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The Community Enterprise Centre is currently working in partnership with Derby College to bring FREE learning sessions.

Since May 2018 the Centre have been able to host 2 learning sessions in English Language Skills and Digital Skills.

As from September 2018 the Centre will be hosting an additional 3 classes in Maths, E.S.O.L. and Funcitonal IT Skills.

Functional English

A functional English class will build your confidence in how to use English in all aspects of everyday life.

The course will cover:

  • Writing documents On complex subject by hand and electronically
  • Communicating both individually and within a group
  • Understanding and following written instructions
  • Accurate grammar, spelling and punctuation
  • Formal letter writing
  • Writing an email
  • Reading and summarising information succinctly from different sources

Functional Maths

Joining a function of maths class will build your confidence in how to do maths in all aspects of your everyday life.

The course will cover:

  • Handling large numbers and calculation skills – For when there is no calculator to hand
  • Calculating using fractions, Percentages and decimals – To help you to handle money.
  • Measuring perimeters and areas, Working out sizes of objects or spaces – For all those DIY and gardening jobs.
  • Reading and interpreting tables, Grafts, Charts and other numerical data – To ensure you do not get misled by statistics.
  • Calculating simple probability.
  • How to use a calculator and to check your answers.

Digital skills

This is an introductory course in basic digital skills in ICT.

The course will cover:

  • Familiar with different it devices – Managing/UsingA variety of devices – PC, Laptop, Tablet and mobile phone.
  • Internet safety and security – Personal controls, Password protection and virus checking.
  • Website searching – Search engines, Comparison websites, Bookmarking useful pages, Social media sites and Internet auction sites.
  • Email – How to send, Received and read messages video calling and social media.
  • Financial – Secure websitesPersonal data and Internet banking
  • Applying for jobs email alertsUploading CDs and downloading the job application forms, Universal credit job searching job centre and the social housing websites.
  • Task project presentation – And of course project to showcase your competence in the skiers you have learnt.

ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages)

An ESOL Course can help you to improve your speaking and listening reading and writing skills.

You will develop vital abilities which will have you in everyday life – Making it much easier for instance for you to talk,  to doctors and teachers, To help your child with their homework and to understand the laws and customs of the UK.

Classes are usually small with approximately 10 learners or working in a friendly and relaxed environment.

If you would like to sign up for any of the above you can ring (01332) 291367 or leave a message. Alternatively, you may click the button below to send your message expressing your chosen interest.