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Employment Skills at Nacro

Course description

If you’re thinking about career options and what to do next, why not try this course and learn the skills that employers want? We’ll help familiarise you with some of the practical and personal skills that employers expect in a vocational area of your choice.

Skills for Employment, Training and Personal Development

  • Level E1, Level E2 or  Level E3
  • Award, Certificate or Diploma
  • NOCN

Skills for Employment, Training and Personal Development

  • Level 1, Level 2 or Level 3
  • Award, Certificate or Diploma
  • NOCN

Course content

You’ll choose personal development options, depending on your individual needs, such as:

  • personal career planning
  • improving your confidence
  • preparing for an interview
  • preparing for work
  • customer service skills

In one of the vocational pathways below:

  • animal care
  • art and design
  • building and construction
  • business skill and customer service
  • childcare and young parents
  • hair and beauty
  • heath and social care
  • hospitality and catering
  • motor vehicle
  • retail
  • sport and leisure
  • warehousing and forklift truck driving

Depending on which course you take, you’ll work towards gaining an award, a certificate or a diploma.

Entry requirements

You don’t need any qualifications or previous experience. You can start at any level that suits you and then move on to other levels. To start a level 2 course, you will need to be working at level 1 in your English and Maths. We also expect you to show an interest in a subject of your choice.


You’ll be assessed through a portfolio, an exam or a range of practical activities.

Future opportunities

This course will help you decide which areas interest you most and what to do next. You should feel more confident and be able to apply for one of our other courses, or a job.

Further information

Any of the tutors at your centre will listen to your needs and offer you help. If you have personal matters you’re worried about, you can talk to one of our safeguarding officers. You will find their contact details displayed in the centre.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 27 March 2017
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