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Through Community Learning, Wandsworth Council cater for over 9,000 learners each year. There are at least 650 courses to choose from. You can learn and improve the skills you need to find a job, keep fit, healthy and enhance your wellbeing or broaden your horizons through learning something new.
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We cater for over 9,000 learners each year across 650 courses. You can learn a new language, produce your first oil painting or learn exactly how to get that job!



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We offer various routes to training and employment, including apprenticeships, employability projects and work experience.

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We work with a number of European partners in a range of projects to widen the breadth of learning activities and benefits for the local community.

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Key documentation covering funding guidance, as well as policies and plans for the Lifelong Learning service as a whole.

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City & Guilds Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training

Every thought about  a career in teaching or training? This course could be for you!

It is designed for anyone who wants to get into teaching or training adults or learners aged 14+, and would suit anyone who is currently assisting in a classroom, or who has wanted to get into teaching but has not yet been able to do so.  In the classroom, learners will participate in practical tasks which will give them a good grounding in their preparation for teaching, and will have support and guidance on completing written tasks as part of their portfolio of evidence. They will also need to complete 30 hours of teaching practice and this will be assessed three times by one of our team. 

When: Monday 23rd May to Monday 25th July 2016
Where: The Professional Centre, Franciscan Road, Tooting SW17 8HE
Time: 10:15am - 14:30pm

There are no exams – it is all coursework based evidence. 

Once achieved, the qualification will allow them to progress into employment as teachers/trainers, as well as to progress onto the Level 5 Diploma in Education & Training. 

For more information please contact Sharon Williams on 020 8871 8055 or email

You said:

"Many of us can’t get to class for 9.30 start as we have to take our children to school"

We did:

We changed the start of the class to 10.00

At: South Thames College - Floristry

Wandsworth Lifelong Learning Mission Statement

All Wandsworth’s residents will have access to a wide range of high quality learning opportunities in a safe learning environment.
Provision will be demand-led, flexible and held at times and in places designed to meet the needs of learners, employers and the local community.
The Lifelong Learning Team aims to improve the quality of life, skills and employability of residents in the Borough, making Wandsworth a vibrant, prosperous, learning community.

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