Production Skills – Award – Employability Skills (601/1713/8)

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.

This course is available at:

  • London Haringey Campus
  • London Islington Campus
  • Leicester Campus
  • Wales Campus

Course Price: £1350

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