Courses for adults with learning disabilities

Our Independent Living Skills (ILS) programme consists of two pathways:

Pathways to employment programme which includes options to study skills towards vocations in

  • Business administration
  • Hospitality and catering
  • Digital skills
  • Horticulture
  • Health and social care
  • Customer services

These programmes include English, Maths and Employability.  All of the employability options offer progression pathways into year two and will focus at this stage on traineeships and apprenticeships.

The ILS programme is delivered on a weekly basis for 30 weeks (five hours, one day a week).

Enhancement Programme

Personal development programme offering choices in:

  • Get healthy
  • Get independent
  • Get creative
  • Get moneywise
  • Get cooking
  • Get online
  • Get fit
  • Get confidence
  • Get volunteering.

These 2.5 hours sessions run for 10 weeks and have a small fee attached to them.

Both programmes are available countywide at Norwich, Sheringham, Cromer, Great Yarmouth, Dereham and Holt.

In addition to the above we are also offering:

  • Lipreading – these courses run each term at various locations across the county
  • Mental health awareness – we are running workshops and a short course on a variety of issues
  • Keep fit with gentle exercise – these courses run each term at various locations across the county

Sign up for a course

For more information email independent.living.skills@norfolk.gov.uk or call 01603 306530.

You can also book on a course by visiting Wensum Lodge, 169 King St, Norwich NR1 1QW.

To find out about the support available visit Learner Services.

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