Essentials: Career Development
This qualification is aimed at anyone seeking opportunities to help boost career development and self-development, both academically and socially. The Essentials Study Programme is targeted towards colleges, with the understanding that learners will undertake selected sections of content and assessment in relevant areas to develop their skills for life and work.
Essentials: Career Development is split into three learning areas with a range of different sections:
Unit 1: Pre-employment
In this unit, learners will explore how to use LinkedIn in the job search, skills needed for job searching and how to apply for jobs. Learners will also look at how to develop their strengths, how to write a CV and the kinds of career options available.
Sections in this unit:
Unit 2: Interview
Learners will learn how to effectively plan for different types of interview, and how to present themselves both physically and verbally in order to create a good impression.
Sections included in this unit:
Unit 3: During Employment
Learners will gain an insight into how to identify and deal with problems such as workplace issues and stress in daily life, as well as learning about digital skills and how to improve these.
Sections included in this subject area:
The benefits of this course include: