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Employability
 



Concept Northern want to help people with dyslexia succeed in the workplace, whether that’s getting a job for the first time, or improving skills for existing employees.

That’s why we developed our SQA Customised Award. It’s designed especially for learners who want to enhance their literacy skills, while increasing their employability potential.

 


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1. #WorkReady Route (age 16 - 24)
 



Develop core skills and utilise assistive technology to support your first step on the job ladder. Study our SCQF Level 5 Award and enhance job prospects through employment and Modern Apprenticeship opportunities. Gain greater know-how and more confidence by combining training with real life experiences.


ELIGIBILITY

This route is suitable for individuals who meet the following criteria:

  • Age 16 – 21
  • Dyslexic

 


KEY FEATURES

  • Up to 200 hrs of online and face-to-face training
  • Resources designed for dyslexic learners
  • Activity-based learning
  • Worth 20 SQA credit points



HOW IT WORKS

Benefiting from our unique learning program, candidates are shown the advantages of using assistive technology in common workplace activities.

Learners are introduced to employability resources which have been developed to make applying for jobs a successful and rewarding experience.

On completion, learners could be matched with a suitable Modern Apprenticeship placement, full time employment or move on to further education.

 

 

2. CPD Route (For everyone)
 



Improve your literacy and organisation skills in a business context. Learn to use assistive technology in employment to support your dyslexia.


ELIGIBILITY

This route is suitable for individuals who meet the following criteria:

  • In work, or looking for employment
  • Dyslexic or with other learning challenges
  • Keen to improve essential business skills

 


KEY FEATURES

  • Up to 120 hrs of online and face-to-face training
  • Personalised trainer support
  • Worth 14 SQA credit points
  • Increase employability or enhance existing skills
  • Funding may be available



HOW IT WORKS

Candidates are guided through the award, learning how to use assistive technology to improve office and self-management tasks.

Our online learning resources are hosted on our industry-standard learning management system (LMS) which also tracks progress and user milestones. Units combine traditional textbook-style learning with video demonstrations and advanced interactive modules.

 

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