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Jobseeking for over 45s

More people than ever are starting a new career later on in life - making a difference using the wisdom and skills they've acquired. If you're considering a change, this course will help you maximise your experience, update your job seeking skills, brush up on your confidence, identify transferable skills,…(more)

Wed, Oct 17, 2018 to Wed, Oct 24 2018
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM (4 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

PowerPoint Skills

Presentations made with PowerPoint are a great way to support a talk. This one-day course provides advice on how to develop an impactful presentation tailored to your audience. Learn design and technical skills to create an interactive experience, providing visual stimulation while you present. (more)

Sat, Oct 20, 2018 to Sat, Oct 20 2018
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (6 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Interviewing Confidently

Improve your chances of success by learning how to tackle interviews with assurance. This one day course offers up to date advice on confidence building for different types of interview and best practice techniques, including preparation, asking and answering questions, staying positive and receiving feedback. (more)

Thu, Nov 15, 2018 to Thu, Nov 15 2018
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (6 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Smart Applications

On this one day course, learn how to review job adverts and study job descriptions, allowing you to correlate your skills and match your qualities to what an employer is looking for. You will also learn how to best showcase your experience, accomplishments and attributes within an application form. (more)

Thu, Nov 22, 2018 to Thu, Nov 22 2018
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM (4 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Smart Applications

On this one day course, learn how to review job adverts and study job descriptions, allowing you to correlate your skills and match your qualities to what an employer is looking for. You will also learn how to best showcase your experience, accomplishments and attributes within an application form. (more)

Thu, Dec 13, 2018 to Thu, Dec 13 2018
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM (4 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Smart Job Searching

Search for a job effectively with this course providing hints and tips on maximising your time online. This course will help you tap into the job market and make job searching easier. (more)

Wed, Nov 07, 2018 to Wed, Nov 14 2018
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (2 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Basic IT for Jobseeking

This short course is suitable for those who wish to brush up on their IT skills to help with looking for work. We will explore different online methods to search for work, setting and editing job alerts, using Find a Job and using emails. (more)

Wed, Nov 21, 2018 to Wed, Nov 28 2018
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (6 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Smart Job Searching

Search for a job effectively with this one day course providing hints and tips on maximising your time online. This course will help you tap into the job market and make job searching easier. (more)

Thu, Nov 29, 2018 to Thu, Nov 29 2018
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM (4 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Outstanding CVs

This workshop is designed to help you refresh your CV and bring it up to date to reflect today's job market. You will learn how to write a relevant and compelling perosnal profile - identifying what to include and how to recognise your abilities and transferable skills. (more)

Wed, Nov 07, 2018 to Wed, Nov 07 2018
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM (4 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Customer Service

This course will explore the value of establishing customer service relations, delivering effective communciation through conflict resolution. Bring your selling skills up to date and review the capabilities, qualities and character traits of the ideal customer service representative. (more)

Thu, Nov 08, 2018 to Thu, Nov 08 2018
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (6 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Changing Careers

If you would like a change of direction, identifying transferable skills can assist you to move into a new career sector. This short course is designed to help you recognise your skills and qualities, write an impressive CV and effective job application forms and explore different sectors. (more)

Wed, Nov 14, 2018 to Wed, Nov 14 2018
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM (4 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Changing Careers

If you would like a change of direction, identifying transferable skills can assist you to move into a new career sector. This short course is designed to help you recognise your skills and qualities, write an impressive CV and effective job application forms and explore different sectors. (more)

Wed, Nov 21, 2018 to Wed, Nov 28 2018
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (2 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Outstanding CVs

This workshop is designed to help you refresh your CV and bring it up to date to reflect today's job market. You will learn how to write a relevant and compelling perosnal profile - identifying what to include and how to recognise your abilities and transferable skills. (more)

Wed, Dec 05, 2018 to Wed, Dec 12 2018
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (2 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Outstanding CVs

This workshop is designed to help you refresh your CV and bring it up to date to reflect today's job market. You will learn how to write a relevant and compelling perosnal profile - identifying what to include and how to recognise your abilities and transferable skills. (more)

Thu, Dec 06, 2018 to Thu, Dec 06 2018
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM (4 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Group Interviews

Group interviews see your skills put to the test alongside those of other candidates. This course looks at how to stand out from the crowd and prepare for different formats, including group tasks. You will learn what employers are looking for and how to display confidence in teamwork. (more)

Thu, Oct 18, 2018 to Thu, Oct 18 2018
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (6 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

ESOL - Me and My Future Advanced

This is an English course for speakers of other languages (ESOL) to improve confidence and develop language skills when talking about plans for the future. It is open to any learner from Entry 1 to Entry 3 level. The language covered will include: talking about the future; reviewing skills and…(more)

Mon, Oct 15, 2018 to Mon, Nov 12 2018
10:00 AM to 2:15 PM (4 hours) at Nari Ekta Ltd
Provided by Nari Ekta Ltd

Outstanding CVs

This workshop is designed to help you refresh your CV and bring it up to date to reflect today's job market. You will learn how to write a relevant and compelling personal profile - identifying what to include and how to recognise your abilities and transferable skills. (more)

Thu, Oct 25, 2018 to Thu, Oct 25 2018
12:00 PM to 4:00 PM (4 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Outstanding CVs

This workshop is designed to help you refresh your CV and bring it up to date to reflect today's job market. You will learn how to write a relevant and compelling personal profile - identifying what to include and how to recognise your abilities and transferable skills. (more)

Wed, Nov 07, 2018 to Wed, Nov 07 2018
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM (4 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Steps 2 Work - CH44

This course is designed to support job seekers at Dewsbury Road One Stop Centre back into employment. During the course learners will cover CV's, application forms, interview techniques, analysing vacancies and will undertake a comprehensive initial assessment. This course is for adults aged 19+, unemployed or working under 16 hours…(more)

Mon, Oct 22, 2018 to Fri, Nov 16 2018
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM (3 hours) at Dewsbury Road One Stop Centre
Provided by Learning Partnerships Ltd

Inspire and Achieve for Lone Parents

The course is designed to support unemployed lone parents to improve their employment prospects. In preparation for work learners will develop their skills around employability, which includes communication skills, creating an effective CV, confidence building, understanding how employers recruit, how to complete application forms, analysing vacancies, and job interviews etc.…(more)

Tue, Oct 23, 2018 to Wed, Dec 05 2018
9:45 AM to 2:15 PM (5 hours) at Learning Partnerships
Provided by Learning Partnerships Ltd

Brush Up Your English

Our non-accredited everyday English course will give you the chance to improve your reading and writing skills in a fun and friendly environment. (more)

Tue, Nov 06, 2018 to Tue, Dec 11 2018
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (2 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

(ACL) So you want to work in a school (Pre Level 1 TA)

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)

Tue, Mar 05, 2019 to Tue, Mar 26 2019
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM (3 hours) at Deacon House Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

(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)

Tue, Mar 05, 2019 to Tue, Mar 26 2019
12:30 PM to 3:00 PM (3 hours) at Deacon House Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

(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)

Tue, Mar 05, 2019 to Tue, Mar 26 2019
12:30 PM to 3:00 PM (3 hours) at Beeston Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

(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)

Thu, Mar 07, 2019 to Thu, Mar 28 2019
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM (3 hours) at Beeston Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

(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

(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)

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

Phone Photography

Learn the basics of lighting, placement, and cropping to capture great images. Whether it's people, objects, or pets; compose and create a professional looking photograph using your phone's camera. (more)

Thu, Nov 08, 2018 to Thu, Nov 08 2018
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (2 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Dementia Awareness

Introduction to what dementia is and how to care for people with dementia (more)

Fri, Nov 09, 2018 to Fri, Dec 14 2018
12:30 PM to 2:30 PM (2 hours) at Beeston 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

News & Events

New course - Seasonal Baking and Cooking - New course

We all have a few good stand by recipes but how about trying out some new ones – and dare I say it, ones with a healthy and delicious twist.


Come and join us for fun in the festive kitchen We are going to get busy cooking and learning about healthy seasonal recipes. Explore delicious swaps from meat to veg Starters, mains & yummy desserts New cooking techniques


full details are on this site but if you want to know more, call 2759282 and ask for Fiona or Dan

Want to know more about Apprenticeships?

If you are you a parent, carer or young person interested in finding out more about apprenticeships why not come along to one of our seminars running throughout October and November?

Come and listen to key employers in the city talk about apprenticeship opportunities in their company and be inspired by the range and level of vacancies available.

Interested?


Apprenticeships Seminars

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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