East Coast College adult courses

East Coast College has launched a new Retrain, Reskill and Restart Fund to help Adults get back into work:

Adult Retrain, Reskill and Restart Fund

 

There are over 1000 free course places to support those who may have lost their jobs during lockdown or have used the time at home to think about a change of direction in their work lives.

Courses are being run over the Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth Campuses and some start from as early as July.

Many courses are available for adults to access online while on furlough.

HOW TO APPLY

INTERESTED IN SOMETHING ELSE?
Applications for the free courses will be taken from Tuesday, June 23 and anyone
interested in finding out more can call the college for advice and guidance.
Please note that there are limited spaces available on these courses.
To find out more information and to apply, please call 0800 854 695.

We do have a range of full-time and part-time courses and degrees available on our
website. These courses are available to apply online.
If you’re unsure on what your options currently are, please call our admissions team on
0800 854 695 for guidance.
Apprenticeships are also a great way to earn whilst you learn. We currently offer
apprenticeships in a large range of industries and have something for everyone. To find
our current vacancies and further information, please visit www.eastcoast.ac.uk.

free courses

Please note that all courses are correct at the time of print.
We reserve the right to assess individual circumstances to ensure you are offered the right
course for you.

Prince’s Trust Employment, Teamwork and
Community Skills
This course is in partnership with Inspire Suffolk.
This 12 week programme supports 16 to 24 year olds
to develop employability skills and confidence.
This stepping stone course supports progression into
employment, apprenticeships or further study.
Campus: Great Yarmouth & Lowestoft
Places Available: 32
Start Date: From August

Introduction to the Wind Sector
This two day course for adults enables the students
to gain an understanding of the wind sector.
Campus: Great Yarmouth
Places Available: 40
Start Date: From August
Retrain and Reskill

Foundation Course – Wind Sector
This course runs over five weeks and supports adults
to develop employability skills, undertake sector

taster sessions and core knowledge, skills and be-
haviours.

Campus: Great Yarmouth & Lowestoft
Places Available: 60
Start Date: From August

Engineering Level 2
This 12 week course is designed for adults looking at
increasing their knowledge and skills within the
engineering sector.
Campus: Great Yarmouth & Lowestoft
Places Available: 16
Start Date: From September

English Functional Skills
Adults can undertake a functional skills qualification
at various levels to develop reading, writing,
speaking and listening.
Campus: Great Yarmouth & Lowestoft
Places Available: 80
Start Date: From August

Maths Functional Skills
Adults can undertake a functional skills qualification
at various levels to develop relevant maths skills.
Campus: Great Yarmouth & Lowestoft
Places Available: 80
Start Date: From August

ESOL (English Speakers of Other Languages)
Adults can undertake a variety of short courses to
support the development of communication skills.
Campus: Great Yarmouth & Lowestoft
Places Available: 20
Start Date: From August

Digital Skills for Work

Adults can develop skills using ICT to increase confi-
dence of its use in the workplace.

Campus: Great Yarmouth & Lowestoft
Places Available: 60
Start Date: From August

Construction Plastering Skills
This part-time evening course will support people
working in the sector to upskill using a variety of
techniques.
Campus: Lowestoft
Places Available: 16
Start Date: September

Introduction to Personal Trainer
This course will support knowledge and skills to
support other personal fitness.
Campus: Great Yarmouth & Lowestoft
Places Available: 10
Start Date: From August

Get Into Access Level 2
This stepping stone course supports adults
considering progression into Higher Education. The
course supports study skills development.
Campus: Great Yarmouth
Places Available: 20
Start Date: From August

CV Building, Interview Skills and Employment Search
This two day course supports people seeking new
employment opportunities to prepare high quality
job applications and prepare for interviews.
This course is in partership with Steadfast Training
and is ESF funded.
Campus: Great Yarmouth & Lowestoft
Places Available: 100
Start Date: From July
Duration: Two Days
Restart

Fast Track to Health and Social Care
This one week course will support new care workers
to study core skills such as communication, rights,
manual handling and dementia care.
Campus: Lowestoft
Places Available: 75
Start Date: From July
Duration: One Week Course

Fast Track to Logistics and Warehousing
This one week course will support people seeking
employment in the delivery and distribution roles.
Campus: Great Yarmouth
Places Available: 40
Start Date: From August
Duration: One Week Course

Fast Track to Service Industries
This one week course will support adults to be
confident in developing their customer service skills.
Campus: Great Yarmouth & Lowestoft
Places Available: 46
Start Date: From August
Duration: One Week Course

Fast Track to Civil Engineering & Construction Operative
This two week course will support the development
of basic on site construction skills.
Campus: Lound
Places Available: 50
Start Date: From August
Duration: One Week Course

Mental Health Awareness
This course looks at what we mean by mental health
and how mental illness can impact on individuals.
Campus: Online Learning
Places Available: 30
Start Date: From July

Customer Care
This course seeks to explore what good and poor
customer service is and the affect both could have
on a business
Campus: Online Learning
Places Available: 75
Start Date: From July
COURSES TO STUDY ON FURLOUGH
These courses are in partnership with Steadfast Training and are ESF funded.

Equality and Diversity
This course encourages the learner to reflect on how
equality and diversity is supported in both their
personal experience and in the work place.
Campus: Online Learning
Places Available: 50
Start Date: From July

Health and Safety / Infection Control
This course will support the awareness of safe
working practices.
Campus: Online Learning
Places Available: 30
Start Date: From July
This course will support the awareness of safe
working practices.
Campus: Online Learning
Places Available: 30
Start Date: From July

Assertivness
This course supports the learner to develop
personally to be able to manage stress and
approach situations with a more confident
approach.
Campus: Online Learning
Places Available: 40
Start Date: From July

Mentoring and Coaching Apprenticeships
This course supports employers/mentors considering
taking a new apprentice in the workplace.
Campus: Online Learning
Places Available: 30
Start Date: From July

Great Yarmouth Campus
Suffolk Road, Southtown,
Great Yarmouth
NR31 0ED
Lowestoft Campus
St. Peter’s Street,
Lowestoft
NR32 2NB

0800 854 695

myfuture@eastcoast.ac.uk

www.eastcoast.ac.uk


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