More than a Qualification
In the modern world, most employers are looking for more than just a qualification.
Yes, the qualification will make you eligible to apply for the job, but you need much more than that to be successful in most roles.
You need 'soft skills'. Skills that are developed over time.
At UCS, our ethos of embedding your learning in the heart of professional industry allows you to develop these skills and put you in the strongest possible position to be successful in your chosen career.
Through specific, targetted Work Experience, we focus on the 3 key Employability Skills
The skills required to work well with other people
Good Interpersonal skills allow you to work effectively as a member of a team, meet client and customer expectations, and solve problems.
The UCS Work Experience Opportunities allow you to develop a range of Interpersonal Skills, such as:
Communication Skills - Verbal, Non-Verbal, and Listening
Problem solving & decision-making
Believing and seeking to always improve
The growth mindset is key to everything we do at UCS.
We believe that all of our staff and students should be open to new ideas and experiences. We believe that we can always get better in everything we do.
We want you to use the unique opportunities afforded by working and learning in a professional industry environment to develop a growth mindset. Be open to new experiences and accept honest, constructive feedback to grow into the successful coaches, managers and leaders that you strive to become.
Reliability & Dependability
Do what you say you will do
This is all about personal skills.
We believe that the unique UCS work experience opportunities allow you to develop personal traits, such as
Managing your time effectively
Taking responsibility for your actions
Asking for help if you need it
Using your initiative