Employability and Personal Development

This free course is designed for people who are preparing themselves to return to the job market and want to develop their confidence and skills.

  • Improve communication skills in reading writing listening and speaking
  • Basic IT Skills
  • Personal Development Skills
  • Confidence building
  • Equality and diversity

Register your interest

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What topics/modules are covered?

  • Improve your reading and writing skills to apply for jobs
  • Develop your communication skills
  • Learn basic IT skills to help you apply for jobs online
  • Literacy support to help improve your CV, covering letters and application forms
  • Gain personal confidence in communicating and participating in groups
  • Finding out about job/training opportunities in your local area
  • Career planning
  • Interview skills (mock interviews)
  • Team working
  • Acceptable and unacceptable behaviour in the workplace

What are the entry requirements?

There are no formal entry requirements for this course, but we do ask that you attend every class and that you are committed to achieving the qualification.

What qualification will I gain?

College certificate.


5 weeks, 2 hours per week.

Where will I be based?

The Balliol Building, Hugh Baird College.



Terms, Conditions and Disclaimer

We reserve the right to make changes and improvements to the provision of courses and other details. There are minimum numbers of students required for each course to run. Should there be insufficient numbers to run a particular course, then every effort will be made to enrol you on a similar, appropriate course.

Last modified on Tuesday, 21 March 2017 12:18