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Work Skills

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About the course

For students with severe or moderate needs, supported by an EHCP.
This programme is aimed at developing students’ work-readiness and employability skills.
Again, with an understanding that some of our students may not ever be fully independent in accessing a work placement we strive to teach them the skills needed to be as independent as possible in a working environment.
Students will be provided with lots of opportunities to complete internal work experience placements within the college, including our business enterprises in retail, hospitality and catering, horticulture, and cleaning and housekeeping. This provides students with a safe and familiar environment in which they can begin to learn and develop their work-related skills. Once the skills are embedded and the students are confident, our Work Experience Coordinator will then look to source external placements.
By exposing the students to different working environments at this stage, it allows our staff to support them in making an informed decision about what job they may wish to pursue in the future.

Topics and units

• Written around your needs and interests
• Employability skills e.g., CV writing and interview skills
• Volunteering – how we can help our local community
• Internal and external work experience placements
• Travel training
• Independent living e.g., managing a simple budget
• Domestic skills e.g., cooking and shopping
• Keeping ourselves healthy e.g., diet, exercise, mental health, and anxiety.

What to do next

If you are interested in applying for this course, please click ‘apply now‘ on this page or at the top of any page, and create an website account or sign in an account you have already created and complete the application form. 

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Type

Full Time

Duration

1 Year

Campus

Haybridge Road, Telford

Support

We understand that there are many barriers when you look at coming to college. Find out more information about the support we offer.

Talk to us

If you need some more information you can contact our course information, advice and guidance team using our online form.

Upcoming events

Open event
09 October 2024
5.00pm — 7.30pm
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Open event
13 November 2024
5.00pm — 7.30pm
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Christmas Fayre and Professional Skills Open Event
04 December 2024
5.00pm — 7.30pm
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