Our Life Skills programme aims to instill confidence, awareness and independence, and is delivered in a safe, understanding environment with a focus on Individual needs and learning styles.
On the successful completion of each learning module learners are awarded a certificate from AQA Unit Award Scheme and can built a portfolio to evidence their learning and achievement.
Examples of the modules covered:
Looking at the causes of food poisoning, how to store food safely, personal hygiene when handling food, kitchen hygiene, the importance of use by dates and how best to use fridges and freezers.
Basic Cooking Techniques
With both a practical look at the different ways to cook food safely and discussions on which methods are healthiest.
Investigating what areas get dirty, how best to keep them clean and important information about safety around cleaning products.
Looking After Yourself & Your Home
In this module you will look at personal care, self improvement and confidence in yourself and the place you live in.
Using a pedestrian crossing safely, identifying safe places to cross the road, looking both ways and listening to the traffic.
Other modules include:
- Healthy eating
- Using public transport
- Household expenses
- Shopping in the community
Throughout the programme we will also be looking at how to work alongside and communicate with others, how to work together to solve problems and meet challenges, how you ask for or offer help.