Lambeth College - Courses for Adults 19+
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These courses are especially designed for adults between the ages of 19+, including those that have been referred to us by the Job Centre Plus (JCP),

These skill building short courses will help you build your confidence, gain new skills, improve your wellbeing and enhance your employment prospects.

We provide a high-quality, caring and flexible curriculum for those seeking to reach the next stage of their career. Whether you are planning to study for pleasure, or to upskill for your next career move. Our curriculum includes core subjects such as English and numeracy along with a range of subjects such as Digital Skills, Construction, Health and Social Care, Business Administration and more.

Our personalised approach for adults on these programmes is to ensure you develop new skills, gain qualifications, and grow in confidence as you overcome the barriers and challenges that you may face. Our goal is to support you into employment through inspirational lifelong learning.

For JCP Claimants, applications can be made by self-referral or through Job Centre Plus Coaches.

Please note you must be 19+ and in receipt of benefits to be eligible for these courses. 

For more information about the Gateway opportunties available to 19+ adults, check out our latest presentation here.

You can see our range of courses in PDF here as well as below. 

Course Weeks Content
Basic IT Skills - Level 1 Award  3

Develop your knowledge and understanding in a wide range of valuable IT skills. Improve your IT skills for job searching, completing online applications, uploading your CV, and writing and sending emails.

Business Administration - Level 1 Award  6

Learn the basic business administration principles that helps with the development of your employability skills. Some of the modules will include: Creating Business Documents, Supporting Business Meetings, Managing Your Health at Work, Recording Business Transactions and Communicating Electronically.

Construction Skills - Level 1 Award  10

Make the first step towards breaking into the construction industry. This course will equip you with the initial skills and knowledge needed to enter the construction sector while meeting the requirements of the industry.

Digital Skills - Level 1 Award  6

Develop your digital literacy skills and progress into roles where these skills are the heart of what you do. This qualification is practical and engaging and it focuses on using your digital skills, to create and share content, solve problems, improve personal efficiency while staying safe doing so. 

Employability - Level 1 Certificate  4

Seek gainful employment, progress in your chosen field and live a more independent life. The course has been designed by experts from different sectors, training providers, employment and recruitment professionals, to ensure the content matches what is valued in today’s employment market.

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)  12

Improve your vocational English and Language skills by studying on this ESOL course. You will improve your knowledge and skills in reading, writing, speaking, grammar and vocabulary, and listening, which will help you to go on to further studies, or to find work.  There are different levels of study, and you will have an initial assessment to make sure you start learning at the level that's right for you. 

Literacy - Level 1 Award  5

This qualification will prepare you for work, study and life. You’ll be able to demonstrate the ability at an appropriate level to read, write, speak, listen and communicate in English and you’ll have the ability to apply these skills effectively to a range of purposes in the workplace and in other real life situations.

Numeracy - Level 1 Award  6 

Boost your understanding of basic maths and develop the skills to operate confidently, effectively and independently in education, work and everyday life. 

Pre-Apprenticeships - Level 1  12 

Pre-Apprenticeship is a stepping-stone to get into the industry of your choice. Undertake a two week work placement, update your CV and learn new interview techniques. This course will prepare you to move onto an Apprenticeship or the world of work. This course is for students aged 19 to 25. 

Skills for Professions in Health & Social Care - Level 1 Award  10 Become equipped with the skills and knowledge to progress to further study related to health and social care. 
Understanding Safeguarding in Education and Childcare Setting  6

This qualification will give you the knowledge and understanding of your legal responsibility to safeguard and protect the welfare of children and learners. You will gain deeper insight about the roles and responsibilities that education and childcare practitioners have in safeguarding children and learners.  This qualification is designed for any member of staff, parent, governor, volunteer or visitor that works with, or has access to, children and learners.

All courses have English and Maths Functional Skills attached.

Contact Michaela Kihoro for more information on:

Phone: 020 7501 5157 or Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Contact the Gateway Team

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (if you have been referred by JCP)

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