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The College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London

London’s College for Skills

Supported Learning


  • thumb 100% of our students are satisfied
  • percent 82.3% Achieve their qualifications

If you received special education needs support at school, have a mental health problem or a learning disability, we have courses specifically for the way you learn.

Our courses will prepare you for life and work to enable you to live as independently as possible, including helping you to develop your communication, literacy, numeracy and information skills.

You’ll be taught in small groups to better support your individual needs and help you reach your potential. You’ll also be given advice from tutors, and organisations such as Mencap, on furthering your studies or getting back into employment.

Our Courses and Apprenticeships

The School of Supported Learning offers a wide range of courses at Entry Level. All of our courses are taught with a variety of approaches in mind, designed to make your learning experience the best it can be.

We offer courses in:

  • Catering and hospitality
  • Creative arts
  • Retail and customer service
  • ICT and computing
  • Employability and work skills
  • Independent living

Top Facts for Supported Learning

  • High levels of student satisfaction with the quality and content of courses.
  • Good quality teaching, learning and assessment develops students’ skills and achievement.
  • Appointment of a Job Coach has helped secure internal work placements for students.
  • Visits enable students to take part in sport and leisure activities and shopping trips to learn life skills.

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William has found himself engaging in many different aspects of the College, from working in the college shop to helping his tutor and supporting those on other courses. William has...

Socrate came to CONEL straight from school to a Pathway to Employment 2 course. He soon established a great rapport with his tutors. With both his confidence and self-esteem growing...

Steven showed a maturity in every situation which was over and above his age and was good at diffusing difficult situations. He steadily grew in confidence and constantly showed an...

Rehan is a confident learner who is always first to try new things. He has impressive leadership qualities and can be relied upon to take on jobs needed for the...

During her time at College Tanya has built up her independence and confidence. She has made impressive improvements throughout the year. She is cooperative and meticulous.Supported LearningExcellence Award Winner

An outstanding role model, Angela has proven to be a key member of her class, and of the College. Having successfully completed the Pathway to Independent Living Course, Angela feels...

Olusegun has made excellent progress within the School of Supported Learning. He continues to work hard towards his goal of working in sport or in the catering industry. His tutor...

Pratima has worked hard in her first year to achieve accreditation in Literacy and Preparing for Work. She is now working towards an award in Work Skills. Pratima's confidence has...

Progressing from the Pathway to Independence Programme to become a valued member of the Workskills Pathway to Employment Group, Marie- Jeanne achieved her Adult Literacy qualifications and accreditation in Personal...

During his time at the College Elliot has achieved Entry 1 Numeracy. He is currently working towards his literacy award and has an excellent record of attendance and punctuality. He...

What are the levels?


Socrate Kiabala

I have excellent attendance and punctuality and have grown in confidence through my course, with support from my tutors.

Socrate Kiabala Functional Skills Literacy Level 2

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Entry Level

This level will help you to develop general skills and improve your confidence if you do not have any experience or GCSEs. It will improve your basic reading, number skills and English language skills

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Level 1

This level will give you a good basic knowledge and understanding of the subject area. This level will develop your functional skills and give you some work experience.

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Level 2

This level will give you a deeper understanding of the subject area. This is a good level of education for employment and will improve your problem solving skills and increase your resourcefulness. This level is often the minimum requirement for employers.

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Level 3

This level gives you a thorough and developed understanding of the subject area. This level will give you experience in problem-solving, managing a workload and adapting your skills to achieve your objectives. This level is the minimum requirement when applying to universities and is the preferred requirement for most employers.

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Level 4 and Above

This level involves extensive studying and can help to make you a specialist in your field of learning or work.

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