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Learning Pembrokeshire

CAREERS, EDUCATION AND TRAINING


A BRAND new Learning
Pembrokeshire website has been
launched with full details of courses,
the latest news, new and enhanced
search facilities, information for
learners and course lists that can be
easily downloaded and printed.
Learning Pembrokeshire is the adult and
community learning service of
Pembrokeshire County Council and one
of the largest direct deliverers in Wales,
providing skills for employment and
enjoyment at around 80 locations across
the county. Why not visit Pembroke Dock
Community Learning Centre which will be
holding an open week from Monday,
September 10th?
The Adult Community Learning
programme offers a wide range of learning
opportunities and activities for adults. This
is provided through seven full-time
Community Learning Centres and at a
number of part-time community venues,
schools and village halls around the
county. There are also eight ICT and two
E-Learning centres, offering a broad range
of Information and Communication
Technology activities, a Business Unit
offering small and medium-sized
businesses courses suited to their needs,
and a Mobile Outreach Unit with ten
laptops visiting remote rural communities.
In recent years there has been
considerable upgrading of facilities through
new shared building projects with schools.
This year, the service holds the Basic
Skills Quality Standard recognising
Learning Pembrokeshires high quality
support and provision.
The service includes:
A wide range of courses which
encourage more people to realise
that non-vocational learning
opportunities are often the first step
towards a new career, further or
higher education.
Delivery of basic English and
mathematics, computing courses
and a number of certificated
programmes such as GCSEs.The
service is now able to offer
businesses training for employees in
essential skills such as English,
mathematics and ICT under the
Regional Essential Skills programme.
A comprehensive Welsh for Adults
programme covering all levels and
available across the county.
Quality assured provision
for English for Speakers of
Other Languages (ESOL).
Short courses to keep you up to
speed with the world of social
networking and selling such as
Facebook,Twitter and Ebay.
Visit the new website today at:
www.pembrokeshire.gov.uk/
learningpembrokeshire
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Learning Pembrokeshire
Sir Benfro yn Dysgu
Community learning opportunities
Skills for employment and enjoyment
Register for 2012-13 courses now
Visit our brand new website at:
www. p e mb r o k e s h i r e. g o v. u k / l e a r n i n g p e mb r o k e s h i r e
Milford Haven Community Learning Centre
Emilfordhaven.learning@pembrokeshire.gov.uk 01646 693727
Neyland Community Learning Centre
Eneyland.learning@pembrokeshire.gov.uk 01646 601219/01646 693727
For more information, please contact us on (01792) 602070
or welshforadults@swansea.ac.uk
Where Days Time Registration*
HAVERFORDWEST
Community Learning Centre
Mon & Fri 09:30 11:30 17/09/2012
NARBERTH
Bloomfeld Centre
Monday 09:30 14:00 17/09/2012
St DAVIDS
Oriel y Parc
Mon & Thurs 18:00 20:00 17/09/2012
TENBY
Community Learning Centre
Tues & Thurs 18:00 20:00 18/09/2012
LETTERSTON
Community Learning Centre
Wednesday 09:30 14:00 19/09/2012
PEMBROKE DOCK
Community Learning Centre
Wednesday 09:30 14:00 19/09/2012
COURSES FOR COMPLETE BEGINNERS NEAR YOU IN PEMBROKESHIRE
*All courses will begin 2 weeks after the registration meeting, during week beginning 01/10/12.
Please attend the registration meeting to register and pay for your course
Courses are 30 weeks long no classes during school holidays.
Cost = 100 (or 55 concessions)
Help available with payment of fees
Courses for all levels available across Carmarthenshire, Swansea, Neath/Port Talbot and Pembrokeshire.
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