During this time when we are all staying at home, you can still learn some new skills and gain qualifications by studying online. We have included some links to organisations below who are offering online learning courses for young people and adults. Click on the links below to find out more.
Foundation of Light
New E-Learning Courses for Over 19s and Families.
Traineeships opportunities are available in various vocational areas with Ixion.
Find out more at: www.ixionholdings.com
Call 01245 505642 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Construction pre-employability training courses – Remote Delivery to support learners during Coronavirus Outbreak.
Follow to the link to complete an online referral at: www.trainltd.org/jcp
Phoenix Employment Training Academy Limited (PETAL)
Employability Study Programme - Build a CV, plan a route to gain employment, identify job suitability, job search and health and safety.
Employability Skills Award by distance learning.
For more information please email: email@example.com
Fully Funded Online Courses Available for 19+
Media Savvy CIC
Live Stream Training on their YouTube Channel to reduce social isolation and to learn new skills www.youtube.com/user/mediasavvytraining
You can register on a course by calling 07873 176 145 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Free online Maths and English Courses plus many others.
Free online learning resources for young people 13+
The Open University
Free Online learning courses at all levels
Department of Education - Coronavirus (COVID 19): list of online education resources for home education
University of Sunderland
Virtual Open Day Events
You can also plan for your future career by finding out more about at courses that will be starting later on in the year. You can sign up to attend Virtual Open Days and Information and Advice Events at local colleges and training organisations to discover more about what is available.
East Durham College
New College Durham
Online Open Events and CV Writing/Interview Techniques Sessions
The Sunderland Education, Training & Employability Online Directory
An easy to use online resource bringing together local providers and organisations that offer a wide variety of education, training and employability courses to the people of Sunderland.
The Sunderland Education, Training & Employability Online Directory will support those who are planning their career, wanting to gain new qualifications or improve their employability skills.
You can search for information on exciting local courses which are displayed under vocational headings such as Motor Vehicle, Health & Adult Care and Retail & Warehousing, plus many more. Click on the provider to find out more about what they offer, who the courses are for, and how to get in touch.
To get started the online directory can be easily accessed by using the links below:
SEND Local offer – https://www.sunderlandinformationpoint.co.uk/localoffer-educationandtraining
Additional Support for Young People
There are many organisations offering vital support on a range of issues to young people. Please see links below.
Care Leaver Covenant - Support for Care Leavers
Information and advice on Health and Well-being, Education, Employment & Volunteering Opportunities and Money Matters is available at: https://mycovenant.org.uk/covid-19
Sunderland Youth Voice
Provides free, safe, online counselling and support for young people in Sunderland aged 11-18 years and to those who are leaving the care system up to 25
Growing Health 0-19 Sunderland
Pallion Action Group
Youth Almighty Project
Southwick neighbourhood Youth Project
Pennywell Youth Project
Easington Lane Community Access Point
Sunderland North Community Business Centre