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Lifeskills at Nottingham College

The Lifeskills course is suitable for Pre-Entry Level learners on the milestone continuum 5 to 8 with learning difficulties and/or disabilities, and who have high support needs.

You will follow a creative and varied programme where reading, writing and number skills are embedded and practised in a variety of contexts. The course aims to enhance your confidence and independent living skills.

Areas of learning include:

  • Workplace Skills
  • Following Instructions
  • Health and Safety
  • Health and Fitness
  • Self-Awareness
  • Getting On with Other People
  • Cooking
  • Exploring Art and Music
  • Volunteering
  • Looking after Yourself and Your Home
  • Using Public Transport

There are also comprehensive enrichment elements built into the programme and an opportunity for individual students to undertake a supported work placement.

English and Maths are an essential part of your studies and will help you succeed on your course. These subjects will help you develop confidence and are the key employability skills that all employers now look for when recruiting.

Who to contact

0115 914 6414
Nottingham Central College

Where to go

Castle College, Arthur Mee Centre
Church Street

Other Details


Referral Details

There are no formal entry requirements. You will need to attend a guidance interview to find the most appropriate programme to meet your individual needs. All applicants with support needs will be assessed to ensure we are able to provide an appropriate and effective support package for you to access the College and the Lifeskills programme.

Specific age range
Ages 16+
Local Offer

Local Offer


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