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New Community Learning courses for September 2021 (South Glos)

From: Samantha Jones1 <Samantha.Jones1@southglos.gov.uk>
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Good morning colleagues – hope this finds you all well?

Community Learning are pleased to send you a copy of our Prospectus for courses starting later this month and beyond. We have lots of free courses for adults aged 19 and over, including Functional Skills maths, English and ICT up to Level 2; Level 1 qualifications in Health and Social Care, Business Administration and Childcare; accredited first aid; plus a range of non-accredited short courses around digital skills, health and wellbeing, family learning, parenting skills, ESOL and career support.

If you could please promote this to your clients, customers, parents, friends and family etc, and/or through your social media and websites, using the suggested wording below, I’d be very grateful. As it says below, you can direct people to our website (Community learning and skills service | South Gloucestershire (southglos.gov.uk)) and Facebook (www.facebook.com/sgloslearning) We are also introducing a new course app which is currently being updated, but you can register your interest on that:

We are running enrolment events this week, so please direct people to those too:

Venue Date/Time
Christ Church, Downend Thurs 9th Sep, 2 – 4pm
Lyde Green Community Centre Thurs 9th Sep, 10am – 1pm
Staple Hill Library Wed 8th Sep,4 – 7pm
Staple Hill Methodist Church Fri 10th Sep, 10am – 1pm
Yate Library Wed 8th Sep, 10am – 1pm
Yate Library Sat 11th Sep, 10am – 1pm

New FREE* Courses coming September 2021

The Community Learning and Skills service are pleased to bring you our updated list of courses starting September 2021. Please note that all courses will take place online during periods of lockdown, so please contact us on community.learning to check if your course is affected. You can also find regular updates on our Facebook page.

More detailed information about our courses is available from our Community Learning Development Workers – phone numbers and emails can be found on page 5 of the Prospectus. Ring Sam on 07768 293842 for Yate, Staple Hill, Downend and Lyde Green courses.

It would be great to see you at one of our enrolment sessions at the beginning of September, so that we can discuss your needs, answer any questions and ensure that you have chosen the right course for you.

Just pop along anytime between the times advertised – no need to book – and bring some ID and your National Insurance (NI) number with you. See page 4 of the Prospectus for venues, days and times.

South Gloucestershire Council provides accessible and high quality learning opportunities for eligible adults to improve their skills and qualifications. This can benefit not only you, but your family, local businesses and the community. Our courses offer the opportunity for you to:

  • set goals towards your personal aspirations and recognise and value your achievements
  • grow in confidence so that you can engage effectively and contribute to your community
  • inspire your family and friends with the pleasure and value of learning
  • see learning as a positive experience and life long journey, seeking to continually develop and extend your skills, knowledge and understanding
  • develop positive routines and approaches which transfer to future learning or work

Many thanks

Sam

Sam Jones – Community Learning Dev Worker

Community Learning and Skills Service

South Gloucestershire Council

Department for Children, Adults and Health

PO Box 1955

BS37 0DE
Tel: 01454 865943 / 07768 293842

Email: samantha.jones1

Website: www.southglos.gov.uk/communitylearning

https://www.facebook.com/sgloslearning/ #sgclearn

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For a copy of our course listings, please click here or check our Facebook page for regular updates to what’s happening: www.facebook.com/sgloslearning