Spring into new skills in 2024

Choose from a wide range of opportunities starting this spring:

CourseStartDayTimeLocation
Creative Writing22/4/24Monday1:00 – 3:00North Shields
Creative Writing23/4/24Tuesday1:00 – 3:00Wallsend
Beginners/Improvers French15/4/24Monday1:00 – 3:00Whitley Bay
Early Years Advice & Guidance20/3/24Wednesday9:30 -12:30Wallsend
Early Years Advice & Guidance19/06/24Wednesday9:30-12:30Wallsend
Early Years Diploma L312/4/24Friday9:30 – 3:30Wallsend
Early Years Practitioner L219/4/24Friday9:30 – 3:30Wallsend
Counselling Taster5/6/24Wednesday1:00 – 4:00Wallsend
Teaching Assistant
(Advice session)
23/5/24Thursday1:00 – 4:00North Shields
British Sign Language
(Introduction)
4/6/24Tuesday1:00 – 3:00Wallsend
Get Into Care15/4/24One week Mon - Fri9:30 – 3:30North Shields
Get Into Care3/6/24One week Mon - Fri9:30 – 3:30North Shields
Get Into Care15/7/24One week Mon - Fri9:30 – 3:30North Shields
Falls Prevention Awareness9/4/24Tues10:00 – 12:00North Shields
Stroke Awareness28/5/24Tues10:00 – 12:00North Shields
Parkinsons Awareness7/5/24Tues10:00 – 12:00North Shields
Dementia Awareness21/5/24Tues10:00 – 12:00North Shields
Arthritis Awareness23/4/24Tues10:00 – 12:00North Shields
Food Safety (L2)1/5/24Wednesday09:00 – 6:00North Shields
Food Safety (L2)22/5/24Wednesday09:00 – 6:00North Shields

Or join our free* core skills programme, available all year round:

CourseStartDayTimeLocation
DIY & Home Maintenance18/3/24
24/6/24
Mon/Tues09:30 – 3:30Norham
CV & Applications WorkshopWeeklyDaily9:30 -12:30All
Interview Skills WorkshopWeeklyDaily1:00 – 4:00All
ESOL Advice & GuidanceWeeklyTuesday
Wednesday
Friday
12:30 – 2:30
10:00 – 12:00
1:00 – 2:30
Killingworth
North Shields
Wallsend
English & Maths Skills BoostersWeeklyDaily9:15 – 11:45
1:00 – 3:30
Norham,
Wallsend,
Killingworth,
North Shields
English & Maths Skills BoostersWeeklyTue/Wed6:00 – 8:30Norham
Introduction to Digital Skills22/4/24
23/4/24
Monday
Tuesday
1:00 – 4:00
1:00 – 4:00
Killingworth
Wallsend
Introduction to Digital Skills (Fast Track)25/4/24
16/5/24
13/6/24
Thurs/Fri09:30 – 3:30Killingworth
Wallsend
Introduction to Digital Skills (Fast Track)4/7/24Thurs/Fri09:30 – 3:30Killingworth

* FREE courses are subject to eligibility (living in the North of Tyne area, aged 19+, and UK resident for three years and over).

To check eligibility call (0191) 643 2288.

Microbytes Courses:

CourseStartDayTimeLocation
Presentations (Powerpoint)24/4/24Wednesday10:00-12:00Wallsend
Spreadsheets (Excel)24/4/24Wednesday10:00-12:00Killingworth
Presentations (Powerpoint)24/4/24Wednesday1:00 – 3:00Killingworth
Word Processing (Word)24/4/24Wednesday1:00 – 3:00Wallsend
Presentations (Powerpoint)25/4/24Thursday5:30 – 7:30Norham

Distance learning

Need new skills, a change of career or want to specialise?

We offer over 40 free* distance learning courses starting in April and May with full Level 2 certificate on completion.
Our wide range includes:

  • Teaching and learning
  • Business
  • Early years
  • Mental health

We are also delighted to offer new distance learning opportunities at Level 3, available free* for those who do not yet hold a Level 3
qualification, are unemployed or earn a low wage, including:

  • Autism
  • Mental health
  • End of life care
  • Dementia

* FREE courses are subject to eligibility (living in the North of Tyne area, aged 19+, and UK resident for three years and over).

To check eligibility call (0191) 643 2288.