If you believe your education finishes when you leave school or university, then you should think again. Adult and community learning in Caerphilly county borough is huge and exceptionally varied in what it offers to the general public. From computer courses to pottery classes, there's an opportunity out there for anyone who wants to continue to learn, whatever your age, ability, or interest.
So if you fancy learning a new skill, want to pick up a hobby or you are an employer looking to get that competitive edge, take a look at our new 2012/13 programme of courses.
Part-time tutors neededCaerphilly County Borough Council in partnership with Monmouthshire County Council, Torfaen County Council, Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council and Newport City Council are interested in meeting anyone who may be interested in a part time tutor role.
We are always looking for tutors of new subjects as well as subjects currently being delivered. Subjects include Arts and Crafts, Basic Skills (qualified or working towards to level 3) ICT, Independent Living Skills, Modern Foreign Languages, Welsh and General Education (GCSE's, Teaching Assistants and Book Keeping). Courses are normally two hours per week and delivered during the daytime and evening.
If you have the expertise that you are willing to share please can you submit your CV by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please also indicate if you will be attending the information evening on Thursday 6th June 2013 at Pontypool Community Education Centre, Trosnant Street, Pontypool, Torfaen NP4 8AT commencing at 6.30pm.You will have an opportunity to meet representatives from the different authorities as well as have an overview of the Adult Education Service and the work involved in becoming an Adult Education Tutor.
|Adult Learners Week 2013|
Adult Learners Week will run from 18 - 26 May, and as part of this, a 'learning festival' is taking place across the county borough, offering a wide variety of FREE learning events and taster sessions across the county borough.
|Find a course|
There are still some courses available for bookings on the 2012/13 programme. The new 2013/2014 programme will be available mid August.
If you are interested in attending any of our courses you will need to come along and enrol onto the course. Full details are available on this webpage.
|Course fees and concessions|
Details of course fees, including concessions that are available to people who are claiming certain benefits.
|Get Caerphilly Online|
Do you need help to get online? Do you wonder what the internet is all about and how it can help you? You could use it to contact family abroad, trace your family tree, or even find out about and access local services. The possibilities are endless.
|Bridges into Work|
Are you looking to go back into work? Would you like support to do this? The Bridges into Work team is here to help if you are not working or working less than 16 hours a week and Not in full time education. Our team will give you the opportunities to gain the new skills and qualifications needed for the job you want.
|Working Skills for Adults|
The Working Skills for Adults Project provides access to a wide variety of FREE courses and the opportunity of advice and guidance from a team of learning advisors.
|Genesis Wales 2|
Do you want to get back into education, try learning a new skill or need training to get into work? Would you like support to do this? The Genesis team is here to help if you are not working or working less than 16 hours a week. Our team will help you break down the barriers in your way?
This project aims to help local people by providing the right support and access to free learning and training to open doors to a brighter future, by improving skills and job prospects for sustainable employment.