Learning at HBVC

Study and progression programme of Curriculum Pathways to suit all abilities.

Pathway to Independence

Dealing with problems
Rights and responsibilities
Personal Hygiene
Conduct
Developing learning skills;
learn to learn
Getting on with other people
Developing self-awareness
Using interpersonal skills to contribute to positive relationships
Engaging in new creative activities
Developing communication skills
Developing skills for the workplace:
> Getting things done
> Following instructions
> Health and safety
> Looking and acting the part

Developing community participation:
> The environment
> Participating in sporting activities
> Using a community facility over a period of time
> Getting out and about

Pathway to Employment

• Exploring work opportunities
• Learning through work experience
• Communicating with others at work
• Health and safety in the workplace
• Planning and reviewing learning
• Rights and responsibilities in the workplace
> Tackling problems at work
> Travelling to work
> Working with others
• Career exploration
• Applying for a job
• Exploring job opportunities
• Communication with others a work
Customer service
Exploring business and enterprise
Overcoming barriers to work
Use advice and guidance
Maintaining work standards
Developing community participation skills:
personal enrichment
Travel within the community: going places
Using location health services

Through our programmes you will work to gain experience and learn new skills to support your employability aspirations and improve your independence skills. We will support you to strengthen your resilience and expand the skills you need to make the very best of your future.

Employability Skills are transferable skills needed by an individual to make them 'Employable'. Along with good understanding and knowledge of their role, employers often outline a set of skills that they want from an employee.

Independent Living Skills are learned to enable a person to have the ability to look at alternatives and make informed decisions about and direct their own life. This ability requires the availability of information, financial resources and peer group support systems. Independent living is a dynamic process, involving many skills, it can never be static.

Through our programmes you will work to gain experience and learn new skills to
support your employability aspirations and improve your independence skills.

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