We offer training courses leading to qualifications and a variety of less formal skills and information sessions.


Learn Your Way

Are you aged 16 – 24 with an Education, Health and Care Plan?  Would you like to Learn Your Way? A free full-time programme of education starting in September.

An Adult Education funded programme for young people aged 16-24 with learning disabilities who have an Education, Health & Care Plan.  This is a mixture of classroom and work experience over 3 days per week where you gain qualification and work experience as part of the programme. This programme is for 1 year but learners have the opportunity of staying on for a second year.  This is a full time programme of study and is free to those with an EHCP.

Click here for more details and contact us on 01736 334667 to make an enquiry. Go to our stories page to watch a short LYW film.

Course Funding

CSW: Funding under the Skills for Young People umbrella.  This is a 12 week programme for young people aged 15+ who are at risk for becoming NEET (Not in Education, Employment or Training).  If you are an organisation who work with these young people then we may be able to provide you with an exclusive programme.  Alternatively, look out for our start dates on the Positive Perspectives Programme and contact us to book a place.

Apprenticeships: We currently offer Level 2 apprenticeships in Youth Work.  Please keep an eye on our vacancies page for upcoming apprenticeship opportunities.  Alternatively, if this is something that you would like to do in  2020 please contact us.



Other Training Courses
  • Social Media – half day workshop
  • Measuring Impact – half day workshop
  • Developing Positive Working Relationships Emotional intelligence, Building rapport, Managing Conflict – 1 day
  • Communication, Communication, Communication Public speaking, Listening skills, Writing Skills – 1 day
  • Achieving Excellence Planning, People, Partnerships, Performance Management – 1 day
  • Developing High Performing Teams Positivity, Personalities, Leadership, Goals, Synergy – 1 day
  • Managing Ourselves Assertiveness, Time Management, Achieving our Goals – 1 day
  • Tools for Life Responsibility, Self Awareness, Inspiration, Imagination, Perspiration, Focus, Reinforcing Boundaries, Solution Not Pollution, Learning, Circle of Life – 1 day
  • Understanding Coaching and Mentoring Skills – 2 days
  • Developing Transformational Leadership Skills – 2 days
  • Essential Leadership, Coaching & Mentoring Skills – 3 days
  • Mental Health Awareness – 2 days
  • Mental Mindfulness and Wellbeing – 2 days
  • Level 3 Award in Information Advice & Guidance – 3 days


Current courses and dates TBC, please contact us.



Get Set Up and Go
This programme, funded by the European Regional Development Fund, can help budding entrepreneurs to gain the skills and knowledge to formulate their business ideas.
If you live in one of the red areas on the map below our experienced Enterprise Advisors are available to support you on your journey from the initial idea, helping you to create a business plan and with the steps towards starting a business.
For more information contact Val Uren on 01736 334658 or