Pathway 1 - Developing Independence

Key Details

  • Available at:
    Glynllifon, Rhos-on-Sea, Dolgellau
  • Course type:
    Full-Time (Further Education)
  • Study Mode:
    Full-time
  • Programme Area:
    Independent Living Skills
  • Course Length:

    The length of programme will be dependant upon the individual needs of the learner. Maximum length of 4 years (3 years in Coleg Meirion-Dwyfor).

  • Bilingual:

    n/a

Course Description

Learners have a planned timetable based on individual sensory experiences and these are timetabled around the most important and relevant elements of the 4 Pillar of ILS curriculum, which are: Independent Living Skills; Accessing the Community and Health and Wellbeing.

Entry Criteria

An offer of a place on this course is subject to a successful outcome from a series of transition meetings and a referral from Social Services, School Additional Needs Coordinator, Special schools, Independent specialist schools and colleges and Careers Wales.

Working at Milestone 1-3

Delivery

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

Assessment

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

Progression

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

Campus Information Glynllifon

  • Working effectively with professionals and service providers to aid a smooth transition to and from college.
  • A sensory curriculum provided to promote communication skills, social interaction and physical activities.
  • Consistent and effective communication techniques are used to promote the learners communication and making choices skills
  • Social interaction skills are developed through specialist teaching methods
  • Working effectively with professionals and service providers to aid a smooth transition to and from college.

Campus Information Dolgellau

  • Working effectively with professionals and service providers to aid a smooth transition to and from college.
  • A sensory curriculum provided to promote communication skills, social interaction and physical activities.
  • Consistent and effective communication techniques are used to promote the learners communication and making choices skills
  • Social interaction skills are developed through specialist teaching methods
  • Working effectively with professionals and service providers to aid a smooth transition to and from college.

Campus Information Rhos-on-Sea

  • Places on the course are for specialist school leavers / independent specialist college leavers who are residents of Conwy county. The learners must have a diagnosis of profound and multiple learning disabilities. Referrals to the Developing Independence course are made via Conwy Social Services and/or Careers Wales.

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