Overview

Lifelong Learning Plus is a bespoke day service offer that supports you into sustained, supported voluntary employment through one-to-one support.

Why Lifelong Learning Plus?

You should choose Lifelong Learning Plus because:

  • Some of our learners would like to work, but they will need one-to-one support in their placement to do this
  • Supported voluntary employment through Lifelong Learning Plus removes the need to employ your own Personal Assistant to be able to work
  • Our staff team are familiar in supporting young people to access work placements

What will I do when I’m on Lifelong Learning Plus?

  • Work-readiness skills
  • Outward Bound (similar to Duke of Edinburgh)
  • Accessing a work placement that is local to your home

Lifelong Learning Plus can be offered as a 3- or 5-day programme over 50 weeks of the year.

Example programme:

3-day programme

Day 1 – Work Readiness Skills – activities similar to Duke of Edinburgh, developing essential skills needed for the world of work. This is based on a group size of 8.

Day 2 & 3 – Placement at an employer’s 1:1 with a Job Coach

5-day programme

Day 1-3 – Work Readiness Skills – activities similar to Duke of Edinburgh, developing essential skills needed for the world of work. This is based on a group size of 8.

Day 4 & 5 – Placement at an employer’s 1:1 with a Job Coach