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Qualification level and title

ASCENTIS Award in Work Preparation Entry Level 3.

Target Group

Learners who are not ready for a vocational course and want to build the skills and confidence needed to apply for work or are considering returning to employment and wish to develop skills and knowledge.

Prior knowledge

It is suitable for those who wish to develop skills to prepare them for employment in a range of workplaces. No prior knowledge is needed.

What will I learn?

By the end of the course you will be able to:

- Understand the requirements of the Workplace
- Understand the importance of positive attitudes and behaviours at work
- Understand legislation affecting the work of administrators
- Know the methods used to communicate different types of information in the workplace
- Use different Communication skills
- Know the structure of the Retail Sector
- Know different type of career opportunities in the retail sector
- Develop and demonstrate skills needed in the retail sector
- Know the structure and working patterns of the Business and Administration sector
- Know the different types of career opportunities available in Business and Administration
- Develop and demonstrate skills needed in Business and Administration
- Use e-mail software tools to send and compose messages and be able to respond to email problems.

Teaching / learning methods

Classroom demonstrations, individual worksheets and exercises, group projects and tutor presentations.

What extra work do I need to do outside the classroom?

Additional reading and classroom set assignments.

What examinations will I be able to take?

There will be no formal examination, the qualification will be achieved by Portfolio based evidence.

Progression opportunities

This qualification will enable learners to progress onto our Level 1 and Level 2 qualifications to further develop skills and knowledge in the specific area in which they may wish to pursue a career or use the skills gained to find employment.

Joining instructions

To be considered for a place on this course you will need to attend an information / interview sessions to be held at 10:00 CALAT Thornton Heath centre on the following date(s):

Tuesday 13 December 2022

Click on the 'Enrol' button to book your information session for this course and follow the booking / registration instructions. If the course displays 'Full' or 'No spaces available', do continue to register and book the session as we operate a waiting list for places when they become available. If you have any queries please email or telephone 020 8726 6000 extension 28231 or email us on more information.


Business - Award in Work Preparation - Entry 3

  • Reference TZU100-22
  • Location: CALAT Thornton Heath Centre
  • Start Date: 05 Jan 2023
  • End Date: 30 Mar 2023
  • Course Duration: 12 weeks
  • Time: Thu 10;00 - 15:00
  • 12 places available
Fee BandAmount
Full Fee344.20
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