JEDT 001 - Life Skills

Life Skills assists students to develop a comprehensive range of adaptive skills that will enable them to function independently as adults in the community.


Hours: 50 (Lecture Hours: 50)


Total Weeks: 35





Non-Course Prerequisites:






Course Content:
- Self Care
- Menu Planning
- Independent Living
- Personal Development (Social Responsibility)
- Recreation/Leisure
- Community Involvement/Training

- Self-Advocacy


Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, the learner will be able to:
- Manage personal hygiene, clothing choices, and medication
- Plan weekly menus that include choices from all four food groups
- Perform household management duties including shopping, cooking, cleaning, making beds, and additional household tasks
- Identify and demonstrate normal social behaviour in one-on-one and group interactions in the classroom and in the community
- Explain socially acceptable conduct and behaviours when an individual is out in public/the community
- Identify street signs and explain their meaning

- Participate in the planning of their own life choices


Grading System: Pass/Fail


Passing Grade: Pass (50%)


Percentage of Individual Work: 10


Percentage of Group Work: 90


Text Books:
Textbooks are subject to change.  Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.