Vocational and Employability Skills

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Courses and support to help you improve your chances of gaining employment in areas such as childcare, adult social care, business start ups and hospitality.

Award in Working with Children - L1

Interested in working with under 5's? This course covers a wide range of topics to prepare you for working in this sector.

VESSPNL2152

Availability  This course requires you to follow an application process 4 places

13 Jan 2022 (Spring)

11 weeks

Thu 10:00-13:00


North Library N7 6JX

Free. There is no tuition fee charged for this course.

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Boost Your Interview & Job Seeking Skills Level 1

Would you like to improve your interview technique and be more confident at interview? If yes then this course will help you prepare for that all important interview and improve your chances of getting the job you want.

VESSPJCB2144

Availability  This course requires you to follow an application process 9 places

24 Feb 2022 (Spring)

6 weeks

Thu 09:30-12:30


Barnsbury JCP N1 0EX

Free. There is no tuition fee charged for this course.

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Employment Support drop in

Get help writing your CV, searching for jobs, filling in application forms and interview tips. Also get information on courses to help you improve your skills and chances of gaining employment.

VESSPFS2140

Availability  This course requires you to follow an application process 7 places

10 Jan 2022 (Spring)

11 weeks

Mon 09:30-12:30 Fri 13:00-16:00


1st Steps

Free. There is no tuition fee charged for this course.

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Food Safety in Catering - L2

The object of this course is to cover the principles of food hygiene and safety hazards. If you are considering working in a catering environment then this is the course for you.

VESSPJCB2143

Availability  This course requires you to follow an application process 2 places

13 Jan 2022 (Spring)

5 weeks

Thu 09:30-12:30


Barnsbury JCP N1 0EX

Free. There is no tuition fee charged for this course.

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Information Advice and Guidance (IAG)

Get one to one information advice and guidance from a qualifed advisor to help you move forward into work or further training. Sessions are by appointment only.

VESSPFS2143

Availability  This course requires you to follow an application process 19 places

12 Jan 2022 (Spring) 11 weeks Wed (ONLINE) Fri (at 1st Steps N5 1PF) 09:30-12:30


ONLINE

Free. There is no tuition fee charged for this course.

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Introduction to Basic Sign Language

This course will give you a basic understanding of British Sign Language and teach you how to greet and address people, use basic numbers, describe weather and seasons, give directions and make general requests, helping you to be confident in communicating with the deaf and hearing impaired.

VESSPFS2144

Availability  This course requires you to follow an application process 3 places

18 Jan 2022 (Spring)

8 weeks

Tue 13:00-15:00


1st Steps

Free. There is no tuition fee charged for this course.

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Introduction to Business Start-up and Entrepreneurship

Are you thinking of starting your own business? This hands-on practical course will equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to build a great business. From building your initial idea to carrying out market research and great tips and advice from an experienced tutor.

VESSPVL2149

Availability  This course requires you to follow an application process 7 places

18 Jan 2022 (Spring)

10 weeks

Tue Thu 10:00-12:30


ONLINE

Free. There is no tuition fee charged for this course.

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Introduction to Working in Early Years & Childcare - L1

This introductory course is for you if you are looking to work with children under 5. You will look at how play helps develop a child's health and well being and look at environments that promote inclusivity and stimulating play..

VESSPFS2153

Availability  This course requires you to follow an application process 10 places

19 Jan 2022 (Spring)

10 weeks

Wed 09:30-12:30


1st Steps

Free. There is no tuition fee charged for this course.

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Introduction to Working in the Adult Social Care Sector - L1

Thinking about working in the Adult Social Care? Enrol on this course and learn about the different types of roles and responsibliites of people working in the sector..

VESSPFS2141

Availability  This course requires you to follow an application process 7 places

28 Jan 2022 (Spring)

10 weeks

Fri 09:30-12:00


1st Steps

Free. There is no tuition fee charged for this course.

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Level 2 in Business Start-up and Enterprise

Starting your own business? As well as getting a qualification in Business Entreprise, this course will explore the implications of working for yourself and help you plan and prepare for the practicalities of launching a business.

VESSPVL2151

Availability  This course requires you to follow an application process 7 places

18 Jan 2022 (Spring)

10 weeks

Tue Thu 13:30-16:00


ONLINE

Free. There is no tuition fee charged for this course.

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