We have a range of qualifications and resources designed to support education and training providers in preparing their learners for the world of work. These solutions include a range of regulated learning programmes supported by online and paper-based resources, for individual learner use and classroom delivery.

In response to feedback from thousands of employers surveyed, The we have developed a range of ‘next generation’ employability programmes of learning. Whatever the age, background or circumstances of your client or learner there is a solution that will work for them.

The following are our range of qualifications:

Job search and interview skills

Job search and employment potential

Employability skills


We also have a range of units that can be studied and certificated individually. Use the Advanced Qualification Search facility on NCFE’s website (www.ncfe.org.uk) to find a unit that meets your needs.

Who are these qualifications for?

Our employability related qualifications have a broad appeal, and will specifically benefit the following groups:

  • the unemployed
  • learners aged 14-19
  • people facing unemployment
  • people in employment who want to develop their skills.

How can these qualifications be delivered?

Our qualifications can be delivered in a range of settings, for example online, in the workplace, via distance learning, in a classroom or college environment.

Supporting materials

We offer a range of learning resources for these qualifications.

  • Job search qualifications
    NCFE will send you a link to the workbooks upon registration of your learners.
  • Employability skills qualifications
    You can access a free workbook for the Mindset unit from the qualification page on our website.
    If you have any questions about these learning resources please contact your Customer Support Advisor at NCFE on 0191 239 8000.


NCFE has a number of qualifications to ensure a safer work placement: