Pathways to Independence & Employment

These programmes are for young people who are unsure about which direction to take for the future and need additional support to achieve their goals.

Courses are suitable for those who may have a range of mild learning difficulties and/or disabilities.

During the course students will focus on personal and social development as well as enhancing their employability skills.

Courses

19/20
Pathway to Employment (Year 1) - Full Time

This programme offers vocational tasters in the following sectors: brickwork, childcare, carpentry, hair and beauty, animal care, office skills, painting and decorating, media, sport, engineering and motor vehicle, as well as life skills and work experience.

19/20
Pathway to Independence - Entry Level - Full Time

This programme has been designed to meet the needs of people with learning difficulties and/or disabilities. The range of difficulties may include learners with mild to moderate learning difficulties but with reasonable social skills and those who may find it difficult to cope with some social situations.

19/20
Professional Pathways - Full Time

A new course for September 2019 allows you to experience a wide range of industries and a host of vocational subjects in a Professional Pathway. You will also work towards your English and Maths Functional Skills or GCSE (depending on your current grades) and attend work experience. This opportunity is valuable for you if you have not obtained the grades you need for your chosen course and want to experience a variety of industries to develop your work readiness, practical and employability skills.

19/20
Technical Pathways - Full Time

A new course for September 2019 allows you to experience a wide range of industries and a host of vocational subjects in a Technical Pathway. You will also work towards your English and Maths Functional Skills or GCSE (depending on your current grades) and attend work experience. This opportunity is valuable for you if you have not obtained the grades you need for your chosen course and want to experience a variety of industries to develop your work readiness, practical and employability skills.

My course has been really interesting, I’ve learned so much and I’ve gotten to do lots of things I didn’t think I’d ever do!