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What are Independence skills?

In a nutshell, 'Independence Skills' refer to those skills that are vital for doing things independently and living an independent and comfortable life.  

Why do you need good independence skills? 

The main reason as to why it is vital that you possess good independence skills is because they enhance your overall standard of living by making you feel happier, more useful, and overall capable of achievement. 

What are independence skills courses? 

Independence skills courses offered through our website provide a comprehensive overview of several key areas which are aimed to enhance your personal, social, as well as your living skills, by providing you with all the knowledge and abilities required to help you live as comfortably and happily as possible. 

Throughout, you will also get the opportunity to work on individual assignments, as well as take part in group work and discussions, during which key aspects of independent living will be covered. The ultimate aim of this approach is to provide you with a more shared idea on the subject, whilst at the same time having the opportunity to give and receive valuable feedback. 

When it comes to the final grades, formal assessments in the form of multiple-choice questions will be carried out in order to allow you to apply what you would have learned and confirm your new-found knowledge.

Why should you take up an independence skills course?

If you’ve ever wanted to improve your overall independence skills, then this is the right time to do so! Signing up to one of these courses will not simply help you improve these said skills, but will also provide you with numerous tips and recommendations on how to improve yourself and live a better and more self-sufficient life. 

You should most definitely consider taking up one of these courses if you:

  • Want to start living an independent life
  • Need help to improve your overall day-to-day living skills
  • Want to enhance your social skills
  • Are planning to start living alone
  • Want to build your overall confidence when it comes to sustaining yourself

What and how will you learn throughout these courses?

Applying to one of these independence skills courses comes with numerous benefits that will undoubtedly enhance your personal skills, together with your overall confidence. Through meticulous individual attention and guidance as well as plenty of practical experience, tutors will help you to familiarise yourself well with the subject, become more comfortable, and improve your abilities through feedback and constructive criticism, allowing your skills to prosper. Some of the areas that will be covered include: 

  • Developing self-awareness
  • Managing stress and well-being
  • Solving personal problems 
  • Learning how to be self-sufficient
  • Carry out day-to-day activities without needing external assistance  

What study options are available for independence skills courses?

Independence skills courses can be found all over the UK. You can either study in a classroom at a college or university, or you can choose to study online - whichever suits you best.


A classroom course will take place at a designed time and location. This is a great option for the individual who wants to take training into their own hands or a small business who just needs to have a few employees trained.


Online training is an option for those who favor flexibility. Individuals can participate in the course at their own pace and on their own time.

From introductory courses to more advanced programmes, you will find anything you might need that ideally suits you!

How much does an independence skills course cost?

Fees for these courses differ greatly, so you shouldn't hesitate to sign up, even if you are on a limited budget − we have a course at any price point!

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