Skills for work

Skills for Work

Our work skills courses will help you broaden your knowledge and ability to apply for jobs. We offer courses based on confidence building; job searching; information technology for job search; working in a team; work skills; skills for employment; preparing for an interview, setting goals and writing CVs and cover letters.

Who are Leicester College’s Work Skills Courses for?

Our work skills courses are aimed at people who want to enhance their chances of finding employment. Most of our courses are free and some can be subsidised depending on your household income.

Leicester College also has a six-week course in collaboration with employer Multisec, who currently have local vacancies. This course is called door supervision award and is designed for candidates who want to work in the security sector. The course offers you the chance to gain real qualifications, and everyone who gets through the six weeks is guaranteed an interview with Multisec.

Further Information

These courses are designed to be flexible with your current commitments eg childcare. Also our City Skills Centre is on Charles Street, is easy for everyone to get to by public transport. Many of our previous learners report it helped them go onto further employment and increased their confidence.

Kamaljit Kaur

Kamaljit Kaur

Skills for work

The pre-employment programme helped me with my confidence and enabled me to approach interviews and filling out application forms better. Getting the job at Lidl has made me really happy and changed my life.

Conflict Management Award level 2

Course Code: C5183

  • Start Date Various
  • Study Hours Part Time
    6 hours per week
  • Duration 1 week
  • Campus City Skills Centre

This qualification is aimed at individuals who require training in conflict management. It is appropriate for a wide range of sectors and is suitable for anyone who has a customer-facing role and deals with service users or the public. It can also be a useful qualification for individuals who would like a better understanding of […]

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Conflict Management Award level 2

Course Code: C5183

  • Start Date Various
  • Study Hours Part Time
    6 hours per week
  • Duration 1 week
  • Campus City Skills Centre

This qualification is aimed at individuals who require training in conflict management. It is appropriate for a wide range of sectors and is suitable for anyone who has a customer-facing role and deals with service users or the public. It can also be a useful qualification for individuals who would like a better understanding of […]

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Customer Service Certificate level 1

Course Code: C4537

  • Start Date Various
  • Study Hours Part Time
    30 hours per week
  • Duration 1 week
  • Campus City Skills Centre

The Pearson BTEC Level 1 Award in Principles of Customer Service is designed to provide learners with the skills required for working within any customer service environment. The qualification is suitable for all learners to help you better understand the sector, in order to support your career choices. It gives you the opportunity to: […]

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Customer Service Certificate level 1

Course Code: C4537

  • Start Date Various
  • Study Hours Part Time
    30 hours per week
  • Duration 1 week
  • Campus City Skills Centre

The Pearson BTEC Level 1 Award in Principles of Customer Service is designed to provide learners with the skills required for working within any customer service environment. The qualification is suitable for all learners to help you better understand the sector, in order to support your career choices. It gives you the opportunity to: […]

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Digital Skills Award Entry level

Course Code: C4530

  • Start Date Various
  • Study Hours Part Time
    30 hours per week
  • Duration 1 week
  • Campus City Skills Centre

The course will enable you to increase or update your computer skills, allowing you to become capable and confident when using IT. The digital skills qualification helps you move into employment by delivering content that is both relevant and fun to learn. When you leave our centre, you are armed with the right skill set, […]

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Digital Skills Award Entry level

Course Code: C4530

  • Start Date Various
  • Study Hours Part Time
    30 hours per week
  • Duration 1 week
  • Campus City Skills Centre

The course will enable you to increase or update your computer skills, allowing you to become capable and confident when using IT. The digital skills qualification helps you move into employment by delivering content that is both relevant and fun to learn. When you leave our centre, you are armed with the right skill set, […]

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Employability and Personal Development Entry level

Course Code: C0814

  • Start Date 03 Sep 2018
  • Study Hours Full Time
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus Abbey Park Campus

You will have the opportunity to improve skills necessary for independent living, healthy lifestyles, personal finance, and work skills. You will be given the opportunity to develop your maths and English as you work towards recognised qualifications. You will also be able to take part in enrichment activities and volunteering experiences to help you to […]

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Environmental Sustainability Award level 1

Course Code: C5202

  • Start Date Various
  • Study Hours Part Time
  • Duration Various
  • Campus City Skills Centre

The Ascentis Level 1 Award in Environmental Sustainability qualification is designed to give you the knowledge and understanding of the basic principles of sustainability and environmental impacts. This qualification introduces the learner to key issues in sustainability, raising awareness of the topic and encouraging you to consider your role in helping to make sustainable choices. […]

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Environmental Sustainability Award level 1

Course Code: C5202

  • Start Date Various
  • Study Hours Part Time
  • Duration Various
  • Campus City Skills Centre

The Ascentis Level 1 Award in Environmental Sustainability qualification is designed to give you the knowledge and understanding of the basic principles of sustainability and environmental impacts. This qualification introduces the learner to key issues in sustainability, raising awareness of the topic and encouraging you to consider your role in helping to make sustainable choices. […]

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