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Certificate of Personal Effectiveness Level 2 (CoPE) at Grimethorpe Activity Zone (GAZ)

Course description

Level 2 CoPE aims to build the students skills and knowledge in communication, application of numbers, working with others, problem solving and ICT in order to prepare the student for employment or futher education or training.

Course content

The student will build a portfolio that includes the following modules:

Working with Others

Improving own Learning and Performance

Introduction to Problem Solving

Planning and Carrying out Research


Planning and giving an Oral Presentation

Entry requirements

English level 1 or equivalent.

Maths Level 1 or equivalent .

Selection is by informal interview.


The student will produce a Portfolio of Evidence based around a number of task based assessments.  The folder is then internally moderated before being submitted for moderation by an External Moderator.

Future opportunities

CoPE level 2 provides opportunities for progression to higher level qualifications.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Grimethorpe Activity Zone (GAZ) directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Throughout the year
  • Duration: 39 weeks (120 guided learning hours)

Contact details

    • Contact name:
    • Johanna Stones
    • Contact telephone number:
    • 01226 713599
    • Email address: