Work Skills: Applying for Jobs

Birmingham Adult Education Service
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15 hours
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Work Skills: Applying for Jobs

Searching for a job can be difficult and time consuming. It is important that you have a good understanding of where to look for potential employment. Throughout this unit, you will have the opportunity to investigate different sources and discover the best ways of searching for employment to match your skills, interests and abilities.

Filling in a job application form correctly gives employers a good impression of you as an applicant and increases your chances of securing an interview in the next stage of the recruitment process. This unit introduces you to the different ways you could be asked to apply for a job and teaches how to complete applications effectively.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Who Is This Course For?

BTEC Workskills suite of qualifications have been designed to offer learners a flexible programme of study to improve their understanding and application of employability skills. These qualifications have been developed to ensure that the knowledge, skills and understanding they provide are relevant, current and useful for learners and potential employers. Learners have the opportunity to follow a flexible course and achieve a nationally recognised Entry 3 vocationally-related qualification. On completion of one of these qualifications, learners have the opportunity to progress to related general and/or vocational qualifications, or employment in a particular vocational sector.

Do I Need Any Prior Knowledge, Skills Or Qualifications?

No, however you do need a reasonable standard of English to write and communicate.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Will I Gain Any Qualifications?

Yes - Successful candidates will receive Pearson Workskills E3 Qualification.

Training Course Content

To achieve the qualification, you must complete:

  • Know sources of information for potential employment
  • Know own skills, abilities and interests for employment
  • Be able to search for suitable job vacancies
  • Be able to complete a job application

Course delivery details

This course consists of 15 guided learning hours at 2 hours per week.

Continuing Studies

What could this course lead to?

On completion of these qualifications’ learners may progress into employment or other Workskills unit or be studying this unit as part of a vocational course.

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Birmingham Adult Education Service

At Birmingham Adult Education Service their aim is to make a difference. Offering courses such as English, Math, Health & Social Care and Art, BAES has a vision to become an outstanding provider of community learning and skills. Whether you're...

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99 Whitehead Rd, Aston
B6 6EJ Birmingham

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