Online Learning and Support Links for Young People and Adults

Online Learning

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.

www.foundationoflight.co.uk/careers-training/online-courses

Ixion Training

Traineeships opportunities are available in various vocational areas with Ixion.

Find out more at: www.ixionholdings.com  

Call 01245 505642 or email traineeships@ixionholdings.com 

TRN

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.

http://www.petaltraining.com or email: rob@petaltraining.com

Sunderland College

Employability Skills Award by distance learning.

For more information please email:  distance@sunderlandcollege.ac.uk

Zenith Training

Fully Funded Online Courses Available for 19+

www.zenithtraining.org.uk 

Media Savvy CIC

Live Stream Training on their YouTube Channel to reduce social isolation and to learn new skills www.youtube.com/user/mediasavvytraining  

Courses include Intro to Digital Imaging, Staying Connected, Fit Body Fit Mind and more.

You can register on a course by calling 07873 176 145 or email courses@mediasavvycic.co.uk

Learndirect

Free online Maths and English Courses plus many others.

www.learndirect.com/funding-options/free-english-maths

FutureLearn Schools

Free online learning resources for young people 13+

https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/collections/futurelearn-schools

The Open University

Free Online learning courses at all levels

https://www.open.edu/openlearn/free-courses/full-catalogue

Department of Education - Coronavirus (COVID 19): list of online education resources for home education

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-online-education-resources/coronavirus-covid-19-list-of-online-education-resources-for-home-education

University of Sunderland

https://www.sunderland.ac.uk/

https://www.sunderland.ac.uk/open-days/

 

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. 

Sunderland College

https://www.sunderlandcollege.ac.uk/the-college/events/open-event-bede-campus-3/

Gateshead College

www.gateshead.ac.uk

East Durham College

https://www.eastdurham.ac.uk

New College Durham

https://www.newcollegedurham.ac.uk/news-events/events/

Springboard Northeast

https://www.springboard-ne.org.uk/virtual-open-days-may

https://www.facebook.com/SpringboardNE

SETA

Online Open Events and CV Writing/Interview Techniques Sessions

https://www.seta.co.uk/

 

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:

Families  - https://www.sunderlandinformationpoint.co.uk/family-educationandtraining

SEND Local offer – https://www.sunderlandinformationpoint.co.uk/localoffer-educationandtraining 

Adults - https://www.sunderlandinformationpoint.co.uk/adults-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 

Princes Trust

https://www.princes-trust.org.uk/help-for-young-people

Sunderland Youth Voice

https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Youth-Organization/Sunderland-Youth-Voice-108172524160773/

Kooth

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

www.kooth.com

Samaritans

www.samaritans.org or call free anytime, from any phone on 116123

Growing Health 0-19 Sunderland

https://www.hdft.nhs.uk/services/childrens-services/growing-healthy-sunderland/

Tel: 03000031552

 

Community Organisations

Pallion Action Group

www.pallionactiongroup.co.uk  

https://www.facebook.com/PallionActionGroup/ 

Youth Almighty Project

www.youthalmighty.co.uk

https://en-gb.facebook.com/youthalmightyproject

Southwick neighbourhood Youth Project

www.snyp.co.uk/

Blue Watch

https://en-gb.facebook.com/pages/category/Community-Organization/Bluewatch-173060182871690/

Pennywell Youth Project

www.pypsunderland.com

https://en-gb.facebook.com/PennywellYouthProject/

Easington Lane Community Access Point

http://www.elcap.org.uk/

https://www.facebook.com/ELCAPCommunity/

Sunderland North Community Business Centre

https://www.facebook.com/pg/SNCBCYOUTHANDPLAY/photos/?ref=page_internal

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