City & Guilds Entry Level Three/Level One in Employability 14-16 Programme

About the course

This course focuses on the delivery and enhancement of employability skills to support students in successfully gaining employment in the land based sector.

Whilst gaining new skills and knowledge, students also develop employability skills such as meeting deadlines, health and safety requirements, the importance of teamwork and being able to follow written or oral instructions.

Course modules

Year 1

Planning for Progression

Effective Communication

Career Planning and Making Applications

Interview Skills

Keeping Safe

Working as Part of a Team

Safe Learning in the Workplace

Building Working Relations in the Workplace

Entry requirements & additional information

Entry requirements

Students need to be over 14 and have an interest in a practical subject to qualify for the course. No previous qualifications are required. The College provides learning support for Home Educated students who have learning difficulties and disabilities; the home institution must provide support for school students.

Learning and assessment

During the course students build a portfolio of evidence; there is no formal end exam.

Progression

On completion of the course, it may be possible for year 10 students to ‘top’ up their qualification with further units. Students may wish to progress to another 14-16 or Further Education course dependent on their age.

Special requirements

Costs that are mandatory for the course:

Specialist Clothing and Equipment: Outdoor clothing including a good quality waterproof jacket. Refer to website.

Course fees for school educated students (see 14-16 prospectus).

Foundation Learning

We provide a range of Foundation Learning full-time and part-time courses for students with additional needs. Our aim is to help students develop a range of important skills - social, academic and vocational - whilst providing the support and encouragement for them to grow in confidence and express their personality.

The Foundation Learning team has built up an excellent reputation over many years for successfully working with students who have a wide range of learning difficulties and disabilities.