|Qualification||Level 1 ASDAN Certificate in Employability|
|Age Group(s)||16-18 year olds|
The ASDAN Level 1 Certificate in Employability is designed to help learners develop the skills needed to become successful employees. The primary purpose of this qualification is to support them in overcoming barriers to entering work. It is primarily intended for young people and adults who are not yet ready for employment but for whom a job is a realistic aim within a reasonable timescale. It may also suit those experiencing the workplace for the first time that need to develop employability skills.
Students will study mandatory units together with a range of option units to develop employability skills. Units are designed to be practical and will allow learners to develop employability skills, which will improve their career prospects. Functional Skills in English, Maths and ICT will form an integral part of this Foundation Learning programme.
Students study a range of units to support understanding of work place requirements. Learners will have the opportunity to participate in an enterprise activity.
It is primarily intended for young people and adults who are not yet ready for employment but for whom a job is a realistic aim within a reasonable timescale. It may also suit those experiencing the workplace for the first time that need to develop employability skills.
The Level 3 Award in Education and Training is not a teaching qualification - it is an introduction to teaching that will give an insight into the roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training, how to plan and deliver inclusive teaching/training sessions and how to assess and give constructive and developmental feedback.
- ASDAN Level 2 Award and Certificate in Employability
- Progression routes for candidates achieving the Employability qualifications include apprenticeships, traineeships, employment, further education and any other qualifications at a higher level.
Interview prior to enrolment and a BKSB assessment.
There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. This qualification has been developed for use by schools, academies and colleges to accredit or contribute to work-related learning; careers education; enterprise education; work experience;
PSHE and PLTS development. It is also suitable for learners progressing from ASDAN E3 qualifications. The course is specifically designed for learners with Special Educational needs.
Candidates complete a portfolio of evidence which is internally assessed by centre assessors against the unit assessment criteria. Assessors need to ensure that there is explicit evidence in the portfolio to show that the candidate has met the required standard.
There is a mandatory Assessment Checklist provided for each unit (see example below). These can be downloaded from the ASDAN website and must be completed by the assessor when the candidate completes each unit. Each Assessment Checklist must be signed by the candidate, assessor, and internal moderator to authenticate the work, and added to each candidate’s portfolio of evidence.
Paper, writing materials and a folder, to help you organise your coursework. No additional costs, except contributions required for educational visits. Paper, writing materials and a folder, to help you organise your coursework