Foundation

Courses

21/22
Get connected - online essentials for beginners

Tutor led sessions for adults of all ages. Covers the basics of using computers including using a mouse and keyboard, accessing the internet, replying and sending emails, staying safe online. Benefits - The courses are completely free for everyone Face to face tuition Delivered by a qualified teacher and industry professional Great facilities at your local college Plenty of free parking Relaxed and friendly atmosphere Meet new people and learn new skills No tests or exams No prior knowledge or skills needed Delivered over three consecutive Mondays


21/22
Internship - Entry Level - Full Time

This programme is designed to meet the needs of people with learning difficulties and/or disabilities supported by an Education Health and Care Plan. The range of difficulties may include students with learning difficulties, communication and emotional difficulties, physical difficulties, autism and ADHD. This study programme will offer you the opportunity to work alongside real employees within a work placement that has been individually sourced for you. In addition, you will study units of work designed to give insight into what it takes to be a successful employee. The work placement will be tailored to your needs, and you will be supported all the way by a team of staff at the college including job coaches, and learning support assistants. In addition to your work placement, you will study alongside students from the Pathways to Employment course covering units of work such as: understanding your pay and conditions, the role of unions in the workplace and effective communication in the workplace.


21/22
Pathway to Employment (Year 1) - Full Time

This programme is designed to meet the needs of people with learning difficulties and/or disabilities who have been (or are currently being) supported by an Education Health and Care Plan, or a support plan within their current provision. The range of difficulties may include students with learning difficulties, communication and emotional difficulties, physical difficulties, mental health difficulties, autism and ADHD. This study programme will offer you the opportunity to improve your Maths and English Skills. In year 1 the focus will be around Independent living Skills, and in year 2 the focus will be on Employability Skills, designed to get students work ready. Units of work will include independent travel training, personal finance, allotment work, communication skills and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. In addition, the second year of this course will include an individually sources work placement (1 day a week) which will give you the vital experience of the world of work.


21/22
SMB Tigers Hitz - Jump into Employment

We are very excited to bring you this course, in partnership with Leicester Tigers! Designed to help 16-24 year olds not in Education, Employment or Training, the HITZ programme helps young people to tackle challenges that can lead them into employment and development opportunities. HITZ is Premiership Rugbys award-winning education and employability programme which works with more than 2,000 young people across England every year. The programme uses rugbys core values of teamwork, respect, enjoyment, discipline and sportsmanship to get young people back in education, employment or training.


21/22
Stand out from the crowd Insider tips and advice for jobseekers

Prepare yourself for employment by taking a different view point. Learn from an industry recruitment with up to date knowledge and expertise in recruitment what will make you stand out. Get an insiders view on how businesses recruit, bespoke CV writing, how to use social media for job success and interview tips. Benefits - The courses are completely free for everyone Face to face tuition Delivered by a qualified teacher and industry professional Great facilities at your local college Plenty of free parking Relaxed and friendly atmosphere Meet new people and learn new skills No tests or exams No prior knowledge or skills needed Delivered over three consecutive Mondays


21/22
Stay connected Basics of social media and video calling

Becoming confident with social media, staying connected with video calling, get digital with online apps. This course is perfect for those wishing to keep in contact with friends and family online, it will also enhance skills for those seeking employment. Benefits - The courses are completely free for everyone Face to face tuition Delivered by a qualified teacher and industry professional Great facilities at your local college Plenty of free parking Relaxed and friendly atmosphere Meet new people and learn new skills No tests or exams No prior knowledge or skills needed Delivered over three consecutive Mondays