We offer a number of education and employment programmes for 16-24 year olds with Education, Health and Care Plans. Whilst these can be tailored to meet individual need and full or part-time, there are two main pathways: 1 year Preparation for Adulthood course with outcomes focusing on the PfA domains of; Independence, Social Inclusion, Employment and Health; and our 12 month full-time supported internship programme which aims to offer individuals work placements for up to 3 days a week with additional teaching and learning opportunities where appropriate. Travel training to enable students to get to their work placement may also be provided if required.
We are also developing two social enterprises. The Harrogate Chocolate Factory which is already running and early 2021, we will open our a cafe which will be located in central Harrogate. The primary aim of our social enterprises being the development of skills, knowledge and confidence in a safe, secure and supported environment.
On completion of our employment programmes students can continue on our supported employment scheme for a further 6 months.