Read more about
how the Certificate of Work Readiness is supporting young people
The Certificate of Work Readiness is an award
for young people who are ready for their first experience of the
world of work, but need some help.
The qualification includes a quality work experience placement
as well as classroom based learning - the perfect combination that
tells employers the person is ready for the workplace.
Recognised across Scotland
190 hours work experience
Can be used to lead into Modern Apprenticeship
More than 1500 Scottish businesses are tackling youth unemployment.
Training companies across Scotland have been awarded support through the ‘Capacity Building Fund’ to help them deliver an employer-assessed qualification to young people.
"The Certificate of Work Readiness is a huge benefit for
employers looking to take on reliable, enthusiastic new
Lynn Walker, Operations Manager for cleaning and
support services company ISS
"We are very pleased with the learner's transition from
the college to the workplace. All the learners have demonstrated an
enthusiasm to be here."
Lindsey Elder, Human Resources, Dawnfresh