Course overviewProgression into Independence City of Bristol College
This course supports student to progress towards adult life, independent living and employment. Classes are based in college, in our training kitchens and gardens, and at our residential house in Brislington, The Brislington Centre.
Students are given opportunities to take part in industry placements, either within college or with a local employer. Students who are capable of long-term employment may progress onto our Pathways to Employment courses, while others may continue to develop their independent living skills on this course.
Find out more about Additional Learning Support (ALS) at City of Bristol College.
Who is this course for?
This is an inclusive course for students who may find transitioning to college challenging, for a variety of reasons. This programme is aimed at students who are working at Pre-entry Level to Entry Level 2.
What you'll learn
This course includes a variety of subjects to help students develop independence and develop skills to prepare for adulthood. This includes English, communication skills, maths, IT, personal and social development, vocational training, work experience, independent living and tutorial sessions.
You will have a personal tutor who will review your learning objectives and set you targets. These will link to your Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP) and other planned outcomes.
How is the course delivered and assessed?
You will receive specialised, targeted support. We offer small group sizes, learning assistant support and specialist teachers.
Future career and study opportunities
If you want to gain employment, live a more independent life or progress to higher-level study, you will get support to achieve your goals.
As a City of Bristol College student, you may incur additional costs to attend your course. For example, it is likely you may need to pay for travel and stationery.
Many courses offer learning opportunities that you may need to pay for. This may include things like visits within the community, or ingredients for a catering lesson. We will let you know in advance if there will be additional costs.
If you are on a limited income, you may be able to receive help from our Learner Support Funding Bursary.
For guidance on which career path to take, to explore career options related to our courses, find out which careers are in demand, and then get the training you need.
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Fees and applications
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|Course Code||Dates||Duration||Days||Hours per week||Start Time||Location||Fee|
|LBF1076A00-1||02/09/2021 - 01/07/2022||1 years||Full Time||Enquire||Enquire||Ashley Down Centre||Enquire|
|LBF1076A00-1||01/09/2022 - 30/06/2023||1 years||Date/Day(s) Being Finalised||Enquire||Enquire||Ashley Down Centre||Apply|
|LMF1076A00-1||02/09/2021 - 01/07/2022||1 years||Full Time||Enquire||Enquire||SBSA and Construction Centre||Enquire|
|LMF1076A00-1||05/09/2022 - 22/06/2023||1 years||Date/Day(s) Being Finalised||Enquire||Enquire||SBSA and Construction Centre||Apply|