If you have hit a wall in your career and need a change, or want to get a better job or just want to improve your job prospects, we can help you.

Vocational Training Courses are for prospective learners who want to get ready for specific careers. Learners can consider stand-alone courses, accredited programs and apprenticeships. Our courses focus on job specific training, and continued professional development, providing learners with hands on instruction and can lead to certification in a variety of industries.

English and maths

If you haven’t got a grade 4 or C and above in GCSE English and maths, you’ll have the opportunity to improve your skills during your programme of study.

Your Vocational course may be free if you are on a low income, or if this is your first level 2

Vocational Courses are part time and start throughout the year. There is usually a choice of daytime or evening courses. For any courses above level 1 you will need to attend a PCA so we can make sure you are on the right course for you.

If you earn less than £15,736.50 gross salary per annum you may be entitled to the course for FREE. If you wish to take a course that leads to a qualification at Level 1 and 2 and you are in receipt of either JSA or ESA (WRAG) your fee’s will be waived. You must provide a letter dated within 6 months from the Job Centre Plus confirming receipt of benefit with your Enrolment Form.

For more information contact our registry team sacc@southend-adult.ac.uk