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Pre-Apprenticeship and Employment Programme Entry Level 1 Certificate at City College Plymouth

Course description

Are you looking for help to find a job or gain the skills/ confidence to help you move onto further education or an Apprenticeship? Then this is the ideal study programme for you to gain a whole range of qualifications, skills and experiences.

On this course you have the chance to gain the following qualifications:

  1. Award/Certificate and Diploma in employabilty and personal development.
  2. Award in Enterprise Activity
  3. Functional Skills - ICT
  4. Functional Skills - Maths
  5. Functional Skills - English
  6. Preperations for Work
  7. Personal and Social Well-being 
  8. First Aid
  9. Health and Safety.


Course content

The programme offers:

  • access to nationally recognised qualifications
  • hands-on practical work experience with local employers
  • work trials with a local employer leading to employment/Apprenticeships
  • tasters in training workshops - automotive, engineering, hairdressing, and many more sectors
  • access to voluntary working on local community projects around the city
  • confidence building/motivation/team building/ problem solving
  • outward bound activities - caving, abseiling, canoeing
  • functional skills - English, maths and computer skills
  • employability skills such as interview techniques and CV design
  • information, advice and guidance on training and employment opportunities
  • weekly starts
  • … and much, much more!

Entry requirements

You must be aged 16-24 (subject to funding eligibility).
You must NOT already be employed.


Functional Skills - Maths, English and ICT

Future opportunities

The Personalised Learning Programme enables you to progress onto:

  • NEET Engagement Programme 
  • Apprenticeships 
  • Prince's Trust Team
  • employment or employment with training
  • further education courses.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 26 February 2016

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