This programme provides students with the confidence and skills to gain employment or complete a work placement.
This course is available in Newtownards, Downpatrick and Lisburn campuses. This course will involve working towards a City and Guilds qualification in Employability and Personal Development.
There is an attendance commitment of 18 hours per week for this course.
Modules may include:
- Candidate project
- Enterprise project
- Plan and make a journey
- Drug and alcohol awareness
- Introduction to ICT
- Developing personal confidence
In addition students will work towards a work placement supported by Mencap or Stepping Stones NI. Students may also get the opportunity to sample vocational areas such as Catering or Ceramics.
Confirmation of a place on the course cannot be made until Special Educational Needs evidence is provided.
On provision of appropriate evidence and completion of a taster session, more details regarding student timetables and confirmation of a place on the programme will be forwarded to parents/guardians. This should be available before the end of the June, however, timetables are subject to change up to the start of September.
For further information please contact;
Ards Campus - Lorna Burnham, Course Co-ordinator / Tutor - Tel: 02891 276817
Downpatrick Campus - Carole Darling, Course Co-ordinator / Tutor - Tel: 02844 615815
Lisburn Campus - Susan Murray, Course Co-ordinator / Tutor - Tel: 02892 677225