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Independent Living (Life and Work) Entry Level 1

Practical Vs Theory


Course overview

This course will help support your personal and social development, and independent living skills. You will learn about and expand your knowledge in: personal presentation, good health, household skills, independent living, mobility, citizenship, money handling, budgeting, employability, developing friendships and leisure. You will also take part in enrichment activities such as performing arts, and art and crafts, and have the opportunity to undertake work-based projects in catering, horticulture, animal care and retail. This programme also include sessions in English and maths, enrichment, tutorials, independence and supported study. This course is 15% theory and 85% practical.


Entry Requirements

No formal qualification required.

How The Course Will Be Assessed

You will be assessed on your progress throughout the year and build a portfolio of evidence. The work is validated by an external verifier from RARPA. Functional skills will involve tests at the appropriate level.

Additional Information

All of our programmes are underpinned by the opportunity to develop life skills, communication development, travel training and safety in the community.

Potential Future Career

On completion of this course, you can progress to the Exploring Animals, Horticulture and Life Skills or Exploring Catering, Retail and Life Skills courses.


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