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Short Courses

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Most of our short courses are fully funded by The Edge Cumbria.

The Edge is a European Social Fund Project delivered by a partnership of training providers and business support experts. Offering funded training to businesses and their employees so they can secure the skills they need for business growth, The Edge will identify the skills gaps in your business and find a training solution to meet your needs.

What’s available?

  •  Funded training opportunities for employees to develop the skills that will enable them to progress in employment.
  •  Opportunities to progress onto many different Apprenticeship qualifications, from level 2 up to degree level.

– Government funding available for all ages, and all previous levels of education are accepted.

Eligibility

  • Eligible businesses must have a base in Cumbria and employ less than 250 employees. Those who are self-employed are also eligible for support.
  • Employees must be aged over 16 years of age and be a resident in the UK.
  • Alternatively, if your company does not fit the elegiability criteria, short courses are £65pp.

Support for Employers

Funded Training

As an employer you can benefit from funded training opportunities for your workforce. Highly skilled employees will support your business to grow and reach its potential.

Below are all the short courses available at Cumbria Training Centre.


Principles of Customer Service

1 Day Course -This course is a pathway onto any of our Work Based Learning Qualifications (NVQ).

Available dates:

  • Tuesday the 6th of February 9am-4pm
  • Tuesday the 6th of March 9am-4pm

If your company has less than 250 employees and is based in Cumbria, this course is FREE (Fully Government Funded by The Edge)

Throughout the course you will develop knowledge and skills in

  • An understanding of customer service and how to deliver it effectively.
  • An awareness of how legal and ethical requirements relate to customer service.
  • Understand the management of customer service information.
  • Be able to identify customer needs and expectations.

Microsoft Excel for Business

1 Day Course – This course is a pathway onto any of our Work Based Learning Qualifications (NVQ).

Available dates:

  • Monday the 29th of January 9am-4pm
  • Monday the 26th of February 9am-4pm
  • Tuesday the 13th of March 9am-4pm

If your company has less than 250 employees and is based in Cumbria, this course is FREE (Fully Government Funded by The Edge)

This course is for the user of Excel at a intermediate level. To benefit fully from the training, learners are expected to understand basic calculations. You will leave the course being able to set up and create complex calculations and manipulate data through a variety of functions. You will be able to express the information in a graph format.

Throughout the course you will develop knowledge and skills in:

  • Quick Access Menu and Ribbons
  • Formatting of a Spreadsheet
  • Calculations and Manipulating sheets
  • Using the Function Wizard
  • Charts and Graphs

Microsoft PowerPoint with Presentation Skills

1 Day Course – This course is a pathway onto any of our Work Based Learning Qualifications (NVQ).

Available dates:

  • Monday the 22nd of January 9am-4pm
  • Wednesday the 7th of March 9am-4pm

If your company has less than 250 employees and is based in Cumbria, this course is FREE (Fully Government funded by The Edge)

This course is designed for clients who use Microsoft PowerPoint, but want to produce more complex presentations and present them at meetings etc. The presentations will include animation, sound and video to enhance an online presentation. The course will be useful to help gain confidence in delivering effective presentations.

Throughout the course you will develop knowledge and skills in:

  • Input and combine text and other information within presentation slides.
  • Use presentation software tools to structure, edit and format slide sequences.
  • Prepare slideshow for presentation.

Principles of Team Leading

2 Day Course – This course is a pathway onto any of our Work Based Learning Qualifications (NVQ).
Available dates:
 
  • Monday the 12th followed by Monday the 19th of February 9am – 4pm
  • Monday the 12th followed by Monday the 19th of March 9am – 4pm

(Attendance is required for both dates)

If your company has less than 250 employees and is based in Cumbria, this course is FREE (Fully Government Funded by The Edge)

Throughout the course you will develop knowledge and skills in:

  • Understanding leadership styles in organisations
  • Characteristics of effective leaders
  • Different leadership styles
  • How leaders can motivate their teams
  • Benefits of effective leadership for organisations

Moving and Handling

1 Day Course –  (Principles and Practice) Level 2 Course

  • Tuesday the 13th of February 9am-4pm

Special Introductory offer of £50 per person

Throughout the course you will develop knowledge and skills in:

  • Understanding the reasons for safe manual handling.
  • Understanding how manual handling risk assessments contribute to improving health and safety.
  • Understanding the principles, types of equipment and testing requirements associated with manual handling safety.
  • Be able to apply safe manual handling principles.

Who should attend?

Employees that are expected to carry out any lifting and carrying during their work tasks or individuals that would just like to increase their knowledge base for safer lifting.

Health and Safety at Work

1 Day Course
  • Tuesday the 30th of January 9am-4pm

Special Introductory offer of £50 per person.

The Level 2 Award in Health and Safety at Work provides learners with basic knowledge to keep themselves and those around them safe in a work environment.

The course will cover important skills such as the use of protective equipment, dealing with accidents and controlling risks.

Throughout the course you will develop knowledge and skills in:

  • Fire and hazardous substances
  • Fire precautions
  • E-safety

Contact us now to reserve your place!

Email: alison.ashton@cumbriatc.org.uk

Call: 01229 838892

Location

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Cumbria Training Centre
2nd Floor
College House
Howard Street
Barrow-in-Furness
LA14 1NB

Contact Details

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01229 838892
info@cumbriatrainingcentre.co.uk

 

Opening Times

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Monday – 9.00am – 4.30pm
Tuesday – 9.00am – 4.30pm
Wednesday – 9.00am – 4.30pm
Thursday – 9.00am – 4.30pm
Friday – 9.00am – 12.30pm

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