Is this course right for me?

Learners have a planned timetable based on individual sensory experiences and these are timetabled around the four pillars of Independent Living Skills, which are:

  • Independent Living Skills
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Accessing the Community
  • Employability Skills (if appropriate) 

The following opportunities are also available at Canolfan Marl (Rhos-on-Sea): 

  • Communication Skills
  • Sensory Curriculum

Entry requirements:

No formal entry requirements.

Offer of a place on the course is subject to successful attendance on a personalised transition event.


The programme is delivered through a variety of sensory experiences to promote individual choice, social interaction, communication and self-awareness.


Learners will be following a non-accredited programme. After setting and agreeing individual targets, learners may be assessed through a variety of methods which meet their individual learner needs.


Depending on local opportunities, learners may progress to day centres and possible sheltered employment opportunities.

Additional campus/course information:

  • Dolgellau


    • Touch Trust
    • Residential Visits
    • Swimming
    • Intensive Interaction
  • Glynllifon


    • Touch Trust
    • The programme is designed around learner needs
  • Rhos-on-Sea

    Canolfan Marl (Rhos-on-Sea): 

    • Snoezelen Room
    • Tac Pac activities
    • Sensory Stories
    • Massage Stories
    • Shop - cook - taste / eat
    • PECS/Makaton/Real Objects - communication strategies to promote choice making
    • Creative activities - music / art and craft
    • ICT activities to enhance communication strategies - switches / cause and effect.
    • Outside visits to local college community
    • Speech and Language Therapy / Physiotherapy / Occupational Therapy programmes followed if appropriate.