Certificate in Employability Level 1
This practical course will encourage you and to give you the confidence to enter and progress in the world of employment.
Level: Level 1
Purpose: Personal and Professional Development
Guided Learning Hours: 130
Duration: 2-3 months
What are the qualifications about?
You will develop skills that will help you in everyday life as well as helping you to prepare for and succeed in employment, as you study essential tools such as teamwork and problem-solving.
Who are they for?
If you are looking to overcome barriers to entering the workplace or progress to study a higher level certificate, this is the ideal 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:
- Preparing and learning from a job interview
- Understanding workplace values and practices
- Learning to be financially aware
How will I learn and be assessed?
You will study three core modules, helping you to develop a positive mind-set, improve essential work skills and look at components in ICT, Maths and English.
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: 130 hours
Usual course length
Completing the Level 1 usually takes:
- 2-3 months
What jobs could they lead to?
Once you have completed the certificate you will have gained essential skills to progress onto other qualifications or into employment.
Following successful completion of the Level 1 certificate you may wish to continue your studies further and progress to the Level 2 certificate.
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.