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Level 1 Certificate in Personal and Social Development

Are you looking to complete a self development course? This qualification aims to improve your personal and social skills, such as time management, listening skills, problem solving and communication. Unit topics will cover issues such as dealing with problems in daily life, managing social relationships and working as part of a group.

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Unit 1: Developing self

In this unit you will learn about reflecting on your own personal development by identifying your personal strengths and recognising how personal skills and behaviours could be improved.

Unit 2: Dealing with problems in daily life

Within this unit you will discover how to identify straightforward problems, problem solving and the skills you need to tackle problems that may arise in your daily life.

Unit 3: Individual rights and responsibilities

This unit will provide you with an understanding of your rights and responsibilities as an individual, the potential barriers to accessing your rights and sources of help that are available in relation to this.

Unit 4: Working towards goals

In this unit you will look at personal goal setting, considering personal development plans and how to work towards and achieve these goals.

Unit 5: Making the most of leisure time

This unit will encourage you to think about how you use your leisure time and express your preferred leisure activities so that you can use leisure time effectively.

Unit 6: Managing social relationships

In this unit you will look at your social relationships, behaviour and communication to encourage you to use appropriate behaviours when interacting with others.

Unit 7: Preparation for work

Within this unit you will identify the personal information you need for job applications by thinking about your skills and qualities. You will also look at searching for jobs.

Unit 8: Working as part of a group

This unit is designed to help you develop the skills to contribute effectively when working with others on a group activity by looking at ground rules, feedback and reviewing group progress.

The benefits of this course include:

  • Achieve a nationally recognised level 1 qualification
  • Learn from your own home, in your own time
  • Access to award-winning learning and assessment materials
  • Subject specialist support from a Tutor and access to a Learner Support Advisor for everyday queries
  • Funding available – speak to one of our team for more information and to see if you are eligible.
  • This qualification could assist you in gaining the following employment opportunities and potential salaries:

    Customer Service Advisor – up to £21,000 per annum.

    Sales Assistant – up to £22,000 per annum.

    Full cost Direct debit
    £299 Initial payment of £29.90, 3 monthly payments of £89.70

    Key Information

    Full Cost Price £299.00
    Course Length 16 weeks
    Awarding Body NCFE
    Learning Method(s)

    Paper based
    learning materials
    with online assessment

    Direct Debit



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