Employability

Overview

The Employability Pathway offers learners the chance to work in real-life working environments and further their vocational knowledge with the aspiration of gaining supported, voluntary or paid employment. 

Pathway Content

Our Supported Internships are supported by job coaches who will help the learners to become independent and work at industry standards.  Alongside their work placements, learners will have the chance to achieve their Maths, English, ICT and other relevant vocational qualifications.

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Employability Skills

Employability Skills

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Overview

Employability Skills at Landmarks are delivered across all our sites and training environments and are suitable for learners wanting to develop their independence skills whilst unlocking their employment prospects and potential. Aimed at providing learners with the skills, qualities, and attitudes that are matched to career aspirations and workplaces, all learners who follow the Employability Pathway also have access to tailored work experience further helping to inform career choices. 

Retail

Retail

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Retail supports learners to develop work readiness and enterprise skills.

They learn how to work as a team, plan budgets, understand profit and selling strategies. These skills help learners to become; confident communicators, talking to unfamiliar people in a variety of settings, team players, relying on and supporting one another to see the job through and increased independence, recognising the part they play in the team.

Retail includes the running of four specific businesses; marketing, purchasing and selling of products, the management of funds, advertising and promoting events.

Bistro

Bistro

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Our Cookery sessions take part in The Bistro, which is a professional kitchen where learners develop their curiosity for cooking, by learning how to cook everyday meals.

Learners develop practical, everyday functional skills through working in the Bistro, which involves shopping for food, taking orders from learners and staff, preparing and cooking meals, presenting food, and finally ensuring the kitchen is tidied and cleaned to industry standard.

Duke of Edinburgh

Duke of Edinburgh

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The Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme is a nationally recognised scheme that aims to develop the self-confidence and skills for the life of young people. Through individual challenges, each Award offers a balanced, non-competitive programme of activities which encourage personal discovery and growth, self-reliance, perseverance, a responsibility to themselves and service to the community.

Hospitality & Catering

Hospitality & Catering

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Hospitality & Catering at Landmarks is delivered at ‘The Archer’ our fully operational public house in Rainworth, Mansfield.

The Archer is a unique training environment enabling many of our learners to gain the experience and qualifications needed to enter the hospitality and catering trade.

Learners fulfil many of the operational roles, acquiring first-hand experience of serving customers, preparing drinks, making meals and maintaining the environment to a high standard.

Personal Development

Personal Development

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Learners will have the opportunity to develop and enhance their personal, social and independence skills in a challenging, fun and safe environment.

As part of this session, learners will access the community and engage with projects that benefit their local area. Personal Development involves learning about healthy lifestyles, relationships, keeping safe, and community inclusion. This session may involve, or lead to, work experience.

Individuals will gain confidence in their abilities and develop a positive growth mindset which is transferable to home, work and the community.

Art

Art

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The Art curriculum is designed to allow learners to explore an exciting and diverse range of topics, by utilising an even greater range of working methods and art materials. 

The studio workspace creates an ever-changing learning environment, with the chance to experience new assignments, on a weekly basis and the opportunity to engage in personal, paired, and group assignments throughout the year.

Enterprise

Enterprise

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Enterprise offers the opportunity for learners to be involved in generating and presenting high-quality products and services, for all of our Landmarks events. Each event allows learners to participate in real-life scenarios, creating products for sale, through to the presentation and selling of goods to the customer.

Animal Care Studies

Animal Care Studies

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Animal Care is delivered at our working farm site in the beautiful village of Apperknowle on the edge of Dronfield.

Animal Care includes the care of our livestock including sheep, cattle, horses, pigs, and poultry as part of our farm-to-fork curriculum. 

Learners will see the process of animal breeding, and birthing and be involved in the seasons of our farm site.

Sessions build communication, confidence, physical ability and independence.

Functional Skills

Functional Skills

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Functional Skills (Mathematics, English and ICT) are delivered in every session via RARPA targets. This approach allows learners opportunities to practice their functional understanding of Maths, English and ICT in a different context. The aim, being these practised skills can be transferred into the daily lives of our learners and enable them to more confident adults.

Next Steps

The Employability Pathway can lead to some form of employment as well as increased independence in the home and local community. 

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