Archives for COURSE

N-Gaged Courses

Message from Cheryl Cole of N-Gaged Training: If you are unemployed or qualify as a low-income earner these courses are FREE! Exciting news – Amazing Range of Courses Available NOW! N-gaged is now working with our new sister company Finance Management Business School (FMBS) to offer a greater variety of courses. Our courses are now available online commencing every Monday – including some practical elements.  Access to a laptop/computer is required or perhaps you would like to take advantage of attending our in-house IT suite on a pre-bookable basis. Courses include: Storage and Warehouse (obtain your Forklift Truck Licence)   Construction (obtain your CSCS card) – including Award in Construction, Award in Health and Safety within the workplace and Award in Health and Safety within a Construction Environment  Logistics (obtain your HGV Licence) – including Certificate in Safe Road Skills and
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CCBED Courses

CCBED is ready to deliver Personal Development and Enterprise and Employment courses; Time for Change provides tools and a safe space to discuss and develop skills around Assertiveness, Effective Communication and Time Management, aimed at empowering learners to utilise these tools in both their personal and professional lives. See Time for Change flyer. Level 1 Award Passport to Enterprise & Employment is an introduction to Enterprise, with a focus on identifying and developing Skills & Characteristics of Enterprising Communication, an introduction to Marketing and how best to address Problem Solving at Work.  This course is aimed at anyone considering self-employment who may lack confidence or focus on taking those first steps towards being your own boss. See Passport to Enterprise & Employment flyer. If you have any inquiry, please contact Valentin.
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Upcoming courses from The Restore Trust

As an education provider, The Restore Trust will be open throughout this period to continue to support people who wish to undertake accredited training qualifications to improve their prospects of employment. Please see the Restore Trust poster which outlines what is available throughout November and December 2020. The current range of courses and course dates are below. All accredited courses are available to undertake online via Microsoft Teams with ‘live’ tutor support or onsite at The Restore Trust in a COVID-19 secure environment. ​The Restore Trust – Courses – November and December 2020: ​Monday 9 November to Friday 27 November 2020 – Digital Skills – Accredited – Entry3, Level1 and Level 2 Certificate – ​ Session Times: (9:30-11:30/12:30-14:30/15:00-17:00) Monday 16 November to Friday 20 November 2020 – Production – Accredited – Level 1 Certificate – ​ ​Session Times: (9:30-16:30)   *Guaranteed interview with
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Code Nation – New two day short course!

Code Nation is currently running two 2-day courses. Dates: Intro to coding 10-11 Nov, 24-25 Nov, 8-9 Dec Level up ( Prior learning)  17-18 Nov, 1-2 Dec, 15-16 Dec If you refer anyone outside of Bristol there is a cost of £99 per person – unless they are within the Bristol area, unemployed, earning 17k or less and in receipt of benefits they can do the course for FREE! See details on the course information. If you have anyone in mind to refer over, please feel free to give me a call on 07772568324 or the office on 0208 064 1559, or drop my colleague Ezra an email on ezra@wearecodenation.com with your referral’s Name, Number and Email, and we’ll see what we can do for them! 
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Keeping busy over lockdown – Code Nation

Message from Dan at Code Nation: My name is Dan, I am the engagement director at Code Nation. Our courses are fully fundable with potential for full government funding for your participants. The course makeup looks like this: Develop: Coding (an intro to Software Development, building websites, blogs and games using Code) 3 Week Course, Monday – Friday, 9:30am – 5:30pm Awarded a Level 2 Qualification Privately at £899, but if your customer is in receipt of benefits or earning £16k or less a year, they are likely to get the course for FREE Upon completion of the course, some of our students go on to get an Adult Apprenticeship with one of our 200+ affiliate companies. See more information on the course flyer. If you need to refer anyone over, please feel free to give me a call on 07772 568324
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Bristol Accessing Experience Behind the Scenes Course

Despite the lockdown BITC is still trying to continue to work and are supported by some great organisations with a view to helping people, who are over 50, onto the employment ladder. They have some great activities for your diaries over the coming month. Please see the Accessing Experience flyer regarding some virtual ‘behind the scenes’ for clients over 50. If you would like to refer a client onto this, please either ask them to call Claire on 07803 032167 or please send (with their permission) contact details and email address to bristolreferrals@bitc.org.uk for a call back to arrange an appointment. Feel free to give Claire a ring if you would like to discuss (available Tuesday – Friday 10:00- 14:30).
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South Glos Community Learning courses

Because South Glos Community Learning is an educational setting they are still able to offer our courses through this new lockdown phase which is great news for learners.  Please see the flyers for courses which there is some availability. Cooking on a Budget,12/11, 1:15-2:45 Introduction to Childcare, 20/11, 9:30-11:30 Introduction to Food and Mood, 24/11, 12:45-2:45 Supporting your Child Overcome Anxiety, 9/11, 9:30-11:30 Confidence Building for Work, 11/11, 10-12
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Last 2020 employability course for disabled people

WECIL is offering a short, bite-sized online employment course that focusses on helping people prepare for work/volunteering/getting further education. They will be starting the last course of the year on Thursday 19th of November, from 1.30pm to 3.30pm. If you think this course would be useful to anyone you are working with, you can fill in this form with their consent or they can fill it in themselves: https://bit.ly/wecilworkingtogetheronline If these next dates are not suitable but they would be interested in knowing about future courses, they can fill in this shorter form: http://bit.ly/workingtogethercontactme The course is for: Those aged 18 or over Identify as having a long-term health condition or disability (including mental health issues, dyslexia, etc.) Are facing barriers to gaining employment Live within the South-West (BANES, Bristol, South Glos etc.) There are no other eligibility criteria. Over
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Bristol Business News: England to enter national lockdown

Message from Bristol City Council: 3 November 2020 Dear Colleague, We know that this is an incredibly difficult time for everyone across the city and that businesses are under a significant amount of pressure. I fully appreciate that business support and clear guidance is going to be integral to you, as we enter and exit national restrictions. We all have roles to play in looking after our city, from the council and city partners to businesses and individuals who must play their part in making sure we all do everything we can to limit the spread of infection. There is also a crucial role for Government to play, in providing adequate financial support to those who need it, and assurance that we can exit lockdown in a better place. We are currently waiting for national guidance on the grants scheme
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Free online workshop: Exploring ways to promote wellbeing at work

This informative, interactive online workshop is aimed at Bristol & South West-based managers, small business owners, HR professionals and anyone who wants to learn how to manage health conditions in the workplace more effectively.  Feel free to also share this information with your networks and anyone you feel may benefit from this workshop. Attendance is completely free and the 2-hour online workshop will be held at 10am on Thursday, 12 November 2020. Topics will include: Understanding the impact of long term health conditions, particularly invisible illnesses. Understanding the benefits of job retention and how to implement reasonable adjustments. Increasing awareness of other people’s mental health. Having supportive conversations about health difficulties. How to promote wellbeing at work. There will be a toolkit of useful resources to help you manage health-related issues in the future. Get Well Get On also delivers these workshops to organisations,
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