Name of provider

Truro and Penwith College – Truro Campus

Name of course

Access to Inclusive Learning

Who is this course intended for?

Access Inclusive Learning is designed to meet the needs of students who have moderate or severe learning difficulties who wish to continue their education.

Site/s where available

Truro Campus

Key contact for questions about course

Programme Team Leader, Foundation Studies:
Theresa Edwards

Deputy Team Leders, Foundation Studies:
Steve Kenward and Lucy Sheen

Duration of course

3 years

Age range if applicable

Post 16 Learners

Key course content and outcomes
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  • Focuses on the individual student
  • Target setting is person centred
  • Review procedures and transition are individually monitored
  • At the end of the first year a Progression Pathway for each student is determined
  • Core studies in English, Maths, ICT
  • Options choices may include Sport and Outdoor Education, Independent Living Skills, Humanities, Creative Skills, Performing Arts, Employability and Enterprise
  • Personal and Social Development (PSD)

Entry requirements

No formal requirements – offer by interview and transition meetings to evaluate individual need

Available qualifications

Functional Skills English and Maths – all levels as appropriate
Duke of Edinburgh’s Scheme
PSD Skills for independence
Work and Vocational related qualifications (Internship candidates)

Likely progression

Independent living

Supported employment

Further education courses

The Supported Internship Programme – two day a week teaching programme that takes place in local businesses and organisations

Additional charges for families
e.g. swimming, pocket money for shopping

Entry to public venues if applicable

Swimming/riding or visit fees

Cookery ingredients

Optional expenses for families
e.g. non-essential trips

Residential visits

Timing across the week

Minimum 540-620 funded guided learning hours across three or more days per week.

Additional time subject to confirmation of discretionary funding.

Other Information

The focus is to develop communication skills / social skills, all aspects of self-care and making choices.

For all students our aim is to promote lifelong learning and to help them reach their potential as valued members of society.

Contact Truro and Penwith College

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