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Workskills (Level 2 Certificate)

Pearson BTEC

Course Overview

Are you unclear of your preferred career path? The Work Skills programme is offered at level 1 and level 2. During a required interview you will receive advice and guidance on the programme level that will suit your individual needs. Our programmes 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 and Numeracy, 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 2. This 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 Studies: This may include the following:- Business Enterprise- Specialised Crafts.Essential Skills in Literacy and Numeracy also form part of the programme.
  • Start Date
    2 Sept 2024
  • 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: 02/09/2024

Course Offering

  • Site location Strand Road
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Course Modules

  • 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
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

2 GCSEs Grade D – F.Attendance at information session required.

ROI Requirements

2 OLCs grade O6-O8. Attendance at information session required.

Additional Requirements Prior to Entry

Interview 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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