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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or click the links below.
- Maths functional skills level 2Course start date: Sat 20 May 2023 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetDo you need to gain a national maths qualification to show you have a good level of mathematical competence? Functional Skills Level 2 Maths shows employers and others that your maths skills are at a good level and that you can use skills to solve complex issues in a variety of situations. You will develop your maths to become a problem-solver, analyser and decision-maker.
You must complete the Getting Ready for Maths functional skills (level 2) course before doing the full qualification course.
(Assessments including mock tests will take place in the City Lit building and you need to be able to attend these in person as required).
You need to complete a pre-course assessment face-to-face or online. Contact email@example.com / (telephone temporarily unavailable) or click the Start Assessment button on this page. Log on with your email address (not name).
At the same time you complete your pre-course assessment, please also complete our pre-course form and tell us more about yourself.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £0.00 Senior fee £0.00 Concession £0.00
- English pronunciation: stage 1Course start date: Fri 28 Apr 2023 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: David John GwillimAre you a non-native fluent speaker who wants to improve your pronunciation of English and to speak the language more clearly and confidently? Work on clear formation of vowel and consonant sounds including the English neutral vowel and the distinction between voiced and unvoiced sounds. This term the course will be taught online.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £219.00
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