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Course Description

This course is designed to provide person-centred training to people with a broad range of extra support needs. It offers students an opportunity to explore personal, social and vocational skills and includes a high level of integration with the local community. Underpinning this programme is New Directions, a HSE person centred service for adults with disabilities. It helps students develop their personal effectiveness and self-advocacy skill. Access supports them to become more independent in social, work-based and supported community situations and progress onto further training or education.

Course Details

Category Personal & Social Development
Duration Up to 3 years
Modules Developing valued social roles, Improving confidence/Speaking to people in new situations, Travelling independently, Community involvement and Making choices for myself/Being assertive. Progress is assessed throughout as every student works towards their own pre-determined outcomes.

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