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Darwen Community Learning Programme

Launching April 2021.

Are you over 18 years of age and live in the Darwen? Our Darwen Community Programme has been developed with you in mind.

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Our outstanding Blackburn College team will be on-hand at Holker House in Darwen for two initial courses: Digital Employability Skills and Skills for Work Employment Academy (Work in the Care Sector). 

Courses will follow Government guidelines in relation to Covid-19 and a Covid-19 secure risk assessment will be in place.

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. 

The course is free if you are unemployed, claiming a benefit or have an income of £17,003 per year or under.

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

Location: Holker House, Railway Road, Darwen, BB3 2RG

Skills for Work Employment Academy

Do you want to work in the Care sector?

Looking for an introduction to employers who have job vacancies to fill in the local area?

Blackburn College and Job Centre Plus are offering a two-week part-time 'Introduction to Working in Care' qualification to introduce Job Seekers to local employers in the Care sector. The course includes the basic principles of working in Adult Social Care and provides support with applications for current vacancies.

The courses start on Monday 19th April 2021 or Monday 10th May 2021.

The courses are two days per week, Monday and Tuesday, and last for three weeks.

Location: Holker House, Railway Road, Darwen, BB3 2RG

Please register your interested in these course by completing the form below.

Find out more by emailing: skillsforworkhub@blackburn.ac.uk or call: 01254 292277

Launching April 2021.

Are you over 18 years of age and live in the Darwen? Our Darwen Community Programme has been developed with you in mind.

Register Your Interest

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