The BTEC Workskills at Level 1 qualifications are a recognised employability suite of learning that allows learners to explore employment opportunities and access jobs. They are designed to meet the needs of learners at this level and have a range of purposes and outcomes.
The Pearson BTEC Level 1 Extended Award in Workskills will enable learners to develop their skills and knowledge of the workplace to enhance their employability and add value to potential employers. Learners will develop an understanding of the workplace and how to access a range of employability skills and knowledge.
The Pearson BTEC Level 1Extended Award in Workskills enables learners to:
This qualifications put learning into the context of the world of work, giving students the opportunity to apply their research, skills and knowledge in relevant and realistic work contexts.
The Pearson BTEC Workskills suite at Entry, Level 1, and Level 2 has been designed to reflect, develop and support the employability of learners. Each level and size have been designed to enable centres to create a flexible programme that develops a learner’s skills and replicates their intended outcome/destination.
The qualification has an open structure that enables the development of discrete skills, such as applying for job vacancies, developing interview techniques and working within teams and allows for a programme of study to be created that combines skills and units to give a realistic learning experience that emulates the 21st century workplace.