Employability and Personal Development (Scotland) (7586)

Last Updated: 01 Dec 2014
The Employability and Personal Development suite of qualifications recognise the personal skills, qualities and attitudes required by employers.

The aims of these qualifications are:
  • to met the needs of learners who wish to seek, gain and retain employment or progress to further learning
  • allow learners to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment
  • provide valuable accreditation of skills and/or knowledge for learners, without requiring or providing occupational competence.
 
These qualifications are aimed at a wide range of learners: young people and adults, those who are pre-employment, in employment or between jobs. They are also suitable for learners who intend to progress to further learning
Available to deliver in the following:
  • Scotland

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

These qualifications allow learners to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression. The units designed with the following subject areas in mind:
  • Behaviours and Attitudes
  • Career Planning Management Skills
  • Enterprise
  • Personal Presentation
  • Heath and Safety
  • Personality and Difference
  • Rights and Responsibilities
  • Self Evaluation
  • Team work
  • Work Experience

What Careers Can This Lead To?

These qualifications provide a solid grounding in generic employability and personal development skills, which will enable progression to employment and/or further learning including many vocational qualifications.

What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

These qualifications provide a solid grounding in generic employability and personal development skills, which will enable progression to employment and/or to further learning including many vocational qualifications. They can be delivered alongside a language, reading, writing, speaking and listening or numeracy qualifications.

Centres will need to make an initial assessment of each learner prior to the start of his/hers programme to ensure he/she is entered for an appropriate type and level of qualifications.

Centre staff should familiarise themselves with the structure, content and assessment requirements of the qualifications before designing a course programme.

Centres may design course programme of study in any way that:
  • best meets the needs and capabilities of their learners
  • satisfies the requirements of the qualifications

 

Centres may deliver this qualification on a full-time and part-time basis.

SCQF 3

The Certificate in Employability and Personal Development at SCQF Level 3 will suit you if you are an experienced worker and are looking to build on your skills and experience to further yourself in work or education.

A minimum of 14 credits, please visit the qualification handbook for further details.

The units with the same title at different levels are barred. If chosen only the units with the highest credit value will count towards the qualification.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

These qualifications provide a solid grounding in generic employability and personal development skills, which will enable progression to employment and/or further learning including many vocational qualifications.

Employability and Personal Development at SCQF Levels 3 and 4 (7586-01)

Last Registration Date: 31 Jul 2016

Certificate in Employability and Personal Development at SCQF Level 3

  • Accreditation No: Data unavailable This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: SCQF This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: Data unavailable This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/07/2017 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

SCQF 4

The Certificate in Employability and Personal Development at SCQF Level 4 will suit you if you are an experienced worker and are looking to build on your skills and experience to further yourself in work or education.

A minimum of 18 credits, please visit the qualification handbook for further details.

The units with the same title at different levels are barred. If chosen only the units with the highest credit value will count towards the qualification.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

These qualifications provide a solid grounding in generic employability and personal development skills, which will enable progression to employment and/or further learning including many vocational qualifications.

Employability and Personal Development at SCQF Levels 3 and 4 (7586-01)

Last Registration Date: 31 Jul 2016

Certificate in Employability and Personal Development at SCQF Level 4

  • Accreditation No: Data unavailable This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: SCQF This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: Data unavailable This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/07/2017 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Here you can find all documents related to this suite of qualifications.

By clicking on the section headings below, you can access a variety of documents such as the qualification handbooks and assessment materials, Statements of Purpose, and recognition letters from industry and employers.

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