Keir works with individuals to help them secure a sustainable job or progress within work.

Employability training develops sector skills to meet the needs of recruiting employers, enter employment, develop CV’s, practice interviews, gain work experience, develop confidence to help improve job prospects.

Whether you have been made redundant through the recent health pandemic, ready to return to work after a break e.g. parenthood or have been unable to secure a suitable opportunity that meets your career aspirations and have been Long Term Unemployed we can support you.

Work Skills – Level 1

Duration: 5 days

Subject Area: Careers and Employability

Location: Virtual Learning Environment – Assessor delivered. Individuals will need access to a computer / laptop.

Working with short term and long term unemployed providing support to gain some vital skills for work, and support and understanding to create a winning CV together with interview skills, this FREE *** 5-day course will help you take your first steps (back) into work.

Who is it for?

This course is for you if you’re unemployed and actively job seeking or economically inactive.

Qualification Overview

You will achieve Level 1 Certification for the following units:

  • Achieving Success at Interview
  • Self-assessment
  • Managing your own money
  • Self-Management skills
  • Investigating rights and responsibilities at work
  • Working in a Team
  • Using a CV & Cover letter to Apply for a Job
  • Personal Presentation for the Workplace
  • Solving Work Related problems

** Eligibility

You need to be 16+, not in employment, education or training. If you are in receipt of benefits, attending this course will not affect them.


Following the course, Keir will help you identify a job and move into employment within any sector with transferable skills.


Apply For A Course

To apply for a course, fill in the form below with your details and our administrator will be in touch to go through the application process.


This course is delivered through Keir Remote Learning.

Safeguarding - Everyone's Responsibility

Keir Training and Recruitment (Keir), takes its safeguarding responsibilities very seriously and we want to ensure that all people interfacing with our services are kept safe from all forms of harm. At induction on to any of our programmes all learners and employers will be given an induction into Safeguarding and the actions to take in case of any concerns.

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For tips and advise on how to protect yourself online please visit. https://www.ncsc.gov.uk/collection/top-tips-for-staying-secure-online

We believe it is everyone’s responsibility to:

  • Respect each other’s right to feel safe
  • Treat others fairly and with respect
  • Not to threaten, hurt or abuse others including on-line abuse
  • You can view a copy of our safeguarding policy here.

It is important you feel safe, if you are worried or concerned about yourself or someone you know, please talk to us immediately on: 0137 588 6155

Designated safeguarding lead: Millicent Davies