New Start courses cover a wide range of subjects:
‘Confidence and Communication’ includes: building confidence; communicating thoughts and feelings.
‘Customer Service’ includes: dealing with customers; communication; body language.
‘Employability’ includes: career options; preparing a CV; interview skills.
‘Office Skills’ includes: using a telephone; reception duties; filing systems.
‘Health & Fitness’ includes: healthy balanced diets; exercise.
‘Computer Basics’ includes: email; spreadsheets; word processing; internet.
‘Working in Adult Social Care’ includes: roles and responsibilities; values; communication; attitudes.
‘Work Ready’ includes: preparing a CV; interview skills; application forms; career options; Maths and/or English qualification.
‘New Direction’ includes: building confidence and self belief; improving communication skills; healthy lifestyles; getting ready for work.
Courses can be as short as 5 weeks (2 days a week up to 30 hours).
Who to contact
Where to go
- County wide
Please vivit our web site
for venues, dates and times.
Time / Date Details
- When is it on
- Daytime and Evening
- Session Information
Visit our web site www.cumbriaadulteducation.org for invidual course venues
dates and times
- Age Ranges
- 16 Plus
- Other notes
New Start courses are a way of getting the skills you need to get a job at whatever level you are working at.
• New Start courses are FREE if you are in receipt of any state benefit and you want to enter employment.
• New Start courses run throughout the year right across Cumbria.
"Learners make good progress and achieve
their learning goals"