offer students a route into further independence and employment. In addition to this students are encouraged to develop confidence in personal and social skills, communication and teamwork.
Students may wish to progress on to the Progression Pathway 3, the LEAP pathway, or into employment. Students will have the opportunity to plan progression with their personal tutor.
Vocational areas may include Catering, Childcare, Horticulture, Hairdressing, Media, Retail, Sport or Motor Vehicle Studies.
The Vickers Centre was opened in 2015 for learners with Autism and/or speech, language and communication needs. This centre provides a unique college based setting for students in Surrey. Learners will enjoy the security of a secure building ina quiet area of the college whilst having the opportunity to integrate into the wider college environment.
Skills development includes:
Foundation for Employment is suitable for those who have a learning difficulty or disability and who prefer to learn in a small group with dedicated support. They are likely to have an EHCP.
Suitability for the course is to be determined at interview. Students who have not attended the college before should consider transition planning with the college, to include taster sessions and attendance at Summer School.
Additional expenses to consider include travel expenses, cafe visits and leisure outings which may require money on a regular basis.
Students are expected to bring folders, pens and writing paper to all lessons. Uniform/equipment and a contribution towards the expense of travelling within the community is necessary for some lessons
No formal qualifications are needed but enthusiam and an interest in your chosen subject area(s) is essential.
Students may wish to progress on to:
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