Is care work preventing you from learning?

Yes, many people working in the care industry would answer. If you are a care worker or healthcare support worker, you might find it hard to add “learning” to your busy schedule. Other things that may prevent you from learning could be: family commitments lack of confidence (you may have had a bad experience at […]

Five Universities accepting Functional Skills

You can go to University with Functional Skills maths and English at Level 2.   Several universities in the UK accept Functional Skills as an alternative to GCSE’s and we have listed five in this article: University Description Links University of Wolverhampton Functional Skills Level 2 English https://www.wlv.ac.uk/about-us/our-schools-and-institutes/faculty-of-education-health-and-wellbeing/institute-of-health/frequently-asked-questions/entry-requirements/ University of West London Full recognition given to […]

Off-the-Job Training

Off-the-job training is defined as learning which is undertaken outside of the normal day-to-day working environment and leads towards the achievement of an apprenticeship. This can include training that is delivered at the apprentice’s normal place of work but must not be delivered as part of their normal working duties. The off-the-job training must be […]