NCFE Level 1 Employability Skills Course

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Whether you’re setting out on a new career path or aiming higher in your current role this course will help prepare you for what's ahead!

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Level 1 Certificate in Employability Skills

This course runs for 4 weeks with one, two hour online session each week, you will also need to dedicate between 2-3 hours of self study per week.

Start Date: Mon 10 May

  • Session 1 - Mon 10 May
  • Session 2 - Mon 17 May
  • Session 3 - Mon 24 May
  • Session 4 - Mon 7 June (No session on Bank Holiday Monday 31 May)

Session Time: 12:30am - 2:30pm

About this course

The UK's unemployment rate rose to 4.8% in the three months to September, up from 4.5%, as coronavirus continued to hit the jobs market.

Redundancies rose to a record high of 314,000 in the same period, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said.

Demand for jobs has increased across all sectors and candidates will need to stand out from the crowd!

Our Employability Skills course aims to increase your work-based and employability skills, enabling you to take initial steps into the work place, feel more confident about entering the workplace after a career break or make a successful career change!

Our course includes:

  • Confidence Building
  • CV Writing
  • Interview Techniques
  • Customer Service Skills
  • Preparing for employment
  • Mindset
  • Team Work
  • Job search techniques

When does the course run?

We have various start dates throughout the year. Most courses start each month, so there's always an opportunity ready for you.

Course Fee and Eligibility The course is government funded and you will be required to meet the following criteria to qualify for funding,

  • Be over 19 years of age
  • Have proof of residency in the UK for at least three years and live in the Greater London area.
  • Be unemployed or on a career break or
  • Be in receipt of a benefit such as Job Seekers Allowance or Universal Credit or
  • Be employed/self-employed or
  • On furlough or unemployed but NOT on any benefits

You will also be asked to provide evidence of your highest qualification.

Please note: you will be required to provide proof of eligibility before we are able to confirm your booking.

If you don't meet the eligibility criteria, you have the option to pay a discounted rate of just £250 for the course.

Please note: during this period whilst we deliver training via a virtual classroom, learners will require access to a WIFI connection and a laptop, tablet or mobile device.


For further information, please contact or call 07521 642301 or 07751 658524.


Due to the pandemic we would like to update you on some innovative changes and measures that we are putting in place to make sure our customers are able to continue accessing training. During this period we will deliver all of our courses via a virtual classroom. For each course interactive weekly sessions will be held with a course trainer via Zoom and participants will have access to all learning resources online. We will also enable you to arrange 1-2-1 sessions with your course trainer if additional assistance is required. DCS remain committed to providing high quality training solutions to enable you to develop your knowledge and skills and further your career!

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