The Bridging Programme
or Two Year Course
flexible programme is designed for students with learning difficulties
and/or disabilities, some of whom will have attended local specialist
centres or schools. The course can be used to improve the level of basic
education for students and to aid independent learning. Students are
given the opportunity to prepare for National Vocational Qualifications
and certificates in Numeracy and Literacy. Where necessary specialist
support for students is available.
core elements of the course are Information Technology, Communications
and Application of Number. All students look at their own personal
development and many undertake a period of work experience/community
following study options are available:
are assessed continuously.
are no formal entry requirements for this course but applicants will
require a basic level of numeracy and communication skills. They will
also need to provide satisfactory references.
completion of this course students can either progress onto the Skills
for Work programme or seek employment.