Name of provider
Cornwall Rural Community Charity
Name of course
Learn Your way
Site/s where available
Penhaligon House, Truro / The Penwith Centre, Penzance
Key contact for questions about course
Duration of course
Programme of study for 1 or 2 years (depending on learner ability/needs)
Age range if applicable
16 – 24 with an Education and Health Care Plan
Key course content and outcomes
- 3 day per week
- Working towards an Ascentis award, certificate or diploma in progression at Entry 3 to Level 2
- Two days in the classroom
- I day work experience
- Year 1 work experience will be in catering, creative media, agriculture/farm work or hair and beauty
- Year 2 work experience is external and arranged to meet interests and aspirations of each individual learner.
- Programme runs for 44 weeks per year
- Enterprise activities are embedded within the programme to help develop business skills
- Enrichment activities are planned to help meet learners social needs
- Non regulated learning is based on four main topics:
– Personal and social relationships
– Safe decisions
– Personal health and hygiene
– Being safe online
Students will have an identified learning/cognitive need as specified within their EHCP; the EHCP will be fully discussed at students ECHP review which will determine the suitability of the Post 16 offer.
Accreditation – Details of Accreditation routes; are these personalised for each student? How are modules selected? Examples might include:
Ascentis progression qualification
with units in:
Personal development, making choices, group and team work, presentation software, health and safety, hospitality, customer service, personal career preparation, preparing for work, introduction to retail, plan and cook healthy meals, work experience, enterprise, personal budgeting and money management, preparation for interview.
Units taken will depend on the size and level of the qualification taken which is individual to each learner.
Functional maths and English units are also provided in:
Spelling, engaging in discussions, speaking to communicate, time, developing and applying number skills, division of whole number, money – adding and subtracting and handwriting skills.
This programme aims to prepare young people for the local job market and to help them move towards work, volunteering or meaningful activity.
Progression from the programme of study is either to work, volunteering or meaningful activity or a supported internship
Progression from the supported internship is to work, volunteering or meaningful activity.
Non regulated learning helps to prepare learners for the adult world by equipping them to make and maintain safe personal and social relationships, make safe decisions, understand the importance of personal health and hygiene and know how to be safe online.
Additional charges for families
e.g. swimming, pocket money for shopping
Optional expenses for families
e.g. non-essential trips
There may be a small charge for enrichment activities week, however we seek external funding for this in order to minimise the cost to parents.
Timing across the week
Chaos (Tues to Friday 9.30 to 3.30)
Moorvue (Tues to Thursday 9.30 to 3.30)