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Pathways Employability Skills — Entry 2 (Age 16-25)

Course information

The Pathways Team at The City of Liverpool College offers programmes for people with a wide range of learning difficulties and disabilities in a supportive environment which caters for needs both personal and academic, where experienced and committed staff adopt a person centred approach. We work closely with schools, external agencies, transition teams and social workers to ensure a smooth and effective move to Further Education takes place.
Our Aim:
• To encourage independent learning in a safe and protective environment of study
• To develop strategies and overcome barriers, personal and academic
• To support students throughout their path to employment or training and development.
What is Entry 2 Employability Skills?
• E2 Employability Skills with Literacy - develops reading and writing, speaking and listening skills. It supports learners to manage money, time management, personal budgeting, independent strategies and College projects. On this Programme, we deliver functional maths and english skills. All our students have the opportunity for both vocational work placements and mainstream workshops. We offer a range of classroom based and practical activities to underpin employability including enterprise, volunteering, educational visits and enrichment. This is a full- time programme over two and half days.


Certificate in Employability Skills Entry 2 (City and Guilds)

This course leads to...

This can lead to Pathways Entry 3 Employability Skills or on to mainstream level 1 College based courses such as hair and beauty, health and social, information technology and art based courses.

Entry Requirements

Please note, this is available only for applicants ages 16-25. Direct entry is through a small informal interview with a member of the pathways teaching team.

Why study with us?

Our pathway learners can also access one-to-one support when/where required. We also have a dedicated Care Team, who can support with personal care needs of learners.
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Further Information...

Need more information or can’t find the course you’re looking for? We can book you in to speak with our dedicated Advice & Guidance team about your options at The City of Liverpool College. With hundreds of courses and flexible learning, we’re sure to have something to meet your needs.

You can contact us online via or call us at any point on 0151 252 3000 with any queries you may have – we’re here to help.


Course ID: 163452

Course Year: 21/22

Course Duration: 1 Year


If you are 16-18 years old at the start of your course, studying at The City of Liverpool College is free. If you are aged between 19-23 and don’t already hold a qualification equivalent to 5 GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, and you need to study at Entry or Level 1 to progress to Level 2, you won't have to pay any fees for this course.

Aged 19 or over and unemployed or earning less than £18,135 a year? You may also qualify to join this course for free. To find out more, contact our admissions team on 0151 252 3000 or at

Fee for21/22 is 362.00
In future years this fee may be subject to change.

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