Preparation For Working Life

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Gross Pay - The total earnings including basic pay and overtime payments.

Net Payment - Earnings after deductions 

PAYE - Pay As You Earn

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Tax Codes

Tax Code L

  • Personal basic allowance

Tax Code P and Y

  • Personal allowance for thoes over 65

Tax Code T

  • Needs to be reviewed by Inspector of Taxes
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Payment For Work


A record of pay that tax has been deducted from it so far in the tax year.


It shows the amount that has been paid over to the government and national insurance.

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Transferable & Concrete Skills

Transferable Skills

Skills that can be used by the employer that can be used in different contexts

E.g. communication, ICT, ability to work independently.

Concrete Skills

Skills that people are able to peform a spectic task using one set of skills

E.g. qualifications

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First Aid







Deformity Check


Flip them over

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S - Signs and Symptoms

A - Allergies

M - Medication

P - Past Medical history

L - Last time they ate or drank

E - Events

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Body Language

  • Sitting up straight
  • Do not fidget
  • Smile in the interview and have a positie voice
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Preperation for Interview

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4 things that need to be done to prepare for an interview

1. CV

2. Answers

3. Informed

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Different Card Types

Credit Card

A card that you loan money from the bank to be paid off at a later date.

Debit card

A card that pays straight out of your bank account

Minimum wage

The wage that you cannot recieve less than by law.

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Feelings and Emotions

Self Concept/Self Confidence

Knowing what you’re capable of and trying to do better no matter what others may think.


Something that you do as a leisure activity.


When you feel overworked and worried


When you feel very upset and hate life.

Social Interaction

When you speak to friends and family or go to an event or leave the house.

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This is where you go to get advice on getting a job or continuing with your education.

Job Centre

Where you can hand in your CV and you can find jobs or they can look for a job on your behalf.


Then you can relate to someone you have something in common.

What does being enterprising mean?

Enterprising is when a business person faces a challenge in everyday life and takes a risk by starting an business or line.


When you are asked questions to improve yours and others lives or to find out general information to help businesses.

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Sectors of the Economy


Where the economy is making use of direct natural resources (e.g. raw materials)


Where the economy is dominated by the manufacturer of finished products (e.g. car manufacturing)

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CAD - It stands for Computer Aided Design .It is used to produce drawings and prototypes so that the end products looks appealing to the customer. Also, puts detail into products and make them work effectively.

CAM – Computer Aided Manufacturing. Business can link up many computer operated machines to carry out identical processes.

CNC – Computer Numerical Control machines – Machines in factories which receives instructions about what to do from a computer rather than directly from a worker.

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Technology (1)

ROBOT – A machine controlled by a computer which is able to move materials to achieve set tasks.

AGV – Carriages on which materials can be carried round a factory guided by inductive wires and sensors.

CIM – Computer Integrated Manufacturing – The use of a computer or computer network to control the production of a whole factory or part of a factory.

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Production Line - Channel Distribution

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Channel of Distribution:

  • A path through which goods and services flow in one direction (from vendor to the consumer), and the payments generated by them that flow in the opposite direction (from consumer to the vendor).

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Production Line - Job Production

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Job production:

  • Job production where items are made individually and each item is finished before the next one is started

  • For example, designer dresses are made using the job production method

  • Advantage: The quality of work is usually high.

  • Disadvantage:It is relatively expensive.

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Production Line - Batch Production

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Batch production:

  • Where groups of items are made together. Each batch is finished before starting the next block of goods.

  • For example, a baker first produces a batch of 50 white loaves.

  • Advantage: It makes it easier to specialise in a certain section.

  • Disadvantage: The goods have to be stored and this costs a lot of money.

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Production Line - Flow Production

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Flow production:

  • Where identical, standardised items are produced on an assembly line.

  • For example, most cars are mass-produced in large factories using conveyor belts and expensive machinery like robotic arms.

  • Advantage: Large numbers of products can roll off assembly lines at very low cost.

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is this for the level 1/level 2 certificate?



this level 2 certicate is good

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