Employability - Buckinghamshire Adult Learning



We offer a range of courses to increase your confidence, build your work skills, support you in gaining a qualification and help you make that career move.

AAT (Accounting Qualification)

We offer the AAT qualification at Levels 2, 3 and 4. These are suitable for anyone who currently works in an Accountancy role or who wishes develop new skills to enter this area of work. We also offer the AAT qualification as part of an Apprenticeship scheme. For more information about these courses please us on anne.snell@buckinghamshire.gov.uk

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English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes are for people who do not speak English as their first language. ESOL classes are designed to help learners improve their ability to speak, listen, read and write in English and settle in the community. Our courses are carefully designed to take into consideration your individual learning needs, educational and employment aspirations. Our tutors encourage independent learning and use communicative language-teaching techniques to help you achieve your learning goals.

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English and Maths

Our English courses are for adults whose first language is English and who want to improve their reading, writing, speaking or listening skills for work, home or in the community.

Our maths courses are open to everyone, regardless of your first language, and will help you to become more confident with using numbers; measures, shape and space; data handling.

Find out more about our English and maths courses

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Kickstart Scheme

We offer an Employability Skills Training Programme for Kickstart placements, which complement the support employers provide in the workplace.

For more information, visit Kickstart Scheme or email cldevteam@buckinghamshire.gov.uk

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Return to Work

Our Community Outreach Team runs accredited Employability and Work Skills courses that help improve skills to search and apply for jobs, as well as develop confidence with interview skills. Our new Distance Online Learning courses with a range of subjects can help you to improve your employability skills or develop your personal skills and professional knowledge

Information and advice sessions are offered at each Jobcentre Plus office in Buckinghamshire. For more information, please contact cldevteam@buckinghamshire.gov.uk

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