Prevocational Training Programmes
The Prevocational Programme aim to assist students aged 16-21 years old. The objective of the programme is to equip students to be independent in different environments including home, school and work, and enable them towards a meaningful life in the society.
Independent LivingThis is focused on gaining independence at home, at school, in the community and/or in the workplace and is central to the development of self-reliance, confidence and daily functioning in the society. It is important for students to be able to meet their potential and not be restricted by dependence on others in the choices they make throughout their lives. The transfer of independent living skills to everyday functioning is vital in order to become a selfsufficient and contributing member of society.
Independent Living Domain includes:
- Personal care
- Domestic skills
- Money skills
- Safety skills
Personal Development/Interpersonal Skills (Soft Skills)This is an integral component of building relationships and becoming a competent member of society. This enables students to develop skills conducive to keeping a job and being a productive member of society. In order to facilitate the inclusion of students with disabilities within the home environment, school environment, the community and workplace, it is imperative that direct instruction focuses on the development of interpersonal competency and personal growth.
Personal Development/Interpersonal Skills Domain includes:
- Social development
- Personal management
- Healthy living
Functional Academics (Hard Skills)This is focused on providing students with academic skills that have “real world” applications. The skills taught will enhance access to activities of daily life and have a great impact on meeting outcomes of independence, inclusion, productivity and improved quality of life.
Functional Academics Domain includes: