Business and Management

Employability Skills Level 1 Award (Part-time)

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

Thursday 26 May 2022, 10am to 3.00pm This course runs for 8 weeks,

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements. Students must be aged 19+

You will achieve

Level 1 Award in Employability Skills

Course overview

This qualification supports your development of key skills and attitudes valued by employers.

Course content

The following areas that can be covered within this qualification:

  • Managing personal finance
  • Effective communication
  • Interview skills
  • Working as part of a team
  • Preparing for work
  • Building working relationships in the workplace
  • Self assessment and development
  • Contributing to a team
  • Business and customer awareness
  • Developing personal confidence
  • Valuing equality and diversity
  • Rights and responsibilities in the workplace

Evidence may be gathered from the following range of assessment methods:

  • Questions and answers
  • Learner statement
  • Tutor/assessor statement
  • Review and tutorial records
  • Worksheets
  • Diary
  • Witness testimony

Notepad and pen

Old Mill Lane campus
Church Street
S70 2AX

This qualification provides a solid grounding to employability and personal development skills, which will enable progression to employment and/or to further learning

How much does the course cost?

£300. Funding is available

19+ Students

Aged 19 or over and thinking about further education?

You may be eligible for free or reduced course fees . Please refer to our page ‘paying for your course.’

Extra information

For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email

Barnsley College has a range of sports opportunities for all students to take part in, gain professional training and compete nationally and internationally. We also have a state-of-the-art fitness village, Honeywell Sports Village where students can make use of our fitness suite, spinning studio and classes for competitive rates. You don’t have to be studying sport to get involved in the Sports Academy.

Our Additional Learning Support team can provide you with the support you need. Please contact them on +44 (0)1226 216 769.

Please note we reserve the right to change details without notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Employability Skills Level 1 Award (Part-time)

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