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!

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  • Bookkeeping Skills Level 1
    Employability
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    This course is designed for learners seeking the skills and knowledge needed to work in the world of business particularly the accountancy sector. It provides learners with the underpinning knowledge that is required by employees to work in a range of different environments which require bookkeeping. You may choose that you want to work for an organisation, or become a self-employed bookkeeper once fully qualified. The course will cover a wide range of subject areas to give you a great insig...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Accrington & Rossendale College
      THU - 16/03/2023
      09:30 to 12:00
      11 week course
      15 Places Remaining
      Cost: £195.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Business Administration Level 2
    Employability
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    This course is designed for learners seeking the skills and knowledge needed to work in the world of business. It will provide learners with the underpinning knowledge that is required by employees to work in a range of different environments in a business administration role. The course will cover a wide range of subject areas to give you a great insight into the business sector. This will enable you to learn new skills or upskill your current skills and qualities. You will develop essential k...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      WED - 12/10/2022
      18:00 to 20:30
      12 week course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: £295.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Business Skills Level 1
    Employability
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    This course is designed for learners seeking the skills and knowledge needed to work in the world of business particularly the accountancy sector. It provides learners with the underpinning knowledge that is required by employees to work in a range of different environments in a business associated with sales and purchases linked to business expenditure and income. The course will cover a wide range of subject areas to give you a great insight into the business sector. This will enable you to...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Accrington & Rossendale College
      THU - 16/03/2023
      12:30 to 15:00
      11 week course
      12 Places Remaining
      Cost: £195.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Confidence & Resilience Training
    Employability
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      TUE - 06/12/2022
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      11 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      THU - 08/12/2022
      13:00 to 15:30
      1 day course
      15 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Confidence in Employability
    Employability
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Buttermere Community Centre Chorley
      TUE - 28/02/2023
      10:00 to 12:00
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • CV/Application Masterclass
    Employability
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Buttermere Community Centre Chorley
      TUE - 14/03/2023
      10:00 to 12:00
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Dealing with Stress
    Employability
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Heysham Library
      WED - 08/02/2023
      09:30 to 12:30
      1 day course
      Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Debt Management and Budgeting
    Employability
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Buttermere Community Centre Chorley
      TUE - 07/03/2023
      10:00 to 12:00
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Get Into Working In an Early Years Setting
    Employability
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      WED - 23/11/2022
      18:00 to 20:00
      4 week course
      11 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      WED - 04/01/2023
      09:30 to 11:30
      4 week course
      11 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      MON - 23/01/2023
      09:30 to 12:00
      4 week course
      15 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      WED - 22/02/2023
      09:30 to 12:00
      4 week course
      13 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Get Into Working in an Early Years Setting
    Employability
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      TUE - 10/01/2023
      13:00 to 15:00
      4 week course
      12 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Health and Safety In Construction Programme
    Employability
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    This course is aimed at individuals who require a CSCS labouring card to get a job within the Construction Industry, but don’t currently have the required qualifications. On successful completion of the course you will gain two accredited certificates and a score report: - AIM Qualifications - Suite of Vocational Pathways Qualifications (AIMVOCs) in Construction and Building – Extended Award Level 1 - AIM Qualifications - Health and Safety in a Construction Environment Level 1 - CITB Healt...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • The Waterside Centre
      MULTIPLE DAYS PER WEEK starting - 06/12/2022
      09:30 to 16:00
      1 week course
      6 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • The Waterside Centre
      MULTIPLE DAYS PER WEEK starting - 24/01/2023
      09:30 to 16:00
      1 week course
      Few Places Remaining
      Cost: £95.00
    • The Waterside Centre
      MULTIPLE DAYS PER WEEK starting - 31/01/2023
      09:30 to 16:00
      1 week course
      Few Places Remaining
      Cost: £95.00
    • The Waterside Centre
      MULTIPLE DAYS PER WEEK starting - 14/02/2023
      09:30 to 16:00
      1 week course
      10 Places Remaining
      Cost: £95.00
    • The Waterside Centre
      MULTIPLE DAYS PER WEEK starting - 07/03/2023
      09:30 to 16:00
      1 week course
      10 Places Remaining
      Cost: £95.00
    • The Waterside Centre
      MULTIPLE DAYS PER WEEK starting - 14/03/2023
      09:30 to 16:00
      1 week course
      10 Places Remaining
      Cost: £95.00
    • The Waterside Centre
      MULTIPLE DAYS PER WEEK starting - 18/04/2023
      09:30 to 16:00
      1 week course
      10 Places Remaining
      Cost: £95.00
    • The Waterside Centre
      MULTIPLE DAYS PER WEEK starting - 02/05/2023
      09:30 to 16:00
      1 week course
      10 Places Remaining
      Cost: £95.00
    • The Waterside Centre
      TUE - 16/05/2023
      09:30 to 16:00
      1 week course
      10 Places Remaining
      Cost: £95.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Introduction to Business Administration
    Employability
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Accrington & Rossendale College
      MON - 05/12/2022
      18:00 to 20:00
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Introduction to Safeguarding & Prevent
    Employability
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    This programme is aimed to support people who require further knowledge in the area of safeguarding and Prevent. This could be for your job role, or it could be that you are aiming to improve your skills for your job seeking journey. Prevent is a government policy aimed at protection from terrorism and extremism. ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      THU - 19/01/2023
      13:30 to 16:00
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Level 2 Certificate in Cleaning Knowledge and Skills
    Employability
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    This knowledge-based qualification will provide learners with a range of underpinning knowledge in both generic and specialist cleaning principles, and meets the needs of learners who work or want to work in the cleaning sector. Learners will develop an understanding of health and safety, infection control and waste management issues within the cleaning industry, as well as ‘softer’ skills such as working with others ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      06/02/2023
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      06/03/2023
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Level 2 Certificate in Equality and Diversity (EQUAL)
    Employability
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      09/01/2023
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      06/02/2023
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      06/03/2023
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Level 2 Certificate in Event Planning
    Employability
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    This course is aimed at people who want to go into the event management industry or want to set up an event malmanagement company of their own. It can also support people who wish to simply learn how an event is set up and ran as well as evaluated. This is an excellent opportunity to gain an accredited level 2 qualification as well as access to an award-winning online e-learning platform. You are able to learn at your own pace yet have the support from qualified teachers. ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      09/01/2023
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      06/02/2023
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      06/03/2023
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Level 2 Certificate in Information, Advice or Guidance
    Employability
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    This programme is aimed to support learners who 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 ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      09/01/2023
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      06/02/2023
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      06/03/2023
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Business Administration (EQUAL)
    Employability
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      09/01/2023
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      06/02/2023
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      06/03/2023
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Customer Service
    Employability
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    This course is designed to enable people to gain an overall view of customer service. It will provide you with the skills required by employers to work in a wide range of job roles. You will develop essential knowledge of how to carry out customer service related tasks such as how to manage information and even support events. This is a good all round customer service qualification which will help you gain the basics to support your CV applications across a huge sector of employment opportunitie...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      09/01/2023
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      06/02/2023
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      06/03/2023
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Team Leading
    Employability
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    This course is aimed at people who want to develop their knowledge, skills and understanding of team leading. This can support them to progress onto other qualifications, employment or apprenticeships in any sector. It is a great professional development. You are able to learn at your own pace yet have the support from qualified teachers....
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      09/01/2023
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      06/02/2023
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      06/03/2023
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Level 2 Certificate in Retail Operations
    Employability
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    This programme is aimed to support learners wishing to work or volunteer in a retail role, or those already working in this role aiming to gain a further qualification or knowledge of this area. The course will provide learners with an overview of working in a Retail environment and support further knowledge of this enabling them to utilise their learning within either an interview to support their search for work or their day to day role....
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      09/01/2023
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      06/02/2023
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      06/03/2023
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Warehousing
    Employability
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    The aim of this qualification is to provide learners with a route to employment in the logistics sector. It can also provide a foundation of learning for individuals currently in the sector to do further learning to progress in their role. This is an excellent opportunity to gain an accredited level 2 qualification as well as access to an award-winning online e-learning platform. You are able to learn at your own pace yet have the support from qualified teachers. ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      06/02/2023
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      06/03/2023
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Environmental Sustainability (EQUAL)
    Employability
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    The purpose of the qualification is to develop learner’s knowledge and understanding of a range of topics relating to environmental sustainability including control of global warming, reducing carbon emissions, alternative energy sources, conservation, environmental monitoring and energy management. The qualification is most relevant to those already in employment and is applicable across sectors. It forms part of a wide-ranging strategy of business improvement and lean management. ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      09/01/2023
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      06/02/2023
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      06/03/2023
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Positive & Effective Communication
    Employability
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      MON - 12/12/2022
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Railway Employer Event
    Employability
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Lancashire Adult Learning
      TUE - 13/12/2022
      10:00 to 13:00
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Railway Maintenance Level 2 Diploma
    Employability
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    During the course, you’ll learn the fundamentals of rail track maintenance that you need to obtain a successful career on the rail. The course will introduce you to the typical operations and allow you to develop an extensive skill set to carry out various roles within the Rail Industry. You must book onto an Information and Advice Session prior to starting the course. Also Included in The Course • City & Guilds NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Rail Engineering Track Maintenance • City & Guilds L...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Cotton Court Business Centre
      MULTIPLE DAYS PER WEEK starting - 07/11/2022
      09:00 to 16:00
      6 week course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Lancashire Adult Learning
      MULTIPLE DAYS PER WEEK starting - 07/11/2022
      09:00 to 16:00
      6 week course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Using Social Marketing for Business - Level 2 Award
    Employability
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Nelson and Colne College
      THU - 29/09/2022
      18:00 to 21:00
      11 week course
      9 Places Remaining
      Cost: £95.00
    • Nelson and Colne College
      THU - 04/05/2023
      18:00 to 21:00
      6 week course
      12 Places Remaining
      Cost: £95.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
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