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This course enables students to develop communication skills through team games, sport, arts and crafts, as well as accessing local leisure facilities. Students will undertake several enterprise activities. Community projects are an important part of learning; where students focus their development on what facilities are available within the local community, personal safety and leaning about the town and how to access essential items for independence. Flexibility is the keyword to your learning.

Topics included are: Healthy Living, involving some cooking skills; Using Money; Independence Skills; Shopping; Accessing Community Facilities; Social Awareness and Development; ICT; Gardening; Enterprise; Cultural Awareness.


Students will participate in enterprise activities which are linked to the curriculum.


There may be materials you need to help with your studies. You'll either make a one-off payment for these when you enrol, or you'll buy them during the course. Your tutor will talk to you about this at interview or in your first class (if you don't need an interview).

Depending on your course and circumstances, you may be able to get funding to help with materials fees. Please check with us when you come in for interview or enrolment.

Entry Requirements

An interest in developing your personal, interpersonal and communication skills. Suitability for the programme will be assessed both before joining and during the first four weeks of the course.

Next Steps

At College: Skills for independence or Supported Internship. Outside College: Supported Living and/or Community Engagement and/or Adult Education.

Important information

All courses run subject to demand and the content listed here should be used as a guide only. Course content may vary according to a range of factors such as course duration, campus, teaching staff and requirements from awarding bodies. Check our course and fee guidelines for further details.

For assistance with completing the application, call Admissions on 020 8918 7777.

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