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Adult Education

Welcome to the Hartlepool Adult Education service where we offer a wide range of courses that will help enhance your personal, social and employability skills. Within Adult Education you will find a very welcoming and safe learning environment where we offer much more than courses such as an impartial Careers Service, Volunteer Hartlepool Brokerage Service, Pastoral Support Team, Health & Wellbeing activities and inspiring employment focused initiatives. As a Learning & Skills Service, we are wholly committed to delivering high quality provision for all learners and we have a team of passionate and dedicated staff and volunteers who are here to assist you to achieve your learning and/or career goals. Digital Skills Courses The digital world has become important in almost every area of life, from searching for jobs to keeping in touch with friends or family: Beginners Computers Functional Skills (Entry Level) ECDL Level 1 & 2 Functional ICT Level 1 & 2 Online Basics– Computer Basics Communication–Social Networking Staying Safe Online Introduction to Photoshop Award in Digital Skills Computer Basics Business and Administration Courses Enrol on a Business administration course to help with employability and work skills: Introduction to Customer Service Level 1 AAT Access Award in Bookkeeping & Software Level 2 AAT Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping and Software Introduction to Event Planning Level 2 Certificate in Event Planning Level 3 Advanced certificate in bookkeeping Business Administration NVQ Courses NVQ courses are held regularly throughout the year: NVQ Certificate in Business and Administration Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Business and Administration Level 3 NVQ Certificate in Business and Administration Level 4 NVQ Certificate in Customer Service Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Customer Service Level 3 Level 3 Diploma in the Principles of Leadership and Management NVQ Management Level 5 Level 6 Diploma in Career Guidance and Development Teaching, Learning and Assessment Courses Comprehensive courses that will offer a starting point or increase opportunity for people either new to, or currently working within the education sector: Certificate in Education and Training Level 4 Level 3 Award Internal Quality Assurance Mentoring Level 3 Award Education and Training Introduction to Support Teaching and Learning Teaching, Learning and Assessment NVQ Courses NVQ courses are held regularly throughout the year: NVQ Children and Young People’s Workforce Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Residential Childcare Level 3 NVQ Supporting Teaching and Learning Level 2 NVQ Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Level 3 NVQ Certificate in Information, Advice and Guidance Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Information, Advice and Guidance Level 4 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement English Courses We need reading, writing and communication skills to apply for most jobs or courses. We offer a range of flexible English courses to enhance your skills: Practical English Functional English (Entry Level) Functional English Level 1 & Level 2 GCSE English Language English Stepping Stones at all levels Maths Courses We need Maths skills to apply for most jobs or courses. We offer a range of flexible Maths courses to enhance your skills: Maths Stepping Stones at all levels Practical Arithmetic Step into GCSE Maths/GCSE Maths - Achieve a Higher Grade Money Management Functional Maths (Entry Level) Functional Maths Level 1 & Level 2 ESOL Courses ESOL Skills for Life courses are for anyone in the UK whose first language is not English: Introduction to ESOL Award in ESOL (Speaking and Listening) Entry Level Award in ESOL (Reading) Entry Level ESOL (Writing) Entry Level Award in ESOL (Speaking & Listening) Level 1 & Level 2 Award in ESOL (Reading) Level 1& Level 2 Award in ESOL (Writing) Level 1 & Level 2 Maths for ESOL Learners CT for ESOL Learners Family Learning Courses To support your child’s development: Distance Learning Courses After an initial taught session, this course will be delivered through flexible, distance learning with Tutor support. Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care Level 2 Certificate Learning Disabilities Level 2 Certificate Common Health Conditions Level 2 Nutrition and Health Certificate Level 2 Understanding Autism Level 2 Certificate Equality and Diversity Level 2 Dementia Care Level 2 Certificate Understanding Working in Mental Health Level 2 Certificate Information, Advice and Guidance Level 2 Certificate Understand Customer Service Level 2 End of life Care Certificate Level 2 Understanding Counselling Level 2 CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care Understanding the Safe Handling of Medication in Health and Social Care Infection Control in Health Care Settings Certificate Level 2 Understand Business Administration Level 2 Distance Learning /Understanding Data Protection Level 2 Distance Learning/Stewarding Events Access to Higher Learning Courses Our pre-access courses help to create well-prepared and committed learners and will help grow your Access to HE provision: Level 2 Award in Business and Law Level 2 Award in Health Professions Level 2 Award in Humanities Level 2 Award in Social Care Level 2 Certificate in Business and Law Level 2 Certificate in Health Professions Level 2 Certificate in Social Care Level 2 Certificate in Social Science Health and Social Care Courses Level 1 Health and Social Care Level 2 Health and Social Care Level 3 Health and Social Care Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Safeguarding and Prevent Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills Wellbeing Paediatric First Aid Level 3 Award in Food Safety in Catering Level 2 Helping Skills Infant/Baby First Aid Essentials Happy, Healthy You Confident You Personal Development Family First Aid First Aid Essentials Know Your Town Volunteering Courses Introduction to Volunteering Volunteering in your Community Level 1 Certificate Volunteering in your Community Level 2 Certificate Waverley (Big Lottery Funded Project) Tees Valley Routes to Work Over the age of 30? Long term unemployed or with barriers to Employment? Looking to find a job? If you’re over the age of 30 and your personal circumstances make it difficult to find a job then Routes to Work can help. We can provide a range of support depending on your individual needs. We can assist you to overcome any barriers and support you back into, or nearer to the workplace. Tees Valley Pathways and Routeways – Youth Employment Initiative The Tees Valley Pathways & Routeways Programmes will support young people aged 15 to 29 years old across the Tees Valley who are unemployed and/or not in education, employment or training through: - A range of innovative and interesting activities and courses - Programmes using sport, culture and creative arts - Activities to improve confidence and build employability skills - A dedicated advisor who will provide you with 1:1 help - Support to pay for items such as travel expenses - Routeways with employers into growth sectors If you would like to be involved, Tel: (01429) 857080 or Email: YEI@hartlepool.gov.uk Our offer to Employers Hartlepool Adult Education aims to promote personal and professional growth by providing bespoke, high-quality learning and educational opportunities that respond to the whole community and meet the demands of employers. We act as a one-stop-shop for employers, coordinating all of your training needs. Adult Education Office, Victoria Buildings, 6- 8 Tower Street Hartlepool, TS24 7HD. Tel: (01429) 868616

Service provider

Hartlepool Adult Education

Client Groups Served

  • Adult Working Age
  • Older Person
  • Parent / Carer