Approximately 15 months (+3 months for end-point assessment)
This programme is designed for practitioners delivering employability support within a range of organisations. They are likely to work with individuals who are distanced furthest from the labour market to improve their job prospects and help them secure suitable and sustainable employment.
Learners will develop the specialist knowledge, skills and behaviours needed to effectively support service users, devising strategies to overcome multiple and often complex barriers to employment. This requires a broad appreciation of the types of public services, community offerings and funding streams available and an understanding of how these fit together so that they can put in place a bespoke plan of support.
This qualification can support internal staff operations with:
- Staff health, welfare, and wellbeing
- Behaviour management
Roles this programme is suited to:
- Job coach
- Employment adviser
- Careers adviser
- Case worker
- IAG adviser
Key learning outcomes:
- Holistic assessments and diagnostics
- Holistic action plans and reviews
- Designing, delivering and facilitating interventions
- Coaching and mentoring
- Managing complex caseloads
- Problem solving and risk/crisis management
- Stakeholder management and engagement
Professional recognition and certification:
When you successfully complete the programme you’ll be eligible to apply for associate membership of the Institute of Employability Professionals.