N-Gaged Training & Recruitment Ltd - An award winning professional training company in Bristol

Certificate in Personal and Social Development

E3, L1 or L2

About this course

This course is aimed at people who, through no fault of their own, have been out of employment for some time. It encourages you, through a creation of a portfolio, to recognise hidden skills and talents and identify how they are transferrable to a workplace. This course is as relevant to people who are thinking of changing career as it is to people who have been out of work for any period of time. The course is focused around the needs of the individual and the individual creation of each unique portfolio will increase self-confidence alongside developing job searching skills.

What will I do on this course ?

During this course you will be able to:

  • Understand where to locate advertised jobs that are relevant to your interests and skill set.
  • Develop confidence in your own skills and identify how they are transferable to the workplace.
  • Produce an accurate and professional C.V.
  • Know how to prepare, respond appropriately and assess performance to interview questions.
  • Become knowledgeable in the skills needed to maintain a healthy lifestyle in order to keep yourself motivated during your job search.

Who is it for ?

This course is relevant to anyone who is unemployed; wishing to change career paths; risk of redundancy or returning to work.

How is this course assessed ?

There no formal examination and you will be assessed in a variety of ways by your tutor. Your final assessment will consist of a portfolio of work that you create over the time of the course which can be used to assist in your search for employment.

What could I do next ?

This course gives you the opportunity to gain work finding skills which will give you not only confidence but also give you vital practical experience of looking for work.

Previous students have gone on to:

  • Further qualifications e.g. BETC, Level 1/ 2 awards.
  • A vast range of apprenticeships and



All of our courses are priced relative to the learner; but are free to the unemployed.

When applying for the course we will discuss any relevant concessions and apply them where possible.

Employers please contact our office where we will be happy to discuss fees with you.

Awarding body



10 days


9:00 - 4:30

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How to apply

For an information pack, or if you have any other questions about booking the training please contact our team by telephone or email.

T: 01179 710883        email: mail@n-gaged.co.uk

Our office is manned Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm.

0117 971 0883

For more information go to how to book your training or if you require an information pack that includes all the necessary application forms contact us by phone or email.

Our office is staffed Monday to Friday
8.30am – 5.00pm