Employability Skills is a 6 week course in which you will produce a CV, identify your skills and produce an effective cover letter. You will have the opportunity to practice your presentation skills for that all important interview!
What you will study:
You will study 2 units, totalling 13 credits which, upon successful completion, will gain you the ABC Level 1 Award in Employability Skills.
Applying for a Job, 1 credit
You will be shown how to research job opportunities and complete a job application correctly. This course also includes an effective CV and cover letter.
Interview Skills, 1 credit
You will be shown how to prepare for and take part in an interview; this will include preparation, planning and effect verbal and non-verbal communication skills.
Developing time management skills, 1 credit
You will learn how to develop skills in managing your time to effectively prioritise, plan and make decisions.
Overcoming barriers to work, 1 credit
You will explore issues which can impact on success at accessing and staying in work, including identifying barriers and how to plan for these.
Preparation for work, 2 credits
You will explore your own skills and qualities to identify key personal information needed for an application.
How you will be taught
You will be classroom based and enjoy a variety of interactive sessions which will cover employability issues, using industrial sewing machinery and health and safety issues.
What can I do once I have completed the course?
Upon successfully completing the course, you can seek employment with your new found skills, or you may consider progressing your studies with another course.