Entry Level Two/Three Diploma in Skills for Working Life

The purpose of this City & Guilds qualification is to provide an opportunity for learners to develop a wide range of personal, social and work-related skills that will enable them to become more independent and gain appropriate work-related skills and/or work experience. 

What will I study?

Core units - these are mandatory and include:

  • Dealing with problems in daily life
  • Working as part of a group
  • Individual rights and responsibilities
  • Healthy living
  • Managing your own money
  • Preparation for work

You may be able to choose from a range of vocational areas, including:

  • Brickwork
  • Catering and hospitality
  • Horticulture
  • Information technology
  • Joinery
  • Metalwork
  • Motor vehicle

You will also study/complete:

  • English and mathematics
  • Work experience (as appropriate)
  • Enterprise activity

There will be a mixture of classroom and external contact.

How will I be assessed?

Learner work will be assessed and verified throughout the year.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements but you must have:

  • A satisfactory college interview
  • Suitable references
  • Appropriate level of English and mathematics

What next?

Many learners progress to more advanced courses at East Riding College. You may also move into work or supported employment.

Additional information

For start dates and fees, consult the relevant course guides below or you can request a prospectus by post.

Free Distance Learning Courses 2024-2025 Full-time Further Education Prospectus