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Using Employability Skills Entry Level 1 NOCN Diploma at Wigan & Leigh College

Course description

The Entry Level 1 qualification in Using Employability Skills has been designed to address the needs of learners working at Entry Level and in particular those with learning difficulties and disabilities. The qualifications ensure that all learners are given the same opportunities to access appropriate and relevant education and improve life chances.

Course content

Throughout the year you will study subjects to include, Managing Money, Using Communication skills, Using ICT skils and equipment, Working with Others, Working in an office, Working in Catering, Working in Retail and Working in Hospitality.

Entry requirements

No formal entry qualifications are required. Entry will be through interview.

Assessment

You will be assessed through a portfolio which you will build throughout the year during class.

Financial information

Courses are free for 16-19 year olds. For further information contact our Student Services team on 01942 761609.

Future opportunities

You can progress onto Entry Level 2 within Foundation Studies

Further information

If you are 16-18 years old, you may be eligible for our FREE bus pass.

Find out more: www.wigan-leigh.ac.uk/free-bus-pass

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: 23 October 2017

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    • Our Parson's Walk Centre houses a wide range of vocational courses and provides a unique and exciting atmosphere.

      The Centre features the award winning Wheel restaurant, together with other outstanding facilities that provide hands on work experience including the Image Centre, Florist Shop and Travel Shop.

      In addition, our classrooms offer a comfortable and professional working environment which is exemplified by our £20,000 state-of-the-art Apple Mac suite.

      This Centre also houses the College's largest Learning Resource Centre to provide help and support to all students in the use of the library and IT facilities. Our dedicated team of staff are on hand to provide assistance with electronic books and databases, information skills and one-to-one sessions. Laptops, iPads and Samsung tablets are just a selection of the range of facilities available.

      This Centre is completed with our Employment Services team who are here to offer you a personal information, advice and guidance session to identify areas of development and agree goals to set you on your path to gaining employment.

      Located in the heart of the town centre, our seven floor Centre offers excellent public transport links being only a five minute walk from the bus station and ten minute walk from the railway station. For all the latest travel information try downloading our Transport Guide.