Skills for Working Life, Entry level Two/Three Diploma

Preparation for Life and Work

Preparation for Life and Work
Preparation for Life and Work

What will you be working towards?

Alternative Title Work Entry Level 2/3 Certificate/Diploma in Skills for Working Life
Code 1130
Qualification Type National Diploma (BTEC)
Qualification Level Level 2
Course type Full Time


The purpose of this (City & Guilds) qualification is to provide an opportunity for learners to develop a wide range of personal, social and work-related skills that will enable them to become more independent and gain appropriate work-related skills and/or work experience. You will work on completing various small projects.


Core units - these are mandatory and include:

Dealing with problems in daily life
Working as part of a group
Individual rights and responsibilities
Healthy living
Managing your own money
Preparation for work

You may be able to choose from a range of vocational areas, including:

Catering and hospitality
Information technology
Motor vehicle

You will also study/complete:

English and mathematics
Work experience (as appropriate)
Enterprise activity

There will be a mixture of classroom and external contact.

How will it be delivered?

Learner work will be assessed and verified throughout the year.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements but you must have: A satisfactory college interview Suitable references Appropriate level of English and mathematics

Your next steps...

Many learners progress to more advanced courses at East Riding College. You may also move into work or supported employment.