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Gateway to Employment - Workskills Level 1 at Craven College

Course description

Add to your exisiting skills-set by covering an Edexcel Level 1 Certificate in Workskills with modules such as career skills and employability skills. With 2 days a week work experience, this qualification gives you opportunity to gain a variety of skills in different working environments.

Pathways and Gateways courses are designed to give you an ideal introduction to College life, help you gain new skills and give you a progression route to take you onto the next course or Apprenticeship in an area of your choice.
The range of subjects you will study are varied and could include animal care, art, horticulture and woodwork, so if you do not know what you would like to do there are different things to try out and discover. You will get plenty of support and confidence building because of the caring environment and small group size.
Gateway to Employment will help you gain work skills which cover areas such as different careers and the job skills employers are looking for. You will undertake two days a week work experience, with possible changes each term to gain a variety of skills in different working environments.

Course content

  • Career progression 
  • Self-Assessment
  • Preparing for a work placement
  • Learning from a work placement
  • CV writing
  • Communication skills

Entry requirements

Entry Level 3 Diploma


Written and practical assessment

Financial information

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Future opportunities

Level 1 Diploma

Further information

At Craven College we want you to be successful both during your time here at College and anything you decide to do after College.

The support services within College exist to help support you to get the most out of your course:Craven College Support

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Craven College directly.

Last updated date: 21 March 2017
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