Preparing for Adulthood Programmes (SEND)


What are the Preparing for Adulthood Programmes?

These SEND courses have been developed for learners with moderate, severe, complex, profound or multiple learning difficulties, working between P Levels 1-8. Certificated programmes provide a real-life context to reward achievement and promote the development of personal, social, independent, IT and work-related skills.

Who are they for?

There are four Preparing for Adulthood programmes, each suited to different SEN settings:

New Horizons: for learners aged 9-13 with special educational needs

Transition Challenge: for 14-16 year olds with severe and/or profound learning difficulties

Towards Independence: for young people (14+) and adults with moderate, severe, and profound and multiple learning difficulties

Workright: for young people (14+) and adults following a work-based programme of study


For those seeking a qualification outcome: New Horizons, Transition Challenge, Towards Independence and Workright can be used to support the delivery of the Entry 1 qualifications in Personal Progress.

There is also scope for progression through:


All student book, certification and registration prices shown below are per learner, unless otherwise stated.

Item Price
New Horizons student book £8.35
New Horizons certification £5.00
Transition Challenge Sensory student book £7.25
Transition Challenge Sensory student book in ringbinder £13.00
Transition Challenge Introduction and Progression student book £10.00
Transition Challenge Introduction and Progression student book in ringbinder £16.00
Transition Challenge Silver certification (for module completion) £5.00
Transition Challenge Gold certification (whole programme) £5.00
Towards Independence Starting Out module and folder (mandatory) £7.15
Towards Independence additional modules (per module) £4.65
Towards Independence certification (up to five modules) £5.00
Workright student book £7.25
Workright certification £5.00
Workright tutor guidance (optional) £15.85


Please note that prices are listed with VAT at 20% where appropriate. All prices valid until 31 August 2018.

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