Thinking of changing your job, then why not enhance your CV?
FREE CSCS (Construction Skills Certificate Scheme) Green Card.
Contact Ian or Janet for further details... Telephone 0161 935 4008 or call in to Forum Library, first floor.
Gain recognised qualifications while you work
FREE Customer Service NVQ Workshop.
FREE workshop for anyone employed (or volunteering) in a customer facing job wanting to gain a qualification.
Want a skill? Can't attend classes?
No problem... Learndirect can help
At Forum Learndirect, you can study when you want, at a pace that suits you. The centre is open for tutor support Monday to Friday 09:00 - 17:00. Our friendly tutors will make you feel welcome, offer advice, help and support throughout your course. Since our courses are online, you can study at home, at work or anywhere that has an internet connection.
If you choose to work in our learning centre, our tutors will be there to provide expert help. If you're at home, you can call our online tutors and the 24-hour technical support line. We will always be there to ensure your learning experience is useful and fun.
Our courses can be taken from entry level up to advanced level and a typical course can last between 1 and 40 hours.
So what can you learn?
English for speakers of other languages (ESOL)
Improve your listening, speaking and ability to read and write. The courses have help facilities in 22 languages. Work towards a qualification or the UK Citizenship test.
Improve your punctuation, spelling, reading or writing - you can even do some courses at home. Work towards the GCSE equivalent certificate in Adult Literacy.
If numbers are a problem then we can help. Learn how to deal with everyday situations such as working out how much wallpaper and paint you need, or how to manage the household budget.
Home and Office IT
We have many courses to offer if you want to use a computer. Beginners can learn how to switch on and use a mouse. If you're more confident you can learn to build a website and use a range of software.
Going on holiday and want to speak the local language? Try one of our easy to follow courses in French, German or Spanish.
Business and Management
We offer a wide range of skills to make you an effective manager or give you the skills needed to run your own business - from marketing and accounts, to time management and negotiating.
Get a qualification
With Learndirect, qualifications are obtained with ease. Flexible learning leads to flexible online tests that give instant results! If you are studying English or Maths, you can get a GCSE equivalent certificate in Numeracy and Literacy with LCCI or City & Guilds.
An ECDL (European Computer Driving Licence) is a popular computer qualification offered by the British Computer Society that proves that you know how to use Microsoft® Office. CLAIT and CLAIT+ are similar courses offered by OCR.
Business and Management learners can obtain the Institute of Leadership and Management certificates in Team Leadership of First Line Management.
It could be free!
All courses in English and Maths are completely free to all learners. Most of the other courses are free to learners on benefits and are heavily subsidised for those in employment.
If you'd like to start a course or just want to know more information contact us at the Forum Learndirect centre today.
First floor, Forum Library
Tel: 0161 935 4008
We're open: Monday to Friday 09:00 - 17:00
Note on fees: Where two prices are shown on the course list, the second price applies to learners who receive means tested benefits. Course fees may be subject to change.