Foundation Learning

Futures Focus

Course overview

The Futures Focus qualification supports individuals in developing the skills and attitudes valued by employers. The aim is to help individuals successfully prepare for and get a job, then to provide them with the tools to succeed and advance in their role.  The course has been designed with maximum flexibility so they can meet all learner requirements.

You will be engaging in a variety of learning activities which will include developing self, confidence building and assertiveness, team leading, personal behaviour for success, interpersonal and thinking skills, team building and problem solving. The sessions will be both theory and practical based and designed for you to develop a number of skills whilst fully participating. The course is built from a number of units that will be achieved by the learners participating in several activity based sessions which they will plan, execute and review.

Entry requirements

Entry level or level 1 and are 19 years of age or over and are unemployed or working in the voluntary.

Course Modules

Modules Entry Level 3 or Level 1 Award in Character Education – Introduction to Character Development
The Importance of Resilience and Grit Understanding the Importance of Personal Presentation

L1 Certificate in Employability and Development Skills Level 1

Managing your own learning
Developing confidence and self - esteem
Using teamwork skills
Job seeking skills
CV writing
Applying for a job
Presentation skills
Preparing for an interview
Spelling Skills
Using the Internet

E3 Certificate in Employability and Development Skills Entry Level 3

Induction to college
Skills for employability
Communication in the workplace
Building working relationships with colleagues
Time management skills
Applying for a job
Participating in a vocational taster
Reading Grammar and Punctuation
Using Addition and Subtraction
IT User Fundamentals

How will I be assessed?

Working towards your own personal targets and engaging in and completing the learning activities you will create a variety of evidence building a portfolio towards the Award, Certificate.

What can I do next

Successful completion of this course will allow you look into multiple opportunities including:
Employment
Further study
Traineeship
Apprenticeship