Level 2 Employability Skills

The free distance learning Level 2 Employability Skills course is aimed at anyone who wants to develop their skills and knowledge ready for the world of work.

This course is ideal for someone who is looking for a change in career, students who are either full or part time, long-term unemployed and someone who is going through or facing redundancy.

You will learn how to improve your confidence and communication skills ready for the working environment.

Duration Course Duration: 10 weeks
Level Course Level: Level 2
Fees Course Fees: Free

The following units are covered in the free distance learning Level 2 Certificate in Employability Skills course:

Understanding Mindset

Business and customer awareness

problem solving in a place of work

Working in a team

Presenting information

Managing your time

ICT for employment

Interview skills

Health, safety and security in the workplace

Due to the nature and course delivery of distance learning we require all applicants to hold a minimum of English Literacy Level 1 or equivalent.

If you are between 19-23 years of age you must also have already achieved a full level 2 qualification (or higher) or 5 GCSE Grades A*-C/Grade 9-4.

We will require evidence of this in order to receive funding for you.

If you are unsure of your level of literacy, please let us know.

Each candidate is required to give written responses to questions, which will be submitted to a qualified script marker to assess. These responses can either be handwritten in the assessment booklets or typed using electronic templates, which are provided at induction.  Candidates are issued with workbooks to assist with assessments.

You will be required to submit 9 assessments, 8 taking 1 week  and 1 taking 2 weeks to complete.

Upon completion, you will receive a paper certificate through the post.

This distance learning Level 2 Employability course is currently being subsidised by the college and is, therefore, free of charge at present UNLESS you fail to complete it; in which case you will be liable to pay £85 to cover the cost of materials.
Courses are fully funded subject to learner eligibility and changes in government funding. Please don't hesitate to contact us if you wish to discuss the eligibility criteria otherwise we will confirm eligibility upon receiving your application.

Awarding Body Information

For further information about the course and to see the course specification, please visit the awarding body’s website ncfe.org.uk and search for the course code: 601/4663/1.

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Fees & Funding

Our Level 2 Distance Learning courses are now completely free of charge*.

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