Platform to Employment - Skills Support for the Unemployed

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You can enrol onto this course, come to the college and our staff will be able to help you.
Qualification type: Certificate
Level: Entry level
Awarding body COLLCERT
Academic year: 2017/2018
Start date Various
Duration TBC
Location: Darlington College
Attendance: Short course
You can enrol onto this course, come to the college and our staff will be able to help you.

Course overview

The aim of this service is to provide additional skills to increase your chance of employment or self-employment.

This course is open to anyone aged 25+ who is;

  • Claiming JSA (No minimum qualifying period)
  • Newly unemployed, including those who are not yet claiming benefits
  • Recently started claiming JSA of ESA (WRAG)

Email landerson@darlington.ac.uk for information.

Studying and learning

Modules cover a range of work skills, and will include

Training and support

Improved CV writing

Interview Preparation and Techniques

Introduction into Employment Rights and Regulations

Improved numeracy and literacy

What if I need support?

Here at the college we have outstanding support. Our support staff are dedicated to providing you with all the help and guidance you may need throughout your college journey.

You might need help and advice on a wide range of issues such as childcare, counselling and additional learning support. For more information on any aspect of student support contact the Course and Information Team, who will direct your call to the appropriate member of the college support team, call: 01325 503030.

You can enrol onto this course, come to the college and our staff will be able to help you.

Enquiry Form

If you have any questions about this course, send us a message using the form below.

Saturday, 17th June 2017 - 11am - 3pm

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Thursday, 24th August 2017 - 9.00am - 7.00pm

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