Essential Skills in the Workplace Project

 

Is your company based in Wales?
Do you know how Essential Skills can support your business?

WEA Cymru are providing FREE training for your staff to receive a recognised Essential Skills Wales qualification.

This bespoke training in English, Maths and IT will be directly related to your organisation and will help develop your workforce through:
- improved team work and customer service;
- improved quality control;
- increased accuracy, less wastage;
- increased confidence;
- greater flexibility for effective multi-skilling.

For further information about how the Essential Skills in the Workplace Project can help your company, please contact Sarah O'Connell Jones on 01248 353254 or by email workplace@weacymru.org.uk

For examples of how companies are benefitting from this project

Coed Mor, Nursing Home, Abergele
Care worker, Deborah Mulvaney said “The course has been tailored to our working life, for example we’ve been learning to write care plans and accident reports.Our tutor, Sian Hanley, has been brilliant, she has built us up slowly, we’ve taken little steps and in the end have achieved a lot”.
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Dafydd Hardy Estate Agents, North West Wales
Director, Dafydd Hardy said "Coleg Harlech WEA were able to provide a bespoke solution, this was very important as I wanted training that was specific to what we needed rather than something generic.
This course has been tailored to the individual strengths and weaknesses of our teams so that as a group they can be successful."
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The Clocktower, day services provider, Mostyn
Ben Roberts, Manager added “I have had great feedback from parents and staff, it’s gone far better than I could have imagined and I would love to do more.
I’ve noticed a closer team spirit developing, they’ve all enjoyed attending and it’s good to see them all grow in confidence.
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Erw Groes, supported housing scheme, Holywell
Course was tailored to the day to day work of the support staff
Senior Project Officer, Stuart Mills "I have seen the staff develop a lot, they are definitely more confident now. The tutor, Diane Roberts, has been very flexible - she’s tailored the sessions to support their day to day jobs and come in at times to suit them.”
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Blue Bears adventure play ground, Wrexham
Staff improved their communication skills by creating a puppet play
Manager, Sue Ford “I’m really pleased with how this course has gone, I can see the progress the girls have made, they have grown in confidence and it has helped develop their creativity, they are coming up with new ideas all the time.”
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Welcome Furniture, Caernarfon
IT manager Colin Pearce was looking to increase staff IT skills
he said “The course has been very beneficial for the company and I have noticed a significant drop in calls for help with IT problems since the staff started. They are now able to work independently using software such as Excel and Word without calling for assistance".
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For further information about how the Essential Skills in the Workplace Project can help your company, please contact Sarah O'Connell Jones on 01248 353254 or by email workplace@weacymru.org.uk

 

Or one of the providers below

 
  0300 30 30 007
enquiries@cambria.ac.uk
01978 367100 Claire.Betteley@wrexham.gov.uk