Award in Employability Skills Level 1
Build your career confidence and self-esteem in work with this practical short course.
Level: Level 1
Purpose: Personal and Professional Development
Guided Learning Hours: 59
Duration: 10 weeks
Next Course: 6 January – 14 March 2020
What are the qualifications about?
You will develop your personal attributes and communication skills and improve essential work skills such as teamwork and problem-solving, helping you succeed in the workplace.
Who are they for?
If you are looking to gain meaningful employment and overcome barriers to entering the workplace, this is the right course for you.
What do I need?
You should hold Entry Level 3 Maths and English.
Why choose Ruskin College?
As an adult community college, Ruskin is the ideal place for you to develop your leadership and employability skills. We offer small class sizes, a supportive and friendly environment and high quality teaching.
What sorts of things do they cover?
You’ll cover things like:
- Presentation Skills
- Communication Skills
- Team Working and Problem Solving Skills
How will I learn and be assessed?
You will study one core module based around the theme of The Psychology of Success, helping you to develop a positive mind-set for working life. You will also study one essential module which includes behaviour, communication, equality and diversity, problem solving, teamwork and volunteering.
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: 59 hours
Usual course length
Completing the Level 1 usually takes
- 10 weeks part time, 2 days a week, Thursday and Friday
What jobs could they lead to?
After successfully completing the award you will be equipped with essential skills for further learning or for the workplace.
What would it cost me?
We will help you access financial support if you are entitled to it. For more information visit our fees and funding page.