Presentation on theme: "Steps to Work (SCQF 3,4) This Award is made up of two sections: Person Centred Practical Context Learners must choose the 1 SQA Credit from each Section."— Presentation transcript:
Steps to Work (SCQF 3,4) This Award is made up of two sections: Person Centred Practical Context Learners must choose the 1 SQA Credit from each Section.
The Personal Centred section includes the following Personal Development Units: Practical Abilities (1 Credit) Self & Work (1 Credit) Self Awareness (1 Credit) Self in Society (1 Credit) These are all 40 hour Units
And the following Employability Units: Preparing for Employment: First Steps(0.25) Building Own Employability Skills(0.5 ) Responsibilities of Employment(0.25) Dealing with Work Situations(0.25) These are 10 hour and 20 hour Units.
Personal Development Units Unit TitleSelf AwarenessSelf in SocietySelf and WorkPractical Abilities ActivityPersonal projectGroup projectVocational projectProject (s) Skills/Abilities Self evaluating Self reviewing Identifying and completing tasks Setting goals for the future Self evaluating Target setting Planning Implementing a plan Self reviewing Interpersonal skills Core Skill: Working with others Self evaluating Target setting Planning Implementing a plan Self reviewing Task management skills Core Skill: Problem Solving Manage Information Communicate Deliver a product or a service Self reviewing KnowledgeKnowledge of own qualities and feelings Knowledge of working with others. Knowledge of task management skills Knowledge of own abilities
Preparing for Employment : First Steps Learners will think about their past and present experiences to identify skills, knowledge, interests etc. Based on their review, learners will draw conclusions about how their skills, qualities and interests can help them to enter the world of work Learners will think about what they want from a job, what types of job fit with what they want and what they will need to be able offer to get and keep a job. Preparing for Employment : First Steps Review past and present experience Draw conclusions on how your past and present experience can help you enter to the world of work Find out about yourself and the world of work
Building Your Employability Skills Learners will use a range of sources to find out about jobs available They will think about which jobs would suit them in relation to their skills, knowledge etc and which employers may have suitable jobs. Learners will practise skills such as contacting an employer, completing an application form, preparing a CV, taking part in an interview Building Your Employability Skills Find information about employment opportunities that may be suitable for you Practise the skills you will need to use to apply for a job
Responsibilities of Employment Learners will identify their responsibilities as employees. They will also identify how they should be treated by an employer when they are in the workplace Learners will draw conclusions about the differences between how they should behave in the workplace and other places they know of Learners will identify types of behaviour which are unacceptable in the work place. They will also draw conclusions about possible consequences of such behaviour. Responsibilities of Employment Identify how employers will expect you to behave at work and how they should treat you Identify what might happen to you if you do not act in the way an employer expects
Dealing with Work Situations Learners will think about the different types of people they could be working with. They will think about how to behave towards other people at work and how other people should behave towards them Learners will learn how to discuss a work related task with a colleague. They will learn how to deal with conflict and they will draw conclusions about the consequences of not dealing with situations at work in an acceptable way Dealing with Work Situations Know how to interact with others at work Develop skills you will need to cope with situations you could meet at work
The Practical Contexts include: Sport and Outdoor Activity Arts and Media ICT Community Development Childcare Work-based Skills And more! Within these contexts there is a wide range of Units to choose from.
Using Units from the Practical Context Example A learner at SCQF level 4 with an interest in childcare could choose to complete…
Using Units from the Practical Context Either Care of Children (1.0 credit) Child Development(1.0 credit)
Using Units from the Practical Context Or any two of the following 0.5 credit Units Children’s Development and Learning: An Introduction Children’s Development and Learning: Babies (0-1 year) Children’s Development and Learning: Pre- School (3-5 years) Children’s Development and Learning: The Toddler Years (1-3 years)
Using Units from the Practical Context OR…… Work Experience (1.0 credit) In a childcare setting
Using Units from the Practical Context Or to be really clever…….
Using Units from the Practical Context Or to be really clever……. Person Centred Context: Personal Development: Self and Work (1.0 credit) Practical Context: Work Experience (1.0 credit)
Using Units from the Practical Context Or to be really clever……. Person Centred Context: Personal Development: Self and Work (1.0 credit) Practical Context: Work Experience (1.0 credit) Using the work placement in a childcare setting as the vocational project for Personal Development: Self and Work
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