Preparation for Employment
The objective of this Gateway Qualification Entry level 1 suite of qualification is not only to give learners personal growth and engagement in learning but to prepare learners for employment, independent living and/or adult life in general.
This qualification includes a broad range of skills which will support learners to develop the generic employability skills needed in most jobs, including areas such as working with customers, managing their time, problem-solving and getting on with colleagues.
The qualification will be awarded to learners who successfully achieve an approved combination of units through a Portfolio of Evidence that has been successfully verified and monitored through
Gateway Qualifications’ Quality Assurance process. Achievement is therefore determined by successful completion of unit assessment with no further requirement for additional/summative assessment.
This qualification provides progression within the Entry level suite and onto Level 1qualifications offered by Gateway Qualifications in Personal Learning and Thinking Skills, Employability Skills, and Skills for specific sectors, as well as directly into employment, including supported employment, and to other more personalized destinations such as independent living.
Pre-16, 16-18, 19+
There is no requirement for learners to have undertaken prior qualifications.
There is no requirement for learners to have any prior skills, knowledge or understanding.
There are no restrictions to entry.