OTHER LEARNING 

 

Supported Internships

In addition to our full-time and residential programmes we offer full time supported internships as a transition from college to full time working. You will spend most of your time in a range of work place settings that interest you and meets your long term work ambitions. Staff from the
college Careers Team will help you to settle in to your work placements.

Work Experience Opportunities

We can accommodate young people with learning difficulties from local schools and colleges to undertake work experience at Fairfield Farm College. Placements may form part of your weekly programme, as part of a course you are studying elsewhere or as part of a work experience week from local schools. We can provide additional support, please contact us to ask about this, we may also ask you to provide your own support on some occasions. If you would like to be considered for a placement please visit our website, there is usually a charge for this package.

Trainee Opportunities

We also offer adults with learning difficulties the opportunity to undertake training at The Hope Nature Centre, Southwick, Trowbridge. There is a cafe and animal park with a wide range of training opportunities, these include working in the cafe, serving customers preparing food and drinks, working in the animal park, caring for animals and looking after the site.

 

 

OUR COLLEGE

Fairfield Farm College is a Specialist College for students with learning disabilities; it is a registered Charity, with residential, day and weekend courses. We are situated in the village of Dilton Marsh in Wiltshire. Our 26-acre farm site includes well-resourced teaching and vocational learning areas, a student common room, conference room, café and a farm shop.

 

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Location

 

FAIRFIELD FARM COLLEGE

43 HIGH STREET

DILTON MARSH

WILTSHIRE 

BA13 4DL

 

Phone & Email

01373 823028

admissions@ffc.ac.uk

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