Name of provider
Truro and Penwith College – Penwith Campus
Name of course
Who is this course intended for?
Designed to meet the needs of students who have moderate or severe learning difficulties who wish to continue their education in an inclusive educational setting.
Site/s where available
Key contact for questions about course
Course Leader, Penwith Campus:
Post in transition – January 2020 TBC
Programme Team Leader Foundation Studies:
Duration of course
1 to 4 years – individually determined by progress and readiness for progression.
Age range if applicable
Post 16 Learners
Key course content and outcomes
- Independent Living focuses on individual student aspirations
- Target setting, review procedures and transition are person centred
- At the end of the first year a Progression Pathway for each student is determined.
- Focus developing communication skills.
Entry 3 / Level 1 – course offer by College interview.
- Personal target setting and development monitoring
- Functional Skills Maths and English – Levels 1,2 and 3
- GCSE Maths and English (where applicable)
- ASDAN Life Skills
- Duke of Edinburgh’s Scheme
Other further education courses
Supported independent living
Additional charges for families
e.g. swimming, pocket money for shopping
Entry to public venues (if applicable)
Personal spending money on visits
Optional expenses for families
e.g. non-essential trips
Timing across the week
- Post 16 funded entitlement of 540 to 620 guided learning hours taught across taught across three or more days of the week
- Additional time subject to confirmation of discretionary funding
The focus is to develop communication skills, all aspects of social inclusion, achieving personal goals and making choices.
For all students our aim is to promote lifelong learning and to help them reach their potential as valued members of society.