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Entry 3 - Level 2 Employability Skills

These Study Programmes will support you in learning and
developing the key skills, qualities and attitudes
which are wanted by all employers.
Entry 3 to Level 2
Training Centres

These qualifications are aimed at anyone who wants to live a more independent life, progress in education and / or their employment prospects; get into a job, develop on the job or move onto the next job, as they progress along the career ladder.

When does the course start?

The start date will depend on which Training Centre you wish to study at.

Please contact your preferred Centre for further information.

What does the course cover?

To complete your qualification, you must achieve the required number of credits, each unit will have credits. Don’t worry, your tutor will go through this with you.

Entry 3 units include:

  • Planning for progression
  • Personal finance
  • Effective communication
  • Applying for a job
  • Interview skills
  • Searching for a job

Level 1 units include:

  • Career planning and making applications
  • Working as part of a team
  • Work-based experience
  • Effective communication
  • Understanding conflict at work

Level 2 units include:

  • Career planning and making applications
  • Effective skills, qualities, and attitudes for learning and work
  • Communication with others in the workplace
  • Introduction to continued professional development

If you do not hold the relevant English and maths qualifications, you will work towards them as part of this programme.

When will I attend?

Please contact your preferred Centre for further information.

Will I receive an allowance?

Yes, you will receive an allowance of up to £30 per week.

What will I achieve?

On successful completion you will achieve either a:


  • Entry 3 Employability Skills
  • Level 1 Employability Skills
  • Level 2 Employability Skills
What are the entry requirements?

There are no formal entry requirements however, you will need to attend an informal interview.

How much does the course cost?

The course is FREE for anyone aged 16-18.

Where can I study?

You can study this course at:

  • Harpurhey Training Centre
  • Longsight Training Centre
  • Rochdale Training Centre
  • Salford Training Centre
  • St Helens Training Centre
  • Stockport Training Centre
  • Tameside Training Centre
  • Wigan Training Centre

You can find the contact information for the Training Centres here.