Level One Diploma Employability Skills

This City & Guilds course is aimed at those who want to develop specific employment skills that may aid progression into an appropriate form of employment opportunity. Work experience forms an important part of the course.

What will I study?

Students will study a range of units to support them in their progression to work or education.  These include:

  • Preparing for an interview
  • Candidate projects
  • Enterprise activities
  • Community projects
  • English and maths 
  • Work experience

How will I be assessed?

You will develop a portfolio of work for assessment.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements, but you must have:

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

Interviews for full time courses starting in September are postponed, but don't worry - applicants will instead be given a formal offer of a place on a suitable course. Other entry requirements still apply.

Where you meet the entry requirements for your chosen course you will be accepted.

Where you do not meet the entry requirements for your chosen course, we guarantee you a place on a suitable alternative. See How to Apply for further details.

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.

Higher Education Apprenticeship Guide Full-time Course Guide 2021 Part-Time Autumn Course Guide