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Employability Skills

Level: 1

Awarding body: City & Guilds
Qualification: Award, Certificate, Diploma
Course type: Part-time
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: Between five and 36 weeks
When you'll study: Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 9.00am - 3.00pm

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About the course

Are you looking for help to find a job or gain skills/confidence to help you move onto further education or an Apprenticeship? Then this is the ideal programme for you to gain a whole range of qualifications, skills and experiences.

The programme includes community-based projects, personal and social development, vocational training, work placements and functional skills (maths and English).

What you'll learn

The programme includes the following areas:

  • working towards the City & Guilds Employability Skills qualification
  • maths and English support and qualifications
  • personal development activites
  • community-based projects
  • support in progressing onto the next stage of your career.
Entry requirements

You must be aged 16-24 and not in full-time employment.


You will sit English and maths exams if you need these to improve your qualifications to progress onto a course/Apprenticeship or gain employment.

What's next?

This programme may help you to gain employment or progress onto a Traineeship or Apprenticeship, or a wide range of courses at the College.

Important information

“Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2016/17 (August 2016 – July 2017). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2018/19.

If you are aged 16-18, due to Government funding, tuition fees may not be applicable for your course. (Please note: this does not apply to foundation degrees or access to higher education courses, and other courses not eligible for public funding.)”

Please note; this course is run subject to numbers. For information on start dates, please call 01752 305300.