This one-day course is necessary for anyone wishing to work on a construction site. Clients are required to complete 2 stages of the course and pass both tests in order to obtain their CSCS card.
If you are not registered with Routes to Work, you can fund the course by applying for ITA and register on the link below:
Employability Award (40 hrs)
This award is an introduction to the world of work and provides clients with employability skills to progress into and sustain in employment. Client will need to complete all units to achieve the award.
Preparing for Employment: First Steps - Clients look at their existing skills and experience, and how these might apply to work. They also consider the sort of employment they would like — what they would like to get from work, and what sort of job will deliver that.
Building Your Employability Skills - Clients consider the types of employment which may suit. They practise the skills needed to find employment, such as contacting employers, filling in application forms, and writing a CV.
Responsibilities of Employment - Designed to prepare you to enter the world of work. It is about helping you to know what employers will want from you when you are in the world of work.
NPA in Enterprise & Employability (140 hrs)
Enterprise skills develop individuals for the world of employment in all its diversity. This involves having the ability to be creative, flexible and resourceful with a positive attitude to change; understanding when and how to use initiative and innovation; being able to evaluate risk to inform individual and collective decision making; and having the ability to persuade others to undertake a joint venture.
Employability includes areas such as effective time management, planning and organising, the ability to work with others to achieve a common goal, and to manage and be managed by others.
Wellbeing Award (180 hrs)
This course helps clients to explore the factors that affect their personal wellbeing and to make decisions to contribute to their personal wellbeing positively. It encourages participants to make connections between mental, emotional, social and physical health while looking at different ideas to improve wellbeing.
Designed to introduce clients to a range of different digital tools, productivity software and digital communication methods. Engage and encourage candidates to use and achieve a basic understanding of digital technology in use in everyday contexts. Many clients struggle cope with new technology, without really understanding its potential and how it can be used to improve their everyday lives and this award will allow candidates to explore a diverse range of digital technology.
The Units combine the softer skills of communication and working with others within the context and use of digital technology. This allows clients to relate these soft skills to electronic equipment they may use every day. It will help build confidence in the use of digital technology whilst improving the softer skills.
Units required to gain the award: Computer Applications, Computer Basics, Digital Skills.
Standalone units can also be provided for: Internet Safety, Social Media Literacy (dependant on capability and need)