Course overview

This course is specifically tailored for adults with learning disabilities who are participants at a Journey Enterprises Day Centre. The primary goal of this Preparation for Work course is to nurture personal, social, and communication skills among the learners. The curriculum focuses on enhancing social and academic confidence while also honing employability skills. In this inclusive and supportive learning environment, learners have the opportunity to acquire valuable skills, knowledge, and personal insights that will not only improve their employability but also contribute to their overall health and wellbeing. This course aims to empower individuals with learning disabilities, enabling them to lead more fulfilling and independent lives.

Course description

The WEA (Workers' Educational Association) is proud to offer a specialised course designed to empower learners with learning difficulties and disabilities on their journey towards meaningful employment. Our "Preparation for Work" course is a comprehensive program that focuses on five key areas: Independence, employability, personal growth, life skills, and wellbeing.

Throughout the course, participants will gain valuable employability skills that are essential for success in the workforce. This includes problem-solving abilities, effective communication, and the ability to collaborate within a team. Role-playing exercises will be a dynamic tool used to act out various scenarios, allowing learners to practice these skills in a safe and supportive environment.

In addition to improving their employability skills, participants will have the opportunity to engage with their local community through a project. This project will not only serve as a testament to their newfound knowledge and abilities but also foster connections and collaboration within the community.

Our WEA course is committed to nurturing the potential of all individuals, regardless of their learning difficulties and disabilities. We believe that by empowering learners in these critical areas, we can help them build a path to independence, personal growth, and ultimately, a more fulfilling and productive life.

What financial support is available?

We don't want anything to stand in your way when it comes to bringing Adult learning within reach so if you need anything to support you to achieve your goals then speak to one of our education experts during your enrolment journey. Most of our courses are government funded but if you don't qualify or need alternative financial help to access them then let us know.

What other support is available?

All of our digital content, teaching and learning activities and assessments are designed to be accessible so if you need any additional support you can discuss this with the education experts during your enrolment journey and we will do all we can to make sure you have optimal access.

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