EF provider fact sheet
Aim of provision (e.g. “To prepare attendees for employment by providing underpining knowledge of a particular sector and to provide the basic skills for that sector”)
Content of EF provision (e.g. pre recruitment training for a specic sector, job focussed training, employability provision, core skills, summary of support for personal
development and info on work experience element)
Qualications (Detail all qualications that are available as part of the EF provision. If EF provision contains units/modules at different SCQF levels, the overall level
should equate to the majority of provision (50%+)
Name/Code (if appropriate) of Unit/Module/SCQF rate qualication (where the qualication is not SCQF credit
rates please include a brief description)
SCQF level SCQF credit
Overall level Total credit points
Proposed outcomes and potential progression routes on successful completion
(Detail linkages to other local opportunities and progression towards FE, MA,
Additional information (Any extra information or notes regarding the EF provision e.g. application and administration requirements, minimum number of referrals
SDS Contract Manager Name
Tel no. email
EF Provider Declaration
I ensure that the information in this EF fact sheet is accurate and supported by a SDS contract for the EF. I agree to make this fact sheet available
to all EF referral organisations in the relevant LEP area.
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1 April 2015
The aim of provision is to provide personal development, build employability skills, provide vocational training,Pre-employability training, provide
support and guidance, aligning training plans to individual need and career aspirations. Lifeskills will guide and advise client on sustainable
progression, employer expectations as well as preparing them for work experience. A key aspect of provision will be to identify supportive
placements to match client needs and where there are potential opportunities in the labour market. Lifeskills will assist in Job Search, working on
speculative applications that potentially will lead to sustainable employment.
A Key focus will be on sustaining attendance and developing employability skills, including developing a CV, letter writing, paper and online
applications, job seraching, use of my world of work, universal job match, interview techniques and preparation, buidling confidence, self
presentation, positive body language. In addition, Lifeskills will deliver a range of group activites to develop team working and interactive skills. A
key aspect of provision will be to work towards qualifications linked to enhancing vocational capability and chosen vocational area. Lifeskills will
provide expertise and support in entering sectors such as Retail, Hospitality, Customer Service, Construction and Security. A key aspect of
provision will be to introduce and increasing relevant work experience to develop skills and knowledge and improve confidence and further
employability of the employability of the participant to increase their chances to increase their chances of gaining sustainable employment.
Achievement of job outcome, progression to Stage 3 of Employability Fund, progression to a Modern Apprenticeship, or progression towards a
more advanced level of further education.
Core Skills (Numeracy, ICT, Communication, Working with other and Problem Solving
Clients need to be interviewed and assessed by Lifeskills within 4 weeks of planned programme start date and date on the Eligibility Form from
the referring organisation.
Clients should not be referred if they have been accepted for a further education course.
Helena Bryce - SDS Contract Manager