What is Essential Employability Skills (EDLS)?
These qualifications are about demonstrating skills in:
- Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
- Planning and Organisation
- Creativity and Innovation
- Personal Effectiveness
in order to tackle problems or tasks that are met in education, training, work and social roles.
How is the skill assessed?
Learners will be assessed via a Controlled Task and a Structured Discussion to confirm that their skills meet Essential Employability Skills specifications at the required level.
The Controlled Task is an activity that covers some components for each strand as a continuous process; it confirms that a learner can utilise their skills in a meaningful way and demonstrate understanding of the whole process.
The Structured Discussion is an activity that covers the final component for each strand in an holistic manner; it confirms that a learner is able to reflect on their performance and understands the processes and practices employed to complete the Controlled Task, both as an individual and within a team.
Who is this course for?
Anyone who needs a basic IT qualification, either for Apprenticeships or employment.
How long do I get to complete this qualification?
You are allowed 12 months to complete from registration. Your progress can be monitored in OneFile as we will program your start and finish dates.