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Workskills (Level 2 Certificate)

Pearson BTEC

Course Overview

Are you unclear of your preferred career path? The Work Skills course is offered at level 1 and level 2. During an information and advice session you will receive advice and guidance on the course level that will suit your individual needs. Our courses provide opportunities to gain skills to help you progress into employment or on to further studies at the College. This qualifications focuses on developing personal life skills, employability skills, essential skills in Literacy, Numeracy and ICT, skills for business enterprise and specialised crafts.You will be given the opportunity to achieve the following qualifications: Certificate in Work Skills Level 1 or Level 2This includes:- Searching for a job- Career progression- Applying for a job- Planning an enterprise activity- Preparing for an interview- Running an enterprise activity- Interview skills Occupational StudiesThis may include the following:- Business Enterprise- Specialised Crafts- Essential Skills in Literacy, Numeracy and ICT
  • Start Date
    1 Sept 2023
  • Study Mode
  • Duration
    1 Year
  • Campus
    Strand Road

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Start Date
  • Course: Pearson BTEC Level 2 Certificate Workskills
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Full Time
    Start Date: 01/09/2023

Course Offering

  • Site location Strand Road
Two young female students walking and laughing together

Course Modules

  • Essential Skills ICT
  • Developing Job application skills
  • Building Working Relationships with Customers
  • Using a CV and Covering Letter to Apply For a Job
  • Career Progression
  • Understanding Employment Responsibilities and Rights
  • Planning and Running Enterprise Activity
  • Essential Skills Literacy
  • Essential Skills Numeracy
Want to book your place?
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

2 GCSEs Grade D – F Attendance at information session required

ROI Requirements

2 OLCs Grade O5 - O7 Attendance at information session required

Work Placement


What's Next?

Further Study

You will work with your tutor to develop a career plan to help you decide what to do next.

Career Prospects

There may be opportunities for progression to entry level employment opportunities.


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    In the future I would love to work as a TV or film stylist. My course is great, very hands on and the tutors really motivate you. I was delighted to receive a Best in Further Education award from the college this year!
    Georgia Pateras
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    I progressed from NWRC directly into final year of a degree programme at Glasgow School of Art, along with my twin sister.
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