Buckinghamshire is fortunate in having higher education establishments in High Wycombe and Aylesbury (University Campus Aylesbury Vale). Click here to access a listing of courses available, at University Campus Aylesbury.
If your diploma or degree course choice takes you outside the county, be assured that there are support processes in place: (please see below).
Transitioning from further to higher education is a huge step for everyone. A clear support plan to help the transition stage can be put in place. Student Finance England can advise and support your enquiries. Trained advocates can assist you and your family, liaising with your chosen higher education provider. Arranging additional study support and technology requirements.
The Life Skills Centre at Aylesbury college provides, person centred learning programmes. Learning programmes are tailored to meet students’ needs and interests. Learning and life skills are imparted through a choice of work based subjects, for example: computer programming. The innovative, Independent Living and Training Centre, (ILTC) programme is also accessible via the New Ways Centre at Amersham & Wycombe College. Or get in touch with Adult Learning Buckinghamshire to find out how you can apply to a work place programme with a Buckinghamshire employer, gaining accreditation while you work.
In the south of the county at Flackwell Heath, following the successful model of the Life Skills Centre at Aylesbury College. Tailored teaching is available focusing on life skills, such as budgeting, staying safe, travelling and healthy living and cooking. Education is provided in work-based subjects and college courses, by the students.
The Future Life Centre, Flackwell Heath Campus, (Amersham and Wycombe College).
Relevant age group: 16-25 years.