Preparation for Work

Ref: C3125203

This is an esol course which offers advice and gives information on finding/looking for employment (paid/voluntary). Its main purpose is to develop your vocabulary and increase your confidence. The topics will include job skills & abilities, reading job adverts, writing a CV, completing an application form, practicing interview techniques and doing a presentation.

Additional information about this course

All students must have right to remain in UK. All students must commit to 100% attendance.

Course aim

This is an esol embedded course which provides a brief introduction to employment related topics. The main purpose is to develop students vocabulary, give advice/information and increase their confidence.

Who is the course for?

No previous experience required.

What topics will this course cover

This course is an esol embedded course which provides a brief introduction to employment related topics. The main purpose is to develop students vocabulary, give/offer advice and increase their confidence. The themes for the course include employability as its aim is to help students make progress in their employment. The topics include: job skills & abilities, reading job adverts, writing a CV, completing an application form, practicing interview techniques and doing a presentation. The other themes include culture as the students also learn about diversity/identities and environments in employment.

What will it be like?

WEA classes are friendly and supportive. You will be encouraged to work together with your fellow students and tutor. You will be asked to share your ideas and views in the class and work with the group to give and accept feedback in a supportive environment. The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you to be actively involved in your learning. You may be asked to undertake work to support your course outside of your class.

By the end of the course I should be able to:

The learning outcomes include: 1. Describing 5 skills and 5 abilities. 2. Reading 5 job adverts and answering questions. 3. Writing a CV. 4. Completing an application form. 5. Practicing a job interview.

How will I know I'm making progress?

The students will be assessed by Q/A, classroom discissions, activities, completed work sheets and small group work. They will be given regular feedback and constructive advice.

What else do I need to know, do or bring?

The students will need pens, a notebook and a folder to keep their work. The students will need to attend regularly and punctually every week.

Reading and information sources

No experience is needed but it will be desirable if the students could start reading relevant materials such as job adverts etc.

What could the course lead to?

The students could progress to other/higher courses. It will increase their English, confidence and could help them make progress in their employment.

Download full course outline

Preparation for Work Course Outline

Is this course right for me? Request more information

This course is not available for online enrolment.

Please call 0113 245 3304 to enquire about enrolling on this course.

Conditions

You can if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2016
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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