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Henshaws College - Employability

Who is this for?

Would you like to progress into work or further education but not sure where to start? This course helps you to start the journey towards reaching your goals. You will build confidence and develop skills to help you in the workplace, further education and beyond.

What will you learn?

On the employability programme, we will work with you to identify your long term goals in a career or education. You will take part in sessions that help to develop the entrepreneurial and functional skills you need. By identifying your interests and passions, you will have the opportunity for tailored work placements on or off campus.

Your curriculum

You will have a personalised curriculum which may involve:

  • Careers information / guidance
  • Communication skills
  • Problem solving
  • Team working
  • Social skills
  • Assistive technology
  • Maths, English, ICT
  • Enterprise sessions
  • Work experience
  • Personal development

During Hira’s time at College she has been supported by the Education, Care and Integrated Therapy teams to make outstanding progress. Employability sessions have allowed Hira to explore avenues of employment and have assisted in developing self-advocacy skills. She is now confident when speaking to individuals and groups. Hira can also navigate around College using mapping and trailing techniques and she has been trained to use a Braille Note Touch device which Hira says helps her feel more involved in her own education."

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