Employment and Personal Development | Innovate Awarding

Certificate in Employment and Personal Development

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Certificate in Employability and Personal Development

Assessment requirements Portfolio of Evidence, Multiple Choice Examination

This qualification is internally assessed and internally quality assured by Centre staff and externally quality assured by Innovate Awarding External Quality Advisors (EQAs).

Aims and objectives of the qualification 

The aim of this qualification is to prepare learners for work. It supports the development of knowledge and skills to enable learners to prepare for work and identify the skills and behaviours required within a professional environment. Learners will gain insight into a range of skills such as how to identify and apply for jobs, how to build working relationships and teamwork, as well as the principles of equality and diversity and their rights and responsibilities once in employment.

Entry guidance

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. This qualification is suitable for those who are preparing to enter the workforce across a range of sectors.

Progression opportunities

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress into further education or on into employment. On completion of this course, learners may progress to:

  • IAO Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Business Administration
  • IAO Level 2 Diploma in Business Administration
  • IAO Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Customer Service
  • IAO Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
  • IAO Level 2 Certificate in IT User Skills (ITQ)


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