Certificate for Supported Employment Practitioners
This qualification is for practitioners who work in a supported employment context, helping disabled and disadvantaged people into employment. It will help you further develop your skills and have your achievements formally recognised through external accreditation.
This qualification will provide you with the knowledge, understanding and skills needed to perform your job role within the supported employment sector to a high standard.
Units covered in this programme include:
– The core values of supported employment
– Working with job-seekers to identify and plan for supported employment
– Engaging job-seekers in supported employment
– Engaging employers in supported employment
– In-work support and career development for supported employment
– Job-matching and securing supported employment
The content of these units is based on the National Occupational Standards for Supported Employment.
You will be required to produce a portfolio including written assessments, a presentation, discussion and reflective journals.
There are no academic requirements, however it is beneficial to work within the supported employment or supported internship environment.
The primary purpose of this qualification is to support continued professional development for supported employment practitioners.
Q: Is there any funding available to help pay for my course?
A: Many of our courses are free to attend (subject to eligibility). We will carry out a fee assessment when you enrolment to establish if you meet this criteria.
As this course requires you to undertake work placements with children and/or vulnerable adults, a DBS check is required.
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Why Petroc should be your first choice
Petroc offers high quality education and training across North and Mid Devon. We provide outstanding learning, excellent facilities, strong connections to employers and a supportive environment to help you fulfil your education goals and set you on your path to the career of your dreams.
We offer a supportive and inclusive environment where you can flourish and feel a valued member of the college and wider community.
Our teaching spaces and facilities are some of the best in the region, providing stimulating and true-to-life learning environments.
We’ll provide you with the experiences you need to be ready for employment or the next step on your educational journey.