Skills For Life and Work: Work Preparation and Horticulture - RARPA - Entry Level 2

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Start Date: 05 September 2022
Duration: 1 Year
Attendance: Full Time
Suitable for: Adults
Location: Centre for Lifelong Learning, Finsbury Park

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ABOUT THE COURSE

This Entry Level programme is aimed at adults who do not have an EHCP but who have learning difficulties and disabilities.

The course will enable you to develop your employability and communication skills. In addition the programme will teach you horticultural skills, giving you the opportunity to work in the college garden - planting flowers, growing fruit and vegetables and learning gardening maintenance skills, which can be transferred into the work environment. 

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

Topics covered can include:

  • Work Preparation
  • Horticulture
  • Maths
  • English
  • Enrichment activities

WHAT WILL I NEED?

You will need:

  • To be aged 19+, with learning difficulties or disabilities

You do not need an EHCP to apply for this course.

All applicants must have an initial assessment and interview to confirm the course is suitable for them. 

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

You will be assessed through completing a portfolio of work. Activities will involve both practical and written tasks which will be assessed through a range of methods.

WHAT WILL IT COST?

Adults

Entry Level, Level 1, Level 2
If you will be aged 19 or older on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, your course may be free. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.

WHAT CAN I DO AFTER?

On successful completion of the course, you will be able to progress to other qualifications, such as Entry Level, Level 1 and Level 2 courses. You may also progress into paid, supported or voluntary work.

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Centre for Business, Arts
and Technology
444 Camden Road
N7 0SP
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Sixth Form College
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283-309 Goswell Road
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Centre for Lifelong Learning
28-42 Blackstock Road
Finsbury Park
N4 2DG
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Centre for Applied Sciences
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311-321 Goswell Road
EC1V 7DD
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