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

Our supported learning 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 supported learning courses and apprenticeships

The School of Supported Learning offers a wide range of courses at Entry Level, based at our London centres.

We offer supported learning courses in:

  • Catering and Hospitality
  • Creative Arts
  • Retail and Customer Service
  • ICT and Computing
  • Employability and Work Skills
  • Independent Living

Benefits of supported learning courses at CONEL College:

There are a number of excellent benefits to taking a Supported Learning course at CONEL College. These are:

  • We receive high levels of student satisfaction with the quality and content of courses.
  • High quality teaching, learning and assessment develops students’ skills and achievement.
  • The 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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Lucy Mazur

Lucy has grown in confidence while attending various work placements during her time at the College. She has spoken at public events and to senior executives and now hopes to...

Mark Rider

Mark was a fantastic student who was fully committed during his work-based learning activities. He is an excellent learner and team player who gained greatly in confidence. Mark is currently...

Guler Soyturk

My teachers were very good and would always be there if I needed anything. I found learning English difficult at first, but they really helped me and I have improved...

Phoebe Smith

I really enjoyed my course and taking part in class activities. The teachers were very positive and supportive. I was able to try out a Health and Social Care course...

Muhammed Izaaz Islam

I have really enjoyed my time at the College. My tutors explained anything I didn’t understand properly, and gave me all the support I needed. The courses were very good...

William McLaughlin

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 Kiabala

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 Sophroniou

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 Mahmood

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...

Tanya Smith

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

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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