For all stages of life. For personal or professional purposes. To kickstart a career or to master the art of cake decoration. Whatever the goal, every year Wandsworth Lifelong Learning helps thousands of individuals and hundreds of organisations achieve their potential through its extensive network of delivery partners. Look through our quick reference guide below. We think you’ll find it worth your time.
Get ready for work
Personal Development, Employability & Wellbeing coursesNon-accredited courses run at York Gardens Library & Community Centre.
Developing Employability SkillsFree course covering CV writing and job applications.
Personal Well-beingFree course helping you be better prepared for the workplace.
Personal Careers Guidance ServiceOne-to-one advice sessions with an experienced careers adviser.
National Careers ServiceFree advice on all aspects of careers and education options.
Deaf FirstCourses for adults who are hearing-impaired.
Wandsworth Library and Heritage ServiceShort courses in basic ICT, using the internet and social networking for job hunting.
Business & Education Succeeding Together (BEST)Bringing schools, colleges and businesses together to develop employability skills needed by young people.
South Thames CollegeWide range of courses designed to prepare people for employment.
Get on at work
BREW Network EventDiscover why age is an advantage when it comes to being self-employed.
How to Effectively Lead a TeamUnderstand the principles of leading a team.
Managing Problems Effectively in the WorkplaceHow to communicate effectively and reduce conflicts.
Effects of Personal BehaviourIncrease your awareness of what impact your actions have in the workplace.
Improving Your Customer Service SkillsIncrease your confidence when dealing directly with customers.
Business AdministrationSuitable for roles including office supervisors, office administrators, secretaries and data inputters.
Customer ServiceSuitable for roles including customer department supervisors, call centre team members, receptionists.
Health and Social CareSuitable for a range of roles within residential or nursing homes, day centres or domiciliary care.
Support Teaching and Learning in SchoolsSuitable for a range of roles within a school including teaching, classroom or learning support assistants.
ManagementSuitable for a new line manager or an experienced team manager.
ChildcareSuitable for those working in children’s centres, nursery schools or private childminder organisations.
South Thames CollegeAn overview of apprenticeships and traineeship opportunities available.
St Francis Xavier CollegeA mix of day and night time courses from languages to leather craftwork and much more.
South Thames CollegeA range of courses to develop and extend your hobbies, a great place to discover something new.
ESOL, English and Maths CoursesImproving your English and Maths can help you get more out of your life in the UK.
Deaf FirstGet in touch with Deaf First to learn more about courses designed for adults who are hearing impaired.
Getting active locally
Active LifestylesDiscover activities that take place across Wandsworth in community centres, churches and leisure centres.
South Thames CollegeEnjoy a taster session or sign up for a course from meditation and relaxation to sports activities.
St Francis Xavier CollegeA range of classes to stay fit and heathy from tap dancing to pilates.
Wandsworth Family LearningFree programme of events involving dads, mums, carers and children.
Katherine Low SettlementCommunity projects for children, families, older people and newly-arrived communities.
The Baked Bean CompanyEncouraging and supporting disabled people to become more involved in the community.
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