Free training for those working in Education

Continual professional development is a vital part of working in the education sector. New research and changes to regulations means staff need to constantly work to keep up to date. This is why we have created a range of flexible and free online courses, specially designed for those working within schools. Each course is created to equip learners with […]

Action for Happiness

Taking action on mental health

I was pleased to hear news this week that £300M has been committed as part of a green paper from the Departments of Health and Education to support schools and colleges in helping young people who have mental health issues. It is planned that this new investment will reduce waiting times for referrals to sources […]


Health & Social Care courses in Leicester

South Leicestershire College offers a variety of Health & Social Care courses for people at all levels. You will learn all about the sector and gain the skills, knowledge, experience and qualifications you need to work in this industry. Health and social care is a very rewarding career choice and developments in frontline health and social care […]


How to become a nurse or social worker

If you would like to know how to become a Nurse or Social Worker,  North Warwickshire & Hinckley College can help!  Health and social care is a very rewarding career choice and developments in frontline health and social care mean there’s a demand for well-trained and multi-skilled people across a range of rewarding employment opportunities. […]


Health and Wellbeing Distance Learning Courses

Health and Wellbeing Distance Learning courses with North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College are designed to develop an understanding of: The importance of mental and physical health and wellbeing Effective communication and management in a workplace setting. Who are they aimed at? Ideal for those working in the HealthCare and Education sectors. These courses also provide a […]


Big changes for childcare Apprenticeships

GCSEs in English and maths are no longer needed to study an Early Years Educator Apprenticeship. Official announcements last week confirmed that the requirements have now changed. What’s different? Previously, those studying the early Years Educator Apprenticeship at Level 3 needed GCSEs in English and maths at grade C or above, without these, they could […]


Professional counselling courses in Leicester

South Leicestershire College offer a variety of counselling courses to suit you. If you are good at listening and enjoy helping others with their problems, a career in counselling could be for you! As a counsellor, you will spend time with people who are experiencing relationship difficulties, grief or everyday life problems and encouraging them […]


Recruiting the next generation of talented apprentices

South Leicestershire College is working with a Leicester-based healthcare provider to provide apprenticeships for young people seeking a career in healthcare. Spirit Healthcare is offering an apprenticeship in marketing, customer services, business administration and warehousing & logistics, giving apprentices the opportunity to combine study and hands-on professional experience whilst earning. CEO Chris Barker hopes to […]


Careers in Health and Care – why this sector could be for you

Providing high quality medical support, helping children to learn, play and grow and caring for those at a time when they need it the most, the Health & Care sector offers some of the most rewarding jobs going. Here’s why a career in care could be for you… Healthy career prospects… Studies show that the […]


Train to become a teaching assistant at South Leicestershire College

Part-time Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools course If you are passionate about working in education or dream about working in a career that can make a difference to people’s lives then studying the Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools course could be for you! South Leicestershire College offers training to those currently employed in a […]