North East Lincolnshire Council

Community Learning

Community Learning @ the Skills Hub are getting involved in the fun of the Freeman Street Festival on 10th of June with a range of activities and information for children and adults. Come along and discover an exciting new world of learning!

Community Learning

Community Learning offers a range of both full and part-time further education programmes including 16-19 and 19+ study programmes.

Our courses include English, maths, creative arts, ICT and employability to name but a few, plus the National Careers Service will be based there too; ready to support those who are looking for employment or training opportunities with their specialist information, advice and guidance.

In addition to this broad range of courses, Community Learning will continue delivering learning right across NEL in community venues across Grimsby, Cleethorpes and Immingham.

The Skills Hub

The Skills Hub includes ten classrooms complete with wifi and internet access, all specifically designed to support our learners to aspire, achieve and succeed on their chosen path.

The Skills Hub is an exciting new development for Community Learning in North East Lincolnshire. We look forward to welcoming all learners old and new to our wonderful new Skills Hub as we build on our successful delivery whilst also  growing our range of courses by providing new and engaging opportunities to enable everyone in North East Lincolnshire to enjoy learning new skills.

Course details

For details of courses see below. You can also find more information by visiting Lincs2.co.uk and at Facebook/Lincs2NEL.

Course Outline

This course will prepare you in a full range of English skills at GCSE Level. It is designed to cover the academic aspect of maths required by many courses and employers.  The course runs over 120 hours broken down into 3 hour classes.

Duration

34 weeks

Entry Requirement

Functional Skills English Level 2 or grade D at GCSE.

What qualification will I achieve?

GCSE English

Progression opportunities

A GCSE English qualification is nationally recognised by employers and can enable access to a wide range of further and higher education courses including Level 3 apprenticeships.

What do I need to bring?

  • Pen
  • Paper
  • Folder
  • Dictionary

Is there anything else I need to know?

Our GCSE courses are free to learners who have not achieved a grade C or higher previously.

To find out more please contact us on: 01472 326291 or email

Donna.lond@nelincs.gov.uk

Course Outline

This course will prepare you in a full range of English skills at Entry Level 1.  It is also designed to teach you how to apply these skills to real life situations. The course is delivered in a classroom setting for 2.5 hours per week.

Duration

18 weeks

Entry Requirement

There are no formal entry requirements, however, a short initial assessment at the beginning of your course will determine your level and the best course for you.

What qualification will I achieve?

OCR Functional Skills English Entry Level 1

Progression opportunities

Entry 1 can enable access to the Entry Level 2 Functional Skills English qualification.

What do I need to bring?

  • Pen
  • Paper
  • Folder
  • Dictionary

Is there anything else I need to know?

Our maths and English courses are free to learners who have not achieved a grade C or higher previously.

An assessment at Freeman Street   Resource Centre is required before  enrolment. Please call us direct on 01472 326265 to book your assessment appointment.

To find out more please contact us on: 01472 326291 or email

Donna.lond@nelincs.gov.uk

Course Outline

This course will prepare you in a full range of English skills at Entry Level 2.  It is also designed to teach you how to apply these skills to real life situations. The course is delivered in a classroom setting for 2.5 hours per week.

Duration

18 weeks

Entry Requirement

There are no formal entry requirements, however, a short initial assessment at the beginning of your course will determine your level and the best course for you.

What qualification will I achieve?

OCR Functional Skills English Entry Level 2

Progression opportunities

Entry 2 can enable access to the Entry Level 3 Functional Skills English qualification.

What do I need to bring?

  • Pen
  • Paper
  • Folder
  • Dictionary

Is there anything else I need to know?

Our maths and English courses are free to learners who have not achieved a grade C or higher previously.

An assessment at Freeman Street   Resource Centre is required before  enrolment. Please call us direct on 01472 326265 to book your assessment appointment.

To find out more please contact us on: 01472 326291 or email

Donna.lond@nelincs.gov.uk

Course Outline

This course will prepare you in a full range of English skills at Entry Level 3.  It is also designed to teach you how to apply these skills to real life situations. The course is delivered in a classroom setting for 2.5 hours per week.

Duration

18 weeks

Entry Requirement

There are no formal entry requirements, however, a short initial assessment at the beginning of your course will determine your level and the best course for you.

What qualification will I achieve?

OCR Functional Skills English Entry Level 3

Progression opportunities

Entry 3 can enable access to the Level 1 Functional Skills English qualification.

What do I need to bring?

  • Pen
  • Paper
  • Folder
  • Dictionary

Is there anything else I need to know?

Our maths and English courses are free to learners who have not achieved a grade C or higher previously.

An assessment at Freeman Street   Resource Centre is required before  enrolment. Please call us direct on 01472 326265 to book your assessment appointment.

To find out more please contact us on: 01472 326291 or email

Donna.lond@nelincs.gov.uk

Course Outline

This course will prepare you in a full range of English skills at Level 1. It is also designed to teach you how to apply these skills to real life situations. The course is delivered in a classroom setting for 2.5 hours per week.

Duration

18 weeks

Entry Requirement

There are no formal entry requirements, however, a short initial assessment at the beginning of your course will determine your level and the best course for you.

What qualification will I achieve?

OCR Functional Skills English Level 1

Progression opportunities

Level 1 can enable access to the Level 2 Functional Skills English qualification.

What do I need to bring?

  • Pen
  • Paper
  • Folder
  • Dictionary

Is there anything else I need to know?

Our maths and English courses are free to learners who have not achieved a grade C or higher previously.

An assessment at Freeman Street   Resource Centre is required before  enrolment. Please call us direct on 01472 326265 to book your assessment appointment.

To find out more please contact us on: 01472 326291 or email

Donna.lond@nelincs.gov.uk

Course Outline

This course will prepare you in a full range of English skills at Level 2. It is also designed to teach you how to apply these skills to real life situations. The course is delivered in a classroom setting for 2.5 hours per week.

Duration

18 weeks

Entry Requirement

There are no formal entry requirements, however, a short initial assessment at the beginning of your course will determine your level and the best course for you.

What qualification will I achieve?

OCR Functional Skills English Level 2.

Progression opportunities

Level 2 can enable access to many    further and higher education courses and Level 3 apprenticeships

What do I need to bring?

  • Pen
  • Paper
  • Folder
  • Dictionary

Is there anything else I need to know?

Our maths and English courses are free to learners who have not achieved a grade C or higher previously.

An assessment at Freeman Street   Resource Centre is required before  enrolment. Please call us direct on 01472 326265 to book your assessment appointment.

To find out more please contact us on: 01472 326291 or email

Donna.lond@nelincs.gov.uk

Course Outline

This course will prepare you in a full range of maths skills at GCSE

Level. It is designed to cover the academic aspect of maths required by many courses and employers. The course runs over 120 hours broken down into 3 hour classes.

Duration

34 weeks

Entry Requirement

Functional Skills Maths Level 2 or grade D at GCSE.

What qualification will I achieve?

GCSE Maths

Progression opportunities

A GCSE Maths qualification is nationally recognised by employers and can enable access to a wide range of further and higher education courses including Level 3 apprenticeships.

What do I need to bring?

  • Pen
  • Pencil
  • Ruler
  • Eraser
  • Paper
  • Folder
  • Calculator

Is there anything else I need to know?

Our GCSE courses are free to learners who have not achieved a grade C or higher previously.

To find out more please contact us on: 01472 326291 or email

Donna.lond@nelincs.gov.uk

Course Outline

This course will prepare you in a full range of maths skills at Level 1. It is designed to teach problem solving skills and how to tackle maths in real life situations. The course will run over 45 hours broken down into 2.5 hours classes.

Duration

18 weeks

Entry Requirement

There are no formal entry requirements, however, a short initial assessment at the beginning of your course will determine your level and the best course for you.

What qualification will I achieve?

OCR Functional Skills Maths Level 1

Progression opportunities

Level 1 can enable access to the Level 2 Functional Skills Maths qualification.

What do I need to bring?

  • Pen
  • Pencil
  • Ruler
  • Eraser
  • Paper
  • Folder
  • Calculator

Is there anything else I need to know?

Our maths and English courses are free to learners who have not achieved a grade C or higher previously.

An assessment at Freeman Street    Resource Centre is required before    enrolment. Please call us direct on 01472 326265 to book your assessment appointment.

To find out more please contact us on: 01472 326291 or email

Donna.lond@nelincs.gov.uk

Course Outline

This course will prepare you in a full range of maths skills at Level 2. It is designed to teach problem solving skills and how to tackle maths in real life situations. The course will run over 45 hours broken down into 2.5 hours classes.

Duration

18 weeks

Entry Requirement

There are no formal entry requirements, however, a short initial assessment at the beginning of your course will determine your level and the best course for you.

What qualification will I achieve?

OCR Functional Skills Maths Level 2

Progression opportunities

Level 2 can enable access to many    further and higher education courses and Level 3 apprenticeships.

What do I need to bring?

  • Pen
  • Pencil
  • Ruler
  • Eraser
  • Paper
  • Folder
  • Calculator

Is there anything else I need to know?

Our maths and English courses are free to learners who have not achieved a grade C or higher previously.

An assessment at Freeman Street    Resource Centre is required before    enrolment. Please call us direct on 01472 326265 to book your assessment appointment.

To find out more please contact us on: 01472 326291 or email

Donna.lond@nelincs.gov.uk

Course Outline

This course will prepare you in a full range of maths skills at Entry Level  1. It is designed to teach problem solving skills and how to tackle maths in real life situations. The course will run over 45 hours broken down into 2.5 hours classes.

Duration

18 weeks

Entry Requirement

There are no formal entry requirements, however, a short initial assessment at the beginning of your course will determine your level and the best course for you.

What qualification will I achieve?

OCR Functional Skills Maths Entry Level 1

Progression opportunities

Entry Level 1 can enable access to the Entry Level 2 Functional Skills Maths qualification.

What do I need to bring?

  • Pen
  • Pencil
  • Ruler
  • Eraser
  • Paper
  • Folder
  • Calculator

Is there anything else I need to know?

Our maths and English courses are free to learners who have not achieved a grade C or higher previously.

An assessment at Freeman Street    Resource Centre is required before    enrolment. Please call us direct on 01472 326265 to book your assessment appointment.

To find out more please contact us on: 01472 326291 or email

Donna.lond@nelincs.gov.uk

Course Outline

This course will prepare you in a full range of maths skills at Entry Level 2. It is designed to teach problem solving skills and how to tackle maths in real life situations. The course will run over 45 hours broken down into 2.5 hours classes.

Duration

18 weeks

Entry Requirement

There are no formal entry requirements, however, a short initial assessment at the beginning of your course will determine your level and the best course for you.

What qualification will I achieve?

OCR Functional Skills Maths Entry Level 2

Progression opportunities

Entry Level 2 can enable access to the Entry Level 3 Functional Skills Maths qualification.

 

What do I need to bring?

  • Pen
  • Pencil
  • Ruler
  • Eraser
  • Paper
  • Folder
  • Calculator

Is there anything else I need to know?

Our maths and English courses are free to learners who have not achieved a grade C or higher previously.

An assessment at Freeman Street    Resource Centre is required before    enrolment. Please call us direct on 01472 326265 to book your assessment appointment.

To find out more please contact us on: 01472 326291 or email

Donna.lond@nelincs.gov.uk

Course Outline

This course will prepare you in a full range of maths skills at Entry Level 3. It is designed to teach problem solving skills and how to tackle maths in real life situations. The course will run over 45 hours broken down into 2.5 hours classes.

Duration

18 weeks

Entry Requirement

There are no formal entry requirements, however, a short initial assessment at the beginning of your course will determine your level and the best course for you.

What qualification will I achieve?

OCR Functional Skills Maths Entry Level 3

Progression opportunities

Entry Level 3 can enable access to the Level 2 Functional Skills Maths qualification.

What do I need to bring?

  • Pen
  • Pencil
  • Ruler
  • Eraser
  • Paper
  • Folder
  • Calculator

Is there anything else I need to know?

Our maths and English courses are free to learners who have not achieved a grade C or higher previously.

An assessment at Freeman Street    Resource Centre is required before    enrolment. Please call us direct on 01472 326265 to book your assessment appointment.

To find out more please contact us on: 01472 326291 or email

Donna.lond@nelincs.gov.uk

Course outline

  • Create a CV tailored to your skills
  • Compose professional emails
  • Understand local labour market.
  • Know where to look for jobs
  • Write a speculative letter
  • Write a cover letter
  • Complete application forms and sell your skills
  • Prepare for a job interview
  • Have a mock job interview
  • Be able to plan travel
  • Improve IT skills
  • Gain Health and Safety knowledge
  • Boost confidence

What qualification will I achieve?

NOCN Level 1 Award in Skills for Employment, Training and Personal Development.

This course can be tailored to an individuals’ needs and does not need to be qualification based.

Progression Opportunities

Improved chances of successfully applying for work. Enhance your employability skills further by enrolling onto one of our Maths, English or ICT courses to achieve nationally recognised qualifications.

What do I need to bring?

  • Pen
  • Notepad
  • CV
  • Your Universal Job match ID
  • Email log on ID

Please set up a personal email address and Universal Jobmatch account prior to the course starting if you do not already have one (your tutor can help).

Is there anything else I need to know?

This course is free and to be eligible you must be 19+ and unemployed and in receipt of benefits (JSA, Universal Credit, ESA).

The course is completed over 2 weeks, Monday to Friday and is held at the Thrunscoe Centre, Highgate, Cleethorpes.

Time: 9.30 am – 3.30 pm with a morning break and 30 minutes lunch.

To find out more please contact us on 01472 326230 or 01472 324593 or email                 

jane.townsend@nelincs.gov.uk

 

ICT, Entry 3, Life and Living Award

Course duration

22 weeks x 2.5 hours = 55 guided learning hours

Venues

Centre4, FSRC and Thrunscoe

Course outline

F15 – Using ICT to find information.

This unit aims to provide learners working at Entry 3 (but not able to access the Functional Skills in

ICT at Entry 3) with the opportunity to demonstrate they can find information from an ICT-based

source. The ICT-based sources could include a cd-rom, internet, dvd, pdf document etc.

F16 – Communicating information using ICT

What progression is there from this course?

OCR Life and Living Entry Level 3 Certificate

For more information or to book a one to one with an advisor – contact: Sharon McNally to book an initial assessment:

01472 323540 or email                

Steve.west@nelincs.gov.uk

Course title

OCR ICT, Life and Living Entry Level 3, Certificate

Course duration

24 weeks x 2.5 hours = 60 guided learning hours

Venues

Centre4, FSRC, Thrunscoe

Course outline

F12 –  Introduction to using ICT systems

This unit will provide a starting point from which learners will be able to gain skills to:

  • Identify and use the main hardware components of a ICT systems
  • Start up and shut down operating systems correctly
  • Employ health, safety and security skills in an ICT environment
  • Use removable media
  • Load, use and close software applications
  • Enter and print data

F13 – Using ICT to produce a creative composition

This unit aims to provide learners working at Entry 3 (but not able to access the Functional Skills in

ICT at Entry 3) with the opportunity to demonstrate they can create, develop and present a composition using ICT. The type of composition could include sound, images and text, graphics or art

F14 – Using ICT to produce a text document

This unit aims to provide learners working at Entry 3 (but not able to access the Functional Skills in

ICT at Entry 3) with the opportunity to demonstrate they can produce a text document and edit it,

producing a final version in an appropriate format.

What progression is there from this course?

OCR Functional Skills Level 1 and 2

For more information or to book a one to one with an advisor – contact: Sharon McNally to book an initial assessment:

01472 326230 or email                

sharon.mcnally@nelincs.gov.uk

Skills Hub, 146 Freeman Street, Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, DN32 7AJ

Email: Julie.Salt@nelincs.gov.uk

Telephone: 01472 323540