Leicester Adult Skills & Learning Service

Keeping Leicester Learning

Skills for Work and Access to Higher Education

Online Open Days

At this time we usually invite you to come to open day events for enrolment onto courses starting in September... this year we are bringing it to you!

Register now for our online

open day events

13th to 17th July 2020

A week of online live streams and telephone consultations for people interested in finding out more about or enrolling on our vocational courses :

  • Live streams with question and answer sessions with tutors and advisors across all subjects
  • Bookable telephone or video call consultations with a member of the Skills for Work team to discuss your personal learning journey
  • Course information videos and other web based resources to help you choose your options
  • Complete any entry assessment in the comfort and safety of your own home (other options will be available according to needs)
  • Careers information and advice sessions are available both over the phone and online

Use the registration form below if you want to participate in any enrollment activities, call 0116 454 1900 (Mon-Thur 9-5, Fri 9-4:30) or contact us on opendays@leicesterlearns.ac.uk

Find below a list of subjects included under Skills for Work

Access to Higher Education

  • Access to Higher Education level 2
  • Access to Higher Education Level 3

For more information, follow this link

Business and Administration

  • Level 1 Award in Administration (Business Professional)
  • Level 2 Certificate in Administration (Business Professional)
  • Level 1 Bookkeeping (Mixed Qualifications)
  • Level 2 Bookkeeping (Mixed Qualifications)
  • Level 1 Award in Payroll for Business
  • Level 2 Award in Payroll for Business
  • AAT Level 1 Award in Business Skills (Accounting)
  • AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Accounting
  • AAT Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting

Computing Courses

  • Assisted Digital Support
  • Computer Skills for Work - ECDL EXTRA
  • Computer Skills for Work - Mixed Level (ENT/L1)
  • Develop your Microsoft Skills
  • Digital Foundation Skills (Beginners)
  • Digital Essential Skills
  • Becoming a Digital Parent
  • Digital specialism - From email to the Cloud
  • Digital specialism - Build your own Website
  • So you want to…..Code and Programme

Career Boosters

  • Career Booster - Improve your Time Management and Organisational Skills
  • Career Booster - Improve your Communication Skills (styles and listening)
  • Career Booster - Improve your Communication Skills (methods and questioning)
  • Career Booster - Improve your Customer Service Skills
  • Career Booster - Improve your Team Working Skills
  • Career Booster - Improve your Negotiation and Conflict Resolution Skills
  • Career Booster - Improve your Presentation Skills
  • Career Booster - Improve your Problem Solving and Decision Making Skills
  • Career Booster - Improve your Assertiveness Skills
  • Career Booster - Improve your Delegation Skills
  • Career Booster - Improve your Motivational Skills
  • Career Booster - Making meetings effective

Employment Programme

  • Employment Programme - Confidence at Work
  • Employment Programme - CV Construction
  • Employment Programme - Search and Apply
  • Employment Programme - Interview Survival
  • Social Media for Business and the Self-Employed (Introduction)

Working with children and adults

  • Level 3 Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning
  • Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools
  • Level 1 Award in Preparing to Work in Schools
  • Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work
  • Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid
  • Level 2 Award in Food Safety for Catering
  • Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills
  • Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies
  • Level 1 Mental Health and Well-Being

*Some of our vocational qualification courses require you to participate on our open day or enrolment events. Follow this link to find out more.

Need help with the online world?

One of our Digital Support Staff will talk you through it in advance to support you to access it all! (Please tell us at registration or ask at any time)

No internet access?

Call our team of advisors on 0116 454 1900 (Mon-Thur 9-5, Fri 9-4:30) to register for the open days and book telephone consultations. You can contact us on opendays@leicesterlearns.ac.uk to request a call.


Quick Links

If you are having any issues with your Leicester learns account, Google Classroom or Google Meet, visit our Frequently Asked Questions page or call us on 0116 454 1900.

Leicester City Council's Covid-19 Support Service can be contacted by email C19support@leicester.gov.uk

This service can be used by anyone worried about having enough food, suffering financial hardship or feeling lonely and isolated. Anyone who is concerned about a vulnerable or elderly neighbour or family member can also use this service to get help.

Contact us:

Tel: 0116 454 1900

e-mail: lasals@leicester.gov.uk

Post: Leicester Adult Education College

Belvoir St, Leicester, LE1 6QL