ACE - Adult Community Education
Training and Learning Opportunities:
ACE works primarily with the awarding body ASDAN for which ACE is a registered centre.
Students work on a variety of modules of their choice.
The modules cover 7 different themes
1. Communication and Numeracy
1. Creative Studies.
2. Independent Living Skills.
4. Leisure and Recreation.
5. Personal Development / Citizenship /
6. Work Related.
Creative Studies:- Making Pictures, Using a digital Camera and Practical Skills.
Independent Living Skills:- Meal Preparation and Cooking, Money and Using Transport.
Cultural:- Current Affairs, Popular Culture and The Wider World.
Leisure and Recreation:- Hobbies and Interests, Out in the Community and Visiting Places.
Personal Development/Citizenship:- Citizenship, Out in the Community and Self Advocacy.
Work Related:- Practical Workshop, Using a Computer and Work Awareness.
The Employability course develops English, Maths and Information Technology skills which help to improve the learners' employment potential.
The Employability course aims to give the student an insight into the world of work.
No pressure is put on learners as they work at their own pace and there are no exams - all work is portfolio based.
Each completed unit is accredited individually. To achieve an Award in Employability learners must gain 6 credits and to achieve a Certificate in Employability the learner must gain 15 credits. (Each unit is worth a certain number of credits) The learner will build up their credits via a combination of both core and additional units.
Telephone: 01942 829321
Address: 2nd Floor, Queen's Hall, Market Street, Wigan.
Telephone: 01942 262890
Address: 3rd Floor, Magnum House, 33, Lord Street, Leigh. WN7 1BY