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This is a full-time transition course designed for students who have a diagnosis of ASC, and need a supportive environment in which to learn and progress. This is a blended partially accredited course. Students work towards a small qualification at Award level alongside an inclusive, enjoyable and progressively challenging knowledge, skills and behaviours programme.

We will assess your individual needs at your initial interview. Additional personalised support is then planned with you to help you achieve your learning goals and widen progression opportunities . You will be taught in small groups and will be set individual targets to achieve. Both your targets and your progress will be monitored regularly in all sessions.

  • What will I study?

    The units you will study are likely to include:

    Core Units:

    • English
    • Maths
    • Digital Skills
    • Independent Learning and Living Skills
    • Work and Employability related Skills
  • Who is this course for?

    This is a full-time transition course designed for students who have a diagnosis of ASC, and need a supportive environment in which to learn.

  • How is the course assessed?

    Assessment is continuous and progress is recorded in the Student's Passport alongside unit and project work. You will be encouraged to work with others, improve your own learning, social, communication skills and performance.

  • Progression and Career Opportunities

    Transition options include:

    • Stepping Out Pathway 2 ? Moving On Part 2
    • Wider college vocational programmes ? specific to student career aspirations/ interests
    • Supported Internship Programme
    • Employment/ External Opportunities
  • Entry Requirements for new students

    There are no formal entry requirements. Learners will have a diagnosis of ASD and may have issues with attendance and anxiety at school. They must express a willingness to take part and develop skills for further courses or employment.

  • Admissions Process

    We recommend that you attend one of our exciting open events so that you can look around the department, the college and meet the tutors. You are welcome to do this before or after you apply. These events have proved very successful in ensuring students and their families see the best of what the college has to offer such as our inspirational teaching areas, teachers, library facilities and places to eat.
    Once you have applied our experienced Enrolment Team will consider your application carefully and will let you know, by email, if the College would like to make you a conditional offer based on you meeting the specified entry requirements. If your predicted grades or career aims suggest that an alternative subject area or course level would be more appropriate for you at this stage, we will contact you either by telephone, email or text. If you have told us that you have some additional support needs we will contact you to find out more so that we can help you.