Employability – Skills development, confidence building and job search

What is the aim of the course?

To improve employment prospects.

Who is this course for?

  • Liverpool adults aged 19 or above who declare a mild or moderate learning difficulty and/or disability.
  • Unemployed adults, those on limited contracts or at risk of redundancy.

Prior qualifications needed for this course


Before I start the course I must be able to:

Gather your record of prior qualifications and/or work history.

Is there a follow on course I can take once I have finished?

Other employability or work-related courses.

What would a typical session look like?

  • Personalised assessment of own skills & strengths, assessment of skills to be developed.
  • Work on confidence building & positive thinking strategies.
  • Job search activity.

How will I know that I am progressing?

Each learner will have a Personal Progress  Diary which he or she will update briefly during each session.  In addition to this your tutor will give you regular updates on your progress both verbally and in written feedback

At the end of the course you will have a better understanding of the following objectives:

  • Clearer understanding of own strengths and areas for development
  • How to develop confidence and positive thinking in relation to job search activity
  • The sort of jobs available locally
  • How to search for jobs

Is there anything which I will need to buy or provide during the course?

Provide a record of prior qualifications and/or work history.

When the course will run?

Mondays 1-4pm for 10 weeks starting Monday 28 January 2019 (subject to take-up).

How do I join?

Call 0151 733 7255 or

or attend an Open Day on 7 February 10am-12 noon


This course is funded by Liverpool Adult Learning Services (ALS) who work in partnership with subcontractors to deliver, accessible, high quality, adult learning opportunities for the people of Liverpool.

ALS are part of Liverpool City Council who receive their funding for local education from the Education & Skills Funding Agency.

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