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Level 1 Award in Employability Skills

Course Duration

45 Guided Learning Hours

Tuition Fees

This course is free and accessible to anyone who matches the entry requirements.

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Functional Skills

About this course

This course is designed for people who have limited employability skills and need support finding and applying for jobs. The course will help to improve your employability skills to help you find a suitable job. You will be given practical skills to help you establish your career goals and find the right job for you.

What will I study?

Searching for a job

  • Identifying your ideal job and career path

  • Creating a profile on a job portal

  • Identifying key words and aspects of job adverts

  • Evaluating your skills and qualities for job suitability

Applying for a job

  • Practicing completing application forms for a job

  • Creating a CV and cover letter

  • Creating a LinkedIn profile

Interview skills and techniques

  • Preparing answers for potential interview questions

  • practising interview scenarios

  • Body language and tone of voice

  • Attending an interview: dress code, planning your journey

Why study here?

We don’t just develop the knowledge and skills, we go above and beyond to develop interpersonal skills that help you develop your career. Not just filling out a workbook, taking away the foundations of a great career. Practical vocational experience. Linked to businesses in your community – linked to employment opportunities.

Entry requirements

14+ years old
Must have legally lived within the UK for at least 3 years
As part of your enrolment process, you’ll complete some initial screening to identify your current working level and to build your learning plan. As part of this process, we’ll provide you with career information and advice to select the best option for you.

Course duration

45 Guided Learning Hours

What courses can I progress to?

Subject to eligibility, contact us for more information

Tuition fees

This course is free and accessible to anyone who matches the entry requirements.

How to apply

To apply for this course, please contact us at

Please note

We make every effort to ensure the information within our online course directory is accurate and a true representation of the courses we are offering in 2023-24. However, we do reserve the right to make changes if necessary.

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