Employment Hub

Are you looking for a job and need help? Maybe you're on a low income or claiming a benefit through the Job Centre Plus? If so, Blackburn College Employment Hub can help.

Are you unemployed? Claiming a benefit or have an income of £17,374.50 per year or under? Blackburn College Employment Hub is a one stop shop for all those who are out of work; including if you have experienced changes to daily your working life due to Covid-19.

Get started today on a variety of different courses to kick start your earning potential. To apply for these course please submit your details on the form below.

The CSCS Labourers Card (Fast Track)

The CSCS Labourers Card essential if you wish to work in Construction as it allows site access. Some security, warehousing and production roles also require this card.

You can gain this card via the FAST TRACK option and take advantage of our online course. This is ideal if you have already got some experience or have previously had a CSCS Card that has expired.

Duration: 1 week course comprising of 20 hours.

Location: Online.

 

Health and Safety and CSCS Card

If you do not wish to study purely online for your CSCS Card you can complete our Health and Safety with CSCS course. This is a 2 week course which includes the CSCS card. You study for 20 hours each week (this course is delivered at the Saturn Centre, Challenge Way, Blackburn, BB1 5QB) 3 days each week with some remote learning.

Duration: 2 week course comprising of 20 hours each week held over 3 days.

Location: Online and at the Saturn Centre, Blackburn.

 

Kickstart

If you are 16-24 years old and claiming a benefit, we can offer support if you are applying for a Government funded Kickstart work placement with an employer.

Duration: 2 week course.

Location: Online.

 

Digital Employability Skills

Looking to gain confidence when applying for jobs?  We can support you with interview coaching, CV preparation or updating, plus we can help you to make online job applications.

These skills are ideal if you are a jobseeker and need to understand how to use online meeting platforms such as Zoom and Microsoft Teams to get access to interviews held remotely.  This is held online on a one to one basis.

Duration: Support requirements assessed on an individual basis.  Up to 5 x one to one sessions are available.

Location: Online.

 

IT Functional Skills - Entry Level to Level 2

If you are looking to gain or grow your IT knowledge and want to enhance your CV, IT Functional Skills is an ideal way to improve your IT and Digital Skills. These courses will be delivered online, 12 hours per week, you can continue your progression all the way to Level 2.

Duration: Support requirements assessed on an individual basis.

Location: Online.

 

Please note: To access these courses for FREE you will need to be either unemployed, claiming a benefit or have an annual income of £17,003 or under. 

 

 

Are you looking for a job and need help? Maybe you're on a low income or claiming a benefit through the Job Centre Plus? If so, Blackburn College Employment Hub can help.

Are you unemployed? Claiming a benefit or have an income of £17,374.50 per year or under? Blackburn College Employment Hub is a one stop shop for all those who are out of work; including if you have experienced changes to daily your working life due to Covid-19.

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