We provide sessions to develop skills for a working life. These sessions aim to support members who wish to find employment, volunteering opportunities, or simply wish to learn something new. We help members enhance their employability skills, helping them to achieve their full potential for living independently and preparing them for the workplace.
We also offer various work placements which you can read more about on our work experience and placements page.Work Experience & Placements
Skills for Work
This includes the basics of using a computer, such as using search engines and staying safe online. Members are also introduced to the Microsoft Office package, typing documents and how to save and print work.
This includes how to file and organise paperwork, collecting the daily post, how to answer the phone and taking messages. Students will be taught how to use the Microsoft packages in more depth such as creating spreadsheets, creating a database and using PowerPoint to produce a presentation. Certificates are awarded to show their progress.
This includes learning about interview tips such as how to prepare, what to expect, what to bring, and what to wear.
This includes learning about the importance of fire safety, when and where it is safe to eat and drink and the importance protective workwear.
This included addition and subtraction, multiplying and division. We aim to make all our sessions fun, using things like worksheets and games.
This includes reading, writing, speaking and listening. Our literacy sessions help members communicate effectively in different ways.