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Skills for work

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Are you out of work?
Do you want to change your career?
Not sure what types of jobs are available?

Then come to talk to us at Newcastle City Learning.

We aim to help you get that fabulous new job and when you do well on the course we will actively promote you to prospective employers. Our expert team will help you to put together an intensive programme which may include:

  • English, Maths and IT skills suitable for your chosen pathway
  • Qualifications and skills which are appropriate for your chosen career.
  • Developing the skills you need for the workplace such as team working, problem solving and more.
  • Help you to apply more effectively for jobs and to develop your skills at interview.
  • Additional courses to make you more attractive to prospective employers. These may be qualifications in skills such as first aid, food hygiene, moving and handling and more.

Career skills development is available in areas such as:

  • Beauty and Holistic Therapy
  • Business Administration
  • Care
  • Customer Service
  • Further Education Teaching
  • Hospitality
  • Management and Team Leading
  • Retail
  • Telemarketing
  • Teaching Assistance

Where appropriate we are able to link you with an employer and may be able to help you to get some work experience in your chosen field. In return we will expect you to work hard to develop your skills, to seriously look for work and to treat your course as though you are at work. For more information and advice please contact us on 0191 277 3520

Find a course today!

New brochure out now!

Christmas 18 coverOur new brochure for Jan-Mar 2018 is out now. Download it here (pdf, 6.06MB) and enrol now!

Get your Learner Handbook now

75Our new Learner Handbook has arrived! Packed with useful information and details of the support that is available, we hope it will help you make the most of your learning experience with us in the new academic year 2017 - 18. Copies are available at our receptions, and will be given out at enrolment and you can download it here too (pdf, 5.07MB)

Advanced Learner Loans

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There have been changes to how education courses are funded for learners over 19 years old. Level 3 and above courses will no longer be funded by the Government (unless you are aged 19-23 years old and it is your first full Level 3 qualification) but you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to cover your course fees.

If this loan is to fund an Access to HE Diploma leading to a completed degree, your Advanced Learner Loan will be written off so you don't have to pay it back.

It doesn't matter about your household income or even credit checks to qualify for a loan, and you don't have to pay anything back until you are earning over £21,000 a year.

Loans are available for people living in the UK on the first day of their course and have lived in this country, the Channel Islands of the Isle of Man for three years immediately before this.

Talk to our centre reception staff to get more details and your course offer letter which will have the information you will need to complete your loan application.

Find out more about Advanced Learner Loans.

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