Life Skills

Our Life Skills content offers advice, tips, resources and lessons to prepare yourself and learners for employment. Our lessons cover the following topics:

Alternatives to paid workAnswering and reflecting on interview questionsAnticipation of key questions and responses
Applying for a job or a courseAssessment of literacy skillsAssessment of numeracy skills
Being responsible for other people's moneyBudgetingBuilding a working relationship with colleagues
Building a working relationship with customersCareer progressionCarrying out a realistic self-assessment
Communicating solutions to othersCompleting an application formContributing to meetings
Developing personal skills for leadershipDifferent methods to apply for a jobDifferent types of beneficial alternatives to paid work
Effectiveness at workEnterpriseFilling in an application form
Final production, presentation and evaluationFinding voluntary workHealth and safety
Health requirements at workInterview skillsInterview skills and preparation
Interview techniquesInvestigating rights and responsibilities at workLearning from more experienced people
Learning from work placementLearning with colleagues and other learnersMaking a telephone call to a prospective employer
Managing your health at workManaging your own moneyOperative verbs
Planning an enterprise activityPlanning and producing a productPositive behaviour and attitude at work
Preparing for an interviewPreparing for an interview and skills needed in an interviewPresentation at an interview
Producing an action plan for career developmentProduction processQualifications
Reflecting on an interviewRelationships with colleaguesRelationships with customers
Researching a careerRunning an enterprise activitySafe learning
Safe learning in the workplaceSafety required to produce a product or serviceSearching for a job
Self-assessmentSelf-management skillsSetting and meeting targets at work
Setting and meeting targets at work before work placementSkills, qualities and knowledge that can be gained from beneficial alternatives to paid workSole trader
Solving work-related problemsSummarising documentsTaxes
TeamworkUsing information about the jobVolunteering
What are A-Levels and AS Levels?What are NVQs and apprenticeships?What is a CV?
What is a diploma?What is a personal statement?What is work?
What job do you want when you leave school?Work experienceWorking as a team
Working as a volunteerWorking in a teamWorking in a team: code of conduct
Working in a team: strengths, skills and experiencesWorking in a team: understandingWorking in a team: taking part in a team talk
Writing a covering letter


You can mix and match these to your learners' needs. Call us on 01909 568 338 to discuss what you want your learners to achieve.