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Maths & English (Accredited) Training (Stafford)

This Maths & English (Accredited) course runs every Monday, Wednesday and Friday for 4 weeks, starting the week commencing 6 June 2016.

Do you need a maths or English qualification to improve your CV, get into college/further education or improve your chances of getting a job? At the end of the course you will gain a nationally recognised Functional Skills qualification. You will have the option to take one subject area or both.

An initial skills asessment will be arranged before the start of the course. 

Employability Skills Training (Stafford)

This Employability Skills course runs every Monday, Wednesday and Friday for 4 weeks, starting the week commencing 6 June 2016.

This essential course will support you with CV building, job searchs, job applications and interview techniques. It includes presentations from employers and charities with a view to engaging in voluntary work and paid employment. A representative from Job Centre Plus will advise on Better off Benefits calculations.

Introduction to Welding

This course has been designed to introduce you to basic welding processes and the health & safety aspects related to welding practices; ideal for anyone interested in learning welding techniques for DIY or to progress onto gaining Welding qualifications.

Week 1 will entail a Health & Safety Induction before visiting the shop floor where welding terminology and course content will be discussed.

The following weeks will cover different welding processes.

Free Taster Sessions in Tamworth

A number of free Taster Sessions are being held at Tamworth Library during May and June:-

  • Trace Your Family History - Saturday 21st May, 10:00 - 12:00
  • Painting & Drawing - Friday 3rd June, 13:00 - 15:00
  • Fun Floristry - Saturday 4th June, 10:00 - 12:00
  • Sign Language - Saturday 11th June, 14:00 - 16:00

Please see the attached flyer for further details. 

Staffordshire Neurological Alliance - Patient Involvement in Neurological Services Workshop (Venue: Rugeley)

Join the Staffordshire Neurological Alliance for a workshop on Patient Involvement in Neurological Services.

The programme will include:

  • An update on our progress
  • The true cost to Patients and their supporters of a fragmented health economy
  • Feedback from a recent survey of patient experience
  • Experiences of our Neurological Advocates and why we need more
  • What we need to do to “turn up the volume”

Please contact us to book your place or to arrange an information stall.

The Prince's Trust: New Fairbridge Programme Starting in April 2016 (Stoke-on-Trent)

The Prince's Trust have a fantastic Fairbridge programme starting in April with good progression routes. This is a NEW and FREE programme in the Stoke-on-Trent area which gives you a fantastic opportunity to work in a challenging and new environment. If you are aged 16-25 and unemployed or struggling with education you could join the Fairbridge programme.

Please see the attached flyer for further information. 

There is a Taster day on 5th April.

 

Volunteer Management Workshop (Venue: Lichfield)

The workshop covers the following topics:-

  • An opportunity to network with Volunteer Managers/Co-ordinators to share good practice
  • Find out how to develop good volunteering opportunities for your organisation to enable you to deliver and enhance your service
  • What is a volunteer role description and how to write effective role descriptions?
  • Information about ‘Investing in Volunteers Accreditation’
  • Planning future support and the development of a support group/network for Volunteer Managers/Co-ordinators in Lichfield