Specialist education provision for young people aged 19 - 24 with Education Health Care Plans (EHCP). HTS offer part time and full time (up to 16.5 hours per week during academic term) provision for young people with a range of support needs. Programmes are designed to take into account individual learner’s requirements (including complex needs), personal preference, learning goals and outcomes. Programmes are supportive, engaging, interesting and linked to qualifications such as Functional Skills, NVQs and personal goals such as independent lives.
HTS provides a supportive, enjoyable, engaging environment for young people to learn. Where there are high levels of support and learners are actively encouraged to influence their programme goals, delivery and future targets. Learners are supported to build their vocational and academic skills as well as life skills and interpersonal skills. Learners are encouraged to undertake and complete qualifications as well as participate in work placements to support progression into employment.
One to one and small group sessions enable learners to work towards NVQs and Functional Skills English and maths.
We work closely with parents and other stakeholders to plan and deliver programmes that are supportive and closely align with learners and parent/carers needs. Life skills are integrated into the programme to enable learners to build their skills and experiences in a safe and supportive environment.
Our training centre is friendly and learners state they feel safe due to the homely atmosphere. Sensory needs are met using a range of resources and support methods and learners are encouraged to build their vocational and interpersonal skills to help them to move towards employment.
Depending on learner support needs, learners are encouraged to attend a work placement as part of their programme or may even work part time.
Learners are supported to develop their skills, confidence and competences needed to progress into full time employment, supported education or Apprenticeships and learners can attend HTS as needed over one or more years (in line with their EHCP and NYCC funding).
Qualifications on this programme are offered at Entry Level through to Level 2, with a focus on developing English and mathematics as core subjects.
Some learners may also undertake partial or full vocational qualifications such as:
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