What we offer
At Ealing, Hammersmith and West London College, we are committed to providing high quality training solutions that will help you find the job of your dreams as well as overcome any barriers that may be between you and that vacancy. The short courses that we offer will help you gain essential skills, initial qualifications, certifications and include the following benefits:
- A great introduction to the sector of your choice
- Increased confidence
- Knowledge and initial skills for work
- Builds your CV, job search, interview skills with live role-plays and feedback
- Employment essentials i.e. CSCS Cards, Food Hygiene Certificates
- Some Work Experience Opportunities with selected Employers
- Available right through the year
You are eligible to access these courses free of charge if you are actively looking for work and are on:
- Job Seekers benefit
- ESA (WRAG) benefit
- Income Support*
- Lone Parent* benefit and actively looking for work
*You will need to self-declare that you are actively looking for employment when you enrol
How to Enrol
Inform your Job Centre Work Coach/Work Programme Advisor which course you would like to attend and discuss options with them. The advisor will then refer you to the course.
Just come and enrol with your benefits evidence
- Acton College: every Tuesday at 10.00 am
- Hammersmith & Fulham College: every Thursday at 10.00 am
Find the right short course for you
We offer a wide range of short courses to help you get back into employment, see our courses.
What our Learners say:
“The new skills I learned on this course has opened lots of doors and helped me on the career path I dreamed of".
Health and social care programme learner
“I thought webdesign looked fun and wanted to start a career in that area, but didn't know anything about programming before I started. But this course taught me everything I needed to know and have just started my first job".
Web design and Google apps programme learner
"This course was first class! I learnt a lot and it gave me the confidence to start a new career. My qualification was also the key selling point on my CV that made my job application stand out against other applicants. It kick-started my career and I am now in fulltime employment. Thanks again to the College and all my teachers… I wouldn't have been able to do this without your kind and encouraging support!"
Learner from a customised pre-employment training programme
"From day one, I had such a marvellous learning experience under two fabulous teachers. My confidence to study grew and I am now keen to study further.”
ICT Office applications programme learner