Level 1 Certificate in Skills for Further Learning and Employment

Level 1 Diploma

Course Location


Cheadle College


Cheadle College

Further Details


College 16-18


Foundation Learning

Course Start Date

Monday 2nd September 2024

Course Duration

Full-time, 1 Year

Course Time

Course Fee

£ 362.00
You may be eligible for support with your tuition fees - please visit the college website - funding and finance page for further information

Course Code


Course Overview

This qualification will focus on developing essential skills, personal qualities and values that enable you to thrive in any workplace. Our programme has been developed to provide learners with a range of knowledge, understanding, personal skills and attributes essential for successful performance in work. This course has been designed to support you to successfully gain employment within a chosen sector or prepare you for further study.

Course Requirements

Progression from Entry 3 programme
4 GCSE’s at Grade 2 or above including English and Maths

*All successful applicants will be required to have an interview with a Progression Curriculum teacher.

What you will Learn

The qualification provides a pathway into many sectors giving learners the opportunity to develop their skills and knowledge in wider employment and career progression opportunities. You will develop self- confidence and interpersonal skills, advance your communication skills and promote personal effectiveness. You will study GCSE maths and English alongside your vocational qualification as well as being expected to undertake work experience as part of the study programme.


Learners are assessed in a variety of ways. We establish a learner’s starting point within their induction in our courses and create a tailored learning package in line with the Initial Assessment results. Assessment throughout the course is regular and appropriate; observations, completed written coursework, practical activities and presentations are utilised to assess the progression of our learners.


Successful completion of this course will equip learners with the knowledge, skills and behaviours required to succeed in employment or further study.Many of our learner progress on to level 2 or higher-level qualifications, including Apprenticeships. Furthermore, learners may progress into employment upon completion of the course.

Career Options

Progression to Level 2 or higher- level qualifications
Apprenticeship programmes

Mandatory Units

The units delivered are designed to prepare learners for the world of work, by gaining a host of transferrable skills through the following topics: Developing Own Interpersonal skills, Presentation Skills, Undertaking an Enterprise Project, Advertising Techniques and Teamwork Skills.

Contact Details

For further information please contact T: 0161 886 7070 or E: info@trafford.ac.uk

Extra Costs Involved

Exam Validation Body

Hours Per Week

How Long To Complete

Programme Structure

Contact Details


Although every care has been taken to ensure that the information contained within this document is accurate, there may be changes to this programme and provision. We will endeavour to keep prospective and current students updated where appropriate and when the information becomes available.
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