As the UK’s largest adult education provider in the voluntary sector, we are proud of the range of courses we offer to our learners I wanted to share with you some information regarding our upcoming fully funded* online courses due to start in the second part of September and October.
Diploma in Counselling Level 3
Start date: 02/10/23
Learners will explore counselling skills theories and understand how to apply them in their job role. They will gain awareness of the importance of diversity and ethics and appreciate how counselling skills can support the personal development of others. Team working and communication are key skills for CVs in support work. The Level 3 Diploma in Counselling Skills takes around 160 hours to complete. After, learners can progress to Level 4 Counselling courses.
For more information, or to enrol, please click here: https://thewea.info/47obrIQ
Award in Mental Health Awareness Level 1
Start date: 21/09/23
Level 1 mental health awareness training gives learners a broad overview of mental health issues. It can be the first step to further study in various areas. You can progress to a Level 2 Certificate in Mental Health Awareness or Adult Social Care. This can lead to jobs working in care homes or as a mental health support worker.
For more information, or to enrol, please click here: https://thewea.info/45kbjsn
Creative Writing: Take a Picture, Tell its Story
Start date: 26/09/23
The purpose of this course is to aid learners in finding the confidence and inspiration to get writing, using photographs as stimulus to creating original writing and developing creative skills. Using their own photography, learners will create a unique piece of writing which can be fact or fiction; they will learn some handy tips and tricks to really bring out their “inner writer”.
For more information, or to enrol, please click here: https://thewea.info/3YQ4lZR
Helping with Special Education Needs and Disabilities
Start date: 22/09/23
For learners who help out in a school, community centre or a charity. Special needs education can help learners be inclusive and understand what to expect and how to support all learning needs. Additionally, it looks great on a CV and is applicable to a wide range of customer-facing jobs. This course starts 22nd September, please click below to save a spot or to find more information.
For more information, or to enrol, please click here:- https://thewea.info/45fgxoN
At WEA, we pride ourselves on the wide variety of courses we offer. Please see below for some of our most popular course areas.
We offer courses both in-venue and online.
Education & Childcare: https://thewea.info/3YMub0z
Our courses can help learners get ahead if they’re looking to work in a school, college or childcare provider. From exploring different jobs working with children to getting the job they want, the WEA has the right course. We have government-funded online courses for teaching assistants and nursery courses.
Digital Skills: https://thewea.info/3oMy9J7
Confidence with computers is vital in both life and work. Over 80% of job adverts list digital skills as essential and being online can make it easier to complete everyday tasks. Learners can develop a new skill and give their CV a boost, with our digital skills courses.
Environmental Courses: https://thewea.info/3OUTcDO
A key part of our curriculum, our Environment courses are always popular and give learners the opportunity to explore a wide range of topics. Learners can experience the unique way of learning here at the WEA, with small class sizes and experienced tutors providing the ideal place to discuss the challenges posed by our ever-changing environment.
*Over 90% of applicants for skills courses do not need to pay a fee. Subject to status – courses are free for unemployed people, job seekers and people on low wage. If learners do not qualify they will be alerted during the application process.