In response to Covid-19 our training is now fully accessible online.
All our programmes can now be studied at a distance with online courses that include digital videoconferencing and virtual support from our expert trainers.
Whether it’s a short course to help support progression into work, a qualification to grow your skills or even a training course for your workforce to help develop their talent further, we have the expertise to support you.
Our programmes are free, flexible and can be tailored to meet your needs. The wide range of sector specific training programmes, specialist courses and the core support around English and maths courses we deliver will help you achieve your goals.
Whatever your reasons to be interested in adult learning courses, we have the understanding, the knowledge, expertise and the resources to enable you to have a successful future.
Pre-employment courses for job seekers
This will allow learners to gain a basic knowledge of childcare in an early years environment. It will include the value of play, roles and responsibilities of carers and volunteers, and the importance of developing links in the local community. It covers working with children up to the age of 5 years. The course will also look at the behaviours required to gain employment in the childcare sector.
Health & Social Care
This qualification and course is aimed at learners interested in working in adult social care in England. The aim is to introduce knowledge relating to working in adult social care. This course will help develop skills and techniques, personal skills and attributes essential for successful performance in working life.
Designed for learners who wish to be introduced to a range of topics relevant to a career in the hair and beauty sector. Learners will develop their knowledge and skills to prepare them for employment in a variety of job roles in the sector or to progress to further vocational learning.
Suitable for learners who wish to be introduced to a range of topics relevant to a career in the barbering sector. Learners will develop their knowledge and skills to prepare them for employment in a variety of job roles in the sector or to progress to further vocational learning.
The level 1 Award in Understanding Enterprise is aimed at those who are self-employed or are looking to work for themselves. This course gives an introductory overview of the business development lifecycle.
Personal & Social Development
This course is centred on self-development. It covers personal identity, healthy living, planning, managing money, managing relationships and dealing with problems in everyday life.
Personal Development for Employability
The perfect programme for those looking to gain the essential skills for the workplace such as advice on applying for jobs, interview skills and how to positively work with others.
Award in Customer Service
Those undertaking the retail and customer services online training will learn about stock control, the retail selling process, effective handovers and how to resolve customer service problems.
Computers and smart technology can play a big part of our everyday lives. This course teaches core computer skills such as how to access the internet, using Microsoft packages, sending emails, using computer accessories and saving documents.
English and Maths Programmes
Improving English and Maths
Level 1 & 2
A comprehensive qualification for all ages and learner types that equips learners with the practical skills needed to live, learn and work successfully. A full time programme which supports the learners in the areas they need it most.
Improving English and Maths – Night Course
Level 1 & 2
A comprehensive qualification for all ages and learner types that equips learners with the practical skills needed to live, learn and work successfully. We want to ensure everyone has the opportunity to access support improving their Maths and English skills by running the programme in the evening.
Sector and vocational training courses
Introduction to Pedicure and Manicure
This course involves learning about basic nail care, biology of the nail, manicure treatments including hand and arm massage, paraffin wax, and a range of nail finishes. The course includes support for those who wish to gain an introductory understanding of the subject of enterprise and self employment by exploring specific areas of the business development cycle.
Introduction to Nail Art and Enhancement
Designed to provide the skills and knowledge needed to apply and maintain acrylic nail enhancements, carry out nail art services and includes support for those who wish to gain an introductory understanding of the subject of enterprise and self employment by exploring specific areas of the business development cycle.
This accredited qualification is to provide individuals with the knowledge skills and understanding to pursue a career in hairdressing. The qualification covers, consultation with clients, shampoo and conditioning, styling and finishing hair, cutting hair, and colour and lightening hair, plus further optional units are available to meet the needs of the individual and to meet the qualification credit requirements.
This accredited qualification is to provide individuals with the knowledge skills and understanding to pursue a career in Barbering. The qualification covers, consultation with clients, shampoo and conditioning, styling and finishing men’s hair, cutting hair, and cutting facial hair, plus further optional units are available to meet the needs of the individual and to meet the qualification credit requirements.
Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties
This qualification aims to develop learners knowledge and understanding of a range of specific learning difficulties, how they are diagnosed and how individuals can be supported.
Certificate in Understanding Safeguarding and Prevent
The purpose of this qualification is to increase the learners knowledge and awareness of the Prevent Duty and safeguarding, including online safety. By completing the qualification, learners will develop knowledge of safeguarding in an environment where they have a duty of care.
Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools
This qualification will enable learners to develop the knowledge and skills needed when supporting teaching and learning in primary, secondary or specialist schools. It covers a wide range of areas including children and young people’s development, supporting those with disabilities or special educational needs and communication and professional relationships.
Certificate for the Children and Young People’s Workforce
Suitable for any employee working directly with children and young people aged 0-19 years in a variety of settings. The course will cover undertaking basic care routines, providing activities to support development, contributing to positive environments, ensuring equality and inclusion of children and young people and safeguarding their welfare.
Health & Social Care Diploma
The Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social care is key in the delivery of care and support to individuals in a number of settings. These range from residential care homes to care-at-home services and the role may include supporting individuals to develop skills that enable them to live their lives with increasing independence and to reach their full potential.
Certificate in Understanding Autism
The purpose of this qualification is to develop learners knowledge and understanding of autism and how to support individuals with autism to live healthy and fulfilled lives.
Team Leading Diploma
This accredited qualification is aimed at individuals who manage a team of people on a day to day basis. The qualification includes principles of team leading, understanding business, leading and managing a team and contributing to meetings. You will also learn more about equality and diversity in the workplace and how to manage the team’s performance.
Certificate in Understanding Children and Young People’s Mental Health
This qualification aims to develop knowledge of mental health in children and young people. Learners will gain an understanding of the factors that affect mental health and can expect to find out about a range of conditions.
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