Courses to Help You Get Into Employment
Are you looking for a way to boost your chances of landing a job or advancing your career? Our courses can help demonstrate your commitment to professional development and set you apart from other candidates in the job market.
These types of courses can also be an enjoyable and rewarding experience. You'll have the opportunity to meet new people, learn from experienced tutors, and gain knowledge that can benefit you both professionally and personally.
Here are 5 courses that can help you get into employment and open new doors to career opportunities.
Computer Confidence Courses
Are your IT skills up to date? A computing course will take you back to the basics by getting more comfortable and proficient using computer software. Computer courses can cover a range of topics such as basic computer skills, using common software applications (such as word processing and spreadsheet programmes), navigating the internet, and sending and receiving emails.
The key takeaway is to become more confident using the computer as many jobs require a basic understanding. By providing hands-on training and support, you can become more IT proficient and open new opportunities.
Explore our free computer confidence courses below:
Interview Skills Courses
The aim of an interview skills course is simply that - to gain the skills and confidence to effectively prepare for an interview. The skills developed from this course can help increase the chance of success during the interview stages of a job and allow you to stand out in a competitive job market.
Interviews can be overwhelming for many people, especially when it comes to communicating strengths and experience. This is precisely why these types of courses are crucial in boosting an individual's confidence.
Get the skills and knowledge to prepare successfully for your interview with our two-day workshop at Gloucestershire College.
Confidence at Work Course
Whether you're returning or beginning work for the first time, having confidence in the workplace will help you during this transition period.
Work environments are social places therefore confidence at work courses will build your confidence, resilience, and self-awareness. At Gloucestershire College, you can learn through experiential-based learning to develop the courage to re-engage in life without fear and anxiety with our Confidence at Work courses.
Courses in Excel
Excel is a powerful spreadsheet programme for organising, analysing, and presenting data. It is used across many different businesses, so having a sound understanding of how to use its primary functions can be a valuable skill for many careers.
At Gloucestershire College, our free Excel courses begin at a basic level to then progress to a more advanced level, covering a range of topics. This is a great course option to help you get back into employment and gain the skills ready to start work.
Office Administration Skills
Are you intrigued by the prospect of a career in administration, yet uncertain about the job requirements or have you previously worked in an office setting and wish to refresh your knowledge and aptitude to re-enter the industry? An Office Administration course can take you back to basics and gain the relevant skills to help kick start your career in administration.
Office Administration courses allow you to enhance your skills, increase confidence and set you off for a career in an ever-changing industry. If this sounds like the type of thing you'd be interested in, check out our Office Administration Skills course at Gloucestershire College below:
Free Pre-employment courses at Gloucestershire College
If you find yourself without a job or have recently experienced redundancy, our extensive selection of courses is designed to equip you with the necessary skills and self-assurance to secure the employment opportunity you desire.
Our courses can be taught online and on-campus by industry experts, with personalised support available. These courses are free of charge to those aged 19+ in receipt of certain benefits or working and earning less than £20,319 annual gross salary.