Qualifications

At the Military Preparation College, Learners can enrol on a full-time or part-time course so that they can work alongside their education and training. Our course is designed to give you the skills you need to start your journey towards a rewarding career or continue with education and training.

Traineeship – Engagement
Our Engagement course is part of the Traineeship programme and is a great way to get a feel for the Military Preparation College. You will attend for 21 hours a week (3.5 days) and will benefit from increased support to gain confidence on the course before you progress on to the Level 1 Traineeship.
Essential Skills Qualifications form part of the curriculum on the Engagement Programme and will help you develop the skills and confidence you need to progress onto the Level 1 Traineeship.
You can achieve the following Essential Skills Qualifications:

• Entry Level 1, 2 and 3 in Essential Application of Number Skills.
• Entry Level 1, 2 and 3 in Essential Communication Skills.

 

Traineeship – Level 1
Our BTEC Level 1 in Workskills qualification will help you develop the skills and attitudes valued by employers in any sector or industry. Depending on how much time you spend on the course, you can progress through different levels of the qualification. These include the Award & Certificate in Workskills.
The aim of the course is to prepare you for getting a job. Getting a job is just the first step, we also focus on giving you the tools to succeed and advance in your role or future career. During the course you will develop your confidence, fitness, health and ability to work within a team. You will gain the skills and knowledge required to progress to employment, further study, a traineeship or an apprenticeship.

 

You will study the following Employability units:

Health and Safety at Work
Personal Behaviour for Success
Supporting Employability and Personal Effectiveness
Developing Personal Skills for Leadership
Practising Leadership Skills with Others
Customer Service Principles
Improving Health and Fitness for Entry into the Uniformed Public Services

During Level 1, you will continue to work through your Essential Skills Qualifications. You can achieve the following Essential Skills Qualifications:

• Entry Level 3, Level 1 and Level 2 in Essential Application of Number Skills.
• Entry Level 3, Level 1 and Level 2 in Essential Communication Skills.