Get in to work

Looking for an opportunity to develop your personal, social and employability skills?

Check out the range of courses available below…

Do you have the qualifications required for an apprenticeship but need to improve your confidence or brush up on your employability skills?

On our short “Yes to the Job” programme you’ll learn how to develop skills to impress prospective employers and secure the apprenticeship in your chosen career field.

The course will cover presentation skills, CV writing, communication in the workplace, career planning and equality and diversity.

The course is four days per week (Monday-Thursday) for four weeks.

Start dates: we have various start dates throughout the year. Please contact us to enquire using the details below.

Gain a recognised qualification in Personal Development and Employability Skills. The course covers:

  • Personal development skills
  • Introduction to group and teamwork communication skills
  • Improving own learning and performance
  • Functional skills English
  • Functional skills maths

Students will also learn about British values, equality and diversity, financial planning and budgeting, business planning, CV writing and goal setting and much more…

LASER is a course aimed at young people aged 16-19. The course aims to develop personal and employability skills.

Successful students will achieve Level 1 Certificate in Employability and Personal Development Skills qualification. On successful completion, students can progress onto Level 2 qualification.

The course covers:

  • Personal career planning
  • CV writing
  • Developing personal confidence and self awareness
  • Presentation skills and much more…

LASER is a course aimed at young people ages 16-19. The course aims to develop personal and employability skills. Students will achieve Level 2 Certificate in Employability and Personal Development Skills qualification. On successful completion, students can apply for a traineeship, apprenticeship or college course.

For individuals wanting to develop personal skills for the job market as well as improve on employability skills and how to apply for jobs. Students will achieve an OCN Level 1 Award in Employability and Personal Development Skills.

The course covers:

  • Developing personal confidence and self awareness
  • Using teamwork skills
  • Manual handling
  • Risk assessment
  • Emergency first aid
  • Customer service

This course is suitable for anyone wishing to gain employment. The course will cover:

  • writing a strong personal profile to summarise your skills and personal qualities
  • producing a CV detailing your experience and strengths to employers
  • saving your CV in an appropriate format
  • identifying job search websites
  • setting up a personal email account, writing an email message
  • attaching your CV to an email
  • applying for a job and writing a covering letter to do with job application.

Is the lack of work experience holding back your job prospects? Then a Traineeship could be right for you! A Traineeship is an education and training programme with work experience that is focused on giving young people the skills and experience that employers are looking for. At its core are work preparation training, English and maths, and a high quality work experience placement.

The Kickstart scheme is aimed at those aged 16-25 who are currently out of work and are in receipt of universal credit.

The programme aims to develop the skills and experience people need to find employment upon completion.

The scheme provides the following benefits:

  • 6 month paid job with a local employer
  • Gain experience of working in exciting companies in a range of industries
  • You will receive additional employability support to help boost your employment prospects in the future
  • Possibility of a permanent position within the company or progress to an apprenticeship

To find out more about the Kickstart Scheme talk to your Jobcentre work coach to find out about local Kickstart vacancies and how to apply.


Want to find out more about the Get in to Work programmes?

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Prefer to call or email us?…

 Call our team on 01902 317710

 Email workbasedlearning@wolvcoll.ac.uk

Courses may be free, subject to eligibility criteria.