Our Curriculum & Course Overview

In their first year students focus on skills that prepare them for work, this includes:

  • Work placements at one of our partner organisations
  • Close support from work-place mentor and regular visits from a Job Coach
  • Skill Up sessions where student’s develop transferable work skills (students are grouped according to appropriate study level)
  • Work towards City & Guilds Functional Skills (Maths and English), if required (up to level 2)
  • Access to wellbeing support and Speech & Language Therapy (SaLT)
  • Enrichment Activities e.g. careers events, travel training and social skills and attending social events

In their second year students focus on finding and securing work and includes:

  • Weekly ‘Job Club’ sessions these includes labour market, interview skills, job searching and application
  • Work experience or a volunteering placements with regular visits from their Job Coach
  • Continued sessions in Skill Up
  • Continued access to wellbeing support and SaLT
  • Continued classes working towards City & Guilds Functional Skills qualification (up to level 2)
  • Participation in our corporate mock interview programme
  • Support at job interviews (optional)
  • Access to independent careers guidance
  • Enrichment Activities e.g. further travel training if required, careers events and social skills