Career Development Pathway (CDP)

This qualification is for people aged 16-24 who want to explore and understand the world of work before they start employment.

The programme adopts a person centred approach to learning and will support you to develop the skills you need to achieve your goals.

This study programme is for students who feel they need support to build their confidence to move into the world of employment, but do not yet have the skills to get and keep paid work, or to successfully complete a Supported Internship, this may be due to lack of employability knowledge and skills.

If you want to develop your personal, social and employability skills after leaving school and feel you can commit to a high level of work experience, there’s nowhere better than Reaseheath to support you.

The course is 4 days per week and you will gain extensive work experience in a range of areas.

Skills you will be supported to develop

  • Looking for a job
  • Customer Service
  • Interview skills
  • Working safely
  • Personal presentation at work
  • Conduct at work
  • Interview skills
  • Enterprise activities
  • Attitudes and values for personal development
  • You will undertake work experience up to 250 hours


  • 1 year

What qualifications will I gain?

  • City & Guilds Level 1 Certificate in Employability Skills or City & Guilds Level 2 Extended Award in Employability Skills
  • (enrolment on either course is dependent upon prior experience and qualifications)
  • Functional Skills or GCSE in English and Maths depending on previous qualifications

Options after this programme

For further details and to register your interest contact or call 01270 625131.