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New year, new adult learning opportunities

Local people can kick off the New Year by taking on a fresh hobby or getting a new qualification thanks to the huge range of Ealing Adult Learning (EAL) courses starting in January. What’s more, to celebrate the festive season, you can get a 25% discount if you sign up before 20 December 2017.

Ealing Adult Learning is also now offering course gift vouchers which could make the perfect Christmas gift. There are more than 200 courses to choose from you will be so be sure to find that someone special a course to suit their hobbies, tastes and interests. Vouchers can be purchased for a specific course or a set value amount of your choice starting from £20.

There is a huge variety of courses to choose from in a number of different categories and you can view every course via the online prospectus.

Courses range from health and wellbeing courses to help with work-life balance and managing stress – to art, craft and textiles courses.

Some courses can even lead to a recognised or professional qualification to help take you into the workplace with confidence, or perhaps you’re planning a career change and looking to retrain in 2018.

Gaining a qualification is a stepping stone towards improving your career prospects and EAL provides formal qualifications from entry levels if you want to build your confidence improve your English and maths and develop your vocational skills.

Examples of professional qualifications and employability courses include first aid, social media marketing and food hygiene, childcare, supervised teaching and teacher training.

Cllr Peter Mason, cabinet member for prosperity, skills, employment and transformation, said: “Through Ealing Adult Learning you’ll find plenty of ways to exercise your mind, as well as some great new ways into employment.

“There are a huge range of brilliant courses and has something for everyone from art and languages, to crafts and even professional qualifications.

“This festive season there is even better value to be had with a 25% discount on most courses so I encourage residents to take a look at the prospectus and see what appeals to them.”

For more information, or to purchase a course voucher, visit the EAL website, call 020 8825 5577, or email EAL.

The 25% discount runs until 20 December and excludes Ealing Language courses.

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