Website launched to help kickstart careers in Northumberland
11 Nov 2021
A new website has been launched to help those in Northumberland looking to learn, discover and grow their careers.
Delivering on behalf of Northumberland County Council, Northumberland Skills (formerly the Learning & Skills service) offers full and part-time courses
giving everyone a chance to kick-start their future career.
Councillor Guy Renner-Thompson, Cabinet Member with responsibility for Children’s Services, said: “Every resident in Northumberland should have the opportunity to access learning that will help them develop themselves, their professional abilities and gain the confidence to get into a career they enjoy.
“Northumberland Skills offers our residents just that through a range of courses, so whether you have just left school or are looking to embark on a new career, I encourage you to take a look at the new website and get in touch with the team.”
Take the journey through the website to find a course you are interested in. Whether you are interested in business, management, arts, catering, construction, engineering, education, gardening or health and beauty, there is something for everyone.
If face-to-face learning isn’t right for you right now Northumberland Skills blended approach offers a range of online courses for you to learn from wherever you are.
Cath McEvoy-Carr, Executive Director for Adult Social Care and Children’s Services, said: “We are extremely proud of the offer that Northumberland Skills brings to our residents.
“Our dedicated team of lecturers have made available courses at a range of entry points to ensure that the level of study is best suited to the learner's abilities and career aspirations, and great thought has been given to course locations ensuring everyone can access them in one way or another.”
With hands-on and digital learning our courses have been designed to keep you safe as you gain essential skills to stand out in life and work.
Studying a full or part-time course with Northumberland Skills means you will gain more than just a qualification. You'll adopt skills for life and work, as well as the confidence to succeed in your next steps.