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Employability Skills (Level 1)


This course is suitable for students aged 19 and over.

This course will help you develop your knowledge and skills to improve your own employability, self development and social awareness.

During this course, you will learn how to identify and deal with problems in daily life, consider what key qualities are required for employment and discover how to present information in a CV.

You will develop your job search skills, self-presentation and interview preparation, before working towards identifying and applying for job vacancies.

This course can be delivered remotely online, in the classroom or by blended learning. Courses can also be delivered as part of packages, depending on your goals. More information can be provided on enquiry or at enrolment.

When will I start the course and how long will it take?

This course has various start dates throughout the year.

The flexibility of the course allows you to learn at your own pace and is estimated to take up to 35 hours to complete.

What will I study?

Topics covered include:

  • How to complete a job application * online and paperbased
  • How to be successful at interviews * face to face and video
  • How to create a CV and adapt transferrable skills to job specification
  • How to work successfully in an office or at home following guidelines for working safely online

How is it assessed?

This course can be completed through online learning, classroom based learning, or both (blended learning). Achievement of the course is through completion of a workbook.

Full tutor support will be provided throughout the course and you will be able to contact your tutor via telephone and email.

Do I need any previous qualifications to start this course?

No previous qualifications are necessary. This course is suitable for anyone that is looking to progress on to an accredited course.

What are the course fees?

Our courses are FREE of charge, if you are aged 19 or over, and are claiming a relevant means tested benefit, or are working and earning under £18,525 per year.

For more information, please visit our dedicated Financial Support page.

What can I go on to do once I have completed this course?

This course provides fantastic progression on to a range of accredited courses depending on your goals. Your tutor will discuss this with you at the end of your course.

I'm interested in this course, what do I do next?

Please contact our WorkWorld Team on 01744 623597 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Ref: Sue Kelly