Course overview

Are you looking for work or wish to get back into learning? Would you like help deciding the best path to take next? This introductory Employability course will provide you with support to assess your own transferable skills and qualities with the intention of attending a longer course to help you apply and achieve that dream job. This course will be from 10am to 2pm for 3 days at a local job centre. You will be in a small group of like-minded people and guided by an experienced tutor.

Course description

Our Employment Skills course for the over 50's is designed to support individuals to successfully gain employment, progress in a chosen field or prepare for further study. Preparation is key when attending an interview. The more confident you feel going into an interview, the better you are likely to perform… and hopefully get the job! Our course will help you to identify key employability skills and their importance in the workplace. As you progress through the course, you will improve your understanding of the skills and qualities employers look for, including: negotiating; problem solving; organisation; and adaptability. This course will ensure you understand the generic transferable employability skills needed for employment such as teamwork, communication, problem-solving, whilst working with like-minded people in a friendly relaxed atmosphere. This can be the boost you need to make that next step towards a fulfilling future.

What financial support is available?

We don't want anything to stand in your way when it comes to bringing Adult learning within reach so if you need anything to support you to achieve your goals then speak to one of our education experts during your enrolment journey. Most of our courses are government funded but if you don't qualify or need alternative financial help to access them then let us know.

What other support is available?

All of our digital content, teaching and learning activities and assessments are designed to be accessible so if you need any additional support you can discuss this with the education experts during your enrolment journey and we will do all we can to make sure you have optimal access.

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