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Employability Skills View details

This course is designed to help and support people back into employment. The course covers a variety of different aspects that will help you on your journey into employment. These include identifying individual skills and qualities, completing a new CV or updating a current one, teamwork and problem solving, taking part in mock interviews and confidence and resilience activities.

Using Computers - Beginners Computer Skills View details

Using a computer can make your life easier and open up many new opportunities for you. This course covers basic skills such as using a keyboard, a mouse and understanding the basic functions of a laptop including how to turn it on and off plus other useful controls and settings. You will learn the importance of staying safe online, connecting to Wi-Fi networks, setting up an email account and using the internet to access useful information and services such as banking, employment opportunities and shopping etc.

Exploring Art: Reality and Escapism View details

This course will explore the ways in which Art can be used to relate to different situations. We will use a range of examples of paintings by various artists (mainly from the 19th & 20th centuries) to relate to the considerable changes experienced in the last couple of years throughout the pandemic, exploring themes which will include views from windows and balconies, the surreal parallels and contrasts of empty and busy cities. There will be a focus on the way in which things we have experienced can be related to examples in Art helping us to understand & also the way in which paintings provide a form of escapism. Fully illustrated with discussion.

Supporting Employment Opportunities for ESOL Learners View details

This course is designed to assist and give confidence to ESOL learners to progress from the course to find employment. It will introduce you to the key elements necessary to search for employment, read job descriptions and identify the key skills needed and fill out simple application forms.

Introduction to ESOL Speaking and Listening Level 1 View details

This course is for those students who have a good level of English. It will help you to improve your speaking and listening skills, we will look at formal and informal language used in everyday situations. You will extend your vocabulary and gain confidence in speaking with others.

SWAP Introduction to helping in a school - Pathways View details

A short course to find out how to support children’s learning.

Introduction to Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLDs) View details

In this short course, we will focus on a different specific learning difficulty (SpLD) each week: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), dyslexia and dyspraxia focusing on signs and symptoms of the conditions, how learning may be affected, and strategies/ interventions that may be beneficial for the individual. In the final session, we will look at co-occurring conditions, assessments and Education, Health and Care plans (EHCPs)

National Level 2 Award in Effective Team Member Skills View details

This course is ideal if you want to develop your knowledge and understanding of working as a member of a team. During the course, you will be required to deliver a presentation on working in teams and effective teamwork.

London Level 2 Certificate in Digital Skills for Work View details

This course will give you an understanding of how to use and manage digital information, how to communicate and collaborate online, including social networking and blogging. You will get a clear picture of how to keep yourself and others safe whilst using digital devices, including the steps businesses take to protect data. You will also learn how to use social media and the internet to search opportunities and prepare applications for employment. This course is ideal for learners who want to gain digital skills in order to progress to or within work. Please visit the link below to access the initial assessment: https://www.wea.org.uk/DSWIA

Sewing at WHIST View details

Sewing at WHIST will provide you with basic sewing techniques, safe use of the sewing machine and an understanding of working from a commercial pattern with a view to making simple items of clothing/soft furnishings or altering existing ones. This course will take you through cutting the correct size pattern, laying the pattern onto the fabric, assembling garment pieces together, sewing a garment. The course will also show you how to alter existing garments.