Preparation for Work
This qualification aims to develop and enhance skills you need for the working environment. It will also improve your confidence and communication skills in order to prepare you for employment or for a change in employment.
Units may include:
Please note, this course is taught in various locations.
There are no formal entry requirements to join this course.
Classes are three hours long, held over a week over a 12-week period.
Your progress will be assessed by your lecturer through participation in group discussions and activities.
School Leavers under the age of 19 do not have to pay fees on any full time courses, though may have to pay for their second year if turning 19 during their studies. If you’re aged 19 or over you might qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan. It’s easy to apply for and you won’t have to pay anything back until you’re earning over £25,000. If you are studying a part-time course and you receive one of the following benefits, or you depend financially on someone who does, you may be entitled to have your tuition fees waived: Job Seekers Allowance, Income Support. You will, however, have to pay any awarding body/assessment fees (unless you are on a first full level 2 course). * If you are in receipt of Working Tax Credit or receive other allowances, you may be eligible to claim concessionary rates. If you are entitled to a fee concession you will be asked to provide proof of your entitlement. It is essential that you inform us if your entitlement changes at any time during your course.
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