ROC College

Non-campus learning towards independent living and paid employment
The logo of ROC College S41 status

Address:

ROC College
The Boatshed
Steamer Quay Road
Totnes
Devon
TQ9 5AL
  • Course Length:
    38 weeks
  • Residential or Day:
    Both
  • Course Dates:
    Throughout year start dates
  • Maximum Number of Students:
    Up to 12 students per year.
  • Age Range:
    16 – 25

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General Description

ROC College offers personalised learning pathways and bespoke programmes of learning which take into account an individual’s preferred learning styles and environment. Individual needs are identified through Person Centred Plans (PCP) and the provision of Information Advice and Guidance (IAG).

Our goal is for learners to transition smoothly from college into work and/or greater independenace. We achieve this through providing intense and high quality support within personalised timetables. 

 

Curriculum

ROC provides accredited learning based on a personalised curriculum to support individuals to develop the appropriate skills within:

  • Personal and social development
  • Independent Living within their local community
  • Access to Leisure and Community Facilities
  • Maths, English, IT and literacy Skills
  • Vocational Skills and work experience opportunities leading to work experience and/or employment.

The community based programme of learning is delivered in collaboration with other providers/organisations that have been identified in individual’s PCP or IAG.

A regular review process ensures that outcomes identified within an individual’s pathway are delivered and appropriate adjustments made to the programme of learning.

Specialist Facilities

Individualised environments that are conducive each learner.

Learners and staff are actively involved in the promotion and use of assistive technology including the use of I Pads and Smart phones for training purposes, and person centered planning through multi-media advocacy.

Some ROC facilities have sophisticated adaptions including changing areas.

  • > Our expertise

    We have expertise in meeting the needs of students with:

    • Behavioural difficulties
    • Severe learning difficulties
    • Profound and multiple learning difficulties
    • Expertise in meeting the needs of students who are blind or visually impaired
    • Expertise in meeting the needs of students who have specific learning difficulties

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The S41 symbol next to most of the colleges in the directory means that they are on the Secretary of State’s Approved List.

This list, developed as part of the Children and Families Act 2014, means that some parts of the Act apply to these independent institutions. This includes specialist colleges.