EMPLOYABILITY MASTERCLASS

The Employability Masterclass provides an opportunity for students to learn from local employers and employees about the skills and qualities that are required to be successful in the workplace and to build a broader understanding of the workplace and employment. 

EMPLOYABILITY MASTERCLASS: KEY FACTS

  • Suitable for students aged 12 – 19 years old
  • Key stages 3, 4 & 5
  • Flexible group sizes
  • A fully trained and safeguarded member of staff will deliver the programme
  • It provides opportunities for live employee engagement, either face-to-face or via video link
  • There are a wide range of small group work activities facilitated throughout the day
  • 5-6 hours delivery time

Complementary to Employability Masterclass is our Employable Me digital course available on the YE Learning Zone. Employable Me is mobile enabled and designed for independent learning so they can be completed by students either from home or using individual equipment in school. Find out more here.

More about Employability Masterclass

Learning outcomes for students

  • Know how to showcase skills to employers
  • Understand the different types of CV and cover letter
  • Be aware of how digital footprints, including social media profiles might affect chances of getting a job
  • Understand tips and tricks that will help in an interview
  • Discover different approaches to job hunting
  • Access and use information about the labour market to inform career decisions
  • Set SMART goals and plan next steps
  • Know where to go to find more information and support