Level 3
Unit No:
Guided learning hours:
20 hours

Assessment Guidance

Portfolio of Evidence.Workplace assessment is required for each skills-based learning outcome in this unit, i.e. those beginning, 'be able to'.

Unit Learning Outcomes


Be able to identify potential employers for supported employment.

Assessment Criteria

  • 1.1
    Use local, regional and national sources of information to identify potential employers.


Be able to promote supported employment to employers.

Assessment Criteria

  • 2.1
    Explain to employers the concept and benefits of supported employment, including the business case for recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce.
  • 2.2

    Identify the specific concerns of individual employers and propose ways of addressing these, including offering advice on making reasonable adjustments, where appropriate.

  • 2.3
    Challenge any prejudice, use of stereotypes or discrimination by employers.


Be able to engage employers and secure their commitment to supported employment.

Assessment Criteria

  • 3.1

    Use different strategies to
    a) set up initial contact with employers
    b) secure a commitment in principle to offering supported employment
    c) agree particular opportunities the employer can offer, including opportunities for job shaping, job customisation or job carving.


Be able to use job analysis techniques to understand job roles and culture of the workplace.

Assessment Criteria

  • 4.1

    Use job analysis techniques to identify the specific requirements of a job role.

  • 4.2

    Assess the possible positive and negative affects of the culture.

  • 4.3

    Identify how these positive elements of workplace culture might be harnessed to facilitate the successful employment of a jobseeker.