PREPARATION FOR EMPLOYMENT FIRST STEPS SCQF 4
SCQF Level 4
Access and Continuing Education

Course Overview
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This course will help you in the transition from school or college into work. You will learn all aspects of job seeking including CVs and interview skills. There are plenty of opportunities for you to develop independence, confidence and team working skills. You will have also the opportunity to gain qualifications including core skills at SCQF level 3-5.

What You Will Learn
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SCQF Level 4 Units may include: 

  • Employability Award 
  • Communication 
  • Numeracy 
  • Personal Awareness/ Self Awareness 
  • Problem Solving 
  • Enterprise & Customer Care 
  • Practical Tool Skills for Work 
  • Catering and Kitchen Skills  
  • Working with Others 
  • Forest Craft 
  • John Muir Award 

 

Placement Information
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You will complete a work experience placement for one day per week.  This will be supported by your placement coordinator.

Entry Requirements
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  • There are no formal entry requirements 
  • Evidence of an ability to work at Level 3/4 would be an advantage but is not essential 

English Proficiency Requirements
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  • IELTS 5.5
How the course is assessed
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  • You will be assessed through classroom-based written assessments and a work experience observation report. 

Information on Test/Auditions/Interview Requirements
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You will be invited to attend a meeting to ensure this is a suitable course to meet your needs.  
Progression And Articulation Routes
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  • Higher-level course taught at Edinburgh College 
  • Preparation for Employment second steps taught at Edinburgh College 

Career Opportunities
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  • Opportunities to progress into employment or a Modern Apprenticeship

Number Of Days Per Week
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  • 3 days per week at Edinburgh College
  • 1 day per week work experience
Course Cost And Funding Options
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Student Stories
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Start Date and Time
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Full Time

This course will start week commencing...
  • Monday 31/08/2020
  • Monday 31/08/2020
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End Date
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Full Time

This course will end on...
  • Friday 22/01/2021
  • Friday 22/01/2021
  • Friday 22/01/2021
  • Friday 22/01/2021
  • Friday 22/01/2021
  • Friday 22/01/2021
Course Delivery
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