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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

  • Open Event Thursday 28 February 2019
    Open Event Thursday 28 February 2019

    28 February 2019

    Barking Campus Only* Are you ready to secure your place at college? Come along to our open event and walk away with an offer for courses starting next September.

  • Open Event Saturday 2nd March 2019
    Open Event Saturday 2nd March 2019

    2 March 2019

    Are you ready to secure your place at college? Come along to our open event and walk away with an offer for courses starting now or next September.

  • Inspiration Day 2019
    Inspiration Day 2019

    6 March 2019

    We are celebrating National Apprenticeship Week 2019 by hosting our annual Inspiration event.

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