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Skills For Work 104 Weeks (Level 1) Catering, Construction, Hairdressing, Retail

This is a Level 1 programme of Employability, Personal Development and Essential Skills run in conjunction with appropriate Level 1 vocational programme.
Downpatrick, Lisburn, Newtownards
2 Years
Level 1

Course Overview

This is a Level 1 Training for Success programme which can last up to 2 years (104 weeks) and is run in conjunction with Level 1 vocational programmes in the following vocational areas:
  • Catering
  • Construction Skills
  • Hairdressing
  • Retail

You will study City & Guilds qualifications in Employability and Personal Development including subjects such as Effective Skills for Life and Work, Planning for Progression, Applying for a Job, Managing Personal Finance.  You will also have the opportunity to update your Essential Skills qualifications (Communications, Numeracy, ICT). 

Whilst on the programme you will be paid £40 per week.


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Skills For Work 104 Weeks (Level 1) Catering, Construction, Hairdressing, Retail





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Ideal If:

you want to take your first steps in a career in construction, hairdressing, hospitality and catering, or retail

You'll Learn:

In first year employability and personal development, Literacy, Numeracy, ICT and improving self-confidence and self-esteem.  In second year you will focus on your chosen occupational area – Catering, Construction, Hairdressing or Retail.

You'll Love:

Our friendly teaching staff who are there to help you every step of the way and practical experience in an industry standard environment.

You'll Progress:

to further study on a vocational or Further Education course within the College or go into employment

You'll Need:

a keen interest in working in chosen occupational area and at least one formal qualification

Terms & Conditions

Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

While we endeavour to run all our courses on the advertised day, SERC reserves the right to change the day of week on which the course runs.

In addition to the above Terms & Conditions students must also adhere to the following:

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