Earley CResCent Resource Centre

Earley CResCent Community Association

Calendar

Feb
12
Tue
2019
Want to start your own business
Feb 12 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Free Employability Workshop

Our workshop “From Idea to Business” will introduce you to 5 practical steps of transferring your idea into a business or freelancing opportunity.
You will learn about:
  • Different routes into entrepreneurship
  • Specifying your business idea
  • Identifying your customers
  • Getting insights into your potential market and competition
  • Establishing the best promotion methods
  • Legal and financial logistics of starting a business
  • Programs to support your first steps
Please note: Booking is essential
For more information or to book a place, please email: earleycrescent@btconnect.com
Feb
26
Tue
2019
Confidence Building Workshop
Feb 26 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Practical techniques to identify your positive strengths and boost your self-confidence in preparation for work.

 

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      • Feel and behave confidently
      • Set realistic goals
      • Challenge negative thoughts
Please Note: Booking is Essential
 
For more information or to book a place, please email: earleycrescent@btconnect.com
Feb
27
Wed
2019
Emergency First Aid at Work
Feb 27 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

A one day course for people in the Voluntary Sector and Community Groups.

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Intended Outcomes:
  • Knowledge of appropriate procedures
  • Practical experience
  • Accredited Certificate valid for 3 years
*All candidates must be able to adopt a kneeling position in order to pass this course.
*Please note: this is a course only for people in the Voluntary Sector and Community Groups.
For more information or to book a place, please email earleycrescent@btconnect.com
Discover Databases in Excel
Feb 27 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

A newly design 5-week course to introduce the database (list) option in Excel. Ideal for those who have some or limited knowledge of Excel and would like to learn about databases, or as a follow-on from Beginners Excel and Next Steps in Excel.

Next Steps Excel

Small, tutor led classes with a maximum of 10 learners.
To Include:
  • Creating databases
  • Sorting lists
  • filtering lists
  • conditional formatting
*Please note: this course will be using Microsoft Windows 10 and Office 2013 Software.
For more information or to book a place, please email: earleycrescent@btconnect.com
Feb
28
Thu
2019
Next Steps With Your Apple iPad
Feb 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

A 5 week course , following on from the Introduction course or for those who already know the basics and wish to learn more. 

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To Cover:
  • General recap on the basics, iOS updates 
  • Using the mail and photos apps, albums, moments, collections, years and sharing
  • Using AirDrop and Cloud storage options
  • More with the Mail app, using different mailboxes, organising your mail and contacts
  • Texting with iMessage and Video calling with Facetime
*Please note: Learners need to bring in and use their own Apple iPad, which must have at least 50% battery life at the beginning of each session
For more information or to book a place, please email: earleycrescent@btconnect.com
Keeping Safe on Social Media @ Earley Crescent Resource Centre
Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

A newly designed course to highlight the safe use of Social Media

This course is ideal for the home user who is new to Social Media and would like to know how to keep secure whilst using it.

Using Social Networking For Job Opportunities

To cover:
  • Explore the most popular sites
  • Applying security settings
  • Help and information on the Internet
For more details or to book a place please email: earleycrescent@btconnect.com

 

Cooking for One
Feb 28 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

A 5-week course for people living on their own

Learn how to cook simple, healthy food on a budget and enjoy it in the session.
Including:
  • Soup
  • Main courses
  • Desserts
  • Cakes
  • Batch cooking
  • Freezing
And lots more!
*All ingredients supplied
For more information or to book a place, please email earleycrescent@btconnect.com
Mar
4
Mon
2019
Personality Profiling For Job Search
Mar 4 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Personality profiling is commonly used to match the ideal personality for those best suited to a job role.

 

 

 

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  • Explain what personality profiling is
  • How and why it’s used to recruit
  • The different types of testing
  • The opportunity to take a test
  • How to benefit from your results
Please Note: Booking is Essential
 
For more information or to book a place, please email: earleycrescent@btconnect.com
Mar
5
Tue
2019
Returning to the Workplace
Mar 5 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Want to get back into work?

During our workshop you will gain lots of practical tips on how to quickly and effectively return to work after a career break of at least 6 months.

    • Discover employer’s expectations
    • Analyse the key recruitment changes
    • Explore the most effective job hunting tools
    • Learn about methods of dealing with your CV gaps and outdated references
Please Note: Booking is Essential
 
For more information or to book a place, please email: earleycrescent@btconnect.com
Using LinkedIn for Job Opportunities
Mar 5 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Create a professional online presence using Linkedin – an online networking platform that allows you to connect with employers and recruiters.

During the workshop, you will:
  • Build a must-read Linkedin profile attracting employers and recruiters.
  • Connect with potential employers in a professional way
  • Use Linkedin to search and apply for jobs.
  • Network with other professionals to access a hidden job market.
Please note: Booking is essential
For more information or to book a place, please email: earleycrescent@btconnect.com

 

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