Employability

Looking for a job? Looking to change your career?

Improve your employability with our personalised online courses. Our team will work with you to develop an individualised plan to boost your skills. You will get help and advice with:

• How to write and adapt a great CV or covering letter
• Searching and applying for the latest jobs
• Online applications and success profiles
• Interview tips and practice telephone and online interviews to boost your confidence
• Identifying transferable skills and matching them to current vacancies
• Information and advice about relevant training opportunities and courses relevant to your future employment.

Please find below some useful resources.

  • Befriending Series
    This course has been specifically designed to support volunteers, both new and experienced, to develop and gain confidence in their role of befriending.
    = Fee Reduction May Apply
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Course
      OLFLEX - Flexible Start Dates
      Cost:FREE
  • Bitesize: CV and Interview Tips
    This course provides an overview of CV and interview tips and tricks.
    = Fee Reduction May Apply
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Course
      WED - 05/08/2020
      10:00 to 11:00
      1 day course
      Cost:FREE
    • Online Course
      WED - 09/09/2020
      10:00 to 11:00
      1 day course
      Cost:FREE
    • Online Course
      WED - 07/10/2020
      10:00 to 11:00
      1 day course
      Cost:FREE
    • Online Course
      WED - 04/11/2020
      10:00 to 11:00
      1 day course
      Cost:FREE
    • Online Course
      WED - 02/12/2020
      10:00 to 11:00
      1 day course
      Cost:FREE
  • Bitesize: Making The Most of Childcare
    This short course explores the benefits of childcare as a means to support parents to re-enter the job market.
    = Fee Reduction May Apply
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Course
      OLFLEX - Flexible Start Dates
      Cost:FREE
  • Bitesize: Money Management
    This course provides a useful overview of money management tips and tricks which may help learners budget their finances.
    = Fee Reduction May Apply
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Course
      OLFLEX - Flexible Start Dates
      Cost:FREE
  • Bitesize: Risk Assessment
    This course is to introduce learners to risk assessment. The session will guide people through the risk assessment processes and provide a simple template and guidance for them to undertake their own risk assessment.
    = Fee Reduction May Apply
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Course
      WED - 16/09/2020
      10:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      Cost:FREE
    • Online Course
      OLFLEX - Flexible Start Dates
      Cost:FREE
    • Online Course
      WED - 11/11/2020
      10:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      Cost:FREE
  • Bitesize: Risk Assessment
    This course is to introduce learners to risk assessment. The session will guide people through the risk assessment processes and provide a simple template and guidance for them to undertake their own risk assessment.
    = Fee Reduction May Apply
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Course
      WED - 09/09/2020
      10:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      Cost:FREE
    • Online Course
      WED - 04/11/2020
      10:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      Cost:FREE
  • CV Writing Skills
    This course is aimed at learners who may not have produced their own CV or learners who need help to update their CV or tailor it to specific job roles.
    = Fee Reduction May Apply
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Course
      OLFLEX - Flexible Start Dates
      Cost:FREE
  • Find Your Next Job
    This course equips learners to become independent job seekers who are able to apply for vacancies, prepare, and perform at interview.
    = Fee Reduction May Apply
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Course
      OLFLEX - Flexible Start Dates
      Cost:FREE
  • Get into Business Admin
    This course provides prepares learners for entry roles into Business Administration.
    = Fee Reduction May Apply
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Course
      OLFLEX - Flexible Start Dates
      Cost:FREE
  • Get into Customer Service

    This course has three levels and learners can choose to progress through all the levels or stop at one.

    = Fee Reduction May Apply
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Course
      MON - 07/09/2020
      09:30 to 13:30
      14 week course
      Cost:FREE
  • Get into Self Employment
    This course provides an introduction to self-employment for those who may have a business idea and wish to start exploring the idea a little further.
    = Fee Reduction May Apply
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Course
      OLFLEX - Flexible Start Dates
      Cost:FREE
  • ICT for Jobseekers
    This course is aimed at those who need support with ICT to enable them to job search and apply for jobs using computers.
    = Fee Reduction May Apply
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Course
      OLFLEX - Flexible Start Dates
      Cost:FREE
  • Interview Masterclass

    This programme is for those seeking to improve their interview skills to secure employment.

    = Fee Reduction May Apply
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Course
      OLFLEX - Flexible Start Dates
      Cost:FREE
  • Introduction to Disclosure
    This course has been specifically designed to support ex-offenders who require support and information on their convictions. It will show how a criminal conviction need not be a barrier.
    = Fee Reduction May Apply
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Course
      OLFLEX - Flexible Start Dates
      Cost:FREE
  • Job Searching on Your Mobile
    This course is an aimed at learners who do not have access to the internet other than their telephone.
    = Fee Reduction May Apply
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Course
      OLFLEX - Flexible Start Dates
      Cost:FREE
  • Starting Your Own Business
    This course is aimed to support people who are considering starting up their own business.
    = Fee Reduction May Apply
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Course
      OLFLEX - Flexible Start Dates
      Cost:£230.00
  • Supporting Your Next Career Move
    This course aims to support learners who have recently been made redundant or are facing a redundancy situation.
    = Fee Reduction May Apply
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Course
      OLFLEX - Flexible Start Dates
      Cost:FREE

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