Day: Wednesdays and Fridays
Duration: 10 weeks
This course has been developed for learners with basic English reading and writing skills and will help to develop skills in small groups. In the first term, you will use creative reading and writing activities covering seasonal and learner-led themes. In the second and third terms, you will continue to build these skills, as well as using a range of everyday life scenarios to practice following instructions. ICT will be used, and you will develop your skills through each term.
This Supported Learning course is aimed at learners with mild to moderate learning difficulties and or disabilities, aged 25 and over. No previous knowledge or qualifications are required. You will need an interview before enrolment can take place to ensure your needs can be met and supported appropriately for you to succeed. Please refer to Contact Information below.
You will develop skills in reading, writing, speaking and listening using a variety of teaching and learning resources while working at a pace to suit you. You will also be guided and supported to use computers to create and display examples of your own work and take part in creative activities Including the making of seasonal crafts to develop your skills at following instructions. You will also develop self-confidence by working in small groups to present information.
This course has been developed to inspire and develop confidence in learners with LDD before moving on to other courses. All classes are supported by specialist Additional Learning Support staff and we ensure teaching is learner centred, tailored to meet your specific needs Resources used in lessons are available via our online learning platform and you will be supported to use this both in and out side of classes.
Assessment takes place in many ways and using a variety of fun and entertaining methods including having your work put on display. You will be assessed throughout all the stages of your development but there are no exam-based assessments of learning however you will have to complete set tasks to show that you are acquiring the skills we would want you to. You will also share your thoughts about your growing skills and knowledge with your teacher.
Each learner will spend time talking through their next steps and progression with their teacher. Following completion of your course, you will be able to develop your skills further on another of our Supported Learning courses if you are not ready for one of the many mainstream college courses.Your teacher will help you to explore all suitable options.
WM College is able to provide financial support for course fees, you may be eligible based on prior qualifications, if you are on a low income or benefits. For more information and to find out if you are eligible, view our Fees & Finance page or contact the Learner Services team via Live Chat or on 020 7255 4700.
Teachers are supported to ensure their materials are inclusive to meet all learners needs. Provision of assistive equipment is available and access support can be provided through reasonable adjustments, subject to an assessment by the ALS team and/or the Disability Officer. Digital Learning support is available in the Learning Centre at our Camden site. Careers advice and guidance is also available to all learners.
For more information please contact the Learner Services Team via Live Chat or phone: 020 7255 4700 or email: LearnerServices@wmcollege.ac.uk