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Course Description

This training programme is designed to offer students an opportunity to explore personal, social and vocational skills and includes a high level of integration into the local community. Underpinning this programme is New Directions, a HSE person centred service for adults with disabilities. Modules on offer are delivered in a flexible manner and include activities and methods based on a cross modular approach. All modules are delivered at QQI level 3. Designed to provide students with opportunities to learn the skills, knowledge & attitudes needed to develop personal effectiveness & self-advocacy skills, become more independent in social & vocational situations, operate in a supported community situation, progress onto further training or education.

Course Details

Category Personal & Social Development
Duration Up to 2 years
Modules Personal Care and Presentation, Health and Nutrition, Communications, Health and Fitness, Self-Advocacy, Personal Effectiveness, Computer Literacy, Health and Safety, Managing Personal Finances, Community Participation and Internet Skills
Non Certified Programme Modules Induction, Assessments & Goal Setting, Compensatory Education & Supports, Independent Living, Healthy Eating, Numeracy and Literacy, Confidence Building, Use of Leisure and Cultural Opportunities, Using Community Resources, Independent Travel, Basic Computer Skills
Certification Towards Major Award in Employability Skills

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