Title:

Developing Employability Skills

Award:

Level 1 Award

Summary:

With the issue of employability high on the national education and training agenda, this qualification has been developed to provide you with a basic range of “soft skills”, knowledge and confidence to help you overcome barriers to enter the work place. These include:
  • searching for a job
  • preparing for interviews and speaking confidentially
  • career planning and making applications
Taking this qualification will allow you to understand, develop and practice the skills required by today’s employers while looking for a job. These skills will also help you to remain in employment. If you feel you would like to achieve more, then you could take the Level 1 Certificate in Developing Employability Skills (RQF). This qualification is made up of 100% non vocational units. This qualification does not require you to have any prior qualifications or levels of previous learning. There is no minimum age requirement for this qualification.

Awarding body:

Skills First

Guided learning hours:

76

Programme length:

2 weeks
2 days per week in classroom

Link to qalification:

External link goes here

RQF unit no

Skillsfirst unit no

Unit title

A/501/6880
R/502/2863
Y/507/9596
DP15
DP29

DP44

Career planning and making applications
Preparing for and learning from interviews
Rights and responsibilities in the workplace

What next?

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