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Personal Development Skills

Our Personal Development qualifications support a broad and balanced curriculum for learners of all ages and abilities by enabling the development of a coherent learning programme of personal, social, health and economic wellbeing.

These qualifications offer a structure and a means of recognising achievements that arise from a personalised learning programme which supports individual progression to a positive post-learning outcome. These qualifications will prepare those who need support at various levels to progress to the next stage, providing for those needing additional study skills or an introduction to a subject area.

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  • Level: Entry Level 3
  • Study Mode: Part-time
  • Start Date: Variable

Mental Wellbeing

The Entry Level 3 Mental Wellbeing qualification provides an introduction to mental wellbeing: what constitutes good mental health and mental ill-health; how to keep mentally healthy; how to recognise deteriorating mental health and support friends and family with mental health issues; how to access available support. 

Topics covered include:  

  • Understand what is meant by ‘mental health’ 
  • Understand how to look after own mental wellbeing 
  • Understand how to support friends and family with mental health difficulties 
  • Know about support for mental ill-health 

This interactive 3 day course will include a mixture of case studies, videos & scenarios to help support you to recognise the key characteristics of mental wellbeing and the best approach to effectively deal with it. 

This qualification is assessed through an online multiple choice exam at the end of the course. You will complete activates during the course to support your knowledge and to prepare you for this exam.

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  • Level: Entry Level 3
  • Study Mode: Part-time
  • Start Date: Variable

Moving On

Moving on is a motivational course designed for learners who need to develop essential skills and knowledge, as well as building their confidence to progress into employment. The Entry Level 3 Certificate in Skills for Independent Living focuses on units such as:

  • Numeracy Skills for Work
  • Completing a Task
  • Following Instructions
  • Identifying own Starting Point
  • Working in a Team
  • Healthy Eating
  • Interview Skills
  • Applying for a Job
  • Understanding the World of Work

The course focuses on developing personal and social skills, improving confidence and developing ideas with individuals to enable progression into the voluntary sector or employment. With a new-found confidence learners can progress onto a Professionals Skills course or may want to develop their literacy, numeracy or Digital skills further.