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Find out about the various courses Hillingdon Adult and Community Learning run for anyone 19+ in Hillingdon.

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Intensive courses

We run intensive courses throughout the holiday periods. These are one or two week courses leading to either units of credit or a full L1/L2 Functional Skills qualification. For more information contact 01895 556252.

Vocational floristry

We also offer a wide range of floristry courses that aim to equip learners with the skills and knowledge they will need for a career in the floristry industry. Our courses provide:

  • preparing and constructing floral designs from level 1 to level 3  P28-Floristry-adjusted-200px
  • displaying floristry designs and products
  • knowledge of art and design for floristry
  • wedding and function decorating using floral displays
  • some knowledge of business and advertising

Vocational horticulture

The courses put emphasis on developing the practical skills and knowledge to plan, implement and manage areas such as fruits, vegetables, flowers and shrubs. They also include activities such as:

  • landscaping
  • garden design
  • pest control

Career opportunities include roles such as:  Horticulture-200px

  • plant nursery worker
  • landscape gardener
  • horticulturist
  • pleasure designing
  • planning your own gardens and those of your friends

Health and Social Care courses

Working with young people and adults can be exciting and challenging as well as rewarding. Young people and adults with additional needs benefit greatly from practitioners who are 'tuned in' to their needs and interests, and who understand the value of reflective and effective practice when working in these challenging areas. Anybody with the right qualities, knowledge and skills can build a career working within the care sector.

You could become a:

  • Care Assistant - working in residential or supported living settings
  • Senior Care Support Worker - working in domiciliary services
  • Healthcare Support Worker - working in community and primary care environments
  • Healthcare Assistant - working in acute health environments
  • Care Home Manager
  • Community-based Senior Support Workers - including those working in specialist areas such as learning disabilities, drug and alcohol abuse and mental health issues

Childcare courses

Working with children and young people can be exciting and challenging as well as rewarding. Children benefit greatly from practitioners who are 'tuned in' to their needs and interests and understand the value of reflective and effective practice when working with children and young people. Anybody with the right qualities, knowledge and skills can build a career working with children and young people.  children

If you're interested in learning how to:

  • work in a pre-school setting, nursery, children's centre or school setting
  • help or support in your child's school
  • work with children and young people up to the age of 18
  • volunteer in the community

We have the course for you.

 

Contact Brookfield Adult Learning Centre for further information»

More courses

Find out what other courses are available in Hillingdon 

Help is available to write your CV, develop your interview skills and find that job. For more information contact 01895 556252.

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