These are short free courses are for learners who are out of work or in low paid jobs, who want to improve their confidence, skills and qualifications.
Free first steps courses are designed to lead on to short Level 1 or 2 qualification courses in practical subjects which will help you get back into work if you are in low-paid employment.
For example, the Introduction to Computers course can be followed by Level 1 qualifications in Word Processing, Database, Excel, Spreadsheets or Website design. You can find out more about these courses by looking at the Computers Skills section under course information sheets.
The Preparing for Work in Schools course can be followed by a Level 2 qualification in Supporting Teaching and Learning Schools. This qualificstion is available as a taught programme if you do not have any paid or voluntary work in a school, or as a work-based programme if you do.
if you would like to speak to an advisor about your options, please phone our main enquiry line on 01908 556700.