Accelerate to Employment

  • Level 2 Diploma

  • 1 year full-time

This exciting new full-time course will help prepare you for employment through developing your awareness of opportunities, employability skills and help you create links to employers.

We will help you gain experience with or have wider input from businesses you are interested in working for, and you will have access to job and apprenticeship opportunities through our own employer contacts.

As part of this course, you will be able to access a work placement in your chosen area, employer mentoring and a range of employer-led workshops.

Topics include:

  • Career exploration
  • Work experience
  • Digital skills in the workplace
  • Communication
  • Building a career portfolio
  • Job applications
  • Interview techniques

Assessment will include:

  • Practical assessments
  • Oral questioning
  • Work placement logs
  • Written assignments
  • 3 GCSEs at Grade D or above or Level 1 equivalent
  • The ability to study and write at Level 1

After successfully completing this course, you may be able to progress to paid employment or apprenticeship through our employer links, or continue your studies with further college courses.

Enrolment fee: £40

Please note: Access to an appropriate digital device for learning is required for this course. You may be eligible for support with this; please visit our website for more information.

As part of this course, you will be able to access a work placement in your chosen area, employer mentoring and a range of employer-led workshops.

Topics include:

  • Career exploration
  • Work experience
  • Digital skills in the workplace
  • Communication
  • Building a career portfolio
  • Job applications
  • Interview techniques

Assessment will include:

  • Practical assessments
  • Oral questioning
  • Work placement logs
  • Written assignments
  • 3 GCSEs at Grade D or above or Level 1 equivalent
  • The ability to study and write at Level 1

After successfully completing this course, you may be able to progress to paid employment or apprenticeship through our employer links, or continue your studies with further college courses.

Enrolment fee: £40

Please note: Access to an appropriate digital device for learning is required for this course. You may be eligible for support with this; please visit our website for more information.

Cowbridge Road, Bridgend

This is one of our busier campuses and is located within walking distance of Bridgend town centre. It offers a wide range of courses from Childhood Studies and Fashion to Hair and Beauty, Hospitality and Travel and Independent Living Skills.

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