Work and Life Skills

EL3 Entry Level 3
Full Time
21 February 2022 — 10 February 2023
Llanrumney Hall

About this course

Work and Life Skills full time is a partnership programme with Llanrumney Hall Community Trust to develop a joint approach in meeting the needs of young people (16+) who are not in education, training or employment.

Young people will be supported by mentors at Llanrumney Hall to undertake practical based projects to develop their work skills. This could include:

  • Receptionist
  • Catering
  • Working at Morgan’s Table Café
  • Grounds Maintenance
  • Working at the Community Allotment
  • Creating products for Flower Arranging

The programme will engage at times to suit the young person, provide teaching and learning focused on personal development and employability and also provide opportunities to progress to further education, employment or training.

What you will study

You will study and Agored programme with focus on Personal Development and Work Related Education with topics determined on personal need, e.g.:

  • improving confidence
  • anger management
  • healthy lifestyles
  • career planning
  • undertaking an interview
  • CV writing
  • applying for a job etc.

Assessments will involve blended learning of in class and online delivery and on site practical skills development, whether at home, within a community setting or within CAVC. Participants will reflect on their own personal developmental needs and aspirations with a view to creating a personal development plan.

Participants will be able to progress within CAVC or be supported to find further education, training or employment.

Course fee per year

Registration Fee Payable on Enrolment: £30.00

Entry requirements

You will need to attend an informal interview and undertake a college assessment to demonstrate that you are working at a minimum of Entry Level 2 in Communications (English) and Application of Number (Maths). You must demonstrate the desire to take part in a variety of work experience placements. We ask that Vocational Access students can travel independently in order to fully access our varied curriculum and to prepare learners for studying at a higher level. If you would like to discuss individual circumstances further, please contact one of our Transition and Review Officers or ask a tutor about this at interview.

Important points

  • The College welcomes contact with parents/guardians of students who are under 18
  • Additional support is available for students with learning difficulties and disabilities
  • Cardiff and Vale College is committed to inclusion and values diversity. We are determined to promote equality of opportunity and to treat everyone fairly and with respect
  • Cardiff and Vale College reserves the right to make changes to this course without prior notice
  • All courses are accurate at the time of upload or print
  • Courses can only run if there are sufficient numbers
  • Please note, if you choose three or more course choices, then you may be referred for a careers appointment first. This does not apply to A Level or GCSE choices.
Key information

Start date

21 February 2022

End date

10 February 2023

Full Time

19.5 hours per week

Location

Llanrumney Hall
Maps & directions

Course code

PRLHWS01
EL3

Qualification

Work and Life Skills

Need to know

CCC

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Llanrumney Hall

Ball Rd, 
Llanrumney, 
Cardiff, 
CF3 4JJ