Supported learning

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.

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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