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Employability : Entry Level 3 at Gateway College

Course description

This course is designed to give you the opportunity to complete one week's work experience in January in an area of employment in which you are interested. The units you will complete are; Health and safety, Career exploration, Customer service and Learning through work experience.

Course content

As part of this course the students will take part in trips and visits including the Job Centre, Voluntary Action Leicester and attend the Where Next event.

Entry requirements

No formal qualifications are needed but to get an ASDAN qualification in Employability you will have to produce a portfolio of evidence which will be judged against the unit standards by an assessor.


You must complete one week of work experience and alongside this you will keep a skills log of evidence completing different tasks. You will gain the ASDAN Award in Employability Level 1 (8 credits).

Financial information

Free to all home students.

Future opportunities

A transition meeting is held at Gateway College with a specialist Connexions Advisor to provide support and guidance about the next steps for each student.

Further information

For further information please visit our website at or see our prospectus.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 19 November 2015
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    • Your progression is key and we understand that you need more than just excellent results to stand out to a prospective employer or to gain a place at university. Through the support we offer and our specialised careers and employment programmes, enrichment activities and high quality teaching and learning, Gateway students consistently go on to gain places at their first choice of university, take up an apprenticeship, or find related employment to match their career aspirations.

      Whether you are taking your first steps into further education or re-taking a qualification, Gateway College offers a wide selection of vocational and academic qualifications from entry level 1 to advanced level 3 to ensure you achieve your goals. 

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      If you would like to speak to someone at Gateway about your options or to arrange a tour ring 0116 274 4500.