Derwen @ Ashdale House Course Information
Working in a small group in an outdoor environment, the Vocational Pathway at Ashdale House provides an opportunity to develop and improve experience and confidence.
Provision at Ashdale includes learning a range of work-based activities in horticulture and conservation. Art and crafts, English, maths, ICT skills, personal and social skills, work preparation and independence skills also form the curriculum (see Curriculum Overview below).
Where appropriate, accreditation can be gained.
Learners will be able to:
- Progress their Award to a Certificate at the same ability level
- Progress to an Award or Certificate at the next ability level
- Progress to a work opportunity within the local community
The Vocational Pathway at Ashdale is for young adults aged between 16 and 25 with learning difficulties, disabilities and challenging needs. As Ashdale offers day provision the location is suitable for those who live in or around Wrexham.
Those accessing the course will have an interest in outdoor, land based and craft based activities. They will be working at Entry Level (including pre-entry) or Level 1. Individual learning plans matching abilities are established after a pre-entry assessment visit.
How to Apply
For further information contact the Admissions Team on:
Tel: 01691 661234 ext 401 or Email: [email protected]
Or you can email Peter Leddington, Area Satellite Manager on [email protected]Visiting Coleg Derwen @ Ashdale House…
Ashdale House lies between Overton and Penley in north east Wales. It is about half an hour’s drive from Chester, and from Derwen College’s main campus in Oswestry. Ashdale House is approximately an hour and a half’s drive from Birmingham, and an hour from Manchester and Liverpool.
Ashdale House, Higher Penley, Wrexham, LL13 0NB.
Please note: if you use a satnav, the postcode will take you to the neighbouring property and you need to travel towards Penley to arrive at Ashdale House.