Employability Skills (level 2)
Course ref. QW073
This course is designed to enable you to:
Develop knowledge, understanding and the skills you need to enter employment in a wide range of roles
Focus on developing key skills for the work environment: such as improving own learning, working with others and problem solving
Is it for me?
The course is taught over one year. The Employability Skills Certificate is equivalent to one GCSE. Assessment takes place within college using assignments, case studies and work-based assessments, along with projects and observation of your performance.
The course covers a wide range of skills and techniques, personal qualities and attitudes essential for a successful working life.
It covers a wide range of areas including: making a good first impression, CV development, researching organisations, preparing for face-to-face interviews, identifying your own strengths and weaknesses, communication, teamwork skills, legislation and health and safety.
Units can include:
Preparing for an Interview
Effectiveness at Work
Working in a Team
Investigating Rights and Responsibilities
Additional Work Skills Units
A range of GCSEs at grades D to G
Level 1 or 2 vocational qualification
If you do not have a grade C or above in English Language or Maths, you will study these subjects as an essential part of your programme of study.
Which courses go well with this?
This course can be taken as part of a Level 2 programme of study.
This unit provides an opportunity for students who are seeking to enter employment to achieve a nationally recognised level 2 vocationally specific qualification.