Skills for Employment, Training and Personal Development (Level 1 SEND)

Course Overview

Entry requirements

No formal requirements. Entry via successful interview


This is a Level 1 NOCN qualification in Skills for Employment, Training and Personal Development which is designed to provide a classroom-based introduction to working or studying in some of the following sectors: Business and Administration, Catering, Creative Skills, Horticulture and Sport and Leisure as well as more generic employability skills designed to build confidence for the workplace.

The qualification also contains units to address learners’ needs in Personal Development, and understanding of risk and to teach them the knowledge and skills necessary to make safe and informed decisions, as well as where to seek help and guidance in order to keep themselves mentally and physically safe and healthy.

  • Runs over four days per week.
  • Undertake work placement/experience, with support if required.
  • Learners are fully supported in and out of the class if required.

Timetabled sessions include:

  • Awareness of Relationships
  • ICT
  • Personal Money Management
  • Mental and physical wellbeing
  • Taking part in an activity
  • Rights and Responsibilities
  • Team Work and Presentation skills
  • English and Math’s
  • Tutorial
  • Assessment Criteria

    Assessment is ongoing through the academic year and paced at the learner level.

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What Can This Course Lead To

There is the opportunity for progression onto a higher-level course or the long-term destination as identified in the EHCP.

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