Qualification Aim:

This qualification is designed to introduce learners to the world of work, and to a broad range of essential skills.  This includes job search skills, writing of CV’s and completing application forms (which are often overlooked in training in employment skills) with the addition of the new mindset unit which help learners understand why certain mindset qualities are attractive to employers. 

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Qualification Structure:

To be awarded the NCFE Level 1 Award in Employability Skills candidates must successfully complete a pre designed training pack covering relevant units of work, awareness, self- improvement and personal effectiveness of work.


The pre-designed training pack covers all relevant units and criteria for the learners to achieve 15 credits in total.  



Delivery of this course is classroom based requiring all candidates to attend 8 classroom based learning sessions.  Candidates will work through a handbook with questions and tasks that will take place in the classroom and in homework assignments


Candidates must have an 80% attendance of classroom based sessions.


Internally assessed and externally moderated portfolio


Credit Value: 6

Guided Learning Hrs: 36-48