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First Steps

Unsure about what you want to do? Our First steps programme is aimed at making sure that you are on the right path and you are confident and happy in your studies. It consists of:

  • an advice and guidance session to discuss your aims
  • Confidence Building
  • Personal Skills
  • Digital Skills
  • Vocational Taster sessions including working in care, working in customer service and working with children

Talk to a member of our team today and book an Information, Advice & Guidance session to help you to take that first step. Please fill out our enquiry form or call 01744 677315.

Whether you want to gain qualifications, find a job or become a volunteer, Adult and Community Learning (ACL) can help you to achieve your ambitions.
Take a look at the courses we offer:

 Taster Sessions

Course Venue Day Time
Skills for Work United Reformed Church Monday 9.30 am - 12.30 pm
Prepare to Work in Care United Reformed Church Wednesday 9.30 am - 12.30 pm
Prepare to Work with Children United Reformed Church Wednesday 9.30 am - 12.30 pm
Prepare to Work in Customer Service United Reformed Church Monday 1.00 - 4.00 pm

 *** Please note these courses are subject to change. Please contact ACL for further information. ***

Confidence Building


Course                                 Venue Day Time
Stress Less  United Reformed Church Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday 9.30 am - 12.00 pm
Positive Thinking United Reformed Church  Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday 9.30 am - 12.00 pm


Digital Skills

Course                    Venue Day                          Time           
Digital Skills United Reformed Church Wednesday 9.30 - 12.00 pm