Preparation for Working Life

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AIMS OF CURRICULUM:

  • To provide pupils with the skills and knowledge for future employment
  • To equip pupils with the understanding of money management including tax, pension and national insurance contributions
  • To make pupils aware of some of the factors that can impact on employment such as health and lifestyle choices
  • To give pupils confidence in creating a CV, applying for jobs and preparing for interviews.

PURPOSE OF STUDY:

  • It is expected that all pupils leaving us will continue into further education, training or employment. This course will help pupils to do this.
  • To make pupils aware of the impact of lifestyle choices and some of the agencies available to support them in moving in to adult life.
  • To give pupils an understanding of workplace basics such as Health and Safety and First Aid.
  • To equip pupils with an up to date CV and interview techniques as they prepare for employment.

CURRICULUM OUTLINE:

  • Personal Awareness
  • Healthy Lifestyles for work-life balance
  • Relationships and the differences between people
  • The changing world of work
  • Applying for jobs and courses
  • Economic and financial aspects of life
  • Employment Opportunities
  • Enterprise activities
  • Hazard identification at home, on the roads and at work

KS3 WHAT DO THEY STUDY?

This course is not available at Key Stage 3

KS4 WHAT DO THEY STUDY?

In addition to studying the course content as outlined in the Curriculum Outline, pupils will:

  • Learn how to put together a CV and create one that can be used when applying for courses and employment
  • Study letter writing skills and write a letter of application
  • Practice preparing for interview and undertake a mock interview.

QUALIFICATIONS OFFERED:

Level 1 / Level 2 qualification in Preparation for Working Life

Mrs Vicky Rhead