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Continuous Professional Development
FREE Online CPD certified courses
These online courses take round four hours to complete and include a certificate. You can auto enrol for an immediate start. Courses range from subjects such as Health & Safety at Work, Alcohol Awareness, Mental Health Awareness to Personal Money Management, Understanding Equality and Diversity, Leadership and much more.
Health & Social Care and Childcare
NEW 10 week programmes starting January 2021
These free courses enable you to study in your own time and they are perfect for anyone looking to broaden their existing knowledge or begin a new career in Health and Social Care or Childcare. You will need access to a device, as this course cannot be completed using a mobile phone. Courses include Award in Counselling Concepts, Safeguarding and Prevent, Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care, Understanding Children and Young People’s Mental Health and many more.
These free, level 2 courses will help you understand and improve your knowledge in business administration, business improvement techniques and lean organisation management techniques. Online flexible course with tutor support.
- Principles of Business Administration
- Understanding Business Improvement Techniques
- Lean Organisation Management Techniques
Expand your skills in computing and ICT with these free online courses: Digital Basics for Remote Learning and Digital Skills for Remote Working
Adult Community Courses
We have many community learning courses for you to enjoy both online or in an appropriate learning environment adhering to current learning guidelines. These courses range from online yoga to cookery classes for the whole family to enjoy. Some courses are free of charge and others are chargeable.
To find out more or for a full list of learning opportunities email firstname.lastname@example.org or follow us on Facebook @acekirkleescollege
Microsoft Office Specialist Accreditations
Powerpoint, Access, Office, Word, Excel £50 each
These Microsoft accredited courses provide IT training for newcomers and IT professionals alike and allow you to demonstrate your increased performance, develop your individual differentiation and increase your personal confidence. An individual earning this certification develops the hands-on experience using that proves competency at an industry entry-level and to either enter into the jobs market or progress their career.
These are self-paced blended learning courses.
- Buy course via the online shop on college website
- Book induction with learning resource centre or tutor
- Use a practice test for initial diagnostic
- Work through ebook (all or sections indicated by initial diagnostic test)
- Use practice tests (100 included) in preparation for certification
- Book and take test online
These are flexible courses that you can sign up for at any point of the year.
Download the NEW 19+ Adult Course Guide for January 2021 to find out more about our adult and part-time courses, professional qualifications, free community courses and CPD courses #NewYearNewSkills
With over 40 short CPD courses in areas such as Health and Safety, Wellbeing and Personal Development, we can provide flexible, online learning packages to expand your skills and knowledge.
This new prospectus features our degree-level courses including flexible HNC/HND programmes, Higher Apprenticeships and Professional courses.
We have a range of Microsoft Office Specialist courses available. Go to our online store to find out more
Whatever your ambitions, our Adult Courses can help you achieve your goals, whether that’s a new job, change in career or general self-improvement.