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Upskill and Reskill

HAVE YOU FOUND YOURSELF UNEMPLOYED, REDUNDANT OR FURLOUGHED?

Free Industry-focused adult courses for unemployed people

Whether you have been made unemployed, furloughed or made redundant due to COVID-19, or would like to upskill to improve your future prospects, our e-learning programmes aimed at adults aged 19+ years are ideal for improving your knowledge and skills.

Harrogate College, Keighley College and Leeds City College recognises the changing nature of the work climate, economic pressures and increased industry demands, and can help you better prepare for emerging work with our adult education. Upskill for a new workforce or reskill and gain a new qualification to kick-start a career change with our extensive employer-focused courses.

All of our courses are run across Harrogate College, Keighley College and Leeds City College.

To enquire about a course or register your interest, please email schooladminadult@collegehome.org

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We offer a range of adult courses within the following areas:

  • Administering medication
  • Adult English & Maths
  • Adult health and social care
  • Business Administration Level 1 
  • Business Administration Level 2
  • Caring for Children Diploma Level 1
  • Childcare Level 2
  • Children and Young People’s Mental Health
  • Diabetes Awareness
  • Digital Skills for Employment and Life
  • End of life care
  • Health & Social Care Certificate 1

Ready to apply?

Email schooladminadult@collegehome.org. outlining the course you are interested in, and one of our admin team will be in touch.

We offer a range of adult courses within the following areas:

  • Improve Your IT Skills
  • Introduction to Becoming a Teaching Assistant
  • Introduction to Working in Childcare
  • IT User Skills Level 2
  • Monitoring health conditions
  • Nutrition Awareness
  • Person-centred care
  • Planning your Digital Journey
  • Principles for Digital Skills Level 2
  • Principles of Business Administration
  • Principles of Customer Service L2
  • Principles of Team Leading Certificate Level 

Ready to apply?

Email schooladminadult@collegehome.org  outlining the course you are interested in, and one of our admin team will be in touch.

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  • Start Your Own Business
  • Supporting Children with SEN
  • Supporting individuals with autism
  • Supporting individuals with learning disabilities
  • Teaching Assistant Level 2
  • Understanding Autism
  • Understanding behaviour that challenges
  • Understanding falls
  • Understanding Mental Health
  • Understanding Mental Health First Aid and Mental Health Advocacy
  • Understanding Retail Operations
  • Understanding wellbeing

Ready to apply?

Email schooladminadult@collegehome.org. outlining the course you are interested in, and one of our admin team will be in touch.

All of our courses are run across Harrogate College, Keighley College and Leeds City College.

To enquire about a course or register your interest, please email schooladminadult@collegehome.org

ADULT COURSES AVAILABLE INCLUDE

IS IT TIME FOR A SKILLS REFRESH?

STEP CLOSER TO SUCCESS AT HARROGATE COLLEGE

Suitable for anyone with an interest in business who is seeking a recognised qualification, this course provides knowledge of business administration as well as a progression route to a Level 2 qualification, apprenticeship or work.

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Business Administration Award Level 1

Business Administration Certificate Level 2

Principles of Business Administration Level 2

Aimed at anyone who is considering a career in children and young people’s mental health, this programme will help you develop basic knowledge of supporting the mental wellbeing of children and young people. Progression may include accredited childhood, education or health and social care courses.

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Children and Young People’s Mental Health Beginners’ Course

Ideal for anyone looking to develop their English and maths, especially for those without formal qualifications, our array of adult English and maths qualifications include Functional Skills and GCSEs to support your progression to further study or employment.

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Adult English

Adult Maths

Adult Functional Skills

This course is perfect for anyone considering a career in the care sector. It does not qualify you to work in care, but allows you to develop the essential knowledge and skills for the care sector. You will also be able to decide whether or not working in the care sector is for you. Progression may include a relevant Level 2 course or apprenticeship.

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Health & Social Care CACHE NCFE Online Certificate Level 1

Understanding Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care NCFE CACHE Certificate Level 2

Cache/ncfe Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care

If you need to improve your IT skills, our range of IT qualifications span Entry Level 3 through to Level 2 covering the basics. You will explore emails and word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation software, online safety and use of social media. The course is personalised to your level. Progression may include further study, an apprenticeship or employment.

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Improve your IT Skills Beginners’ Course

IT User Skills TQUK Certificate Level 2

This course is for you if you would like to learn how to support children with Special Educational Needs (SEN) such as dyslexia and autism. You will gain a basic understanding of SEN and how to provide effective support. Progression may include further study such as accredited childhood and education courses.

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Introduction to Supporting Children with SEN Beginners’ Course

Are you considering becoming a teaching assistant? This online course will introduce you to the teaching assistant role and teach you how to work in partnership with a teacher in a school or college setting. Progression may include further study such as accredited teaching assistant qualifications.

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Introduction to Working as a Teaching Assistant Beginners’ Course

Teaching Assistant Level 2

This programme is for anyone who is curious about a career in childcare. It will introduce you to the roles and responsibilities of working in an early years setting, allowing you to decide whether this is an appropriate career choice for you. Progression may include further study, such as accredited childcare qualifications.

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Introduction to Working in Childcare Beginners’ Course

Are you looking to develop your digital skills? This short course will familiarise you with digital technology and working online, while assessing and strengthening your employability skills. You will also develop your CV and prepare for interviews. Progression routes to higher level qualifications are available.

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Planning Your Digital Journey Introduction

Principles for Digital Skills Level 2

Ideal for anyone looking to take steps towards starting their own business, this course will help you decide if you really want to be in business and where to base your organisation. You’ll study idea generation, writing a business plan and more. Progression may include accredited business qualifications or starting your own business.

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Start Your Own Business Introduction

This part-time programme provides you with the underpinning knowledge needed to work in an early years setting. You will learn how to review your own skills and create a positive environment while developing an understanding of how children learn through play.

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Childcare Level 2

This qualification will provide you with essential customer service knowledge. You will learn the principles of customer service as well as how to understand, handle and communicate with customers.

If you would like to develop your understanding of retail operations and effective customer service, this course is for you. You will explore customer service principles and develop knowledge of conflict resolution, customer information, relationship building and communicating effectively with customers.

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Understanding Retail Operations TQUK Certificate Level 2

This qualification is ideal for any adult aged 19+ who is interested in becoming a team leader. You will gain the knowledge required to successfully lead a team such as principles of team leading, general business operations, working relationships, presenting and performance management.

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Principles of Team Leading TQUK Certificate Level 2

This course aims to develop your understanding of autism and covers how to best support individuals with autism.

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Understanding Autism NCFE Certificate Level 2

Understanding Autism NCFE CACHE Certificate Level 2

This qualification will give you an understanding of how to work with individuals who have learning difficulties or disabilities. You will explore the principles of safeguarding, gain awareness of the autism spectrum and understand principles of positive risk-taking for individuals with disabilities.

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Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities NCFE Certificate Level 2

This qualification will increase your awareness and understanding of challenging behaviour and its effects.

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Understanding Behaviour That Challenges NCFE CACHE Certificate Level 2

The purpose of this qualification is to increase your awareness and understanding of falls and their prevention, allowing you to progress into employment in healthcare or social care settings.

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Falls Prevention Awareness NCFE CACHE Certificate Level 2

Contact

Harrogate College

Hornbeam Park Ave, Harrogate HG2 8QT United Kingdom

Tel: 01423 879466
Email: contact@harrogate-college.ac.uk