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Certificate in Personal Development and Employability Level 1

Our Level 1 Certificate in Personal Development and Employability Skills (RQF) is an accredited qualification designed to equip you with essential skills for entering the job market. Covering a range of topics including career planning, problem-solving, teamwork, IT basics, and IT security, the course offers a comprehensive blend of theory and practical experience.

Ideal for individuals seeking to enhance their employability and prepare for the professional world, this qualification is provided as a remote learning opportunity, with assignments and resources provided.

Upon completion of the course, you will be well-prepared to confidently explore the job market, equipped with a solid skill set in career planning, problem-solving, teamwork, and IT competence.

Course Details

Qualification Name: Level 1 Certificate in Personal Development and Employability Skills (RQF)
Accreditation: iCQ OfQual recognised qualification
OfQual Qualification Accreditation Number (QAN): 601/3219/X
Average time to completion: 2 to 8 Weeks

Course Content

Mandatory Units

  • Module 1 – Career Planning: This module guides you in understanding your personal attributes and learning styles in relation to career planning. You will identify strengths and areas of development, recognise bias in career information, and create a Career Action Plan including CV preparation and transitioning to the next stage of education or work.

Optional Units

  • Module 2 – Problem Solving: This module encourages you to seek appropriate advice, carry out problem-solving activities, and review your progress. You will learn to identify effective problem-solving strategies and evaluate your progress in tackling the issue.
  • Module 3 – Teamwork Skills: In this module, you will learn to contribute to team and individual goals, engage in team discussions, and understand different role responsibilities. You can develop skills in planning and executing team activities and reviewing team performance to identify successful and unsuccessful elements.
  • Module 4 – IT User Fundamentals: This module teaches you how to effectively use IT systems, manage information, and ensure safety and security practices. You will also learn to navigate IT interfaces, organise and retrieve information efficiently, and carry out routine maintenance and troubleshooting tasks.
  • Module 5 – IT Security for Users: This module provides information on identifying and addressing security threats, where you will learn to take appropriate security precautions, follow guidelines for secure IT use, and understand the importance of data backup and security measures.

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 £75 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 Certificate 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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Rest assured, there’s absolutely no pressure here. Feel free to ask us anything. We’re here to provide you with the information you need, without any obligation to commit.

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