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Online Offer from Northern College

Would you be interested in a free online course from Northern College?

Northern College offers inspiration for adults looking to change their life for the better. The college specialises in bringing adults back to education, building confidence and life skills.

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the college is offering a range of free Short Courses that can be completed online.

So, whether you’re struggling to grow your community group, need news skills to enhance your employability, or simple fancy learning something new to give you a sense of control and help you maintain a healthy wellbeing during these uncertain times, here’s what’s on offer:

• Keeping Kids Safe Online 9th – 10th July

• Introduction to Volunteering 11th – 12th July

• Developing Your Community Group 13th – 7th July

• Peer Mentoring Level 1 14th – 18th July

• Introduction to Databases 27th – 28th July

• Functional Maths – Level 1 27th July – 19th August

• Functional Maths – Level 2 27th July – 19th August

To apply for these courses you can visit the college website www.northern.ac.uk/courses or you can contact them on 01226 776000 or email courses@northern.ac.uk

In addition to our online Short Courses, the college has some new Micro Courses on offer, which are free to everyone and a great way to dip your toe back in to education. You can start these courses whenever you like and finish them in your own time, plus there is no limit to how many you complete.

Here’s just some of the Micro courses on offer:

• Employability skills

• Numeracy skills

• Maths – Level 2 refresh

• English for speakers of other languages (ESOL)

• English skills (part 1 & 2)

• Digital literacy skills

You can find out more about these courses and enrol straight on to the course in a few easy steps via this link https://www.northern.ac.uk/courses/micro-courses/

For anyone looking for higher qualifications, we still have places on our Access to Higher Education courses in Computing, Health Science Professions, Policing, Action for Social Change and Humanities & Social Science, which all start in September 2020.

We also offer a range of Teacher Education courses starting at level 3 all the way up to degree level.

You can learn more about our courses, the funding support available, and the incredible facilities for adults who choose to study Northern College, on our website at www.northern.ac.uk