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Living Independently

Course code: YFWQ100P

Subject area: Pathways

Study level: School Leaver

Course level: E

Course details

9:00am - 3:30pm

Various

5th Sep 2022 - 30th Jun 2023

Witney Campus

Contact details

enquiries@abingdon-witney.ac.uk

01993 703 464

A programme designed for learners 18+ with an EHCP who need to develop and consolidate skills further for living independently in the future.

3 days a week

The course builds on student’s prior knowledge and skills and gives them opportunities to work more independently and prepare for adulthood. The course will cover:

- Cooking and cleaning skills
- Communication and interacting with others
- Work experience opportunities
- Using public transport
- Handling money
- Personal skills
- Keeping safe
- Health and wellbeing
- Citizenship
- Planning for adult life

Personalised according to students needs but will cover topics such as using public transport, handling money, cooking skills, personal health, and hygiene, keeping safe and communication skills
At an appropriate time depending on progress made against EHCP outcomes students could transition into Supported Living, Adult Social Care or Adult Learning
Places on these courses are coordinated through the EHCP Consultation process via Oxfordshire County Council SEN team, students will also be assessed during transition meetings to be able to confirm a Pathways placement.

To arrange a visit or find out more information on the Pathways provision please contact our Pathways Transitions Coordinator – carly.foggett@abingdon-witney.ac.uk
As part of your course we may organise trips to assist you with your learning. Trips are optional, and you will not be penalised if you choose not to participate. Bursaries may also available to cover the cost of some trips.

There are bursaries available to help you with other course costs. Call 01235 216 212 for more information.

The rules on fee reduction are complicated and we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions staff on 01235 555 585 to discuss your options. You can find more information on our Fees and Bursaries page - search "Fees and Bursaries" at the top of the page.

16 - 18 Fee

Tuition Fee: £0.00
Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £0.00


19+ Fee

Tuition Fee: £0.00
Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £0.00


19+ Reduced Fee

Tuition Fee: £0.00
Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £0.00

Students are assessed using RARPA (Recognising and Recording Progress and Achievement