Learn something new this autumn
Published: Thursday, October 3, 2019
Sign up now for a wide range of courses offered by the council’s Lifelong Learning team.
Working in partnership with a number of other organisations, the council offers an extensive range of community learning courses, apprenticeships and other accredited qualifications.
This includes personal development and employability courses, management qualifications, apprenticeships in business, health and social care, childcare and becoming a teaching assistant.
Lifelong learning also runs free English as a second language and English and maths courses leading to a recognised qualification, making it easier to get a job, pass citizenship tests or just live daily life.
Hortense Bouysson applied to Lifelong Learning to improve her English Skills and confidence for work. After completing an English course and gaining help with her CV and cover letter she has been employed by Nestle in their Marketing department. She said: “Wandsworth Lifelong Learning helped give me the skills I needed to get into work. I’d definitely recommend finding out how they could help you”.
If you are thinking about what might suit you, there is still time to inquire about courses that might be available. Take a look at the updated Lifelong Learning Guide which signposts you to learning opportunities in the borough.
If you feel that you would benefit from individual support our experienced careers guidance counsellors can help you. Call 07919 392 254 or email Dustine.Davis@richmondandwandsworth.gov.uk.
Cabinet member for Economic Development, Skills and Employment, Councillor Jonathan Cook said: "We are really pleased to offer such a diverse range of learning opportunities in the borough. Whether you want to develop your skills for the workplace with a course tailored-made to meet the needs of local employers, or to learn something new, there is a great deal to choose from.”
For further information on Lifelong Learning in Wandsworth visit www.wandsworthlifelonglearning.org.uk