Life Skills - City & Guilds Award in Personal Progress Entry Level 1 | Walsall College

Life Skills - City & Guilds Award in Personal Progress Entry Level 1

A course designed to develop and promote independent living skills focusing on social, cooking, communication and general life skills aimed at progressing you into employment or further learning. 

This course is suitable for learners with more complex and profound learning difficulties or disabilities, and aims to improve independence skills. After completing the qualification students will have the option to enrol on various other SLDD courses, including skills for working life and performing arts.

The course consists of a variety of units which help students develop and improve their skills in various areas, including the following:

• Shopping

• Basic food preparation

• Personal safety

• Community participation

• Safety in the home.

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No formal qualifications required Please note that learners with disabilities or Learning Difficulties and/or Disabilities may be exempt from some entry requirements. This will be decided on an individual basis and will be subject to suitable evidence and needs assessments. Admissions tutors will work with the Inclusive Support Team to ensure learners with additional support needs are given appropriate advice and guidance.

Mainstream vocational course, paid or voluntary employment.
Second level of Life Skills course.

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Basic Information

Course Code Q02FELS19P
Location Wisemore Campus
Level Entry Level
Type Full-Time
Fee Aged 16-18: FREE, Aged 19 & Over: Call to speak to Student Finance
Start Date Sep 09 2019

Maths & English Requirement

English and Maths is a mandatory part of the 16-19 study programme.
If you have GCSEs in English and Maths at:

  • A* - C or 4-9 - You will continue to study English and Maths but do not have to take another exam.
  • D or 3 - You will need to resit your GCSE English and Maths at college.
  • E, F or G / 1 or 2 - You will study for Functional Skills until you get to Level 1. Then you will take GCSE English and Maths.

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