This careers based qualification will help pupils make choices about their future.  They will learn about a range of industries and the skills/qualifications required to work within their chosen field.  Advice and guidance on applying for Post 16 study, including Traineeships, Modern Apprenticeships and Further Education (College) will be given on an individual basis.  In addition, pupils will learn about the world of work and the skills needed to succeed including CV preparation and Interview techniques.

Depending upon the level, units taught consist of:

  • Careers planning
  • Skills development
  • Assessing own learning and development needs
  • Work experience opportunities

Students will study towards the following qualifications based on their ability:

  • Gateway Entry Level 3 Award in Employability
  • Gateway Level 1 Award in Employability