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Life and Living Skills  

Visual of the course

Code: Q23EH0034  

Location: Cotmanhay & Ilkeston ACE Centre  

Cost: Free  

Starting: Monday 11 September 2023 

Duration: 34 sessions over 34 week(s)

Time: 10.00am 

By continuing you confirm that you are enrolling onto an adult learning course and that you are aged 19 or over on 1 September 2023, or you are enrolling a young person aged 14-18 on 31 August 2023 specifically onto one of our Study Programme courses, and that you agree to the terms and conditions.



This course is for:
The course is for anyone who is working at Entry 1 or 2 in English, has additional
educational needs or lacks confidence in their everyday skills.
The course will provide practical opportunities for learners to develop their life skills in
a structured and supportive environment.

You will learn:
English, maths and communication skills are taught through topic based learning.
Topics many include shopping, money management, travelling on public transport, DIY
and basic snack making. Learners will work towards an OCR award in Life and Living
Skills at Entry Level 1, 2 or 3.

Work outside of sessions:
You may be given tasks or activities to complete to practise in between and prepare for
the next and future sessions. Your tutor will give guidance at the first session.

Additional costs and what to bring:
There may be additional costs depending on the topics chosen each term, this will be
discussed with you by the centre before you start the course.
Please bring along a pen or pencil and paper.

Progression from this course:
You may want to come on some of our other Get Ahead in Life and Work courses such
English or Maths for Adults. Discuss your next steps with your tutor or centre staff. If
you would like to access additional support or guidance, ask in centre or visit to find out what we can offer and how to feed back to us.  



Time and duration

Start Date: 11 September 2023
Start Time: 10.00am
Day: Monday
First Lesson Duration: 02:00
Total Weeks: 34


Cotmanhay & Ilkeston ACE Centre  
Bennerley Avenue  
DE7 8PF  
01629 531807

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