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Address Paston College, Grammar School Road, North Walsham, NR28 9JL

01692 402334
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Make a start with Essential Skills

If you want to make progress in your career or your life we’re here to help. English, Maths and Digital Skills are the building blocks for getting a promotion or a better job, or finding your way back into work or study.

We are offering free essential skills courses to help you take your next steps, and you only need to find few hours a week. Courses begin in January 2021 and you can apply online right now. Or you can call us on 01692 402334 and we'll talk you through what you need to do next.

See what our students say:

I was extremely happy with my teacher, who always took extra care of her students and made the lessons very active and interesting.  She was always very approachable and understanding. Now I am one more step closer to my childhood dream…

This was a whole new and refreshing experience of education for me. I felt that my tutor cared about my progress and wanted me to succeed so that I can continue with my learning.

Functional Skills in English is a part-time course for students over 19. If you want to develop your reading, writing and communicating then Functional Skills is a good starting point.  We offer Level 1 or Level 2 Functional Skills English over a 22-week course.

Functional Skills in Maths is also part-time for students over 19. The course gives you a range of basic calculation skills and boosts your problem-solving abilities.  We offer Level 1 or Level 2 Functional Skills English over a 22-week course.

Our part-time Essential Digital Skills courses are about developing your digital skills to support you with life but also further study or employment.  We offer a range of different levels for students over 19 and the courses run for 10 weeks.

All the courses are free. If you would like more information, you can call us on 01692 402334 or click the button for more details and how to apply.

Apply now