Why Life Skills?
This subject provides you with many practical and social skills which will be important for you in the future. The course will help you with your day to day living and your working life. It will enable you to build confidence, initiative and self respect and encourage you to work with others in a co-operative and productive way. You will also learn about the needs of others in the community.
There are three central themes in this course –
Within these themes you will undertake a number of Experiences
An out-of-school activity – working, providing a community service or taking part in a residential/camping stay
Planning and running community events
Making items or providing a services
Using leisure time
Throughout the course you will be learning and using a range of skills.
The following table lists the core skills which you can achieve from passing this course.
Core Skill – Problem Solving
Planning & Organisation
Reviewing & Evaluating
Social and Vocational Skills is assessed by the teachers in school.
Buying, Selling & Related Work
Hospitality, Catering & Tourism
Social, Caring & Advisory Services