Life & Living Skills

Qualification: Extended Certificate
Entry Level

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About this course

The Life and Living Skills course at Entry Level is aimed at developing the social and personal skills of students with a view to improving their independent living skills and literacy and numeracy at different levels. It is suitable for students with moderate learning difficulties and/or disabilities who want to develop their life, personal and communication skills.

Students have the opportunity to practise and develop the life skills needed to participate fully as members of their communities and as citizens in the wider community.

These courses are delivered by a dedicated team of specialist and experienced staff.

What you will learn

Subjects which may include:

  • Cooking
  • Shopping
  • Life skills
  • Community responsibilities
  • Recycling
  • Art
  • Healthy lifestyles
  • Preparation for work
  • Gardening
  • Office skills
  • Personal skills
  • Emotional wellbeing
  • ICT
  • Leisure time
  • Communication
  • Enterprise
  • Maths and English

100% Coursework/practical

Entry requirements

Students will be invited to interview after making your application online or in person. If possible you should bring your transition plan from your school along with you or bring your personal advisor along with an EHCP/S139a.

Dates, times & fees
Start Date Course Times Duration Campus Fees
03/09/18 1 year Main
What next?
  • On completion you may be able to progress onto the next level of the Life & Living Skills courses if appropriate or to the full cost Leisure course at City College
  • Supported internship
Additional information

You will be required to meet with the course tutors before an offer of a place is made and to provide a statement of Special Educational Needs (S139a).

Trips, visits & activities

  • Library
  • Art gallery
  • Shopping for cookery ingredients
  • Sporting activities
  • Meal out
  • Trips around local community