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Employability Skills

3 weeks
Online Learning

GC Education and Skills are working in partnership with Greater Manchester Fire & Rescue Service (GMFRS) to help you develop the key skills needed to increase your employability chances and gain an appreciation of the GMFRS recruitment process.

When does the course start?

This course can be started immediately. 


What does the course cover?

On this course you will develop the following skills:

  • Planning for progression and making applications
  • Interview skills
  • Time management
  • Presentation skills
  • Developing digital career skills
  • Digital security
  • Explore and understand the importance of equality and diversity
  • Dealing with challenges
  • Introduction to sustainable development and global citizenship


What will I achieve?

On successful completion, you will achieve the following qualifications:

  • Level 2 Principles for Digital Skills in Employment awarded by TQUK 
  • Level 2 in Employability awarded by City & Guilds
What are the entry requirements?

There are no formal entry requirements for this course however, you will need:

  • A live internet connection via WIFI, any 3G or 4G network
  • A modern internet browser such as Chrome, Safari, or Firefox. If using Internet Explorer, we always recommend using the latest version
  • A desktop PC, Laptop, or any Android or iOS compatible mobile device
  • Possess a solid knowledge of the English language
  • Basic computer skills: e.g. Word processing, emailing, uploading documents, etc.
  • Have a genuine desire to succeed


Where will I study?

This course is delivered online. 

How much does the course cost?

The course is FREE for anyone who meets the eligibility requirements, please email us to find out more.

How do I apply?

To apply for this course please complete this form and email it to


Do you have any other courses

You may be interested in applying for one of our short online courses which are fully funded*. Take a look at our short online courses here.

*Eligibility criteria applies