Training

Courses Available:

 

Basic Skills

Essential IT Skills: Beginners
 

Basic IT Course

Interested in turning on a computer? Exploring on the internet? Sending an email?

Our 2 day course in IT basics is for you!

 

  • Learn key computer features
  • Step away using a computer today
  • Learn how the internet can help you with your job searching

Learn the fundamentals of basic IT:

  • Where is the mouse, keyboard and screen
  • Opening the internet and searching Google
  • Setting up an email account and adding attachments
  • Saving your CV to your computer desktop and email account

Duration: 2 days

Course Requirement: Desire to turn on a pc, smart phone or tablet

Qualifications: Btec entry 3 – level 1

Start Date: Please contact us for next course start date.
Contact us for more details

info@afreshstartct.org

Essential IT Skills: Intermediate
 

Basic IT Course

Looking to improve on your existing IT Knowledge for home or the workplace?

Our 2 day course in IT basics is for you!

 

  • Get the most out of a range of modern software
  • Develop commonly used practical IT Skills

Build upon present IT Skills:

  • Use Word to edit and combine information, structuring documents and managing files
  • Use Excel to create spreadsheets, use formulas, sorting and analysing data
  • Create and edit presentation, use templates and formatting slides using PowerPoint
  • Send and receive emails, store contacts and email security

Duration: 2 days

Course Requirement: Basic knowledge of operating a PC and a basic level of english

Qualifications: Btec Level 1

Start Date: Please contact us for next course start date.
Contact us for more details

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Work Skills/Employability

Employability Skills

Are you long term unemployed struggling to get on the job ladder?

Are you short term unemployed with expired job hunting techniques?

No CV, never had an interview?

 

Join our program and prepare yourself for getting into work


  • Writing CVs, personal statements, cover letters
  • Job searching
  • Mock interviews
  • Workplace conduct
  • Communicating with your colleagues and managers

Duration: 5 – 10 days

Qualifications: Level 1 in work-skills

Start Date: Please contact us for next course start date.
Contact us for more details

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Functional Skills

English Maths & ICT Functional Skills

Functional skills are a baseline qualifications that help you develop skills relevant to all areas of life.

  • English
  • Maths
  • ICT

Qualification: Entry 3 – level 2
Other Available Courses:

ESOL (English for speakers of other languages)

Business start-up
Contact us for more details

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ESOL: English for speakers of other languages

 

Personal Development

Budgeting

Benefit to Employment Budgeting

Moving from benefits to employed income can be a scary process

Join us for our half a day workshop

  • Learn new tools to manage your money and survive the benefit to employment switch.
  • Expenses vs income
  • Prioritising your bills
  • Repaying debts
  • Saving for summer holidays, birthdays and contingencies
  • Money management support
  • What financial help will be available

Duration: half a day

Qualifications: Entry 3 – Level 1

Start Date: Please contact us for next course start date.
Contact us for more details

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Design your future

Mindset Mastery Development Course

Currently exploring your career potential?

Wondering what skills you have and how you can turn them into a job?

 

Join us for 2 days to: 

 

  • Explore your interest
  • Understand what is stopping you
  • Learn how to move past your blocks
  • Create a map of your future

Duration: 2 days

Qualifications: Entry 3 – Level 1

Resources: Supplied

  

Contact us for more details

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Women Together
 

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Are you wanting to Explore your Next Step?

Our 4 week discussion group runs one morning a week for 2 hours will support you in creating your next step into work or a career while you gain skills to balance your life, children and work.

 

The programme will cover:

 

  • Putting your dreams onto paper
  • One 2 one mentoring sessions
  • Identify transferable skills
  • Advice and guidance on future steps

Contact us for more details

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Accredited Training

Film Production

Magazine Production

ICT Systems: Website Development and Social Media
 

Photoshop CS5 Web Design
 Dreamweaver CS5 Web Development
 Social Media Marketing

Ever thought of exploring your skills in marketing?

Interested in a taster career in online marketing, web design and social media over 12 weeks?

Come along and try then decide if this career path is for you!

 

  • Learn core tools and techniques
  • Work with real clients
  • Learn your next steps forward into building a full career in the online marketing industry
  • Gain workplace skills while adding to your CV
  • 8 weeks training plus 4 weeks work experience
  • 3 – 4 days per week

Learn the fundamentals of online marketing, a key developing industry for business today.

  • Marketing basics
  • Key software in online marketing management
  • Set up and manage social media accounts
  • Create a social media campaign
  • How to builds and communicate with your database
  • Website design and maintenance
  • Website fundamentals (inc HTML, CSS & design concepts)

Course Requirement: Basic IT knowledge including current use of Microsoft Word, internet and emails.

Qualifications Gained: BTEC Level  2 – ICT Systems & Principles.

Assessment: Website design & development project, work related activities, observations and evidence building towards portfolio.

Income Potential: Average starting salary £18,000 + 

Start Date: Course begins every 12 weeks, please contact us for next start date.

 

Progress on to:

Move onto Level 2 & 3 qualifications (including apprenticeships for 16 – 23 years olds),

Seek Employment as: Junior/Trainee Web Developer, Junior Client Account Manager or Social Media Assistant.

 

Contact us for more details

info@afreshstartct.org

Business Start-up Academy

Business Administration

Business Administration

Ever thought of exploring your office skills

Interested in a taster career in Business Administration over 8 weeks?

Come along and try then decide if this career path is for you!

  • Learn core tools and techniques
  • Work with real clients
  • Learn your next steps forward into building a full career in Business Administration 
  • Gain workplace skills while adding to your CV
  • 8 weeks training combined with work experience 
  • 3-4 days per week

Learn the fundamentals of office administration:

  • Creating and amending documents using Microsoft Word
  • Type correspondence, reports and other documents
  • Maintain office files
  • Open and distribute the mail
  • Take minutes at meetings
  • Distribute minutes
  • Coordinate repairs of office equipment

Course Requirement: Basic IT including current use of Microsoft Word, internet and emails.

Qualifications Gained: Btec Entry 3-  level  2, awarded based on ability assessed at the start of the course.

Assessment: Work related activities observations and evidence building towards portfolio.

Start Date: On-going programme throughout the year, please contact us on for your start date.

Income Potential: Average salary up to £16,000
Progress on to:

Move onto level 2 + qualifications (including apprenticeships for 16 – 23 years olds)

Seek Employment as: Administration Assistant or Receptionist

 

Contact us for more details

info@afreshstartct.org