Preparing for Further Study (Award in Employability Level 1)
On this part-time course, you will develop key skills that will help you prepare for further study. You will also study towards Maths and English qualifications to advance in your educational journey.
Level: Level 1
Purpose: Further Study
Guided Learning Hours: 120
Duration: 12 weeks
What are the qualifications about?
This course will help you break down your barriers to further study, and pave your way towards other courses such as Level 2 Pre-Access or Access to HE courses. You will carry out independent research and develop your word processing and software skills.
Who are they for?
If you have been out of education and are looking to return but need some assistance with the transition, this course will help develop your skills and confidence required.
What will I need?
You only need to take a Maths and English assessment to join the course.
Why choose Ruskin College?
Ruskin is a small, friendly and inclusive college and the perfect environment for adults returning to education. Getting back into education can be daunting. Our ethos is centred around making you feel as comfortable and happy as possible to bring out the best in you.
What sorts of things do they cover?
Course modules include:
- Carrying out independent research
- Word processing and software skills
How will I learn and be assessed?
You will be assessed through practical exercises.
How long do they take?
Guided learning hours
Guided learning hours are the hours you spend learning with your training provider or on your own. The guided learning hours for this qualification are:
- Level 1: 120 hours
Usual course length
Completing the Award in Employability Level 1 usually takes:
- 12 weeks part time
What jobs could they lead to?
This course prepares you for further study, such as Level 2 Pre-Access or Access to HE courses.
What would it cost me?
We will help you access financial support if you are entitled to it: find out if you are eligible.