Employability

Are you a jobseeker looking to improve your employability skills? We have a range of employability courses including CV and interview courses, money management, introduction into self-employment and searching for your next job.

Explore our range of FREE* courses and sign-up using our online enrolment portal. If you need support, get in touch, our friendly team can help!

*Note that most of our courses are FREE for Lancashire residents and where fees are applicable, this will be noted on your enrolment.

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Accrington and Rossendale College
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Burnley FC in the Community
Civic Centre South Ribble
Haslingden Community Link
Healthier Fleetwood
Lancashire Adult Learning
Linkbridge Community Support Centre
Longton VM
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Rossendale Leisure Trust
Sahara in Preston Ltd
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The Sanctuary, Chorley
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  • Bitesize: Mentoring
    Employability
    This programme is aimed to support learners wishing to work or volunteer in a Mentoring role, in a range of areas from schools, colleges, to drug or alcohol rehabilitation services, and domestic abuse support. The programme has been devised with Level 1 as a basic general introduction to the topics identified with progression to Level 2 for more in-depth learning of the role of a mentor, skills required, agreements, support and how to conduct a mentor meeting....
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • The Waterside Centre
      MON - 22/11/2021
      10:00 to 12:00
      4 week course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: £45.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • CV and Application Masterclass
    Employability

    Online
    Online
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      TUE - 12/10/2021
      10:00 to 11:30
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      TUE - 02/11/2021
      10:00 to 11:30
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      TUE - 16/11/2021
      10:00 to 11:30
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      TUE - 30/11/2021
      10:00 to 11:30
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Get into Business Admin and Customer Service
    Employability

    Online
    Online
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    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      WED - 17/11/2021
      10:00 to 11:30
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: £149.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • How to write a mission statement
    Employability

    Online
    Online
    This session has been specifically designed to support volunteers to begin to draft out a mission statement for their community project. During the session we will look at the vision for your project and what your values, passions and desires are for the future. We will discuss core values and explore why your group does what it does. You will have time during the session to begin a draft and get feedback from the tutor. ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      THU - 02/12/2021
      10:00 to 12:00
      1 day course
      14 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • How to Write a Project Proposal for Your Community Project (How to define your business and gain clients)
    Employability

    Online
    Online
    This session has been specifically designed to support volunteers to begin to draft out a project proposal for their community project which will be suitable to gain funding. During the session we will explore the reason for having a proposal and identify all the elements needed. We will test out SMART objectives and examine alternative methods of producing goal trackers. You will get time to compose a draft proposal and be given feedback from the tutor. 2 Hour Course ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      THU - 09/12/2021
      10:00 to 12:00
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Information Advice and Guidance Level 2
    Employability

    Online
    Online
    This programme is aimed to support learners wishing to work or volunteer in an advice role, in a range of areas from careers guidance or pastoral support in schools or colleges, to supporting clients in areas such as drug or alcohol rehabilitation services; with family or confidence issues and clients who require domestic abuse support. The focus is on determining the Clients requirements and ensuring relevant signposting or referral to other agencies. The course will culminate in an observed IA...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      TUE - 02/11/2021
      13:30 to 15:30
      12 week course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: £349.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Information Advice and Guidance Level 3
    Employability

    Online
    Online
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    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      THU - 07/10/2021
      17:30 to 19:00
      15 week course
      20 Places Remaining
      Cost: £295.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Introduction to Advice & Guidance
    Employability

    Online
    Online
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      WED - 17/11/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Introduction to Autism
    Employability

    Online
    Online
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      TUE - 16/11/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Introduction to Equality & Diversity
    Employability

    Online
    Online
    This programme provides an overview of the Equality and Diversity with the opportunity to gain a Level 1 accredited Award....
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      MON - 01/11/2021
      10:00 to 12:00
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      TUE - 16/11/2021
      17:00 to 19:00
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      THU - 02/12/2021
      10:00 to 12:00
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Introduction to Mentoring
    Employability

    Online
    Online
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      FRI - 26/11/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Introduction to Safeguarding
    Employability

    Online
    Online
    This programme provides an overview of how volunteers can keep safe whilst undertaking volunteer duties....
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      WED - 13/10/2021
      10:00 to 12:00
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      TUE - 09/11/2021
      17:00 to 19:00
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      MON - 22/11/2021
      17:30 to 19:30
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Introduction to Self Employment
    Employability

    Online
    Online
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      THU - 04/11/2021
      17:30 to 19:00
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Online Introduction to Working in the Facilities Industry
    Employability

    Online
    Online
    This course is designed as your first step in your career in the Facilities Industry. You may have little or no experience and are looking for your first job in the industry. The course offers an introduction to your potential new workplace and role and gives you the opportunity to study online rather than attending college How long is the course? 3 Days (various) plus completion of online assessments ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      MULTIPLE DAYS PER WEEK starting - 14/10/2021
      09:30 to 15:00
      1 week course
      20 Places Remaining
      Cost: £295.00
    • Online Course
      MULTIPLE DAYS PER WEEK starting - 18/11/2021
      09:30 to 15:00
      1 week course
      20 Places Remaining
      Cost: £295.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Start Your Career in the Facilities Industry
    Employability
    This course is designed to help you start your career in the Facilities Industry. It looks the wide range of job roles available within the industry and what skills and attributes are required by potential employers. Guidance is provided towards other Facilities qualifications offered by Lancashire Adult Learning enabling you to plan your personal development towards your ideal career. How long is the course? 1 day ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Accrington and Rossendale College
      TUE - 12/10/2021
      09:30 to 15:00
      1 day course
      10 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Accrington and Rossendale College
      TUE - 16/11/2021
      09:30 to 15:00
      1 day course
      8 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Starting Your Own Business
    Employability

    Online
    Online
    This course is aimed to support people who are considering starting up their own business. ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      THU - 11/11/2021
      17:30 to 19:00
      10 week course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: £295.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Using Social Marketing for Business - Level 2 Award
    Employability

    Online
    Online
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      MON - 01/11/2021
      18:00 to 21:00
      7 week course
      15 Places Remaining
      Cost: £95.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Volunteering Into Employment
    Employability

    Online
    Online
    This course is designed to support individuals to develop and articulate their current experiences or future experiences of volunteering to help them gain employment. ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      THU - 09/12/2021
      10:00 to 12:00
      2 week course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Washroom Cleaning Skills
    Employability
    This course is designed to support the knowledge you may already have regarding Cleaning and Facilities and give you an accredited qualification for the skills you learn How long is the course? 1 Day (various) ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Accrington and Rossendale College
      THU - 21/10/2021
      09:30 to 16:30
      1 day course
      8 Places Remaining
      Cost: £99.00
    • Accrington and Rossendale College
      THU - 25/11/2021
      09:30 to 16:30
      1 day course
      8 Places Remaining
      Cost: £99.00
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