Personal Skills Pathway | People Plus

Personal Skills Pathway

For learners who want to develop the most valuable soft skills to support their career. Our Personal Skills course is the steppingstone to your next career and aims to support your technical skills to ensure you stand out as a well-rounded candidate to future employers. Personal Development allows you to assess your skills and qualities, consider your professional aims and set goals to realise and maximise your potential. This learning pathway will teach you how to continue to develop your soft skills throughout your career. The pathway is ideal if you are wanting to boost or start your career.

Why us

Sustainable employment is a key factor for our learners. With this in mind, we have designed our Personal Skills course with qualifications to enable individuals to secure employment in multiple settings. Our Personal Skills Course enables learners to stand out from the crowd. You will be able to prove to employers that you have essential skills including;

  • Managing yourself
  • Mental well-being
  • Networking & Building relationships
  • Self-development
  • Decision making
  • Discovering your strengths
  • Emotional Intelligence

Employers value people who have the above essential skills and can confidently express themselves. PeoplePlus have links with many employers and can often offer guaranteed interviews with local employers on course completion.


  • Personal and Social Skills
  • Healthy Lifestyles; The Essentials
  • Personal Finances
  • Time Management
  • Becoming a better listener


You must be 19 or older (this does change to 16 depending on your location)

You must be claiming State Benefits (JSA, ESA, Income support or Universal Credit) or on a low income.

We will carry out Initial Assessment to ensure you are on the right programme and level.


Our Skills Support for the Unemployed and Adult Education Budget funded programmes are co-financed by the Education and Skills Funding Agency and the European Social Fund. This enables us to provide fully funded courses for unemployed people (or people on a low income) and provide businesses with a talented pool of individuals.

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Quick Details: We've delivered courses to 19,000 learners last year. Our achievement rates were 94% versus a national average of 85%. We are the largest provider of Skills Support for the unemployed with 47% of the market. We are also the largest provider of Adult Education Budget funded training. We are a Grade 2 (Good) Ofsted rated provider.

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