Prepare for further learning or training and/or develop knowledge and/or skills in a subject area
Qualification Grading Type
Why choose this qualification?
This is a restricted qualification and is not available for general use.
Rules of Combination
Learners must achieve a total of 41 credits comprising 5 units from the Mandatory Group M and 2 units from Optional Group O.
Learners must achieve 5 units from this group.
Career guidance and career learning theory
Stakeholder management in the context of the careers, employability and enterprise agenda
Supporting employer engagement in learning settings
Understanding secondary, further and higher education and training in England
Understanding the business landscape
Learners must achieve 2 units from this group.
Designing and delivering training
Develop and evaluate careers, employability and enterprise learning
Understanding careers and labour market information in the context of the careers, employability and enterprise agenda
Working with volunteers in the context of the careers, employability and enterprise agenda
What is the purpose of this qualification?
To provide relevant skills and knowledge to professionals supporting education settings (eg schools, colleges, universities) to engage with employers to further the careers, employability and enterprise agenda.
What skills, knowledge, or understanding does this qualification develop?
Learners will develop knowledge and understanding of the local, regional and national business landscape and of post-14 education settings. They will also learn about career guidance and career learning theory, stakeholder management, and stakeholder management. They will develop skills in employer engagement, evaluation, designing and delivering training and working with volunteers - in the context of careers, employability and enterprise.
Which sector does this qualification support?
The qualification helps learners develop knowledge and understanding of both the business world and post-14 education and the skills to enable them to broker relationships across these two sectors. It is suitable for professionals from either sector looking to develop their career in this direction or who find themselves with responsibility for careers, employability and enterprise in their setting but lacking the necessary understanding or skills to fulfil their role effectively.
Progression & entry requirementsThere is no requirement for learners to have prior skills, knowledge or understanding.
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