Employability Skills

Course List

  • Computers for Improvers

    This six-week course will extend your existing basic computer knowledge and confirm your current skills as well as enhancing them...
    Venue: Preston Road Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 6 weeks
    Start Date: To be confirmed
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  • Counselling Skills – Level 1

    If you are keen to develop your knowledge and understanding of counselling/helping skills, then our Introduction to Counselling Skills course...
    Venue: Preston Road Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 12 weeks
    Start Date: Wednesday 22 February OR Thursday 23 February 2023
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  • English Functional Skills (classroom-based) – Available at Entry Level 1, 2 and 3 and Level 1 and 2

    Most of our courses are delivered as a 2 hour 30 minute session once a week. The classes are organised...
    Venue: The Avenues Adult Education Centre Preston Road Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 20 weeks
    Start Date: To be confirmed
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  • English Functional Skills Level 1 and 2 (online)

    English Functional Skills equips you with vital real-world skills. Ever had trouble filling out forms, understanding technical letters or presenting your...
    Venue: Online Course
    Duration: 20 weeks
    Start Date: To be confirmed
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  • English Functional Skills Levels 1 and 2 Fast Track (online)

    English Functional Skills equips you with vital real-world skills. Ever had trouble filling out forms, understanding technical letters or presenting your...
    Venue: Online Course
    Duration: 10 weeks
    Start Date: To be confirmed
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  • ESOL Employability Award (classroom-based)

    Our ESOL courses cover all aspects of English, including speaking and listening, reading, writing, pronunciation, vocabulary, and grammar. So, what...
    Venue: The Avenues Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 12 weeks
    Start Date: To be confirmed
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  • Essential Digital Skills

    This qualification enables learners to develop a range of digital skills for work and life including: Using digital devices and...
    Venue: The Avenues Adult Education Centre Preston Road Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 18 weeks
    Start Date: February 2023
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  • Highfield Health and Safety Level 2

    Keeping workplaces safe is both a legal and moral obligation, with severe consequences if local health and safety laws are...
    Venue: The Avenues Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 1 day
    Start Date: Various dates available
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  • Highfield Level 2 Food Safety

    By law, food business operators must ensure that food handlers receive the appropriate supervision and training in food hygiene. This Level...
    Venue: Preston Road Adult Education Centre The Avenues Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 1 day
    Start Date: Various dates available
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  • ICT Functional Skills Level 2 (Classroom-based)

    This course will help you build on your existing ICT Skills. It will help you develop your practical computer skills...
    Venue: The Avenues Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 18 weeks
    Start Date: Wednesday 22 February 2023
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  • Introduction to British Sign Language (BSL) and Deaf Awareness

    To become familiar with basic vocabulary, common introductory greeting signs, and the importance of lipreading and being aware of different...
    Venue: The Avenues Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 5 weeks
    Start Date: Induction: Monday 20 February 2023
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  • Introduction to Counselling

    To gain an understanding of counselling skills.
    Venue: The Avenues Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 5 weeks
    Start Date: Tuesday 28 February 2023
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  • Learning Mentor Apprenticeship (Level 3)

    Mentoring takes place in all parts of the Education and Training Sector and staff-development contexts.  Within the Learning Mentor apprenticeship,...
    Venue: Craven Park Training and Enterprise Centre
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  • NCFE CACHE Level 1 Award in An Introduction to Early Years Settings

    This qualification is suitable for parents and volunteers wishing to participate in provisions in early years’ settings and allows you...
    Venue: The Avenues Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 12 weeks
    Start Date: Tuesday 2 May 2023
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  • NCFE CACHE Level 1 Award in Mental Health Awareness

    With 1 in 5 of us suffering in silence, it is important that we are equipped with knowledge and strategies...
    Venue: Preston Road Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 12 weeks
    Start Date: Wednesday 22 February 2023
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  • NCFE CACHE Level 1 Award in Stress Awareness

    If you are looking to gain a core understanding of stress and the effects it can have and how to...
    Venue: Preston Road Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 12 weeks
    Start Date: Wednesday 22 February 2023
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  • Preparing to Work in Schools – Level 1 Award (Teaching Assistants)

    This course prepares you for further learning and training whilst developing an understanding of the teaching and learning environment in...
    Venue: The Avenues Adult Education Centre Preston Road Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 12 weeks
    Start Date: To be confirmed
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  • Support Work in Schools and Colleges – Level 2 Award (Teaching Assistants)

    The Support Work in Schools – Level 2 Award course has been designed to provide you with the knowledge and...
    Start Date: Call the Avenues Centre on 01482 615 349 to register your interest. Courses will start in September 2022
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  • Teacher Training – City and Guilds Level 3 Award in Education and Training (blended)

    The Level 3 Award in Education and Training is not a teaching qualification. It is a knowledge based introduction to...
    Venue: Craven Park Training and Enterprise Centre
    Duration: 16 weeks (plus Induction and Study Skills)
    Start Date: To be confirmed
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