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Supported Learning Courses in Guildford, Surrey

Become an …employee in open or supported work, improve your career chances or move on to other courses.

Our Supported Learning courses are designed to help people with special learning requirements to gain new practical skills and develop confidence.

Students benefit from small class sizes and individual attention in a supportive environment and will be able to take advantage of facilities including the working environment of the Blues Café, kitchens and construction workshops. Courses are designed to provide practical skills in a chosen subject area as well as literacy, numeracy, social and communication skills.

Pathway to Employment - 2020:21
 Adult  16-18 

Pathway to Independence and Learning at Guildford College - 2020:21
 Adult  16-18 

Supported Employment - 2020:21
 Adult  16-18 

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 Adult  16-18 


New Supported Learning Centre

The new  Supported Learning Centre at Merrist Wood College will provide a safe and secure learning environment for up to 64 students with severe and complex learning, social and communication difficulties that may also have a physical disability. The Centre will also cater for students who have epilepsy.

Find out more here.

3D renders of the new Supported Learning building at Merrist Wood College

Why Choose Guildford College?

  • Excellent reputation for Supported Learning courses
  • Supportive learning environment
  • Small class sizes
  • Practical resources including the working environment of the Blues Café
  • High staff to student teaching ratio

Moving On

Supported Learning courses enable students to progress to other Entry Level courses and sometimes Level 1 courses at the College in a range of areas, or begin employment in a related sector.


Student Soundbite

“College has really prepared me for getting a paid job. I have learnt important skills such as time-keeping and travelling on my own.”

Alex, Supported Learning

01483 44 85 00

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