English - English for Employability

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Course Description

On this course, you will explore different aspects of English to develop your employability skills. You will engage in team work and take part in professional discussions and debates. You will learn to show initiative and discover ways of managing distractions and stress at work. You will develop empathy through working with others. You will learn the necessary skills to complete job applications, write CVs and cover letters, and prepare for and take part in interviews. Please note that this course will teach you the skills to write a CV and cover letters, but you will not have the opportunity to write your CV during the weekend.


Course runs from 29 Jun 2018 to 1 Jul 2018


  • No formal qualification.
  • You will achieve personal goals.
  • You will receive advice about courses and careers.
  • You will receive a course certificate.

Entry Requirements

  • No formal entry requirements.
  • Not suited to learners who have a Level 2, GCSE or above in English.

Method of Assessment

  • Your achievements will be assessed by individual learning plan (ILP).


Return to Learn courses are designed to encourage you to begin studying. Use the opportunity to think about what you'd like to do next. If your skills are the right level, you could progress to other Hillcroft courses such as: - weekend Maths & English courses - The Basic Skills, Future Proof, The Next Level - Step Up courses - ICT and Digital Arts courses - Confidence courses - Dyslexia courses - Pre-Access and Access courses


  • If you're unsure about your skills, please ring us.
  • If you haven't been to Hillcroft before, please ring us.

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To Apply for a Course

Course Application and Support Forms:

To apply for this course you will need to complete the Application form for each course you wish to attend, there is space for up to 3 courses per form.

The Information Form only needs to be completed once each academic year, if you have not completed one for this year, you will need to complete this also.

You can either print the forms once completed, sign and return by post or email the forms direct to the college at enquiry@hillcroft.ac.uk.

(You will be required to sign the forms when you attend the college)

Download the Course Application and Support Forms:

Hillcroft Student Application Form Hillcroft Student Information Form

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