Business: Level 1 Certificate in Employability at WQE
This is an introductory course in Employability (Business). Learners will:
•Be provided with the opportunity to develop a range of skills and techniques including personal skills and attributes essential for successful performance in working life and obtaining work.
•Achieve a nationally recognised level 1 vocationally related qualification.
•Progress to related general and/or vocational qualifications e.g. OCR level 2 qualifications. Regular workshop support is provided along with individual support for students to develop their portfolio evidence.
Learning takes place through a variety of teaching methods e.g. tutor led sessions, role play and group work. Individual projects and assignments are produced involving the students own research and so students are expected to work on their own account.
A minimum of five GCSEs at Grade E/2 including English Language.
By portfolio assignment, which is sampled by the exam board’s external verifier. Homework and class activities are assessed throughout the course. This is a credit based qualification (QCF), completed through a number of portfolio units including:
Working in Business & Administration
Creating Business Documents
Supporting Business Meetings
Verbal and non verbal communication
Social action project
The course includes a period of work experience, from which three further units of evidence are completed:
• Preparing for Work Placement
• Learning from Work Placement
• Managing Your Health at Work
The course includes a National Citizen Service programme, including a residential programme and social action project, which all learners are required to participate in.
Upon completion of this course students can progress to the Level 2 Diplomas or Certificates in Business.
For further information please visit our website www.wqe.ac.uk or see our prospectus
How to apply
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