Bury College offers a wide range of free* short training courses for adults to enhance employability through:

  • Improving your skills and knowledge
  • Gaining industry recognised qualifications
  • Increasing your confidence
  • Retraining into new industries

*subject to eligibility, please enquire for details

 

Training opportunities are available in a range of sectors including:

  • Customer Service
  • Facilities
  • Health
  • Warehousing
  • Hospitality
  • Childcare

 

Learning valuable skills can make a real difference. A Bury College course can help you develop the skills and knowledge you need to enhance your career prospects and receive that important job offer.

Our range of training courses are being continually developed; please contact us today to find out more about how we can help you achieve your career ambition.

Contact us on 0161 280 8645 or email us on adultskills@burycollege.ac.uk

Access
Return to education with an Access course. Access courses are designed for individuals with significant life experience and who are looking to secure professional qualifications.
Accounting and Finance
Gain the skills and qualifications needed to unlock your employment opportunities within a competitive industry.
Adult Skills
Turn your passion into a career with our practical, hands-on courses and gain valuable employability skills within work experience settings.
Animal Care
Turn your passion into a career with our practical, hands-on courses and gain valuable employability skills within work experience settings.
Art and Design
Choose from our wide range of courses and further develop your skills in a discipline of your choice.
Barbering
Meet the demands of a cutting edge industry with our range of courses and gain the knowledge and experience needed to succeed within your chosen industry.
Beauty and Media Make up
Prepare yourself for work within a fast-paced exciting industry with our range of hands-on courses.
Catering and Hospitality
Work in our professional industry standard kitchen and restaurant facilities and gain experience in all aspects of catering and hospitality.
Childcare
Secure transferable skills to help kick-start a rewarding career within the childcare sector.
Computing and IT
Develop your knowledge and understanding of the principles of IT and embrace the logical skills to create the technologies of tomorrow.
Counselling
Gain an understanding of theories needed to become a counselling practitioner and progress in a rewarding career.
Customer Service
Develop the skills to deliver high quality products and services to customers and thrive within a business environment.
English
Our English courses provides you with the academic grounding to progress your career and succeed within your chosen field.
Facilities Services
Develop the knowledge to successfully manage the property, energy conservation, security and cleaning of businesses.
Hairdressing
Meet the demands of a cutting edge industry with our range of courses and gain the knowledge and experience needed to succeed within your chosen industry.
Health and Social Care
Combine classroom learning with industry placements and gain the skills needed to progress into a career where you can help to make a difference to the lives of others.
Human Resources
Embark on a career that can make a difference to people from working in organisations across the globe.
Management and Professional
Gain the knowledge, ability and experience to lead, inspire and motivate a team with our range of professional qualifications.
Maths and Further Maths
Gain a work-related qualification which will provide you with a progression pathway onto higher education or directly into employment.
Science
Apply scientific knowledge to the world we live in and gain a qualification highly regarded by universities and employers.
Social Sciences
Explore the workings of human society with our curious and thought-provoking Social Sciences courses.
Sport
Open the door to new opportunities with our career-driven Sport qualifications and develop the knowledge and skills in practical sport activities, health and fitness.
Teaching Assistants
Prepare for a career within education and gain an understanding of the teaching practices needed when supporting learning.
Subject Area Description
Access Return to education with an Access course. Access courses are designed for individuals with significant life experience and who are looking to secure professional qualifications.
Accounting and Finance Gain the skills and qualifications needed to unlock your employment opportunities within a competitive industry.
Adult Skills Turn your passion into a career with our practical, hands-on courses and gain valuable employability skills within work experience settings.
Animal Care Turn your passion into a career with our practical, hands-on courses and gain valuable employability skills within work experience settings.
Art and Design Choose from our wide range of courses and further develop your skills in a discipline of your choice.
Barbering Meet the demands of a cutting edge industry with our range of courses and gain the knowledge and experience needed to succeed within your chosen industry.
Beauty and Media Make up Prepare yourself for work within a fast-paced exciting industry with our range of hands-on courses.
Catering and Hospitality Work in our professional industry standard kitchen and restaurant facilities and gain experience in all aspects of catering and hospitality.
Childcare Secure transferable skills to help kick-start a rewarding career within the childcare sector.
Computing and IT Develop your knowledge and understanding of the principles of IT and embrace the logical skills to create the technologies of tomorrow.
Counselling Gain an understanding of theories needed to become a counselling practitioner and progress in a rewarding career.
Customer Service Develop the skills to deliver high quality products and services to customers and thrive within a business environment.
English Our English courses provides you with the academic grounding to progress your career and succeed within your chosen field.
Facilities Services Develop the knowledge to successfully manage the property, energy conservation, security and cleaning of businesses.
Hairdressing Meet the demands of a cutting edge industry with our range of courses and gain the knowledge and experience needed to succeed within your chosen industry.
Health and Social Care Combine classroom learning with industry placements and gain the skills needed to progress into a career where you can help to make a difference to the lives of others.
Human Resources Embark on a career that can make a difference to people from working in organisations across the globe.
Management and Professional Gain the knowledge, ability and experience to lead, inspire and motivate a team with our range of professional qualifications.
Maths and Further Maths Gain a work-related qualification which will provide you with a progression pathway onto higher education or directly into employment.
Science Apply scientific knowledge to the world we live in and gain a qualification highly regarded by universities and employers.
Social Sciences Explore the workings of human society with our curious and thought-provoking Social Sciences courses.
Sport Open the door to new opportunities with our career-driven Sport qualifications and develop the knowledge and skills in practical sport activities, health and fitness.
Teaching Assistants Prepare for a career within education and gain an understanding of the teaching practices needed when supporting learning.

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