NOCN Level 1 Certificate in Employability



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The NOCN Level 1 Certificate in Employability is eligible for Funding and is aimed at those learners who are preparing to enter employment for the first time, or are unemployed/unwaged and seeking to improve their employability for a return to work. Individuals will gain a nationally recognised Employability Level 1 Certificate.

Level 1 Certificate in Employability Course Overview

The Certificate in Employability is a 4-day qualification that helps you to meet the needs of employers for qualifications that cultivate a positive attitude to work and develop essential work skills and behaviours such as communication, teamwork and problem-solving. It will help to build confidence and self-esteem so that you are empowered to apply for, secure and sustain meaningful employment and provides the opportunity to develop an understanding of relationships in the workplace and employer expectations. The qualification will also encourage the development of values, personal attributes and interpersonal skills that contribute to success in the workplace which helps boost learners’ career prospects by giving them the skills, knowledge and understanding that the employers are looking for. 

What does the Level 1 Employability course cover?

The course will cover the following subjects to teach and develop the potential employee and to build their confidence and effectiveness in employment;

  • Communication
  • Dealing with problems in life
  • Planning and reviewing learning
  • Working as a team
  • Responsible work practices
  • Oral presentation skills
  • Customer care
  • Health and safety

Classroom delivery, with achievement of the assessment criteria evidenced through contextualised, vocationally-related and practical experiences, along with completion of portfolio of evidence.

Delegates will be awarded the NOCN Level 1 Certificate in Employability.

Progression Opportunities

Level 1 qualifications are designed to enhance learners’ work and life skills in a range of vocational contexts. They are appropriate for a diverse range of learners including:

  • Adults returning to study
  • Adults seeking to obtain employment
  • Those who have not yet achieved accredited qualifications
  • Those with specific learning needs

The intended destinations for Learners who successfully achieving these qualifications can progress to:

  • National Vocational Qualifications (NVQs)
  • Diplomas
  • Apprenticeships
  • Supported employment
  • Independent living

NOCN Level 1 Certificate in Employability enables progression to employment or further study.

Funding and Support

We are able to offer this course fully funded through The Adult Education Budget (AEB) and European Social Funding (ESF) - subject to eligibility, Please contact us to find out more about eligibility, along with the course dates we have running in various locations around the UK.