• 96%

    of adult learners agree teaching on their course is good

    (On-programme survey 2018, students aged 19plus)

  • We are the College of the Year!

    (Top college nationally for BTECs, Pearson 2019)

  • Earn less than £16,009.50? You may be eligible for FREE study.

Start Date:Duration:Level:Study mode:Course location:Course Type:
31/07/20201 YearEPart-Time - DayBede CampusSkills for Employment

What’s it all about?

This course is designed for candidates who wish to develop their knowledge and understanding of the world of work. It is an ideal pre-cursor or follow up to a Get ready for… vocational themed course.

This course is suitable for anyone aged 18 or over who is unemployed, eligible to work in the UK and who is claiming JSA or ESA (WRAG) or other benefits such as income support, housing, council tax, pension credit or an unwaged dependent. People aged 18

Study levelCostAdditional fees
19+please enquireYou will need to provide your own stationery.

This course includes:

Presenting yourself at work
Job search and training skills
Job application skills
Interview skills
Setting yourself targets
Understanding motivation
Problem Solving
Working in a team
How you will learn
This course is taug

Your Curriculum Team

Heather Harrop

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What’s next?

After successfully completing the course you will have the skills required to get ahead in the job market, progress on to further study, distance learning or apprenticeship.

98%of our students progress to a positive destination

(*Destination data for Sunderland College students aged 16-18, academic year 2017/18).

Why choose Sunderland College?

Our achievement rates are well above the national average.

We are the College of the Year.

(*Top college nationally for BTECs, Pearson 2019)

100% of our HND and HNC students progressed to employment or further study. 

(*Destination data, academic year 2016/17, HNC 19+)

We have recently invested £50 million in our facilities.