Skills for Life - Free Employability & Skills Courses
Develop the skills you need to participate fully in modern life, make progress at work and express yourself with confidence.
Whether you are a cleaner or a junior manager, office or construction worker, beginner or advanced level, our courses will help you develop the most in-demand workplace skills and at same time improve your general communication, English, ESOL, Data Literacy, Maths and Digital Skills. Our courses will also improve your skills and competences for life outside work from going to the doctors and filling out forms to talking about politics and discussing art.
Inside and outside work, in all types of jobs, at all levels, adults need to be problem-solvers, analysers, decision-makers, team-players, to see the bigger picture and be detail-oriented. Join our courses, online or face-to-face, and develop these universal essentials skills with our motivating, innovative and professional tutors.
Which course is right for me?
To make sure you book onto the right course, we'll ask you to do a pre-course assessment. A face to face assessment is best and we advise you to do this. If you can’t do a face to face assessment you can do it online.
- Online assessment - Choose a course from the list below and on the next page, click on ‘Start Assessment’.
- Or book a face-to-face assessment - call 020 8078 0482 or contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org for an appointment.
For English, Maths and ESOL, face-to-face assessments take place every Wednesday evening between 6pm and 8pm and every Friday (from 21st April onwards) between 11am and 1pm.
For Digital skills (Computing) courses, face-to-face assessments take place every Friday (from 21st April onwards) between 11am and 1pm.
Most of our courses are FREE if you are on a low income or claiming benefits. You will also usually need to do a pre-course assessment. For more details contact email@example.com or click the links below.
- English pronunciation: stage 1 (intensive)Course start date: Mon 17 Jul 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: David John GwillimImprove your pronunciation of Standard English on this intensive course spread over five days in one week, which includes detailed study of vowel and consonant sounds. This course is or speakers of other languages who are fluent in English. Some homework required.Full fee £239.00 Senior fee £191.00 Concession £167.00
- English pronunciation: stage 2 (intensive)Course start date: Mon 24 Jul 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: David John GwillimIdeal if you have completed 'English Pronunciation: stage 1', this intensive course, spread over five days in one week, develops fluency and clarity and explores diphthongs and triphthongs, inflexion and intonation, and the rhythms of standard English.Full fee £239.00 Senior fee £191.00 Concession £167.00
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