NCFE Level 2 Award in Employability Skills

Preparation for Life and Work
Shortlist for approval
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Level 2
Minimum entry age
Credit Value
This qualification is suitable for pre-16 learners. This qualification aims to develop and enhance skills required for the working environment and improve learners’ confidence and communication skills in order to prepare them for employment or for a change in employment.

Qualification Specification

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Learner's Evidence Tracking Log

Free optional assessment workbook for Mindset unit

Mandatory units

  1. Understanding Mindset (K/506/7243)

Optional units

  1. Business and Customer Awareness (T/502/3536)
  2. Dealing with Your First Days at Work (J/502/3539)
  3. Understanding your Customers (A/502/3540)
  4. Understanding Motivation (F/502/3541)
  5. Understanding Work Principles (J/502/3542)
  6. Organisational Products and Services (L/502/3543)
  7. How to Keep Improving (R/502/3544)
  8. Setting your Targets (A/502/3554)
  9. Managing your Time (F/502/3555)
  10. Managing Information (L/502/3557)
  11. Presenting Information (M/502/3552)
  12. Presenting Yourself (T/502/3553)
  13. Problem Solving in a Place of Work (A/502/3537)
  14. ICT for Employment (D/502/3563)
  15. Understanding Innovation (L/502/3560)
  16. Creative Thinking (R/502/3558)
  17. Understanding Risk (R/502/3561)
  18. Understanding and Coping with Change (Y/502/3559)
  19. Managing a Project (Y/502/3562)
  20. Tackling Number Problems (A/502/3568)
  21. Following Instructions (K/502/3565)
  22. Understanding Your Responsibilities in the Workplace (M/502/3566)
  23. Planning a Budget (T/502/3567)
  24. Working in a Team (F/502/3538)
  25. Dealing with Conflict (F/502/3569)
  26. Working with Colleagues (A/502/3571)
  27. Working with Managers (J/502/3573)
  28. Valuing and Supporting Others (T/502/3570)
  29. Using Online Collaborative Workplace Tools (F/506/7247)
  30. Social Media in the Workplace (M/506/7244)
  31. Job Search Skills (D/502/3577)
  32. Job Application Skills (H/502/3578)
  33. Interview Skills (K/502/3579)
  34. Health, Safety and Security in the Workplace (D/502/3580)

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