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The e-PASS at Suffolk New College is designed to support you in developing your employability skills by providing you with a framework of essential skills that you will be able to practice and develop as part of your work placement, work experience, mandatory vocational placement or industry work placement and in some cases work related activities/projects.

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What is ePass?

Supported through your Professional Development sessions, and complemented by your vocational curriculum, you will explore the knowledge, skills and behaviours required for employment in your chosen career.

The e-PASS focuses on how to prepare you for your route to employability, which may include next levels of education including higher education and training as pathway to your intended career destination.

There are 5 strands within the e-PASS each of which has a range of skills which you will be able to develop to demonstrate how you are developing your employability skills to be work ready. You will capture your progress in developing these skills within GroFAR – where you will assess yourself in the early stages of your course, set targets to achieve and review your progress at the end.

A learner watching electrical demonstration by the lecturer.