Level 1 Certificate in Personal Development for Employability

To enable you to reflect on your own skills and qualities in order to identify your strengths and weaknesses and highlight areas for improvement. Help you to consider the importance of goal setting for your own personal development. To understand where to find job opportunities and to identify the sources of Information about job vacancies. Ensure you have a high quality CV which promotes you effectively and help you to perform well in job interviews.

  • Eligibility criteria

    • HCUC Apprenticeships & Skills gives priority to applicants who are in receipt of one of the four main benefits: Job Seekers Allowance, Employment Support Allowance, Universal Credit, Income Support.
    • *Training is free for applicants aged 19+ with proof of Right to Work in UK, applicant or their spouse must have been resident in UK/EU for last 3 years or more. This evidence must be provided before any place on a course is confirmed.
    • All applicants will be assessed in English literacy and numeracy skills before a place on a course is confirmed. English literacy at a minimum standard of Entry Level 3 or above is required for all courses. Applicants for ICT courses will be asked to complete an ICT questionnaire.
    • If applicant is working, to be eligible for our free courses, those living inside the Greater London Area need to earn less than £20,963 and for those outside they need to earn less than £17,004.
  • Cost

    Free for job seekers*

    *Subject to meeting eligibility criteria.

  • Qualification

    Level 1 Certificate in Personal Development for Employability

  • Level

    Level 1

  • Duration

    7 days

  • Delivery Location

    • Harrow on the Hill Campus, Lowlands Road, Harrow HA1 3AQ
    • Hayes Campus, College Way, Hayes, UB3 3BB.

Next course starts on:

Hayes Campus

  • Date: 3 - 11 September
  • Time: 9.30am - 2.30pm
  • Delivery type: Classroom/Online blend

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  • Next course starts on:

    Harrow on the Hill

  • Date: 21- 29 September
  • Time: 9.30am - 3.00pm
  • Delivery type: Classroom/Online blend

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    Who is it for?

    Adult learners who are looking to build on their confidence, self esteem and interpersonal skill

    Course summary

    Self Assessment
    • Understand personal strengths and weaknesses
    • Understand the importance of recognising personal skills and qualities
    • Understand goal setting
    • Identify a personal short/long term goal
    Job Searching
    • Know where to find information on job vacancies
    • Know how to search for suitable job roles
    • Be able to search for job vacancies
    • Identify suitable occupational sectors for own job search
    • Select a job vacancy that matches own skills and knowledge
    Applying for a Job
    • Understand different methods of applying for a job.
    • Be able to complete a job application.
    • Explain why different methods of applying for a job are used.
    • Complete a CV for a job application in a given format.
    Job Interview Skills
    • Know how to prepare well for each interview
    • Feel confident responding to interview questions
    • Assess your own performance in a job interview.