I know when I was a newly single mum this would have helped me enormously. Even years later as an ‘older’ and wiser single parent this can and will help me too. We sometimes criticize the digital age but this has got to be one the good points. Free courses that you can do online in the comfort of your own home at a time that suits you.
The British Gas Energy Trust is rolling out a training scheme to help those claiming certain benefits get employability training.
If you are receiving one of the following benefits, you can access the training courses for free:
- Universal Credit
- Housing Benefit
- Disability Living Allowance
- Personal Independence Payment
- Council Tax Support
- Working Tax Credit
- Income Support
- Employment and Support Allowance
- Pension Credit
- income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance.
The training courses are all online-based and focus on accrediting the users with vocational focused qualifications.
There are a number of different training courses, including:
- Teaching assistant
- Digital photography
- Food handling and catering
- Accounting and bookkeeping
- CV and interview skills
- Project management
- Setting up in business
- Administration and customer services
If you want to apply to a training course, go to the British Gas Energy Trust website.
For more information, call Jordan Slattery on 020 3198 7563, or email [email protected]