Sunderland Learning and Skills Open Day

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Are looking to learn new skills or gain a qualification?

Come along to The Learning and Skills Open Day to find out what is on offer to you!

πŸ“… Wednesday 6th March 2024

⌚ 9:00am – 12:00pm

πŸ“Œ Council Chamber, Sunderland City Hall, Plater Way, SR1 3AA

Why attend?

  • The event is free to attend for all, no appointment needed
  • Fully funded training courses for adults who are 19+ and meet eligibility requirements
  • Speak to our training providers and find out what opportunities they can offer you
  • Get careers and employability advice and support
  • Engage in fun hands on activities
  • Spot prizes and refreshments on offer

Opportunities available from*:

Organisation NameActivities on the DayWhat they can offer you
BrightsparksShowcasing photography and related skills.Courses specifically for residents of Swan Lodge, to develop functional skills, photography, employability and life skills.
Eden Training  Driving Theory Test demonstration and activitiesCourses to support you to acquire knowledge and practical skills in maths that will support progression to a qualification in Functional Skills. 
Foundation of LightActivity buzzer. Meet Samson the Cat, SAFC mascotFamily learning opportunities. Accredited courses and sector specific training.
Groundwork NE & CumbriaSpin the wheel. Car race challenge.Opportunities to increase numeracy skills in order to access additional training, learn how to budget and develop a wide range of maths skills.
Key Subject TuitionShowcasing their offer of English for Speakers of Other languageA range of services and support, including ESOL and functional skills.
Michael ErskineHand sewing and machine embroidery activities.Practical courses to develop sewing and design skills, build confidence and improve mental wellbeing.
National Careers ServiceInformation about their services and support.A wide range of services and support, to enable skills assessment, advice and support to progress your career.
Pallion Action GroupBingo. Interactive Maths PuzzlesHands on activities to develop skills and knowledge with everyday maths.  Employability support and signposting to appropriate agencies.                                                                           
Penshaw View TrainingWheel of fortune. Card games.  Sector specific and employability training. Also offering opportunities to develop maths skills, leading to formal qualifications.
Recovery ConnectionsShowcasing their support and Services.Access to a range of holistic services to inspire, educate and overcome barriers.
SportscapePlay Your Cards Right. Connect 4. Spot prizes and lucky dips.Preparation for work courses including sector specific training.
Three13Woodwork and construction tasks.Hands on training to support you to gain qualifications in horticulture and construction.
Training in CareMessy play. Dementia experience. First aid demonstrations.Child and Adult Care sector training.  Opportunities to develop everyday maths skills.
Uplift Associatesβ€˜Can Cook The Books, Can’t Cook The Books’ – prizes to be won.Well-being courses and support. Employability support, including 1:1 training, job seeking with IT and basic digital skills. 
WinnovationFirst Aid demonstration relating to CPR, choking and Epi PensTraining that will support you to pursue a career in the Health and Social Care Sector.

*Organisations/activities are subject to change For more information on courses, you can view The Learning and Skills Course Directory