Essential Skills

Essential Skills

  • Develop confidence, life skills and interpersonal skills
  • Get help with interviews and finding work
  • Develop your IT, English and maths skills

We offer a range of Essential Skills courses for all ages, whether you’re 16-18 or 19 years or over. Our friendly and supportive tutors will help you explore your strengths and career interests, develop your key skills in English, maths and IT and grow your confidence and teamwork skills.

We offer a range of short courses for a variety of abilities.

Courses available in:

  • Employability Workshops
  • Confidence Building, Goal Setting and Volunteering
  • Getting into Care, Hospitality, Retail, Warehousing and Logistics, Business Administration
  • Functional Skills English and Maths
  • Essential Digital Skills

The majority of our Essential Skills courses are aimed at helping those aged 19+ secure employment. We’ll help you develop communications skills, IT, English and maths skills and can support with CVs and interview preparation. The Pathway to Careers course offers under 19s the chance to try out a range of industries before committing to a course full-time.

What our students say

“The Business course at North Notts College is a perfect fit for me as it replicates the real working world with assignment and group based learning.”

Harvi Moss
Harvi Moss Level 3 Business

“My course allows me to meet new people and develop new skills, which I really enjoy.”

Morgan Pritchard
Morgan Pritchard Level 1 - Certificate in Construction Skills

“I enjoy coming to College, because it’s a great place to make friends and College is filled with really nice people. One day, I want to become a Nurse and work at the hospital.”

Shirleyn Denison
Shirleyn Denison Entry Level 2 - Diploma in Independent Living
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