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About the course

This one or two year course will give you challenges to help you develop and become more independent. You will have a personal tutor who will help you increase your confidence and develop the skills needed in your life as an adult.

Entry Requirements

You will have an interview where you can show us some work you are proud of. We will talk about the course and discuss what help you need. This is the right course for you if you:

  • Are happy to meet challenges
  • Want to become more independent
  • Want to be more mature

If you are aged 19-24 you need to have an Education Health and Care Plan (EHCP) saying what you are working towards at college and what support you will need.

What will I do on this course?

You will have the chance to do a variety of subjects:

  • Reading and writing
  • Speaking and listening
  • Using numbers
  • Art and drama
  • Cooking for yourself
  • DIY
  • Sport
  • Gardening
  • Citizenship
  • Work skills and experience
Who is it for?

You will normally be a school leaver who has been in a special school, or have been supported in mainstream education.

How to apply

For further information:

Call: 0117 312 5000
Email: enquiries@cityofbristol.ac.uk

How Is this course assessed?

You will set goals with your Personal Tutor and discuss your progress at least twice a year. You will be assessed in a number of ways: Photographs of your work and achievements, Videos of you working on your own and in teams, Folders of the work you do on the course.

What could I do next?

You will be helped in your last year on Horizons to find out what the possibilities are after the course. They can include:

  • Another full-time College course
  • A part-time course at College
  • Study at another College
  • Unpaid work
  • Paid work
  • Opportunities in the community
  • Supported internship
Additional cost

At the beginning of the course you will be asked to pay:

  • Educational visits
  • Materials

You will need an interview for this course



How old will you be when the course starts?

16-18 19+
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