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Learner. How can we help?

SkillsHouse offers support to learners of all ages across the District.

Do you need help to choose a course?  Do you need advice on different pathways?  Are you a parent/carer and want to support a young person? We have fully qualified advisers who can support you to make decisions, discover what options are available and to make plans for the future.

See the sections below for more information and get in touch if you need any help.

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  • Choices at 16

    There are lots of options open to you once you have finished your GCSEs, from further education to apprenticeships. Click here to find out more information.

  • Choices over 18

    There's a wide range of options open to you once you are over 18. Although you don't have to continue in education, you may choose to go to university. Or you might want to get a job or apprenticeship. Click here for more information

  • GCSE Information

    Find out about what GCSE options there are, what subjects you have to take and what other subjects are available

  • Career Options

    When considering a future career, there are many different pathways you could take. Find information on 15 different pathways here.

  • Parents/Carers

    The information in these Learner pages should give you all the information you need to offer your support to the young person in your care. If you need anything further, please get in touch.

  • Skills Assessments

    To enable you to make decisions about your future, it's useful to know what level you're currently at. Find out about Skills Assessments and where you can take them.

  • SEND Local Offer

    There is lots of information and support available for children and young people aged 0-25 with Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities (SEND) and their families. See here for more details

Training Opportunities

Find out details of training opportunities available in the District

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  • Shaping Spaces All Ages


    For adults who want to get out in nature, help the environment, improve their wellbeing and meet new people.

  • Digital Skills Bootcamp: Digital Marketing

    Digital Workshop

    Learn the fundamentals of digital marketing from understanding underpinning theories and concepts of marketing practice to applying the most appropriate tools to marketing campaigns, how to utilise common digital marketing platforms to achieve business goals in marketing and learning how to utilise Google Analytics. You will also explore customer engagement and market segmentation as well as the role of customer relationships in digital marketing and implement digital and social media strategies.

  • Digital Skills Bootcamp: Search Engine Optimisation Course

    Digital Workshop

    Learn the fundamentals of SEO from search engine basics to keywords, website performance, on-page and off-page SEO as well as metrics and wider strategies. You will also gain an introduction to techniques for video and media content. Throughout this short course, you will build a portfolio and gain SEO practical skills to help you with future projects.

  • Digital Skills Bootcamp for the Unemployed

    Digital Workshop

    Learn the fundamentals of the modern-day office and the fundamentals of MS Office packages. You will also gain an understanding of how to effectively use copywriting for effective communication and the basics of graphic design and branding as well as the importance of personal branding and employability.