Pick & Mix Work Skills & Employability Workshops

Year: 2020/21
Exam Board: NA
Qualification Number: NA

Entry Requirements 
You must be 19+ years of age by 31 August 2020. You have to have been a resident in the European Economic Area (EEA) for the last 3 years or be a family member of an EEA national. You are expected to attend and be punctual at all sessions.

If you are interested in a course please fill in the form at the bottom of this page or call us on 01724 297146. If you are a customer of the jobcentre please ask your work coach for a direct referral.

Content & Overview
Are you looking for employment or a new job?
Would you like to create or improve your CV, covering letter and application?
Would you like to boost your general employability and work skills?
Would you like to feel more confident in yourself and your self-image?

Is your answer yes to any of the above?
Then these one day workshops are for you. You can either pick those you need more support with, or book onto them all for a real employability and skills confidence boost.

Workshop 1: Preparing for a Modern Day Interview
Tips, advice and guidance on how to prepare for an online and in person interview.

Workshop 2: Your Image Matters – Gain Confidence for Life
Tips, advice and guidance on how to feel more confident in everyday life.

Workshop 3: Communication Skills
Understand what good communication looks like and how you can improve your own communication skills.

Workshop 4: Preparing a CV, Covering Letter and Application
Understand what a good CV, covering letter and application look like and how you can improve yours.

Workshop 5: Teamwork
Understand what good teamwork is and how you can improve your team working skills.

WorkshopStart dateDayTimeLocationCost
109.11.20Monday9.45am – 2.45pmEngineering UTCFree*
210.11.20Tuesday9.45am – 2.45pmEngineering UTCFree*
311.11.20Wednesday9.45am – 2.45pmEngineering UTCFree*
412.11.20Thursday9.45am – 2.45pmEngineering UTCFree*
513.11.20Friday9.45am – 2.45pmEngineering UTCFree*

*These workshops are fully funded

Delivery method
Workshops will be delivered in a classroom environment. You will be required to complete a number of individual/group practical and written tasks. In addition to this you will be required to complete a learner workbook, and workshop evaluation.
Assessment
No formal assessment is required for these workshops. However, you may be asked to complete an initial assessment form to gauge which employability and skills areas you would like to work on.
Further Study
We have a wide range of family and community learning workshops and courses available. As progression from this course, you might like to consider:

  • Maths/English Functional Skills
  • Digital Skills/ECDL
  • Work Skills Course

Additional Information
Certificate of attendance will be issued after each workshop attended.
Additional support, guidance and advice is available via dedicated Employability & Skills Advisor.
You will need to bring a notepad and a pen.


Find out more - Pick & Mix Work Skills & Employability Workshops

Simply contact our customer service team by using the form below or call us on 01724 297146