Course title:
Award in Employability Skills NCFE Level 1
Tutor:
Iqbaljeet Kaur Marwaha
Course ID:
C2527415
Start date:
26/04/2022
End date:
26/07/2022
Timetabled sessions
Date Times Hours
Tue 26 Apr 2022 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM 2.5
Tue 03 May 2022 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM 2.5
Tue 10 May 2022 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM 2.5
Tue 17 May 2022 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM 2.5
Tue 24 May 2022 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM 2.5
Tue 07 Jun 2022 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM 2.5
Tue 14 Jun 2022 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM 2.5
Tue 21 Jun 2022 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM 2.5
Tue 28 Jun 2022 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM 2.5
Tue 05 Jul 2022 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM 2.5
Tue 12 Jul 2022 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM 2.5
Tue 19 Jul 2022 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM 2.5
Tue 26 Jul 2022 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM 2.5
Total sessions: 13
Total number of classroom hours: 32.5
Independent online hours: 9.5
Total hours: 42
Date
Tue 26 Apr 2022
Times
09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
2.5
Date
Tue 03 May 2022
Times
09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
2.5
Date
Tue 10 May 2022
Times
09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
2.5
Date
Tue 17 May 2022
Times
09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
2.5
Date
Tue 24 May 2022
Times
09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
2.5
Date
Tue 07 Jun 2022
Times
09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
2.5
Date
Tue 14 Jun 2022
Times
09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
2.5
Date
Tue 21 Jun 2022
Times
09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
2.5
Date
Tue 28 Jun 2022
Times
09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
2.5
Date
Tue 05 Jul 2022
Times
09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
2.5
Date
Tue 12 Jul 2022
Times
09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
2.5
Date
Tue 19 Jul 2022
Times
09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
2.5
Date
Tue 26 Jul 2022
Times
09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
2.5
Total sessions:
13
Total number of classroom hours:
32.5
Independent online hours:
9.5
Total hours:
42
Venue:
Online Learning with Zoom and Canvas
Leads to qualification?    Yes
Level:     Level 1 (level information)
Qualification title:
Award in Employability Skills (QCF)
Awarding body:
NCFE
Is this course part of a programme of study?
Yes
Programme details
Programme title:
An Introduction to Employability Skills
Programme aims:
This course is for students that want to identify their key skills and match them with suitable employability skills
Programme description:
Students will recognise their achievements, produce an action plan to identify the employment they want to gain and the steps they need to take to achieve the outcome
Who is this programme for?
Students that attend the Angelou Centre
Optional Activity Start date End date Fee
C2527415 Award in Employability Skills NCFE Level 1 26/04/2022 26/07/2022 £0.00
Optional
Activity
C2527415 Award in Employability Skills NCFE Level 1
Start date
26/04/2022
End date
26/07/2022
Fee
£0.00
Fee
£0.00 or free on some courses if you are in receipt of some benefits
What skills or experience do I need to join this course?
What else do I need to know? Is there anything I need to provide?
- What you need: You will need an internet connection, speakers, a microphone and a webcam so that you can use our video learning platform, Zoom. If you’d like to understand more Zoom please visit: http://bit.ly/ZoomSpec - You will also need access to the internet outside of your sessions. You could do this using a smart phone, tablet, laptop or a desktop computer (at home or through a library etc.). - You will need a personal email address to join the WEA’s digital learning platform, Canvas so that you can receive resources, record your progress and achievement and to work with others and share ideas. If you want to understand more about our digital learning platform please visit: http://bit.ly/WEAonline - A selection of materials and basic equipment will be provided but you are welcome to bring additional materials with you
Course aim:
This course will help you to develop and the skills you need for the workplace and will support you as you apply for jobs.
Course description:
Before you can join this course, you will need to talk to a member of staff and do an initial assessment to make sure the course is right for you. For more information and to book an appointment please call 0300 303 3464. The Employability Skills course is for people wishing to develop their skills in order to prepare themselves for work. On this course we will discuss the impact of mindset, explore how to deal with customers and develop problem solving skills. This course leads to a Level 1 Award in Employability Skills qualification.
By the end of the course I will be able to:
1. Explain how your mindset can improve employability
2. Recognise customer needs
3. Demonstrate appropriate customer care
4. Name different types of problems encountered in the work place
5. Identify ways to solve problems at work
How will I learn?

We expect you to attend your classroom sessions and make time to do any required learning activities on your own.

The WEA tutor will use a range of teaching and learning activities and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning. Your tutor will use tasks to see how you are learning, which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects, discussion, written or practical work. Your tutor will give you feedback on your learning and progress.

WEA Canvas online learning area

Whether your course is face to face or online, the WEA uses its online learning area, called Canvas, to support your learning. This includes using Canvas to think about and record your progress and to give your tutor and the WEA feedback on your course. Your tutor may put resources or activities on Canvas to use during or between lessons. If you want to understand more about our Canvas online learning platform please visit: www.wea.org.uk/help

WEA online sessions/ courses- Zoom

If your course is online, you will join a virtual classroom using a weblink: the WEA uses a video-conferencing tool called Zoom. To use Zoom you will need a Laptop, Computer, Tablet or Smart phone which has speakers, a microphone and a video camera. For some courses, to submit work, we advise you to use a laptop or computer. For more information on Canvas and Zoom please visit www.wea.org.uk/help

Information and advice

For more information and advice about our courses phone our support team on 0300 303 3464 or email: courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

Support

We will ask you about any support you may need when you enrol. You can also telephone the Student Support Team on 0300 303 3464 or email studentsupport@wea.org.uk. The earlier you tell us about your needs the better. We will be able to provide help more quickly.

You can also find out about what support is available through our Student Handbook. This highlights what you can expect from WEA and what we expect from you. https://www.wea.org.uk/studentsupport/student-handbook

For information about course fees and financial support whilst you study visit https://www.wea.org.uk/studentsupport/course-fees-and-financial-support

For student support relating to specific learning need or disability visit https://www.wea.org.uk/studentsupport/learningsupport

What next?

Your tutor will talk with you about what you could do following this course.

You can also find information on our website to support you to make decisions about what you can do next https://www.wea.org.uk/studentsupport/whatsnextandprogression

You may benefit from speaking to the National Careers Service regarding your future career plans - call 0800 100 900 or visit their website https://nationalcareers.service.gov.uk