Develop your skills by signing up for adult learning class

Northumberland County Council Adult Learning provide a huge range of training, learning and development opportunities.

Monday, 24th April 2017, 07:44 am
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 18:07 pm
Building craft training.

With over 400 courses available across 11 dedicated learning centres throughout the county, adults have the opportunity to build upon existing knowledge, learn something new or develop your skills through an apprenticeship.

The courses are open to people over 16 years old, at any stage of their learning journey and for the first time, they are also available throughout the summer.

The courses fall into three categories: Fresh Start Programmes, offering courses and training to help boost employability; Access to Higher Education, available for over 19’s who want to progress to a degree in Social Care or Education; Skilled Based Courses, based on work related training.

Kieran Shepherd, who enrolled on a Level 1 Certificate in Building Craft at Alnwick, said: “I had a difficult time in Year 11, which affected my GCSE results. The course has given me a second chance to gain a valuable qualification and given me the confidence to get the job I want.”

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Caroline Tulett, head of employability and skills at Northumberland County Council said: “It is never too late to take up new learning or develop your skills. The range of courses offered through the Adult Learning centres as part of the their summer programme are open for all to get involved and we have a great team of people to help you get the learning you deserve.”

For further information, visit www.northumberland.gov.uk/adultlearning or call 01670 624878.