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Supported Learning Courses

Supported Learning

All our fully trained staff work to the highest standards of care, teaching and support, helping learners build their confidence in order to further their independence in adult life. Learners develop practical life skills in a supportive environment and improve their social skills and ability to work with others.

Who are Leicester College’s Supported Learning Courses for?

Our supported learning courses are suitable for both school leavers as well as older people. Our courses are designed to help support people with learning disabilities.

Some of the many activities they are involved in include:

  • Running a weekly lunch club in Syston
  • Producing and performing in a music and drama extravaganza at the Sue Townsend Theatre
  • Taking part in a regional football tournament at the King Power football stadium
  • Working on the allotment producing plants, fruit and vegetables
  • Running successful eBay and Avon enterprises
  • Undertaking supported internships with a number of local employers
  • Continuing the work project enterprise to produce a range of jams and sell them in Leicestershire Co-op Stores
  • Setting up and taking part in a Saturday sports club for leaners with profound and multiple learning difficulties and their families.

Further Information

We have an excellent purpose built teaching venue for learners with profound and multiple learning difficulties. This offers specialist sensory rooms and learning environments which enable learners with high support needs to access recourses which promote communication, social relationships and self-determination.

Employability and Personal Development – C0814

Course Code: C0814

Key Information

  • Start Date 01 Sep 2020
  • Study Hours Full Time
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus Abbey Park Campus

Build your independent living and work skills in our supported environment. Our course offers you the opportunity to study for an English and maths qualification whilst completing a work experience placement in a range of different industries. We aim to open up your future career pathways by developing your confidence, communication and work skills

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Future Pathways – C2921

Course Code: C2921

Key Information

  • Start Date 01 Sep 2020
  • Study Hours Full Time
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus Freemen's Park Campus

Our future pathways aim to help you establish your goals and improve your skills in a wide range of areas. Through this course you will take part in enrichment activities, volunteering experience all whilst improving your English and maths skills. You will sample different sessions to find out your strengths to improve your life skills.

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Future Pathways Moving On – C2920

Course Code: C2920

Key Information

  • Start Date 01 Sep 2020
  • Study Hours Full Time
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus Freemen's Park Campus

Develop your practical and life skills with this course which will help you transition from further education into the world of work, volunteering or part-time education. With support from our dedicated team, we will help you further develop your English and maths qualifications and support you in taking part in enrichment activities and community experiences.

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Future Pathways Progression – C2926

Course Code: C2926

Key Information

  • Start Date 01 Sep 2020
  • Study Hours Full Time
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus Freemen's Park Campus

Through an engaging programme with a variety of different practical and vocational activities, you will develop your skillset to enable you to live independently and strengthen your development goals. As part of this course you will also take part in enrichment activities and have volunteering opportunities to help develop your work and life skills.

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Future Pathways Sensory – C2923

Course Code: C2923

Key Information

  • Start Date 01 Sep 2020
  • Study Hours Full Time
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus Freemen's Park Campus

As you continue your development as a sensory learner in further education we have put together a course to help ease your journey and assist in your development of independent and vocational skills. Through a range of sessions and experiences, we aim to help you develop your educational and life skills.

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Learning for Living – C0821

Course Code: C0821

Key Information

  • Start Date 01 Sep 2020
  • Study Hours Full Time
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus Freemen's Park Campus

This programme is for school leavers (19+) who wish to continue their learning in a college environment. The curriculum is personalised so that you can participate in a range of activities which stimulate and encourage your development. Our core themes for learning are: personal development, health and well-being, citizenship, and communication.

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Learning for Living Transition – C6717

Course Code: C6717

Key Information

  • Start Date 01 Sep 2020
  • Study Hours Full Time
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus Freemen's Park Campus

Take part in an engaging programme of practical and vocational activities which will help you progress forward with your education. You will have the opportunity to sample different sessions to find which areas you are strongest in and those you need to work on in a supportive learning environment.

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Leicester College Internship – C0815

Course Code: C0815

Key Information

  • Start Date 01 Sep 2020
  • Study Hours Full Time
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus Abbey Park Campus

Finding employment can be very difficult for adults with learning disabilities but through work placements and college-based lessons, this course aims to provide you with the skills and experiences to improve employment outcomes. Take part in a variety of placements in a range of sectors while building your confidence and communication skills.

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Leicester Works Programme – Supported Internship – C0816

Course Code: C0816

Key Information

  • Start Date 01 Sep 2020
  • Study Hours Full Time
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus Abbey Park Campus

The course aims is specifically targeted at improving the employment opportunities of young people with a learning disability, as well as to raise awareness of the benefits for businesses in thinking differently about who they can recruit. We are committed to developing the skills needed to become a valued employee. You will work towards further […]

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