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Learners from Bedford or Central Beds can access course in both areas.

FACE-TO-FACE COURSES

Get Started with IT 

This course starts from scratch with basic IT skills, helping learners to use IT as an effective tool in their personal lives or job search.
Course content: Creating a document, building a CV, sending and receiving emails, using the internet and search engines, uploading and attaching documents, and use of Google Drive.

When: Tuesday and Thursdays from 09:30 – 12:30
Where: Provident House, 44 Harper Street, Bedford, MK40 2QT

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Moving Towards Work

Build your confidence, wellbeing and employability skills through ‘positive psychology’ after a period out of the workplace.
Course content:
• Confidence building
• Interactive sessions with businesses
• Help to identify your unique skills and talents
• Support with next steps including employment pathways and volunteering

When: Sessions run 2 days a week, 3 hours a session
Where: Provident House, 44 Harper Street, Bedford, MK40 2QT

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Women Returners

Build your confidence, wellbeing and employability skills through ‘positive psychology’ after a period out of the workplace. This is a Women’s Only Group covering similar contact to our Moving Towards Work course.
Course content:
• Confidence building
• Interactive sessions with businesses
• Help to identify your unique skills and talents
• Support with next steps including employment pathways and volunteering

When: Sessions run on Wednesdays and Fridays 10:00—13:00
Where: Provident House, 44 Harper Street, Bedford, MK40 2QT

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Progressing into Work

Employability support and employability skills training to help you to find a job after a period of unemployment
Course content: Create or update a CV, interview practice with local employers, interview skills, action planning and goal setting, support to overcome obstacles, confidence building sessions.

When: Sessions run on Mondays and Tuesdays 14:00—17:00
Where: Provident House, 44 Harper Street, Bedford, MK40 2QT

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English for Beginners

Learn English and further your language with this specialist ‘English for Beginners’ course, which focuses on helping you start your English journey from basic English to functional English.
Course content: Beginners English language class for pre-entry learners who want to start their journey to being able to speak, listen, read and write English. Covering use of alphabet and pronunciation as well as basic form filling and conversation.

When: Sessions run on Mondays and Wednesdays 10:00—13:00
Where: Bedford Islamic Centre, Brereton Road, Bedford.

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IT for ESOL Speakers

Learn IT on a course specifically designed for learners for whom English is a second language. Focusing on vocabulary for computer usage and different forms of electronic writing and their levels of formality.
Course content: Creating a document in English, sending and receiving emails of different formalities, using the internet and search engines, uploading and attaching documents, and use of Google Drive.

When: Sessions run on Tuesdays & Thursdays 9:30—12:30
Where: Provident House, 44 Harper Street, Bedford, MK40 2QT

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ONLINE COURSES 

All our online classes are run using ZOOM. You must have access to a smartphone, tablet or laptop and an email account.

ENGLISH SPEAKING AND LISTENING – ONLINE
Develop your use of English in a wider range of everyday situations and build your confidence in speaking and listening.
Course content: Preparation for classroom based ESOL classes, connecting with others during isolation and improve wellbeing through language

When: Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10:00 – 12:00  (Also an evening version available)

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Staying Well – ONLINE
Help build resilience to stress, anxiety and depression through positive psychology and develop coping strategies whilst living in isolation.
Course content: Develop mental and physical coping strategies, stay socially connected and learn and practice mindfulness techniques.
When: Tuesday and Thursday from 9:30 – 12:30.

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