Not quite sure what job is right for you?
Rarely hearing back after submitting your CV?
Struggling with job interviews?
We’re here to help you get the job that’s right for you!
You’ll receive ‘hands on’ assistance with all aspects of job searching, from career direction to interviews.
Not only will you receive an Extended Award in Employability and Personal Development, but you’ll be equipped with clarity, confidence, and a winning CV and Cover Letter that has been reviewed by our CV experts!
Course Length: On average, this course is completed within 2 – 3 weeks. But the more time you dedicate, the sooner you can complete it. The pace of the learning is up to you.
Free Course for: Anyone aged 19 or over who has been living in the European Union for the last 3 years
Certified Awarding Body: NCFE
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We'll tap into our strong employer network to source relevant job opportunities. Plus, get one-to-one assistance to power up your CV, job application and interview preparations!
Achieve your qualification after only two to four weeks of full-time learning thats shaped around your schedule.
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See how your transferable skills, interests, and experience can open up doors to brand new career opportunities you'd never considered before!
Are you eligible to complete this qualification for free?
This qualification is 100% government funded if:
- On the 31st of August 2019, you were aged 19 or over
- You currently live in England. (However, anyone living in the following areas is not eligible for funding: Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, Greater Manchester, Liverpool City Region, Tees Valley, West Midlands, and the West of England.)
- You have lived in the European Union for the last 3 years (unless you have have been given a special Visa/Residence permits that gives you the permanent right to remain)
- Are Unemployed in receipt of benefit or Employed and can provide evidence (Subject to eligibility)
- Can provide Identifications and relevant documentation as required
- If on the 31st of August 2019, you were aged between 19-23, you need to have gained a full level 2 qualification (e.g. five or more GCSE/O-Levels at grades A* – C / 4 – 9, one A-Level, two/three AS-Levels, five or more CSE grade 1’s, GNVQ Intermediate, QCF Diploma Level 2).
How home-based learning works
You will receive access to the digital course, which is full of engaging and comprehensive content such as videos, quizzes, and more. Plus, you will be paired with a qualified assessor will provide you with ongoing, friendly support. You then complete an online assessment in order to receive your qualification.
Understanding mindset – Your job search needs a positive, productive frame of mind.
Job search skills – How to find the job that’s right for you.
Job application skills – Make the right initial impression!
CV writing skills – Learn what employers are looking for in a CV – and make a CV that you’re finally proud of!
- A Level 1 Award or Certificate in Employability Skills
Frequently Asked Questions
Where and when do courses take place?
Our Home Learning courses take place from the comfort of your home! You can be enrolled on our courses whenever you are ready, and start when you’re ready.
Can I work at my own pace and my own time?
Yes, the main advantage of doing our Home Learning course is that allows you to be flexible to choose the times that suits you to learn. Each course will have a recommended date to complete, with plenty of time to work through the units to gain the qualification.
We are adding the ability to enroll yourself very soon, but in the meantime, please fill out the form on this page - and someone from the team will get in touch with you within a day.
Do I have to attend your training centre?
No, you don’t need to attend our training center for any of our Home Learning courses. (Note that under normal circumstances we deliver various classroom-based courses from our training centers in Croydon, Harrow and Tottenham - learn more at https://strivetraining.co.uk/classroom-based-courses/)
How many courses can I take?
You can enroll on one course at a time, but you can do as many as you like to achieve your career goals. We are happy to give you information, advice and guidance on any courses you wish to complete.
I’m not great with technology - will I be able to learn online?
We continually try to make learning simple and transparent. Learning through our online platform is incredibly easy and you can navigate around your qualification quickly and access all the learning materials as soon as you login.
Your studying should be about what you learn, not how you learn it. Which is why we make the entire process as simple as possible to help you adjust to learning online.
Get in touch with us via the form on this page, and one of the team will get back to straight away to book your initial online or phone-based assessment. After all, we need to make sure you qualify for the free accredited course. But don't worry - it's a quick and straight-forward process that we'll personally walk you through!