Certificate of Higher Education

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Course Overview

Certificate of Higher Education

Certificate of Higher Education (Skills for the Workplace) will help you develop transferable workplace skills, give your career a boost and further develop your existing work and life-based experiences.

The course is accredited and delivered by University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) and is mapped to the ILM Level 4 Leadership and Management.

Certificate of Higher Education (Skills for the Workplace) will teach you how to:

  • Apply your skills effectively
  • Anticipate and solve problems
  • Work independently and as part of a team
  • Plan and execute your ideas

The programme is specifically created in its content and flexible delivery to give you the confidence to anticipate problems and find solutions, to work independently and with other people, to plan things out before you start and complete the things you’ve started.

In short, to develop the skills that employers want!

All of the teaching is project based, linking theory with practice and ensuring that each module is contextualised within real workplace situations and challenges.

Who is the course for?

Certificate of Higher Education (Skills for the Workplace) is suitable for any individual who wishes to improve their career opportunities, develop their leadership and management skills and improve their current career standing.

We offer specific courses for the Armed Forces designed to help military personnel transition into civilian life and work.

What is the assessment method?

Assessment is through continuous work based assessment, with no final examination. The course is contextualised to the workplace and uses a project-based approach which links theory with practice.

What is the duration of the course and how is it delivered?

The course is delivered over 10 months and is taught one evening a week and one weekend day a month.

What does the course cover?

The modules include:

  • Problem solving and decision making
  • Effective teamwork and communication
  • Managing enterprise
  • Academic and employability skills
  • Research methods and digital skills
  • Professional career development

Where are the courses held?

South Wales Locations:

  • Swansea
  • Cardiff
  • Neath
  • Bridgend
  • Carmarthen
  • Llanelli
  • Aberdare
  • Pontypridd
  • Newport

What is the progression route following this course?

Cert HE Skills for the Workplace (SfWP) BA (Hons) Leadership and Management Skills for the Workplace degree