Work Skills Edexcel Certificate Level 2 at Kingdown School
The Edexcel Level 2 Certificate in WorkSkills has been designed to offer learners a flexible, relevant course to improve their understanding and application of work-based skills.
The qualification has been developed to ensure that the knowledge, skills and understanding provided by the course are relevant, current and useful for learners and potential employers.
Work Skills builds on the ABC of employability - Attitude, Behaviour and Communication - to develop the skills that employers are looking for and to give learners an edge in a competitive climate.
Students enrolling on the course will focus on two main areas of study: “Getting a Job” and “Personal and Workplace Skills.”
Getting a Job:
- Unit 4: Searching for a Job
- Unit 5: Applying for a Job
- Unit 6: Preparing for an Interview
- Unit 7: Interview Skills
- Unit 10: Careers Progression
Personal and Workplace Skills:
- Unit 3: Managing Your Own Money
- Unit 8: Self-management Skills for Leadership
- Unit 11: Developing Personal Skills for Leadership
- Unit 15: Effectiveness at Work
- Unit 21: Managing Your Health at Work
No formal qualifications are required; however, students will need to have a good standard of literacy and numeracy and be able to demonstrate their suitability for 6th Form study at interview.
World of work (job vacancies permitting) or when combined with other Level 2 qualifications, access to Level 3 vocational studies.
Visiting speakers and possibly visits to organisations.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Kingdown School directly.