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. From September 2020 we have adapted the programme so it can be delivered either in school or as a digital programme – find out more below. 

We have adapted Employability Masterclass so it can be delivered either in school or as a digital programme from September 2020.

EMPLOYABILITY MASTERCLASS: KEY FACTS

  • Suitable for students aged 12 – 19 years old
  • Key stages 3, 4 & 5
  • Flexible group sizes
  • In-school delivery or digital programme available

Find out more below and register your interest for 20/21 here.

Find out more

In School Delivery

  • 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

Digital Programme

  • Students can our access digital learning platform either from home or using individual equipment in school
  • The full digital programme consists of seven units and takes around 2 hours to complete. This can be completed in bite-size chunks
  • Includes integrated employee encounter videos
  • Provides the opportunity for teacher led live employee engagement via video link
  • Students receive a certificate on completion
  • 1.5 – 2 hours delivery time

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
Register your interest for 20/21