Nothing stimulates the debate between the worlds of education and work so much as the subject of employability skills.

Recognising the importance of assets such as team working, written and verbal communication skills and personal development, Gateway Qualifications seeks to embed these soft skills within every qualification suite it offers. There is also flexibility of delivery: embedded in vocational qualifications or as stand-alone qualifications.

It’s built into our vocational qualifications

CBI and other employer surveys tell us that employability skills are important to equip learners with the right mix of qualifications and abilities. It’s a philosophy we readily endorse and integrate within our comprehensive suite of vocational qualifications.

Listening and learning

As an awarding organisation which designs, develops and accredits credit-based learning and qualifications we have made it our business to work with and listen to employers so that we include the skills they require.

Providing the bridge between education and employment

Our approach supports learners in a seamless transition from education to work, certificating the transferable skills to provide the confidence they need and employers the evidence of the employability skills they demand.

Also available as stand-alone options

We also offer Entry Level, Level 1 and Level 2 discrete qualifications in Employability Skills, underlining the importance of this subject as part of the journey to further study and/or employment.

Supporting Whitepapers

Supporting Learners’ Personal Development

Making the most of the Adult Education Budget (AEB)