Certificate in Advocacy, Leadership and Independent Living
This programme aims to assist people with intellectual disability to take control of their lives by developing their knowledge and understanding of advocacy and leadership. It aims to develop participants’ ability to make choices based on their understanding of rights. The overarching aim of the programme is to enhance peoples’ independent living skills.
Candidates must demonstrate a willingness to learn and participate in the modules offered. All successful course participants must undergo an interview process. Candidates must demonstrate that they will have external support to complete course homework. Candidates with an intellectual disability will benefit from this course.
The course consists of an orientation day, 6 modules and an evaluation day. The modules covered are as follows:
• Introduction to College Life
• Your Rights
• Advocating for your Rights
• Developing Capacity
• Evaluation and Organising a Graduation
Entry and exit questionnaires will be completed with each candidate to assess the learning achieved. Each module will be accompanied with a practical exercise. All exercise work can be represented in photographic, written, oral or illustrative form.
An LIT Certificate of Completion will be issued to eligible participants.
14 Weeks, 6 hours per week
Fridays from 10.00am to 4.00pm
Commencing January 2017