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 904 challenges in the Preparing for Adulthood pathway 'Independent living and housing'

Challenge Level NLH
Learners will be able to identify care symbols and iron items ready for wear / storage.
Level 1  20
To be able to use the Internet safely.
Entry 3  10
Learners will be able to understand some of the effects of alcohol abuse on individuals and society.
Entry 2  10
To have an awareness of the concept of problem solving and to develop the skills needed to tackle problems in daily life
Entry 2  10
Learners will learn about recycling in own home.
WTE1  10
Learners will be able to store food items correctly in fridges and freezers, and identify food safety issues if these are used incorrectly.
Entry 2  10
Learners will recognise different equipment/appliances in the kitchen, how they can be used and show understanding of their safe use.
Entry 1  10
Learners will become aware of textiles.
WTE1  10
For learners to a read a 200 page+ book (or listen to it being read) and be able to appreciate it in a group setting.
Entry 1  30
Learners will be able to select and use equipment in order to create basic stitches and review own progress.
Entry 2  10
To be able to recognise when there is a problem and identify a solution
Entry 1  10
The learner will be able to experience having own hair washed, dried, brushed or combed
WTE1  10
Learners will be able to show an awareness of cause's of burns and how to treat them
Entry 2  10
Learners will understand about personal hygiene and the benefits of carrying out regular personal hygiene activities
Entry 1  20
The learner will be able to do own laundry safely and understand the reasons for doing own laundry
Entry 3  10
The learner will be able to take an order for a drink and a snack, make or assemble the items requested and serve them to a customer clearing away when the customer has finished eating and drinking.
Entry 3  10
Learners will be able to follow a timetable and/or work rota
Entry 1  10
Learners will be able to clean own home and understand the reasons for doing this
Entry 2  10
The learner will be able to do laundry safely, understand the reasons for washing clothing and use an iron safely
Entry 3  10
To enable learners to demonstrate they can independently use a microwave safely.
Entry 3  10