Level 2 Award in Employability
Guided Learning Hours: 24
Credit Value: 3
Level: One
Minimum Age: 16

This qualification is regulated by Ofqual and is listed on the Regulated Qualificaitions Framework (RQF). It is aimed at those people aged 16 and over who are preparing for the world of work. I

Who can enrol?
The qualification is suitbale for people who are:
  • preparing to enter employment for the first time
  • unemployed and looking to improve their skills for a return to the workplace
  • not in education, training or employment
  • serving, or have recently served, a custodial or community sentence with a view to supporting job seeking.

The qualification can be used as evidence to demonstrate work readiness to employers.

How old do you need to be to take this qualification?
The qualification is open to people who are aged 16 or over.

Do I need any previous skills or experience?
You do not need previous skills or experience to enrol for this qualification and there are no formal entry requirements.

What level is this qualification?
This is a Level Two qualification which is a similar level to GCSE grades A-C.

How many hours will it take?
You will need to spend 24 hours being guided by your tutor. This might happen in different ways, for example, six hours (one day) a week for four weeks. We offer Employability qualifications through Job Centre Plus and the Department for Work and Pensions where learners attend for several days each week to complete their qualification. There may be additonal work to do away from the course sessions. 

Where will the sessions take place?
There are EAQ Approved Centres throughout the UK which offer this qualification. Please contact us to find the details of your nearest centre.

How do the sessions run?
You will attend sessions at times and on days to suit you at your EAQ Approved Centre. You will spend time with the horses, working with them from the ground to develop your skills and learn more about the sills you need to achieve your qualification.

You can choose from a selection of units depending on your skills including:
  • Teamwork skills
  • Communication in the Workplace
  • Money Management.

How much will the course cost?
The cost of the course, including resources, assessment and verification will depend on whether you enrol on a one to one or group basis. Groups are small with no more than four in the group. Please contact us for more details.

You may be able to progress into employment or vocational training related to your own specific occupational sector or add more units to make a large qualification such as the Level 2 Certificate in Employability.