Supported Internships – Course Overview
This is a one year study programme for learners 18-24 years based at a local employer premises.
The Supported Internship programme is designed to enable young people with special educational needs and disabilities to achieve sustainable employment by equipping them with the skills they need for work through learning in the workplace.
It is aimed to give you skills for independence and employment.
As part of the process need to complete a vocational profile to match you with a local employer.
Some of the work placements will be in a Retail, Farm, Community Enterprise Centre or Catering environment.
All our learners take part in enterprise work, activities for daily living and also part take in a Travel Training programme.
Your commitment to achieving employment and to comply with workplace conditions such as attendance, timekeeping, dress code and behaviour is essential to achieve successful outcome.
We offer a wide range of options and activities. Our aim is to get everyone ready for the next step in life whether that is independent or supported living, Life Skills or Supported Employment. Learners will study Numeracy, Literacy and Achieve qualifications at Entry Level.
After the Supported Internship programme learners will be equipped to progress into paid or voluntary employment in a full or part-time role.
To study on the Supported Internship Programme, learners need to have an Educational Health and Care plan. Learners would also need to attend an interview prior to enrolment.
You will also get the opportunity to take part in activities such as:
Basic Food Hygiene Certificate
The course is free to full time learners with an EHCP.