Foundation Learning

Preparation For Adulthood (September 2024 Start)

Start Date: 02/09/2024
Start Time: 09:00
End Date: 27/06/2025
End Time: 17:00
Day(s): Monday to Friday
Site: College Main Site


Course Overview

This 2 year course offers a well-structured and safe setting that allows students to explore a diverse curriculum. Its objective is to assist and challenge students to achieve greater independence, while encouraging them to embrace the responsibilities of adulthood. The course aims to familiarize students with college life through a small group setting, which helps enhance their social skills and ability to learn alongside peers. Specifically designed for pre-entry level students who require improvement in communication, independence, and social skills, the course facilitates individualised goals and targets in line with their EHCP (Education, Health and Care Plan).

Work Experience & Industry Placements

Students are supported to carryout work-related tasks initially within the college and then out in the local community.

Qualification Gained

We will identify and document progress and accomplishments through RARPA (recognise and record progress and achievement) by establishing and evaluating goals.

After The Course

If appropriate some students may progress to the other courses within Inclusive learning or adult services.

What Will I Learn

The course will focus on providing specialised instruction and support tailored to individuals with significant cognitive challenges, incorporating strategies for communication, sensory integration, life skills, and functional skill.

English And Maths

English and Maths delivery is imbedded in the programme and we will assess your skills and plan how to best develop them based on your own personal needs.

Our Lecturers

The course is taught by well qualified and experienced lectures who are dedicated to ensuring student success through effective curriculum delivery and high-quality pastoral support.

Course Expenses


How Will I Be Assessed

Preparation for Adulthood learners are assessed through a combination of formal evaluations, ongoing monitoring, and feedback from college staff and other key stakeholders.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirement. This course is for young people aged 16-25 who may have moderate to severe learning difficulties.

Required Experience

We encourage applications from students with Profound and Multiple learning difficulties, without qualifications but with a passion and drive to develop their independence skills further.

How To Apply

You can apply online, or for further information call 01935 423921 and email info@yeovil.ac.uk