Skills for Life & Work

Award in Personal Progression - Q032

Conway Park Full Time Pre-Entry Level

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This qualification is for learners who would like to develop their Personal and Social development skills. The units cover such as developing own skills and setting goals, social skills such as managing relationship ad working with others, knowledge for living in the wider community such as rights and responsibilities and community action and life skills such as healthy living, budgeting and preparing for work.

Course Details

You will develop the skills to make decisions to cope with your daily life as an adult. You will work towards individual goals for literacy and numeracy as well as increasing the social skills that you will use in everyday situations. You will be encouraged to identify your strengths as well as the skills to be developed. You will have regular group and individual tutorials to help you do this. Literacy and Numeracy are developed through practical activities. Numeracy will include counting, the use of money, telling the time, weighing and measuring. Literacy will include speaking and listening as well as reading social sight signs. Some learning will take place out in the community and visits to places of interest are an important part of the course. You will learn in a small group and will have support at all times. You may work towards E1 Personal Porgression Excel and/or college certificates for individual goals. College certificates for Numeracy and communications and an English Speaking Board

Entry Guidelines

No formal qualifications required. Satisfactory interview, assessment, school report and/or satisfactory reference. If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

Assessment Method

Leaners will be assesed via a paper based assesment of maths and english. Some learners will complete an online assessment

Additional Information

Application for this course can be made direct to the course tutor or through a Specialist Careers Adviser or Social Worker / Carer. Your tutor will work with you to identify your particular learning and support needs to assist you in studying on this course. Are you aged 16-18? Study programmes are full-time courses for 16-18 year olds which include:

Where can I progress to?

Students may progress to Prep 4 Work college vocational college courses or Adult Services.

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Starting 31st August 2020 - Ending - 25th June 2021REF Q032M001

If you are aged 16-18:

This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

Please see our fees & discounts leaflet.

This course is FREE if you are aged 19+, unemployed/in receipt of eligible benefits or in work earning less than £17,550 annual gross salary (or £9/hour), and you do not have a level 3 qualification. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2020-21.

For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call into our Conway Park Campus. Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 11 to 4pm and Wednesdays 4 to 6.30pm (term time only).


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