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Keeping up with the kids literacy IRP

Helping parents to prepare and support their children with everyday practical activities to help with reading and writing activities. (more)

Thu, Apr 18, 2019 to Thu, Jun 27 2019
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (2 hours) at Ingram Road Primary School
Provided by Leeds City College

Family History Online

A course that will introduce you to researching your family history online. We will use subscription and free online resources to look at Births, Marriages and Death records, military records, census information and the use of online groups and forums to gain information about your family. The use of subscription…(more)

Wed, Jan 30, 2019 to Wed, Mar 27 2019
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (2 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

(ACL) First Steps to Working in Childcare (Pre E3)

The course covers the different roles and settings of a childcare worker or teaching assistant. You will need Literacy, Numeracy and ICT skills to meet the standards required for working in a school or a childcare setting. (more)

Fri, Mar 08, 2019 to Fri, Mar 29 2019
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM (3 hours) at Deacon House Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

An introduction to working as a Teaching Assistant

The course covers the different roles and settings of a childcare worker or teaching assistant. You will need Literacy, Numeracy and ICT skills to meet the standards required for working in a school or a childcare setting. (more)

Wed, Mar 06, 2019 to Wed, Mar 27 2019
9:30 AM to 12:45 PM (3 hours) at Park Lane Campus
Provided by Leeds City College

An Introduction to Working as a Teaching Assistant

The course covers the different roles and settings of a childcare worker or teaching assistant. You will need Literacy, Numeracy and ICT skills to meet the standards required for working in a school or a childcare setting. (more)

Mon, Mar 04, 2019 to Mon, Mar 25 2019
9:30 AM to 12:45 PM (3 hours) at Horsforth One Stop Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

Family Fortunes - Crossgates and Manston

Family Fortunes is an exciting new 10 hour course supported by the Money Advice Service. It is designed to support children and parents to develop positive money habits. (more)

Thu, Jan 17, 2019 to Thu, Feb 14 2019
9:30 AM to 11:30 AM (2 hours) at Crossgates And Manston Children's Centre
Provided by Leeds City Council

Healthy Start, Brighter Future (HENRY) - Carr Manor

A short course exploring ways in which parents can gain skills and knowledge to improve their own (and their children's) lives, physically and mentally. (more)

Mon, Jan 14, 2019 to Mon, Mar 18 2019
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM (3 hours) at Carr Manor Childrens Centre
Provided by Leeds City Council

Let's Get Crafty - Armley CC

The aim of this course is to enable parents/carers to encourage and support their children's development through a range of craft activities. These will include activities such as puppet making, painting, 'messy play', boxcraft, model making amongst others. By the end of the course learners will be able to recognise…(more)

Thu, Jan 17, 2019 to Thu, Mar 28 2019
9:15 AM to 11:45 AM (3 hours) at Armley Childrens Centre
Provided by Leeds City Council

Keeping up with the kids practical maths

Helping the Parent/carer to understand basic maths for everyday situations. (more)

Mon, Jan 14, 2019 to Mon, Mar 25 2019
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (2 hours) at Ingram Road Primary School
Provided by Leeds City College

Supporting Children's Learning - Bramley Resource Centre

A course for parents who wish to learn how to support their children's early learning skills, and improve their own language confidence. Parents will learn about reading strategies and early numeracy and how to support this in the home to improve their children's achievement. They will develop their own speaking…(more)

Mon, Jan 14, 2019 to Mon, Feb 11 2019
12:30 PM to 3:00 PM (3 hours) at Bramley Resource Centre
Provided by Leeds City Council

Supporting Children's Literacy & Numeracy - Iveson

A course for parents who wish to learn how to support their children's early learning skills, and improve their own language confidence. Parents will learn about reading strategies and early numeracy and how to support this in the home to improve their children's achievement. They will develop their own speaking…(more)

Thu, Jan 17, 2019 to Thu, Feb 14 2019
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (2 hours) at Iveson Primary School
Provided by Leeds City Council

Let's Get Crafty - Kirkstall

The aim of this course is to enable parents/carers to encourage and support their children's development through a range of craft activities. These will include activities such as puppet making, painting, 'messy play', boxcraft, model making amongst others. By the end of the course learners will be able to recognise…(more)

Mon, Jan 14, 2019 to Mon, Mar 25 2019
9:30 AM to 11:30 AM (2 hours) at Kirkstall Children's Centre
Provided by Leeds City Council

Mindfulness for Children - Crossgates & Manston

Would you like to learn techniques to support your child stay calm and focussed - improve their ability to listen and learn? Techniques which can be used in school and home? Learn to relax and deal with stress in your life and discover the benefits of yoga for both you…(more)

Wed, Jan 16, 2019 to Wed, Mar 27 2019
9:30 AM to 11:30 AM (2 hours) at Crossgates And Manston Children's Centre
Provided by Leeds City Council

Childcare Level 1 - Cardigan Centre

This course is designed to stimulate interest and develop learner's understanding of the skills required to care for children. Topics covered in the course include; How family and the home environment supports and influences child development How to care for and meet the physical needs of your child Child Development…(more)

Thu, Jan 17, 2019 to Thu, Jun 27 2019
9:45 AM to 11:45 AM (2 hours) at Cardigan Centre
Provided by Cardigan Centre

Cooking on a Budget - Lane End

A fun and practical course giving you the opportunity to create tasty, nutritious meals within a budget. You will develop a new outlook for a balanced diet and tips and tricks for using leftovers. (more)

Tue, Apr 16, 2019 to Tue, May 21 2019
9:00 AM to 11:30 AM (3 hours) at Lane End Primary School
Provided by Leeds City Council

Healthy Start, Brighter Future (HENRY) - Burley

This course is designed to help parents gain the confidence, knowledge and tools - as well the parenting skills - they need to adopt a healthier and happier family lifestyle. (more)

Thu, Jan 10, 2019 to Thu, Mar 14 2019
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM (3 hours) at Burley Park Childrens Centre
Provided by Leeds City Council

Let's Get Crafty - Farnley

The aim of this course is to enable parents/carers to encourage and support their children's development through a range of craft activities. These will include activities such as puppet making, painting, 'messy play', boxcraft, model making amongst others. By the end of the course learners will be able to recognise…(more)

Thu, Jan 17, 2019 to Thu, Feb 14 2019
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM (2 hours) at Farnley Childrens Centre
Provided by Leeds City Council

Family Fortunes - Gipton

Family Fortunes is an exciting new 10 hour course supported by the Money Advice Service. It is designed to support children and parents to develop positive money habits. (more)

Thu, Jan 17, 2019 to Thu, Feb 14 2019
9:30 AM to 11:30 AM (2 hours) at Gipton Children's Centre
Provided by Leeds City Council

Volunteering - Gipton

This course gives an introduction into the benefits of volunteering to both the individual and the organisations concerned. It includes talks by representatives of local organisations who will give an insight into the nature of the work they do and how this benefits the wider community. Volunteering is a great…(more)

Mon, Jan 14, 2019 to Mon, Feb 11 2019
9:30 AM to 11:30 AM (2 hours) at Gipton South Childrens Centre
Provided by Leeds City Council

Let's Start Learning Together - Little London

This course aims to help parents/carers explore ways of playing, talking and listening to their children. It will enhance early language development and enable young children to become confident and secure when they enter the foundation stage. (more)

Mon, Jan 14, 2019 to Mon, Mar 25 2019
9:30 AM to 11:30 AM (2 hours) at Little London Children's Centre
Provided by Leeds City Council

Supporting Children's Learning - Hillcrest

This course focusses on the skills required to help children with early English and maths development. (more)

Wed, Jan 16, 2019 to Wed, Mar 27 2019
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM (3 hours) at Hillcrest Primary School
Provided by Leeds City Council

Story Sacks - Cottingley

Story-sacks can motivate children to have fun whilst reading. This course will allow learners to use practical, fun activities to bring stories to life and foster children's love of books. As part of the course parents acquire additional communication skills and can help parents become increasingly confident in supporting their…(more)

Thu, Jan 31, 2019 to Thu, Mar 28 2019
12:30 PM to 3:00 PM (3 hours) at Cottingley Children's Centre
Provided by Leeds City Council

(ACL) An introduction to working as a Teaching Assistant

The course covers the different roles and settings of a childcare worker or teaching assistant. You will need Literacy, Numeracy and ICT skills to meet the standards required for working in a school or a childcare setting. (more)

Wed, Mar 06, 2019 to Wed, Mar 27 2019
12:30 PM to 3:45 PM (3 hours) at Park Lane Campus
Provided by Leeds City College

Fun with Science - Seacroft Grange

This course offers parents and children the chance to explore the world of science and engineering through simple investigations and model making. It aims to show how science can be related to everyday objects and activities and will look at how observing and asking questions about the world around us…(more)

Tue, Jan 22, 2019 to Tue, Mar 26 2019
9:00 AM to 11:30 AM (3 hours) at Seacroft Grange Primary School
Provided by Leeds City Council

Introduction To Sewing

This course provides an opportunity for learners to make a garment using machine and hand sewing techniques. It is suitable for complete beginners and those with some experience. Learners will build confidence, read patterns, measure accurately, cut cloth and research guides and techniques online. (more)

Mon, Jan 07, 2019 to Mon, Mar 25 2019
9:30 AM to 12:30 PM (3 hours) at Asha Neighbourhood Centre
Provided by Vera Media

Computer Skills with English

This course is suitable for complete beginners and those with some experience in using computers. Learners will work at their own workstation, where they will develop ICT skills including use of keyboard and mouse, word processing, email, creating documents, staying safe online, researching information online, including job search and creating…(more)

Fri, Jan 11, 2019 to Fri, Mar 29 2019
9:30 AM to 12:30 PM (3 hours) at Asha Neighbourhood Centre
Provided by Vera Media

Steps To Excellence & Personal Success

This course aims to develop confidence and goal setting skills, helping learners identify their existing strengths and abilities. It shows how they may build on these to further their aims and ambitions, including further learning, volunteering and employability. The course offers a space for reflection and discussion, using video clips…(more)

Mon, Feb 04, 2019 to Mon, Mar 25 2019
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (3 hours) at Blenheim Primary School
Provided by Vera Media

ESOL - Reading for Everyday Life

This is an English Reading course for speakers of other languages (ESOL) to improve confidence and develop basic reading and understanding skills. It is open to any learner from Entry 1 to Entry 3 level. The reading skills covered will include: reading and understanding simple texts relevant to everyday life,…(more)

Mon, Jan 07, 2019 to Mon, Mar 25 2019
9:30 AM to 12:30 PM (3 hours) at Asha Neighbourhood Centre
Provided by Vera Media

ESOL - Reading for Everyday Life

This is an English Reading course for speakers of other languages (ESOL) to improve confidence and develop basic reading and understanding skills. It is open to any learner from Entry 1 to Entry 3 level. The reading skills covered will include: reading and understanding simple texts relevant to everyday life,…(more)

Tue, Jan 08, 2019 to Tue, Mar 26 2019
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (3 hours) at Hillcrest Academy
Provided by Vera Media

ESOL - Me and My Money

This is an English language course for speakers of other languages (ESOL) to improve confidence and develop language skills in speaking about how to use money in everyday life. It is open to any learner from pre-entry to Entry 3 level. The language covered will include: the vocabulary associated with…(more)

Tue, Jan 08, 2019 to Tue, Mar 26 2019
9:15 AM to 12:15 PM (3 hours) at Ingram Road Primary School
Provided by Vera Media

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You will need to be able to use a keyboard and mouse and be able to read English. We will even loan you an iPad for the duration of the course.

Contact us on 0113 3787003 or e-mail acls@leeds.gov.uk for more information and to book your place on our information session.


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Starting in January, the Jumpstart course can help you prepare to apply for foundation level study in higher education


Contact Poppy Beacock (0113 343 6892/ p.beacock@leeds.ac.uk) or visit


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Skills Training Employment Pathways

Are you aged 25 or over, live in Leeds and have been out of work for more than 12 months? Then STEP is for you.

Access a range of support to help you which includes improving and updating your skills, access work placements and work trials to help you move back into work and debt advice and support.

Interested? Contact the STEP team now on 0113 3784576 or e-mail them at STEP@leeds.gov.uk

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