DCU Ability 'Works for Me' campus course
Please note that our campus course is currently paused due to Covid-19 restrictions.
What is the 'Works for Me' campus course?
Our ‘Works for Me’ campus-based course runs part-time for 16 weeks, on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings.
The course includes two training periods, and a 6-week part-time work placement with a DCU campus employer.
Who is this course for?
This course is for young adults with intellectual disabilities, who may have limited work experience, and who would like to take their first steps towards employment.
The overall aim of the 'Works for Me' campus course is to build upon learners’ understanding of work, and to support them to explore ideas for their own working future.
Build on knowledge and understanding of the concept of work and how it relates to daily life
Make choices about preferences in relation to work
Build on understanding of abilities and strengths
Identify and practice workplace-related skills
Prepare for, and undertake a work experience placement
Reflect on learning and insights gained during work experience placement
Develop the tools for future work and progression