Independent living and housing

This pathway supports young people to live as independently as is possible. It covers all aspects of independent living and home management from budgeting and cooking to knowing what sources of support are available in the local community. 

We found 915 challenges in the Preparing for Adulthood pathway 'Independent living and housing'

Challenge Level NLH
The learner will develop skills in following written and verbal instructions in a building and decorating context.
WTE1  10
The learner will be able to identify positive and negative behaviours used in society. The learner will demonstrate appropriate behaviours within social settings.
Entry 1  20
The learner will participate in a number of growing activities, including planting, caring for and harvesting vegetables. They will then prepare and cook these in a meal for themselves.
Entry 1  20
The learner will explore how to get online, use the internet and use e-mail software.
WTE1  10
The learner will experience using a range of technology associated with both the home and educational setting.
WTE1  10
The learner will experience and coactively participate in a range of cooking for a tuck shop sensory careers activities.
WTE1  10
The learner will be able to independently manage their period each month.
Entry 2  10
The learner will develop the skills needed to listen effectively and answer questions about what they have listened to.
Entry 1  10
The learner will recognise the differences between essential and non-essential spending and understand about personal budgets.
Entry 3  10
The learner will develop skills in making and communicating choices and giving reasons for choices in a room design context.
Entry 1  10
The learner will demonstrate an awareness of the dangers of electricity and be able to operate objects which are mains and battery powered.
WTE1  10
The learner will be able to investigate appropriate local facilities they could access and present their findings to a small group.
Entry 3  20
The learner will be able to state the specific needs and care requirements of looking after a dog. They will will able to participate in basic dog training.
Entry 3  10
The learner will identify what they are good at and what they enjoy.
Entry 1  10
The learner will be able to plant, grow and cultivate a range of edible fruit and vegetables.
Entry 2  30
The learner will explore themes connected with the use of electrical circuits.
Entry 1  10
The learner will develop skills in reading, writing and communication through a bee project.
WTE1  20
The learner will experience and coactively participate in a range of painting and decorating sensory careers activities.
WTE1  10
The learner will develop skills in number and statistics through games in a games and leisure context.
Entry 1  20
The learner will be able to understand and recognise emotional and mental well being.
WTE1  10