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Award in Personal Development and Employability Level 1

Our Level 1 Award in Personal Development and Employability Skills (RQF) is an accredited qualification designed to provide essential skills for personal growth and professional development. Developed with individuals entering the workforce in mind, this course blends theoretical lessons with practical experience.

Theoretical knowledge is delivered through convenient online learning modules, including assignments, workbooks, and supplementary resources. Upon completion, you’ll gain skills in crafting professional CVs, developing effective career strategies, enhancing interpersonal skills, and managing personal finances and budgeting proficiently.

Course Details

Qualification Name: Level 1 Award in Personal Development and Employability Skills (RQF)
Accreditation: iCQ OfQual recognised qualification
OfQual Qualification Accreditation Number (QAN): 601/2517/2
Average time to completion: 2 to 8 weeks

Course Content

Mandatory Units

  • Module 1 – Career Planning: In this module, you will delve into career planning by understanding your personal attributes and learning styles, identifying strengths and weaknesses relevant to your career choices, and learning to use career information effectively. You will also learn to recognise bias in career information and plan for your transition to the next stage of education, training, or work by completing a Career Action Plan, stating reasons for career choices, and preparing CVs or applications for specific opportunities.

Optional Units

  • Module 2 – Managing Social Relationships: This module focuses on developing interpersonal skills for various social situations. You will learn to identify positive behaviours, understand the importance of positive interactions, and demonstrate effective communication techniques in both formal and informal settings.
  • Module 3 – Managing My Money: You will gain knowledge and skills in financial management, covering banking services, borrowing money, saving, and budgeting. Through understanding household budgets, personal needs versus wants, and the significance of personal budgeting, you can enhance your financial literacy and management capabilities.

Enrolment and Delivery

Please use our enquiry form or contact us by telephone if you have any queries about this qualification or would like to express an interest to enrol onto this course. A member of our team will be happy to answer any questions, help to make sure this course is right for you and/or your staff team, and talk you through what is involved in enrolment and course completion.

Upon enrolment, you will be assigned a personal tutor who will assist you through achieving successful and meaningful completion of your award. All of the electronic resources, workbooks and assignments required for you to complete the course will be emailed to you for you to commence working with at a time of your convenience. Your tutor will work with you to set targets and milestones that are achievable for you and will check in with you regularly, providing assistance whenever necessary.

On successful completion of your award, your assessor will coordinate with the awarding body for the issuance of your certificates, which will be promptly delivered to you.


Including Assignment, Workbook and Resources:

The full cost of this qualification is £60 per person which is duly invoiced at the point of enrolment.

Upon completion and certification of this qualification, the certificate(s) for you/your staff members will be sent to you.

Quality Assurance

This Level 1 Award in Personal Development and Employability Skills is accredited to the Regulated Qualification Framework (RQF), the new framework for creating and accrediting qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (OfQual) regulates this qualification, examinations and assessments in England.

Complete Training is an approved registered centre with the OFQUAL regulated awarding organisation ‘I Can Qualify‘ (iCQ). All our qualifications are subject to both internal and external quality assurance processes to ensure we meet all of the awarding body specifications. All course materials are developed to meet the specific outcomes that make up the full qualification.

Enquiry Form

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