Personal and Social Development


Level 1 Certificate in Personal and Social Development.

Course Overview

Students following this personalised course will:

a) Complete a qualification in Personal and Social Development. There is a range of units which can be delivered in order to achieve the certificate. These vocational units are designed to enhance learners’ life and work skills in preparation for the world at work. Learners will cover a wide range of knowledge and practical skills required for different areas of work preparation, personal and social development. The units cover areas such as developing own skills and setting goals; social skills such as managing relationships and working with others; knowledge for living in the wider community such as rights and responsibilities and community action; and life skills such as healthy living, budgeting and preparing for work.

b) Have the opportunity to develop their learning skills to support their studies in all other subject areas. This will include literacy and numeracy skills as well as the development of independent learning and life skills.

Exams and Coursework

Thirteen coursework credits will be completed for the Level 1 Certificate in Personal and Social Development.

Six credits will provide a Level 1 Award rather than the full certificate.

No examination.

Potential Career Routes

The intended destinations for learners successfully achieving these qualifications include:

  • GCSEs /vocational courses
  • Diplomas
  • Apprenticeships
  • Employment

Contact J Cole [email protected]