Our courses are designed to give Learners the skills needed to start their journey towards a rewarding career in the British Armed Forces or to progress on to further education or training.

Level 2 in Workskills

The BTEC Level 2 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 Introductory Award, Award, Certificate, Extended Certificate and Diploma in Employability.
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 Your CV
Applying for Jobs
Preparing for the Recruitment Process
Career Progression
Managing Your Own Money
Understanding Employment Responsibilities and Rights
Developing Resilience for Work
Solving Work-related Problems
Working in a Team
Developing Personal Skills for Leadership
Practising Leadership Skills with Others
Qualities and Transferable Skills for Work
Reviewing and Improving Own Performance
Customer Service Principles
Improving Health and Fitness for Entry into the Uniformed Public Services Exploring the Impact of Diversity in our Community
Healthy Lifestyles
Managing Risk in Relation to Personal Safety, Health and Wellbeing


Functional Skills
The Functional Skills qualifications at the Military Preparation College supports you to achieve your vocational aspirations, as these skills are becoming increasingly important in the workplace.
Functional Skills qualifications are intended to support you to improve your numeracy and literacy skills. The Functional Skills qualifications will help you to develop and demonstrate that you can apply these vital skills to a range of situations.
We will support you in achieving these qualifications, which will increase your confidence and motivation. The skills you gain will be valuable in further learning, work and life in general.
You can achieve the following functional skills qualifications:

Entry Level 1, 2 and 3 in Mathematics Level 1 and 2 in Mathematics
Entry Level 1, 2 and 3 in English Level 1 and 2 in English.