Employability skills courses

Employability Essentials:

Recommended learning hours - 4 hours in total

Looking for your first job?

Maybe you’ve been out of work for a while and you’re ready to get back & earn some cash? Or maybe you want a change of job but your job finding skills are a bit rusty?

Here at BEB we have a fantastic bundle of courses that will give you everything you need to get that job!

Learn how to:

  • find that job of your dreams
  • write a CV and covering letter that will get you noticed
  • take the fear out of interviews

Our courses are fun and engaging and full of interactive learning, quizzes, case studies and motivational stories to help make job hunting less daunting.


Finding that Job

This course will give you everything you need to know about how to:

  • Get information on jobs
  • Apply for jobs
  • Uncover Opportunities
  • Match jobs to your interests, skills and experience

Writing a CV

By the end of this course you will have produced your own CV and you will understand:

  • How and when to use a CV
  • How to match your CV to the job description
  • How to identify the relevant information you need to include


Letter Writing

In this course you will put your learning into practice by writing a covering letter to go with your CV. By the end you will understand:

  • When to use a covering letter
  • How to put together a winning letter
  • How to write and submit speculative applications


Interview Techniques

Learn how to ace the interview with this course. You’ll learn:

  • How to match answers to common interview questions
  • How to answer open questions
  • How to talk about your skills and experience

The Practice Makes Perfect section will give you the chance to put what you’ve learnt into practice.


The last course in our bundle gives you lots of information and a real insight into jobs in different sectors – from health and social care to retail and manufacturing. The course explains which qualifications you might need for the different jobs and where the career might take you.

Learn the skills that will help give you the confidence to feel good in the workplace, make the most of what you’ve got and showcase your talents. Getting the job, you really want takes more than luck, our ‘Employability Essentials’ skills course could make all the difference.

Life skills course

Life Skills:

Here at BEB we know that learning isn’t just about getting a qualification or a new job. Sometimes you need new skills to help in life too.

So we’ve put together a fantastic set of courses that are fun and engaging with interactive learning and quizzes and will give you help and advice in lots of other areas of your life.

Learn how to:

  • Keep safe in your home
  • Plan and prepare to cook a meal for your friends
  • Engage with your community
  • Fit everything in to your hectic life
  • Complete complicated forms
  • Short courses
  • Safe as Houses

This course will help you see the different hazards in your home and help you make your home safer. You’ll explore the Fitzgerald family home and move around different areas inside and out, spotting potential hazards and meeting different characters.

By the end you will be able to:

  • Understand the various dangers that can be found in your home
  • Recognise potential dangers in the future
  • Make your house safe from fire and safe for children
  • Know how to respond to some dangerous situations
  • Ready to Cook

Have you ever wanted to have a few friends over for dinner, but not known where to start?

Ready to Cook will give you everything you need to impress your friends and family with your cooking skills. The course is in the style of a TV game show where contestants take part to plan, prepare and present a meal. A game show host explains the challenges and three judges are on hand to pass comment on each contestant’s skills and offer advice as to how they can improve.


When you have completed this course, you will be able to:

  • Prepare, plan, and cook a meal
  • Know how to organise yourself in the kitchen
  • Know how to organise a dinner party
  • Your Place Your Community

In this course, Sam takes you through a month in his life and his successes as he attempts to re-engage with other people in his community after a period of illness.

The course is in the style of a video diary and has a fun interactive game, Up the Aisles, to test what you’ve learned in the tasks.

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Understand that social interaction depends on social customs and values
  • Appreciate the importance of effective communication in communal life
  • Understand the value of reviewing your own attitudes
  • Not Enough Hours
  • Do you ever feel like there isn’t enough time in the day to get everything done?
  • Then ‘Not Enough Hours’ could be the right course for you!


This course will help you to:

  • Understand how to work with others to complete a task
  • Know how to prioritise tasks
  • Manage your time in the best way possible
  • Plan out your entire day
  • Get Informed
  • Do you have trouble filling in forms?


In this course, you’ll look at some real application forms and learn about the most common mistakes made on them. We’ll help you find the best way to get prepared before filling in complicated forms and show you how to keep your personal information organised.


With this course you will be able to:

  • Fill in various different types of form
  • See how other people have experiences like your own
  • Understand the cost of filling in a form wrong
  • Organise your personal information when filling in forms
  • Brush up your life skills and see if it helps make life a bit easier, less stressful and more fun, these short courses are all free for you from BEB!
  • Work Start, your first step back into work