LLDD Supported Education

What entry requirements do I need?

You will need a minimum of: Completion of any existing studies

What will I learn?

A personalised learning programme for young people (16-24) who have severe learning difficulties and/or disabilities, to develop greater independence and employability skills. The teaching, learning and support is provided by specialist staff and is highly structured, with clear ownership of space and access to a range of environments. Supported Education have accredited status awarded by the National Autistic Society.

Teaching and learning strategies follow the principles of TEACCH, and can be communicated through PECS and Makaton. Our students have access to enabling technology such as task prompters, and a real-life home skills area where learners can practice their domestic skills and master the use of household appliances. Resources include safe haven, chill out zone, low arousal environment, sensory room, creative arts and employability skills environment.

Students follow a personalised programme.

  • Independent Living Skills
  • Employability Skills
  • Functional Skills: English and maths

Credit-based learning is assessed through course work and portfolios of evidence. You will have support to achieve.

What could I progress on to?

Progression onto mainstream courses is available for some students and there are opportunities to participate in work placements in the college retail outlets.

You may want to progress to further vocational learning or progress to supported employment and/or independent living.


Additional Course Details for 17/18

  • Course code 2401
    Course name LLDD Supported Education
    Campus Station Plaza
    Study mode Full-Time
    Start date 18/09/17
    Duration 34 week (s)

Additional Course Details for 18/19

  • Course code 2401
    Course name LLDD Supported Education
    Campus Station Plaza
    Study mode Full-Time
    Start date 24/09/18
    Duration 34 week (s)

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