Retrain, Reskill, Reboot

  • 05
  • Aug

FREE short course at City and Islington College

Get ready for life after Covid-19 and prepare for the end of furlough with FREE online and face-to-face courses starting from April.

We offer a flexible approach to learning so whether you are looking to retrain for a change in career, want to gain new skills or just try something new, we will help you achieve your ambitions.

All short courses up to Level 3 are FREE so no course fees or loans are needed.

Online and face-to face courses starting from April:

• Introductory Certificate for Entry to the Uniformed Services
• Introductory Certificate in Policing
• Fashion: Pattern Cutting
• Fashion: Garment Construction
• Drawing for Design
• Photoshop: Beginners
• Art: Preparing Your Portfolio
• Video Editing
• Acting Techniques: An Introduction
• IELTS Preparation
• Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring
• Certificate in Counselling
• GCSE English
• Introduction to A Level Maths
• Introduction to A Level English
• Introduction to English Language Teaching
• ESOL for New Parents (ONLINE) – Intermediate
• Conversation Skills for ESOL Learners
• Spreadsheets – The Basics
• Spreadsheet – Intermediate
• Introduction to Fitness Instructing and Personal Training
• Introduction to Exotic Pet Care
• Remote Working (Intro to Self-Employment and Working from Home)
• Award in Female Intimate Waxing
• Manicure and Pedicure
• Setting and Dressing Hair
• Award in LED Gel Polish Techniques
• Award in Eyelash Perming
• Hair Removal Techniques

…and many more.

FREE courses with Adult Community Learning

Whether you want to get your first job, boost your career prospects, start your own business or learn something new – we have a course for you.

Islington’s Adult Community Learning (ACL) service runs free courses for adults. Our courses range from pre-entry to level 2 in a number of curriculum areas such as IT/digital skills, English, Maths, ESOL, Family Learning, and employment support. However, if you’re not sure where to start you can book an information, advice and guidance meeting with an advisor who’ll discuss your goals with you and help you decide which course is best for you.  Courses that start from April include:

• Essential Digital Skills level 1
• Spreadsheet for beginners
• Word Processing for beginners
• Basic Food Hygiene
• Boost your Interview Skills
• Business Start-up
• Customer Service level 1
• Introduction to British Sign Language
• Introduction to Working in Early Years and Childcare
• Level 1 Award in Working with Children
• ESOL, English and Maths
• Level 1 Preparing to Work with Children in Schools
• Level 1 Supporting Children in Nursery and Reception