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What is the Day Like?

What will I be learning? What help will I get with learning? 

You will be learning the knowledge and skills linked to employment such as;

  • CV writing
  • Interview skills
  • Industry specific skills

You will be supported by a Teacher, Job Coach or Learning Support Assistant.

Where will I go on work experience? 

Experiences will be matched to your aspirations. Chester House offers many opportunities to participate in such as;

  • Retail
  • Catering
  • Horticulture
  • Events planning
  • Education
  • Working in the museum

Work experience off the campus site will also be organised.

How will I know if I am doing alright? 

You will get regular feedback from teachers, job coaches and employers

Will I get a qualification? 

Yes, linked to your chosen pathway.  

What can I do in the evenings and at weekends 

There are volunteering opportunities at Chester House on weekends and evenings.

Will I make new friends? 

Yes, we would like to think you would make lots of new friends at college

Can I have a girlfriend/boyfriend? 

This is your choice, but at college all behaviour must remain professional — remember it's an adult environment.