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Work Skills

Whether you are decided or unsure on the area of work you want to go into, ‘Work Skills’ can be beneficial to your career progression and help develop important employability, personal and social skills.

Work Skills consists of a variety of different units that you can choose from so that your qualification is personal to you and best meets your needs.  Units address necessities such as creating a CV, completing application forms, interview preparation, solving problems and health and safety at work, to name but a few.

Work Skills is an accredited qualification so you will receive a certificate on completion.

All units within your qualification will be personalised to you – in order to meet your needs – whilst also giving you the opportunity to develop your key skills and overall knowledge in regards to this work area.

Functional Skills Maths, English and ICT elements are embedded into the units as are employability skills, confidence building and British Values to allow you to develop yourself as an individual and improve your job prospects.


You will cover a variety of topics that may include –

  • Personal Life Skills
  • Managing Money
  • Leadership Skills
  • Self Management Skills
  • Working in a Team
  • Employability Skills
  • Searching & Applying for a Job
  • Interview Skills
  • Career Progression
  • Effectiveness at Work
  • Work Placement Skills
  • Preparing for a Work Placement
  • Learning from a Work Placement
  • Safe Learning in the Work Place


  • BTEC Award & Certificate at Entry Level 3
  • BTEC Award, Certificate, Extended Certificate & Diploma at Level 1
  • BTEC Award, Certificate, Extended Certificate & Diploma at Level 2


With our friendly tutors you will get all the support you need to develop your skills and abilities within your subject area, to enable you to go into possible employment, further education, or even source an apprenticeship within your chosen industry. 

We can help you, you only need to have enthusiasm and the ability to commit to the course just contact our Employer Engagement Team here.