Employability Courses

We offer a range of employability courses specifically designed to ensure all our learners from a range of different academic backgrounds have the best chance of success in gaining employment. The courses are one-on-one or in small groups to help you build a network of support and to learn from one another.

Employability courses are available throughout the year in various locations across Kent. We often run training sessions in Ashford, Herne Bay, Margate, and Maidstone in either our training rooms or other easily accessible venues.

These employability courses are completely free for unemployed individuals who are receiving job-related benefits from the Government. If you do not have a GCSE or Level 2 Functional Skills in English and Maths, these courses are free for both employed and unemployed people.

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Get the skills you need to search for jobs, prepare for work and manage your finances.

Employability Courses Available

Digital Age IT Training

If you have little or no IT experience and would like to gain confidence in using computers and the latest technology, then this is the training for you!

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Confidence and Personal Development

Do you need a little boost in confidence to help you apply for jobs? Then this course is perfect for you.

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Budgeting and Money Management

Do you struggle to manage your money? Does it get in the way of applying for jobs? This employability course will help you develop some practical skills that will assist you on your journey.

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Customer Service Basics

Almost every job requires good customer service skills. Learn the difference between good and bad customer service, and how to maintain customer satisfaction and handle complaints. 

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Introduction to the Retail Business

Learn all the basics of working in retail from supermarkets to your favourite clothing brand to kickstart your career. 

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English and Maths

Gain or develop fundamental employability skills. Improve your reading, speaking and listening, and writing with Functional Skills in English. Learn various mathematical calculations and more with Functional Skills in Maths.

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Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children’s and Young People’s Settings

This knowledge-based qualification gives an introduction to working in the adult social care industry or with children and young people.

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Tutor’s Comments

“The qualifications are designed to actually help and teach skills, as opposed to ticking boxes, and having seen the progress made by people undertaking them, I am proud to teach on behalf of SEK Training. I truly believe in the opportunities created through Social Enterprise Kent’s employability courses.”

– Sebastian Reilly, Employability Tutor

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