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Adult Skills Programme at Boston College

The course is designed to:  

  • Support young adults to progress with their independent living skills
  • Support young adults to maintain skills acquired during their previous learning
  • Support young adults to maintain/progress their functional English and Maths
  • Provide an opportunity to make friends and socialize with others

During this course you can take part in: 

  • Accessing the community: Take part in leisure activities - Community projects - Shopping for yourselves - Travel and safety - Personal safety - Planning own activities 
  • Independent living skills: Basic cooking - Personal finances - Citizenship - Rights and responsibilities -  Personal care - Gardening - Healthy living 
  • English, Maths and ICT: Maintaining/progressing with functional English and Maths used in everyday activities - Accessing the internet safely - Basic IT skills - Using technology 
  • Enterprise: Team work - Conduct at work - Health and safety - Managing enterprise activities 
  • Socialising: Meeting friends - Social activities - Art and craft - Planning trips and visits 
  • Sensory development: Develop social interaction, autonomy and self-advocacy - to process information that suits their own individual sensory processing need through a variety of sensory, touch communication, tactile sensory exploration, conceptual development and using strategies to cope with change 

The course will have experienced staff to support all activities throughout the day and will be based at the Ingelow Centre where you will have access to all equipment required to carry out yours planned activities. The Ingelow Centre is a small, discrete building that offers a range of courses to school leavers and young people with a wide range of learning difficulties. You will access the community facilities within the surrounding area. You will be able to take breaks in between sessions and purchase lunch within the centre's I-café. You will be able to access the main college and use facilities and take part in planned events. 

The majority of groups will be approximately 8 young adults but may be smaller depending on support needs.

There are no formal entry qualifications for this course, although you will be interviewed to ensure that the course meets your individual needs.

Who to contact

Parent Organisation

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Referral Details

You can apply for this course by applying online, by filling out an application form from the College’s Course Guide, or you can contact the Information Officers on 01205 313218 who will send you an application form in the post.

Specific age range
16+ Years
Local Offer

Local Offer


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