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Community Skills

Join one of our Community Skills courses and workshops to help you improve your life and work. Develop your digital, English language, Maths and job skills, whatever your starting point. 

We offer courses from beginner to intermediate level, which can prepare you for future qualification courses. Our courses include: 

  • Confidence in Digital (Pre-Entry-Entry 3)  
  • Digital Skills for Life  
  • Digital Skills for Work  
  • ESOL Pre-Entry – Level 1 
  • Improve your Pronunciation 
  • Finding your Voice – Presentation skills 
  • Writing for work  
  • Speaking in different contexts  
  • Community Maths 
  • Budgeting and Cost of Living 
  • Modern Foreign Languages 
  • Diversity and communication training for volunteers

Most courses are FREE or low cost to the student.   

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For a Digital, ESOL, Maths or Employability assessment, come along to our Lisson Grove centre on Tuesdays 10am-11am during term time – just ask for the Community Team. 

Community Skills Courses
Healthy Eating on a Budget
Day(s): Wednesday
Time: 15:30 - 18:00
Weeks: 3
Start Date: 05/06/2024
Venue: Lisson Grove Centre
Full Fee: Free
Level: All Levels
Concessions: Yes

This is a free in-person cooking course. Learn to cook healthy and balanced meals on a budget, saving money by using ingredients that don't cost the earth. Led by our experienced cookery tutor at Lisson Grove, you will be cooking and taking home delicious British and international dishes.

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Why study at WAES?
  • Highly qualified and professionally experienced tutors
  • Accessible Central London centres with bespoke facilities and great transport connections
  • A wide range of in-person, online, distance learning and community-based courses
  • Unique work experience opportunities through partnerships
  • Guest speakers offer introductions to career pathways in a variety of sectors
  • Excellent progression to employment, apprenticeships or further learning including university