Course details may be subject to change.
This Preparing for Further Learning or Employment course aims to help young people with learning disabilities make a successful transition from education to adulthood, with an additional focus on developing work ready skills in ICT.
Developed to support young people, each bespoke programme is designed to meet your individual needs.
Experienced teachers will consistently measure and provide evidence to ensure you take the appropriate next steps in your journey. You will also receive excellent additional classroom support.
You will work towards developing your maths and English skills, as well as skills for living an independent life.
No formal requirements for entry to this course.
You will be required to contribute £20 at the beginning of the academic year to partially fund any trips, visits and offsite activities. NCD can provide financial support where required.
What are the next steps?
You will have an informal chat with the programme team to ensure the course is right for you. Please bring your previous qualifications.
As part of this Preparing for Further Learning or Employment course, you will develop your knowledge and skills in computing and ICT.
You will study the following units:
- Skills for Learning
- Team Challenge
- Designing a Product
- Creating a Product
- Living with Online Technology
Units may be subject to change.
Times of Delivery
You will be provided with your timetable during Welcome Week.
Any times indicated are based on current courses and may be subject to change in future years. Full timetables will be confirmed at the start of each course.
Teaching and Assessment
You will develop your knowledge through:
- Group activities
Assessment methods include:
- Written assignments
- Live projects
- Research skills
- Personal development
You could progress to a Level 2 course at NCD in eSports, Information Technology or Games Development.