ASDAN Entry Level 2 Diploma in Life Skills

About the course

This is an entry 2 course offered over 3.5 days per week. The content has been developed around preparation of life and work, including independent living and personal and social development. The course is aimed at young people with moderate learning difficulties. As well as work at college and on the practical units at Myerscough, the course includes many outside visits to compliment the community awareness aspect of the course and includes using the college gym on a regular basis together with learning basic cookery skills.

Course modules

Year 1

Independent living

Personal and social development

Community awareness

Personal safety

Preparation for work


Farm studies

Small animals as pets

Entry requirements & additional information

Entry requirements

Students need to be over 16 and have an interest in a practical subject to qualify for the course. No previous qualifications are required. The College provides learning support for those who have learning difficulties and disabilities


Following successful completion of this course it may be possible to progress to ASDAN Entry Level 3 Diploma, or onto one of our Skills for Working Life courses.

Special requirements

Suitable outdoor clothing and footwear for practical elements. Suitable clothing and footwear for sporting activities

Foundation Learning

We provide a range of Foundation Learning full-time and part-time courses for students with additional needs. Our aim is to help students develop a range of important skills - social, academic and vocational - whilst providing the support and encouragement for them to grow in confidence and express their personality.

The Foundation Learning team has built up an excellent reputation over many years for successfully working with students who have a wide range of learning difficulties and disabilities.