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Basic Skills for Young People
Film crew teamwork: great opportunities to get creative and try something new. Students on location with lecturer, Ben Cooper (2nd from right)

Basic Skills for Young People

If you are not sure which route you would like to take in life, our personalised basic skills courses can open the door to lots of different opportunities. These courses can help you move onto other courses as well as improve your Maths, English and IT skills.

Latest News

  • Money for Life: Students through to national finals
    Money for Life: Students through to national finals

    A team of 9 students from the College have just been named as national finalists in the Money for Life Challenge competition, beating over 150 teams to secure one of the top 5 places. Backed by the Lloyds Banking Group and run by the National Skills Academy for Financial Services, this is a national competition for 16 – 24 year olds to find innovative ways for young people to help improve their money management skills.

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Upcoming Events

  • Public Consultation
    Public Consultation

    23 July 2018

    This will involve ONLY an internal refurbishment and redesign of existing facilities to create an advanced skills training centre, delivering a contemporary, leading-edge STEAM curriculum to meet the skills of both London and the rapidly growing borough of Barking and Dagenham.

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