The LEAP Programme is an Entry 3 one year programme for students with moderate learning difficulties. The course aims to develop confidence, teamwork skills and problem-solving abilities, maximising each student’s potential through an individual programme relevant to their needs.Students receive high levels of support within small groups.

What the course leads to

What courses can I do after this? 

Students may progress onto the Year 2 Pre Vocational Extended studies programme.The progression course,other college courses, training, employment or supported employment.

What jobs can I get? 

This course is focused on developing independence, life skills and general work skills with opportunities to experience a range of different work and alternative options that will help you choose the right path for you.

 

 

 

 

What do I need to apply

To do this course you should have... 

There are no formal entry requirements but to benefit from the course you should be committed to improving your qualifications and skills.

What about work experience? 

Students are able to take part in a range of voluntary work opportunities within their group and given the opportunity for individual work placements where appropriate.

International entry requirements 

If you are not from an English Language speaking country, you will need to have UKVI IELTS 5.5. We accept a wide range of academic qualifications awarded overseas and use the UK NARIC (National Academic Recognition Information Centre) guidelines for international comparisons. For tuition and accommodation fees please visit www.thecollege.co.uk/international/courses/tuition-fees and our International Operations team can offer you advice and guidance before and during your studies.

Course costs

Course Code Start Date Costs 16-18 Costs 19-23 (with concessions) Costs 19+ (no concessions)
LPNEFC002G 06/09/2021 £0.00 £0.00 £0.00

* Please note fees are subject to change.

Costs 

There are no course fees for students aged under 19 years.

International Fees 

For tuition and accommodation fees please visit www.thecollege.co.uk/international/courses/tuition-fees and our International Operations team can offer you advice and guidance before and during your studies.

Associated Costs 

Students may need to provide specialist equipment, such as safety boots, for some sessions. A student contribution will be expected towards the cost of the subsidised course residential.

Course content

Course Content 

The course structure is negotiated with each individual student depending on their needs and interests but is based around a core structure that includes Functional Skills, Independent skills, Information Technology, employability,cookery and Enrichment. Students are supported through individual and group tutorials.
 

Students can also choose vocational options from those on offer based upon their primary learning goal.

Depending on availability vocational options on offer include Art, Drama,Cookery, Floristry, Horticulture, Business enterprise, working in the in house Cafe and participating in Sports Studies,

More info

Start Day/Time 

Individual timetables are developed for up to 3 days per week.

Duration 

1 Year

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Other Courses

Qualification Name 

Entry Level Certificate

Awarding Body 

EDEXCEL BTEC

Curriculum Area 

Applied Science, Care and Foundation Studies - Foundation

More about the course 

Teaching takes place in small groups. Academic Support Assistants are available to provide further support. If appropriate, students will have the opportunity to work towards and gain English and mathematics qualifications.

Duration 

1 Year

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Other Courses

Qualification Name 

Entry Level Certificate

Awarding Body 

EDEXCEL BTEC