Level 1 Personal & Social Development

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If you are 16 to 18 and looking for a full time course to help you develop a range of personal and social development skills then this is a perfect choice.

Whether you want to continue your studies or gain employment this course will give you the opportunity to develop the skills essential for future success. You might know what area you wish to pursue a career in or might still be unsure. Either way this course can help you progress towards achieving your dream career.

Course Information


Units / Modules

Personal Development: Healthy living, Prepare for work & Planning and running an enterprise Activity

Careers Workshops: Prepare for work

Tutorial and wellbeing: To help your career progression

Enrichment: In a range of areas, including a Community Action Project

English and Maths: If not yet achieved a Grade 2

Timetable: 2 Days at Park Lane and Half day joint provision.

Benefits / Skills

  • You will develop your personal skills to help you progress to a higher level of study and gain future employment. This includes studying English and Maths.
  • You will expand your experience through participating in classroom activities and studying different projects.
  • You will gain valuable work experience through undertaking volunteering activities, helping you build your CV.
  • You will be provided with careers advice to help you progress in your chosen vocational area after completing the course.
  • You will achieve a NCFE Level 1 Personal and Social Development qualification.

There are flexible start dates for this course: From September 2021 - January 2022

This course is practical based, with some written elements used to support this. Whilst in college you will take part in group activities and discussions, you will keep a portfolio of the work done in class and you will have individual discussions with your tutor to discuss your progress.

Entry Requirements

  • 2 GCSE’s at Grade 2 or E (or equivalent)
  • A keen interest in developing personal and employability skills
  • Successful Interview

Career Progression

  • Upon successfully completing this course you can progress to further study at Leeds City College in your chosen vocational area, at Level 2.
  • You could undertake an apprenticeship in your chosen vocational area.
  • Alternatively, you could choose to enter full or part-time employment.

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Course Details


1 year

Study Type

Full time

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Course Fee (16-18)

No fee

School of Events, Enterprise & Employability
Leeds City College
Leeds City College