M did not look forward to school holidays as she would be bored. But since joining Yellow Submarine she looks forward to each trip and has had a great summer.
What?: An accessible entry level programme aiming to build confidence, encourage independence, and empower members with a foundation of transferable work and life skills. This engaging programme – now in its 6th year – offers an introduction to a workplace environment, through hub-based group work experience sessions, including team building, bespoke training and practical enterprise projects. Learners are also challenged to set personal targets and given individualised support to progress their skills in areas such as communication, leadership, functional numeracy and literacy, in a supportive and social setting.
Who: Adults with learning disabilities and/or autism seeking supported work experience and training
When: 1 day (4 hours) a week during term time. Learners can join at any stage in a term and length of attendance is flexible.
Support: Groups of up to 9 learners are supported with a 1:3 staff ratio
Cost: Course fees are £30 per session or £300 for a 12 week term; please contact us for support if cost is a barrier to attendance. All members are welcome to a free taster session before joining.
How: Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call our head office on 01865 236119
Yellow Submarine is an ASDAN registered centre so there are also opportunities to work towards an Entry Level 2 Award in Employability. If appropriate and when ready, some members can also progress on Yellow Submarine’s higher level training programmes.