Provider: CEIS Ayrshire
Employability Fund Stage 3 course content and aims.
The Employability Fund Stage 3 programme is ideal for
clients that have a low number of barriers to employment and those that have
already completed a Stage 2 programme. Throughout this course we will work
together with the clients to identify their strengths and limitations, and work
on the areas and skills that they identify as requiring improvement. The
training and support on offer will help them in many ways, for example,
building their confidence, helping them to interact better within group
settings and addressing situations that may cause them anxiety, as well as
developing their practical skills such as task management, interpersonal
skills, IT skills and their overall self-awareness. The main fucus, however, is
on developing their Employability skills and we also look at such areas as
appropriate behaviour in the workplace and improving customer service skills. The
end goal being to have them progress into a positive destination, that could be
a Stage 4 training course, Further Education, a Modern Apprenticeship or
During their training, the candidate will complete the Employability
Award SCQF Level 4. This is a SQA accredited qualification,
comprising of the following units:-
First Steps: learners review their previous and current
experiences to help them identify the skills they already have which will be
required in the workplace
Building on Employability Skills
This unit is designed to
provide the candidate with the opportunity to acquire the skills needed in
order to gain employment. These skills include finding out about job
opportunities and employers, and the strengths/qualities needed to apply for a
Self and Work
The general aim of this unit is to allow the candidate to improve their
self-reliance and confidence by developing task management skills while
carrying out a vocational project with support. Usually, the project would be
detailed preparation for a mock interview, with a focus on time and task
management and prioritising. Feedback is given after the mock interview to
allow the client to review performance and improve for future interviews.
The Unit is intended for learners who wish to develop skills,
knowledge and understanding of customer care. Learners
will consider how to identify customers, their needs and how these needs can be met. Procedures for dealing with dissatisfied customers are also considered. The practical nature of this Unit allows learners to gain a real insight into customer care
Responsibilities of Employment
In this unit we will be looking at identifying the
rights and responsibilities you have in the workplace and what the employer is
responsible for in respect of you as an employee. You will also cover the
consequences of unacceptable behaviour in the workplace.
Throughout the 8 weeks training, there will also be non-accredited
training workshops delivered, these could include sessions on CV writing,
application writing and interview skills.
The 8 week programme will be structured with 6 trainer-led online
training sessions on a Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 9.30-11.00am and from
1.30-3.00pm. The client will be expected to complete around 7-10 hours of
self-study around the online sessions, 2.5 hours will be scheduled for a Friday
morning and the rest would be scheduled ad hoc.
Training allowance of £55 per week is available for 16/17 year
All training is online right now, we can provide tablets for use
during the course, but clients must have access to wifi.
How to book: Please call Lindsay on 07508 334153 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. I'm happy to have a chat about whether or not this is a suitable course for you!