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Inspire Learning’s new learning programme for Summer 2019 is now available to book! Keep an eye on your letterboxes, our district leaflet will be arriving this week. Can't wait that long? View the course listings for your area below.
For the first time, we are pleased to be offering Level 1 accredited courses in a variety of subjects to allow you to kick-start your career as well as enjoy learning something new. We can support you to access help for childcare, travel and resources while you are studying. All courses are easily accessible on your doorstep and only demand a small amount of time commitment.
We will be offering the following courses. Click on the links to find out more:
We understand that studying towards a formal qualification isn’t for everyone. We are continuing to offer a fantastic Community and Family Learning programme designed for you to improve your skills, meet new people and spend quality time with your friends and family.
If you’re feeling creative, we offer a wide range of arts and crafts courses such as Jewellery Making, Crochet, and Card Making. Our courses don’t just involve staying still! If you want to move around, try Pilates or Balletcise.
Some of our courses can even boost your job prospects. We offer FREE Functional Skills Maths and English courses for those who do not have GCSE grade C and above. We offer IT courses, Bookkeeping and accredited Emergency First Aid at Work (to name a few).
If you’re looking for something that the whole family can enjoy together, don’t forget about our FREE Family Learning courses. For the smallest in the family we have Baby Yoga, for those with a sweet tooth we are offering Cupcake Decorating for Kids or for those who like to channel their inner ballerina we have Tutu Making.
We’re offering more programmes at levels 3 and 4 such as Coaching and Mentoring, and Education and Training, and there’s help to fund these courses through an Advanced Learner Loan, which we can help you to apply for.
Our tailored Study Programmes and Traineeships are a great opportunity for 16-24 year olds to develop skills whilst gaining real work experience. Our study programmes include Health and Social Care; Hospitality and Catering; Carpentry and Joinery; Painting and Decorating; and Construction to name a few. We have 9 study centres across the county and young people can enrol and start at any time.
We also offer Apprenticeships to all ages in a range of vocational areas including management, project management, customer service, health and social care, and business administration. Ideal for anyone who wants to earn whilst they learn.
Wherever you are on your personal learning journey, whether you’re interested in learning new things, turning your hobby into a business, getting a new or better job, becoming healthier or simply getting out and about more and meeting new people, Inspire Learning can help!
View and download course information for your district below:
Book online, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Simply search for your course and use the Eventbrite button to secure your place.
You can also call us to book on 01623 677 200.
We look forward to welcoming you!
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