L1 Certificate in Employability and Professional Development

Level 1 Diploma
Course Location


Trafford College


Altrincham Campus

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.

Further Details


College 16-18

Course Start Date


Course Duration



Foundation Learning

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.

The qualification provides a pathway into many sectors giving learners the opportunity to develop knowledge and skills about wider employment and career progression opportunities. Learners will develop self- confidence and interpersonal skills, develop effective communication and promote personal effectiveness.

Learners will study GCSE maths and English alongside their qualification.
Learners will be expected to undertake work experience as part of their study programme.

Customer Service
Time Management
Enterprise Project
Digital Skills
Health and wellbeing

Successful completion of this qualification will equip learners with the knowledge, skills and behaviours required to succeed in employment or further study.

Progression to Level 2 or higher- level qualifications
Apprenticeship programmes

The qualification will be assessed by your Tutor using a range of methods to include written assignments, tasks such as designing charts and leaflets, course work or methods such as oral questioning and presentations.

This further education course is free for all 16-18 year olds who are resident in the UK and the European Economic Area for the last 3 years. (You must be under 19 on 31st August in the calendar year that you start your course).

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