Learner Services at the Grimsby Institute
Learner Services Advisers at the Grimsby Institute are here to help you access the education and training route appropriate for you.
The Learner Services Team comprises of
Advice and guidance
Advice and guidance on courses, internal and external progression, student finance, travel, childcare etc. can be delivered from our team of Advisors.
Depending on your personal circumstances you may be eligible for financial support funds so we want to make sure you have all the help you need to receive these.
The available schemes are:
The Inclusion Team Support service is available to learners offering support and help in the classroom or workshop or with exams. Learners who indicate on an application form that they have a support need will be assessed and offered appropriate support.
Support and help is available with the following –
- Practical advice and support for physical disabilities and specified learning difficulties such as ADD, AHD, Asperger’s, dyslexia and other medical or mental health conditions
- Help to access specialist equipment for your course
- Support in the classroom and in the wider Institute environment
- Support for visual or hearing impairment (blind and deaf)
If you have a specific learning difficulty, a condition on the autistic spectrum, a long term health or mental health condition, or another disability that may impact on your ability to study, please tell the Disability Team as soon as possible. This will allow us to tell you about support and services that are available to you.
Any disclosure to the disability team will be kept confidential, and all information will be treated in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018. The implications of this will be discussed with you and you will be given options regarding the sharing of your information.
Grimsby Institute of Further and Higher Education - NMH Rates
Period covered – 01/04/2018 through to 31/03/2019
The table below shows NMH rates. The greyed out cells indicate that the NMH provider does not offer these services.
Note: NMH Support Rates shown per hour in the table below.
|Standard Rate (in-person)||Distance Learning only (in-person, in-home||Remote Delivery (e.g. Facetime/Skype or similar) Only|
|Band 4 Specialist Access and Learning Facilitators||NET||VAT||TOTAL|
|Specialist Mentor – AS||50.22||0.00||50.22|
|Specialist 1:1 Study Skills Support – SpLD||50.22||0.00||50.22|
|Specialist 1:1 Study Skills Support – AS||50.22||0.00||50.22|
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Full time learners will be allocated a Success Coach who will be responsible for assisting with academic progress and welfare. The Success Coach will be on hand to support, guide and advise during time at the Institute.
There will be regular meetings with the Coach so they can help learners achieve their goals. Learners will also be given regular opportunities to discuss progress in one-to-one reviews and access any support they need.
Success Coaches can also help learners get to university. They are on hand offering support through the entire application process from choosing the right course to submitting a Student Finance application.
Student Recruitment & School liaison Officers
The Institute Student Recruitment team organise Open Events for School Leaver and University Centre courses at the Institute, visit schools to give assembly or group talks about what the Institute has to offer and deliver Career Coach sessions to groups of school students.
The team are also responsible for organising Year 11 and 10 evening tasters at the Institute for students to experience what it might be like to study here and to help make their decision about study and careers for the future.
Academies and schools can also book year 10 taster days for groups of students. Contact 0800 315 002 or email [email protected] for more information.
The team also attend parents evenings at schools and can arrange tours for academy or school groups or individuals – email [email protected] for more information or to book a tour.
We have a dedicated Counsellor who offers all learners access to a confidential counselling service, which covers all aspects of mental health and emotional well-being. For more information contact 0800 315 002.