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Transition (Level 1 / 2 Certificate / Diploma)

OCNNI
Care & Health

Course Overview

This course is designed for those with mild to moderate learning disabilities, and provides a wide range of learning opportunities to help with employment or progression onto further courses. Classes are small with a high lecturer to student ratio, as well as classroom support staff. The aim is to provide students with the opportunity to improve educational qualifications and improve future work opportunities. For some students this means working on areas such as self-esteem, social anxiety and self-confidence. We incorporate health and wellbeing throughout the course.After two years, students will receive OCN Level 1/2 certificates in Vocational Skills and Employability Skills.Students can take an optional project-based learning module -This involves using the students ideas to create new products and run small enterprises. This exciting and innovative way of learning provides opportunities for team working, leadership and development of communication skills.All applicants will be interviewed, and parents, and relevant professionals may attend. Arrangements for meeting individual support needs will be discussed to ensure that students have every opportunity to succeed.
  • Study Mode
    Full-Time
  • Duration
    2 Years
  • Campus
    Limavady
    Strand Road

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Campus
    Type
    Start Date
    Fees
  • Course: Open College Network NI (OCN NI) Level 1 / 2 Certificate / Diploma Transition
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Full Time
    Start Date: 01/09/2023
    Fees:
    -
  • Course: Open College Network NI (OCN NI) Level 1 / 2 Certificate / Diploma Transition
    Campus: Limavady
    Type: Full Time
    Start Date: 01/09/2023
    Fees:
    -

Course Offering

  • Site location Limavady Main St Strand Road
Two young female students walking and laughing together

Course Modules

  • Numeracy
  • Literacy
  • Business Retail
  • Healthy Living
  • Joinery
  • Art
  • Drama
  • Vocational Skills
  • Project Based Learning
  • Alcohol Awareness
  • Employability Skills
  • Personal, Social, & Health Education
  • Information Technology
  • Retail
  • Catering
  • Life skills & First Aid
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

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ROI Requirements

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Work Placement

We offer a 4-week Mencap ‘Job Club’, giving students the opportunity to discuss previous work experience, work interests with Mencap staff and prepare for work placement. Work placement will be arranged and supervised by Mencap staff for one day a week.

What's Next?

Further Study

Previous students have progressed to a range of courses within our College, employment and external training providers.

Career Prospects

Previous students have obtained employment opportunities in retail and hospitality.

Enquiry

  • Image of Ben McDermott (Music)
    Everything the Music departament at NWRC had on offered sounded appealing and was the obvious next step for me after my GCSEs.
    Ben McDermott (Music)
  • Image of Padraig Bannon (Construction)
    My course has opens so many doors within the Construction industry for roles in health & safety, quantity surveying, architecture and site management.
    Padraig Bannon (Construction)
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