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 requirements
There is no requirement for learners to have prior skills, knowledge or understanding.