East Renfrewshire Council Adult Learning Services

PIPELINE STAGE Stage 1. Engagement and Referral Stage 2. Barrier Removal Stage 3. Vocational activity Stage 4. Employer Engagement Stage 5. In work support
Organisation  East Renfrewshire Council Adult Learning Services
Project Name (if applicable):
Main Contact: Name: Jan Girvan

Phone Number: 0141 577 3454

E-Mail Address: jan.girvan@eastrenfrewshire.gov.uk

Eligibility for Programme: Adults over 16 and those near school leaving age.
Referral Procedures: Contact the Adult Learning team via phone or e-mail to arrange an engagement meeting at a time and place that is convenient for the individual. Everyone has an opportunity to negotiate learning goals and create an Individual Learning Plan which is reviewed regularly to support the learning process
Location Project Delivered At: Community Venues throughout East Renfrewshire
Dates Project Delivered: Projects are delivered, based on need, throughout the year.
Pipeline Stages:  1 – 3
Age Group:  16 yrs +
Programme Outline: Adult Learning Services offer core skills learning opportunities including Adult Literacies, ESOL (English for Speakers of other Languages), personal development and computing. Courses are tailored to meet individual needs and support progression. In relation to employability we offer a range of support in relation to the skills and knowledge required to search and apply for work. This includes:

  • Communication skills to search and apply for work
  • Communication and research skills to successfully prepare for and perform at interviews
  • ICT skills to search and apply for jobs online

 

Additional Information: Accreditation is available in core skills through SQA: Communication, Numeracy, ESOL and an Employability Award.

Further information on EastRenfrewshire Adult Learning Services can be found at:

www.eastrenfrewshire.gov.uk/adultlearning