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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

  • Apprenticeships: Enrol now!
    Apprenticeships: Enrol now!

    28 August-31 October 2018

    ARE YOU READY to earn while you learn on an apprenticeship? Recruitment sessions EVERY Wednesday!

  • UK University Search
    UK University Search

    28 September 2018

    This exciting and informative event will provide attendees with the opportunity to speak to a multitude of exhibiting universities and apprenticeship providers. Other features will include interactive STEM and creative zones, seminars throughout the day and free student brochures with detailed UCAS application guides. Barking & Dagenham College offer travel opportunities, professional contacts, career advice and a skill set that doesn’t limit you to one job.

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