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City College Norwich - Open Day

February 25, 2023
10am - 1pm

City College Norwich

Social And Community Pathway (A0297)

City College Norwich

Ipswich Road, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 2LJ

Basic/Key Skill
Entry Level
Preparation for Life and Work

Course Details

Social & Community pathways course will help you develop your life skills ready to move into further education, Apprenticeships/Training or Paid Employment. Having real work experience will not only give you specific skills, it will open up new opportunities that you may not have thought of before.

This course is for people who are interested in gaining the important life skills needed to live independently and to move into employment. It is suitable for students who are keen to learn practically. Students will gain a wealth of knowledge around different working environments and in addition to this will participate in a work placement. The course is specially designed for those who have had a break in their education due to bullying, social, emotional or behaviour issues. The class consists of eight learners giving a more nurtured and supported environment.

As part of the course units which will be covered are:

  • Healthy Eating- where you will experience cooking healthy snacks and meals using a state of the art kitchen.
  • Parenting Awareness- where you will experience looking after a virtual baby and gain understanding about childhood illnesses/accidents and support available for young parents.
  • Making the most of Leisure time- where you will get to go to Eaton Vale and participate in activities such as Canoeing, Wall Climbing, Team building and Archery.
  • Healthy Living- where you will learn about Exercise, Healthy Eating, Protected Sex and Hygiene.
  • Managing money- Where you will learn how to budget.

Entry requirements

No formal entry requirements. The course is for students who are preparing for employment having come through other Inclusive Learning courses, or who are new to college and need to gain confidence and practical skills to progress into the world of work. Interview required.

Your next steps...

Students may progress onto further courses within Inclusive Learning or onto other programmes within the wider college/community.

Throughout the duration of the course learners will not only gain a wealth of knowledge in various subjects, they will work on building confidence, improving social skills, learn real life skills and engage in a new, positive learning journey.

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