Type
10 courses
Employability & Personal Development

Award in Volunteering Level 1 (Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton)

This qualification is suitable for learners who are thinking about working as a volunteer and will provide them with an insight into the role and an awareness of the personal standards required of them whilst volunteering. It is also suitable for those learners who are already in a volunteering role and will enhance both their knowledge and skills. In these circumstances the learners could use their volunteering role to assist them to gather the evidence required.

18/04/2024 - Thu (17:30-19:30) - Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton - 6 weeks - £59/FREE - B01647-232401

Award in Volunteering Level 2 (Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton)

This qualification is a short introduction for anyone considering working in the voluntary sector. It is also suitable for anyone already working in a voluntary organisation who wishes to formalise and further develop their existing experience and skills. The qualification is also suitable for learners undertaking larger programmes of study in related industries (healthcare, sport etc.). In addition, the qualification provides a basis for those who may wish to progress to further study and development.

06/06/2024 - Thu (17:30-19:30) - Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton - 6 weeks - £59/FREE - B01648-232401

How to Ace your Interview

This is a one-off session aimed to equip you with the tools that you need to make your job hunting more effective and less daunting. In this short session, you will learn simple tricks and techniques to make sure that you know exactly what to expect from your interview, and how to present yourself in the best light.

07/05/2024 - Tue (13:30-15:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 1 weeks - £0 - B01464-232403

How to Complete a Winning Job Application (Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton)

This is one of four sessions in our Preparation for Work cycle, aimed to equip you with the tools that you need to make your job more effective and less daunting. In this session, you will find useful advice and tips to write an eloquent cover letter, whether you are applying for a job, an internship or a volunteering position.

30/04/2024 - Tue (13:30-15:30) - Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton - 1 weeks - £0 - B01662-232401
18/06/2024 - Tue (13:30-15:30) - Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton - 1 weeks - £0 - B01662-232402

How to Prepare for a Winning Interview (Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton)

This is a one-off session aimed to equip you with the tools that you need to make your job hunting more effective and less daunting. In this short session, you will learn simple tricks and techniques to make sure that you know exactly what to expect from your interview, and how to present yourself in the best light.

07/05/2024 - Tue (13:30-15:30) - Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton - 1 weeks - £0 - B01663-232401
25/06/2024 - Tue (13:30-15:30) - Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton - 1 weeks - £0 - B01663-232402

How to Write a Winning CV

This is one of our four sessions in our Preparation for Work cycle, aimed to equip you with the tools that you need to make you job haunting more effective and less daunting. In this sharp and short session, you will learn simple tricks and techniques to write an effective CV, that highlights your strengths and keeps the reader interested.

23/04/2024 - Tue (13:30-15:30) - Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton - 1 weeks - £0 - B01462-232403
11/06/2024 - Tue (13:30-15:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 1 weeks - £0 - B01462-232405
11/06/2024 - Tue (13:30-15:30) - Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton - 1 weeks - £0 - B01462-232406

How to Write an Effective Cover Letter

This is one of four sessions in our Preparation for Work cycle, aimed to equip you with the tools that you need to make your job more effective and less daunting. In this session, you will find useful advice and tips to write an eloquent cover letter, whether you are applying for a job, an internship or a volunteering position.

19/03/2024 - Tue (13:30-15:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 1 weeks - £0 - B01463-232405
30/04/2024 - Tue (13:30-15:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 1 weeks - £0 - B01463-232404
02/07/2024 - Tue (13:30-15:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 1 weeks - £0 - B01463-232406
18/03/2025 - Tue (13:30-15:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 1 weeks - £0 - B01463-242505
01/07/2025 - Tue (13:30-15:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 1 weeks - £0 - B01463-242506

Introduction to Sustainable Fashion

With so much waste inherent in fashion, it is becoming increasingly important to become more responsible for what we wear.

On this course you will learn how to create a zero-waste garment. This course is perfect for you if you wish to explore garment design from an ethical perspective, as well as offering an introduction to an alternative way of pattern making and sewing techniques.

This course is part of the Green Deal initiative.

22/02/2024 - Thu (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 6 weeks - £88/FREE - B01551-232403
17/04/2024 - Wed (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 6 weeks - £88/FREE - B01551-232404
05/06/2024 - Wed (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 6 weeks - £88/FREE - B01551-232405

Level 3 Certificate in Information, Advice and Guidance

Many job roles involve interaction with customers, clients or colleagues to inform, advise or guide them, and there are many techniques it is important to be aware of in order to carry this out effectively.

This course aims to equip you with the practical skills needed to successfully convey information, advice or guidance in a wide range of situations and sectors. The course covers a variety of key topics crucial to providing an excellent and efficient service, including questioning, listening and communicating techniques, the importance of confidentiality and how to overcome...

16/04/2024 - Tue, Wed (17:30-21:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 12 weeks - £724/FREE - B01650-232401
10/09/2024 - Tue (18:00-21:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 22 weeks - £693/FREE - B01650-242501

New Directions Re-starting my Career

Have circumstances left you unemployed and you feel a need to choose a new direction/industry? Would you like to explore other careers you could engage with, including the green sector? Are you planning to go back to paid work after some time? Are you wondering if volunteering might be the next step for you? Are you looking for a new challenge in your career?

To start over can seem daunting, and it might be difficult to know where to begin. Being in control of a career, new start, or shift in role is perfectly possible, but you need to plan carefully and be prepared to put in time...

21/02/2024 - Wed (10:00-15:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 6 weeks - £0 - B01560-232404
17/04/2024 - Wed (10:00-15:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 6 weeks - £0 - B01560-232405
05/06/2024 - Wed (10:00-15:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 6 weeks - £0 - B01560-232406