Employment support and training

Please note:  Due to the coronavirus outbreak, our community hubs in Westwood, South Bretton and Welland are closed. We are able to offer a limited number of training courses remotely, online, such as Business Administration. Check back here regularly to see what we have on offer.

Our Careers Clubs are not running at our usual venues, however, we are able to offer remote support to those people looking for work. Please contact us for more information.

The WestRaven Big Local café and garden are closed for the time being, but are offering support to the community - follow them on Facebook to keep up to date with their activities.

This is to  protect our employees, customers and the wider community in which we work. For more information on our service during the coronavirus outbreak, please read our latest news and updates

From looking after your mental health to finding work, life is full of challenges. We’re here to make it easier for you by helping you improve your skills, training and experience.

We can help with:

  • Finding work

  • Qualifications

  • Volunteering opportunities

  • Life skills

  • Staying safe online.

 

Business Administration training with Steadfast Training

We are working with our partners Steadfast Training, to deliver a hybrid online training course in Business Administration. This will incorporate group and one to one supported online training with additional self-learning. You can develop your skills from the comfort of your own home between Monday 4 May to Friday 15 May.

This course is for you if you want to improve your business administration skills and gain a qualification, which proves your skills and knowledge.

Course objectives and subjects covered:

  • Developing effective communication skills for the workplace
  • Using a filing system
  • Storing and retrieving information
  • Recognising and dealing with customer queries, requests and problems
  • Making and receiving telephone calls

To find out more and sign up to the course, contact Steadfast on 01775 513051 or email info@steadfasttraining.co.uk


Careers Clubs

Our Careers Clubs are not running at their usual venues, however, we are able to offer you one to one support over the phone or by email if you are looking for work. Please contact us to find out more. 

Drop in to a free, skills focused session to help you find a job.

We can help with CV writing, applications and interview skills as well as finding opportunities to begin with. Join your local work club: 

  • City College Peterborough, Monday at 10am

  • Orton Library, Tuesday at 10.30am

  • Dogsthorpe Library, every other Thursday at 1.30pm

  • Hampton Library, Friday at 9.30am

  • Westwood Hub, Friday at 10.30am

  • Bretton Library, Friday at 1pm


Learn my Way

Spend eight weeks learning the basic skills you need to go digital! Our trainers will give you the confidence you need to start using online services and keep in touch with the people that matter to you.

You’ll learn about:

  • Talking to people online 

  • Online shopping

  • Securing your personal information  

  • Creating your MyCKH account. 

Give us your email address and we'll let you know when our next course starts or call us on 01733 396404. 


Life Skills

Courses to help you take care of yourself and your family.  

Recent courses have included:

  • Mental health awareness

  • Stress and anxiety management

  • Cooking on a budget.

Speak to a member of the Communities team today about how we can support you 01733 396404.