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Independent Living

Entry 3 Open Awards Independent Living - Looking after yourself and your home

This is a one year course that students can opt to study in Year 11. The primary purpose of the qualification is to develop students' social and life skills essential for living and working in the community.

All students will complete the following core unit

  • Looking after yourself and your home

Students will also complete a selection of the following topics

  • Food and Drink Preparation
  • Food Safety and Storage
  • Household Cleaning
  • Shopping
  • Household Expenses
  • Kitchen Hygiene
  • Using domestic appliances

Students will be required to complete a portfolio of evidence that meets the assessment criteria. All units are internally assessed and externally moderated.

If you have any queries concerning this subject or the qualification, please contact Mrs N Lightfoot.

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