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There's a whole team to help you, led by Jackie Hadley, our Head of Employability

Courses for job seekers

If you are receiving benefits, you could qualify for a FREE place on one of our part-time training courses. Get on a course TODAY!

At Barking & Dagenham College our courses are designed to help you make the most of your job opportunities.

All our courses are FREE regardless which subject you choose. All of them will help improve your motivation and brush up on those essential skills that employers look for such as CV Writing and Interview Skills.

To get on a course today speak to your work coach or our representative in your Job Centre Plus, or alternatively phone 020 8090 3020 ext7493 and ask for Tracey Alcock.

We will also help you turn your new skills into a job at the end of your course. 

Look out for us at your local Job Centre Plus 

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Our Barking & Dagenham College representative is available to help you at these locations:
  • Redbridge JCP - Monday afternoons
  • Canning Town JCP - Tuesday
  • Romford JCP- Wednesday
  • Barking JCP- Friday

Training Courses available:

  -  Sage Line 50
  -  Get That Job
  -  Traineeships
These are short, part-time courses (usually between 2 and 7 weeks) and they start at various times throughout the year.  
Fast Track Success Stories Health and Social Care:
“It was a fabulous course and I absolutely loved it. I’m going to carry on at Barking & Dagenham College with the Level 2 course in order to really improve my chances of finding a job.” Yasmin
Fast Track Success Stories Customer Service:
“The course was really fantastic for my CV. I was really pleased when I received my qualification. It's always good to add another string to your bow.” Paul
Fast Track Success Stories Adult Literacy:
“I found the course quite difficult for the first 2-3 weeks as I was self-taught all my life, but then when I started doing homework it all started falling into place. It’s helped me a lot in day to day life. I was really proud of my 96.5% pass and I want to keep improving my skills by doing and IT course.” Ronnie


JCP advisors

Are you a Job Centre Plus Advisor? Click here to find out what training courses are available as well as the relevant opportunity numbers.  

Our team is ready to help you!

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For more information about training to help you get back into work, call us on 020 3667 0493. 

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If you prefer you can email Tracey Alcock via this link.