The Work Preparation course aims to prepare students for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of working life.
It helps students make informed choices and manage the transition from student to employee through developing personal and social skills.
Adapted from the Connexions booklet “Careers Education and Guidance in England” (2003) the course introduces the objectives of
- An Introduction to Employment and Volunteering.
- Look at Different Job Sectors.
- Choosing the Right Job.
- Finding a Job.
- Applying for a Job.
- Behaviour at Work.
- Health and Safety at Work.
Assessment: An initial assessment identifies a student’s understanding of the world of work and their learning and understanding is reviewed at the completion of each module to determine information retained.
Accreditation: All students will achieve some form of accreditation across a range of subjects including
Find out about Job Opportunities.
Present Personal Information in Writing.
Prepare for and Take Part in an Interview.
Identify and Review Personal Career Options.
Prepare for the Working Day.
Recognise the Importance of Health and Safety in the Workplace
Contribute to Workplace Activities
This qualification aims to develop skills in
- Researching career and Job Opportunities
- Presenting personal information within job application situations
- Presenting personal information in interview situations
- Of appreciation of the world of work and the issues involved in seeking employment
- To develop knowledge of the work environment
- To develop the ability to plan for the working days
- To develop an awareness of health and safety in the workplace
Last Updated ( Tuesday, 11 January 2011 )