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Employability Skills

Course Code: PTE4
  • Level: 1
  • Qualification: Award, City and Guilds
  • Awarding body: City & Guilds (C&G)
  • Duration: Two weeks
  • Course type: Short course
  • Time of day: Daytime
  • When you'll study: Monday to Friday, 9.00am - 4.00pm

What's it all about?

Are you looking for help to find a job, Traineeship or Apprenticeship and need to gain the skills/confidence to write an outstanding CV and smash an interview? Do you want to give yourself a competitive edge? Then this qualification is the right one for you!

With the job market becoming increasingly more challenging, employers are actively seeking applicants who have an understanding of the workplace and who are work-ready.

This course provides you with the skills and knowledge organisations want and need, along with the confidence and focus to apply them effectively

Course information

The course covers the following two units …


Planning for Progression

The aim of this unit is to help you plan for your progression by understanding requirements of employers, Apprenticeships or further education and identifying your own personal strength to improve your chances of securing a positive, sustainable outcome and start earning money.

Managing Personal Finances

The aim of the unit is to give you a thorough understanding of how to manage your finances now and when earning your first wage. This will assist you with improving your money management, understanding where your money goes and looking at sources of income. This can help you put that little bit away to save for your first holiday!

There are no entry requirements for this course.

There are no exams.

This programme may help you to gain employment or progress onto an Apprenticeship.

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.

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Future careers

What you could earn:

Production Managers and Directors in Manufacturing


Potential salary


Entry level salary


Average salary


Annual openings in Plymouth

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