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Gateway to Learning

Gateway to Learning gives you the opportunity to think about what you want to do in the short term to medium term, educationally or at work, and then set out a route to achieving your aims. This could be by undertaking further courses at Fircroft and/or elsewhere - it all depends on what is best for you.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 3 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Introduction to Word Processing

This course will show you how to use word processing software, how to create letters, posters and stories. Make changes to what you type, move it around, add pictures and lots more.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 3 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Write for Meaning Entry 3

This course focuses on writing clearly and logically.You will explore different writing styles and how you can adjust a style to suit a purpose, situation or mood.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 3 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Writing Good CV's and Applications

This course will focus on looking at what goes into preparing a good CV and job application, in terms of the best structure, identifying the right content, explaining any gaps and getting across the positive message you want to give to potential employers or volunteering organisations. Attendance at other Preparing for Work courses will support the work in this particular course.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 3 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Write for Meaning Level 1

This course focuses on writing clearly and logically.You will explore different writing styles and how you can adjust a style to suit a purpose, situation or mood.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 3 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Surviving the Teenage Years

Linked to the Parenting Skills course, this course focuses on the adolescent years in a child's life and the way in which the changes that are taking place impact on the whole family. You will also look at the parenting skills needed to manage the different relationships, behaviours and expectations once children reach this age.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 3 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Bid Writing and Your Funding Strategy

You will learn basic fundraising techniques, concentrating on identifying the different sources of funds and how best to go about accessing them. You will also explore current funding options available to small voluntary organisations and the process of bid development and writing a good funding application/proposal.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 3 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Award in Leadership and Management Level 3
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

The Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) Level 3 Award in Leadership and Management aims to give existing or potential managers the foundation for their formal development in this role. Two taught Monday sessions (16 Jan and 13 Feb) blended with on-line resources.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 2 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Introduction to Using the Internet

Want to find the latest deals on the internet? More information about your hobbies? Or how to book that bargain holiday? This course will teach you how to use the internet with confidence.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 3 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Developing Personal Confidence and Self Awareness

Why is it that we can feel confident in some situations and not in others? This course will explore how confidence levels are influenced by experiences, thoughts and society. You will examine techniques for developing outer confidence while undertaking the longer-term job of working on your inner confidence.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 3 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Write for Meaning Level 2

This course focuses on writing clearly and logically.You will explore different writing styles and how you can adjust a style to suit a purpose, situation or mood.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 3 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Personal Money Management

Learn how to manage your personal finances more effectively, save money and cut costs while still living a satisfying lifestyle. This course will offer simple budgeting techniques, look at how to understand credit and its true cost and how to prioritise your spending.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 3 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Introduction to Counselling

This course looks at what counselling means and will develop your communication and listening skills when talking with or supporting others.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 3 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Introduction to Mentoring

On this course you will look at the role of a mentor and how to build and develop a positive relationship with the client that you are supporting and working with.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 3 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Public Speaking and Presentation Skills (2pm start)

This two-part course equips you with the skills, confidence and useful techniques to help stand up and deliver effective presentations using a range of media, including PowerPoint.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 3 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Introduction to Drug and Alcohol Awareness

Alcohol and drug misuse is one of the areas that many people encounter but feel helpless to know what to say or do to support change. This course looks at alcohol and different types of drugs, their effects and an insight into some counselling skills that may help your clients to talk about these concerns.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 3 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Parenting Skills

This first course looks at the complex role of parents or guardians and how this relates to other family members in terms of their needs. You will focus on the skills needed to listen to children, understand stages of a child's development and how they learn, whilst at the same time knowing and identifying what your needs are and how to meet them as well.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 3 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Anger Management for Men

You will examine what triggers anger and how well people are conditioned to deal with it, or not. Anger is a natural emotion but it can have a negative effect on ourselves and others.

  • Study level: Multiple levels
  • Duration of training: 3 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Understanding Mental Health

This course aims to help you better understand the term 'mental health' and recognise methods for treating/managing mental illness and its effects. It also looks at the role played by care workers and agencies in supporting those suffering from mental illness.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 3 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Improving Assertiveness and Decision Making Skills

Do you want to present yourself as confident and assertive? Do you understand the responsibility of decision making and accepting the consequences? You will explore how to improve the decisions you make, understand your rights and responsibilities and how to assert yourself more fully.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 3 days
  • Study mode: Full time
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