New location in Cannock

We have a new home, right in the centre of Cannock to meet with and support more local residents than ever before.

A five-minute walk from the shopping centre and train station, our new campus offers skills and qualifications to everyone needing extra help getting back on the career ladder.

Courses helping you to get back to work

If you are looking for work, want to start a career in a completely new sector or simply want to try something
new, our team is here to help. Our partnership with McArthurGlen has been developing fast, allowing
hundreds of  local residents to apply for a course designed to help them to secure roles
at the new West Midlands Designer Outlet.

And if you want to try something different, we have a number of courses to help lead you into a career in
Social Care, Business Administration, Construction or Warehousing. And to make our offer even more exciting,
some of our programmes include guaranteed job interviews, making the process of getting a new job so much easier!

Interested? Discover our current offer below:

Programme Weeks Days Times
Working in Business Administration 2 Mon - Thur 09:30-14:00
Working in Schools 1.5 Mon - Fri + Mon-Wed 09:30-14:00
Working in Retail (McArthurGlen) 3 Mon - Thur 09:30-15:30
Customer service for Hospitality (McArthurGlen) 3 Mon - Fri 09:30-14:30
Preparing for work in Construction (incl. CSCS Card) 2 Mon - Fri 09:30-15:30
Warehousing & Logistics (incl. FLT licence) 2.5 Mon - Fri 09:30-16:00
Care Sector (Coming Soon) 2 Mon - Fri 09:30-15:30
Warehousing Sector (Coming Soon) 2 Mon - Fri 09:30-15:30
Logistics Sector (Coming Soon) 2 Mon - Fri 09:30-15:30
English/Maths Taster 4 Coming Soon Coming Soon
Supporting your child in using digital technologies 6 Tuesday 12:30 - 14:30
Beginner's guide to using IT 5 Thursday 12:30 - 14:30
Introduction to working in Retail 5 Fridays 10:00 - 14:30
Introduction to working in Care 1 Mon - Fri 10:00 - 14:30
Returning to workplace post lockdown 2 Mon + Tue + Wed 10:00 - 14:30


Are you unemployed or looking to get back into work? Our friendly staff support can help you on your journey.

Our Connecting Communities programme is run in conjunction with the West Midlands Combined Authority to help you make the best of your skills and get you ready for work!

We can offer you personalised help with:

  • Employment, further education and apprenticeships
  • Interview practice
  • 1:1 mentoring and support
  • Building confidence
  • Improving your CV
  • In-job support

Click here to book your free session!

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