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What is it?

Employers want people who are punctual and reliable, can work with other people and can complete tasks safely to the required standard. 

Workright provides a framework to develop a range of basic transferable employability skills. It can be used in a variety of settings, including schools, FE, training providers and day care services. 

Addressing SEND areas of need

ASDAN has produced a series of guidance documents showing how components of our programmes and qualifications can meet the four broad areas of need outlined in the SEND code of practice. Download our free guide to addressing SEND areas of need using Workright.

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Who is it for?

The programme has been developed for young people (aged 14+) and adults who are following a work-based/work experience programme of study.

It can cater for a wide range of abilities: those performing below Entry Level through to those at Entry 3 who may be able to progress quickly to training programmes and employment.


For those seeking a qualification outcome, Transition Challenge can be used to support the delivery of the Entry 1 qualifications in Personal Progress.

There is also scope for progression through:


The Workright modules can be undertaken in any order. Certification is available for all four modules or for individual modules.

Levels of support are used to show how the learner has achieved the activity. They show individual progression and differentiation between learners:

  • Experience recorded
  • Gestural help
  • No help
  • Physical help
  • Sensory experience
  • Spoken/signed help

Additionally, there is an opportunity to record students' achievements by allocating a P level or other descriptor to their work, as appropriate.


Each module is divided into three sections:

  • Health and safety at work: Health and safety rules; Emergencies; Keeping your workspace clean and tidy

  • Responsibilities in the workplace: Attendance; Timekeeping; Appearance

  • Working with others: Respecting others; Getting on with people at work; Working in a team

  • You at work: Doing jobs at work; The things you use at work; Getting help with problems at work

Workright Student Book

Each student must have their own copy of the student book.

Download sample pages from the Workright student book.

Getting started

For centres new to ASDAN, your first step is to complete the Centre Registration Form. Current ASDAN centres need to ensure that the Preparing for Adulthood programmes are added to their centre's registration.

Following registration, you will be able to purchase your books and access additional resources and guidance via the members area of this website. ASDAN also provides introductory training workshops and can arrange in-house training.

ASDAN members area

Once your centre is registered with ASDAN for Workright, you can find further information and resources in the members area. This section of the website contains all the essential documents, forms and updates that you will need to deliver your course.

There is no limit to the number of people from a centre who can register to use the members area. You can create a new user account using the online form. 


After students' work has been internally moderated, centres must register candidates for external moderation, which is carried out at a regional moderation meeting or by post. ASDAN will issue certificates following successful external moderation.

Gold certification is available to learners who have successfully completed all modules. Silver certification is also available for learners who have completed one or more modules.


All prices shown below are per learner, unless otherwise stated.

Item Price
Workright student book (one per learner) £8.75
Workright certification (per learner) £5.50
Workright tutor guidance (optional) £18.30


All prices valid from 1 September 2020 until 31 August 2021. Prices are shown exclusive of VAT. 

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