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Local skills and training opportunities

Find links for enhancing your skills and training opportunities in the borough.

There are lots of options to develop your skills and experience for success in the labour market. For any job role, having the right skills and knowledge is important.

Do you need help with getting work experience as well as skills? If so, look at our employment support resources

Not sure what the best choice is? Visit our information, advice and guidance pages for help in choosing the best option for you.

Lewisham College

Lewisham College is a great local choice for education and training. It has a campus in Deptford and one on Lewisham Way. It provides a wide range of vocational courses, adult learning courses, A-Levels, English & Maths and apprenticeships. You can start a course all year round. If you are thinking about new skills and qualifications, get in contact. They offer course advice when you ring 020 3757 3000.

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Jobcentre Plus

If you are unemployed it is really important you tell JobCentre Plus (JCP). They can help you get out-of-work benefits such as Universal Credit.

JCP provide lots of employment support, advice, programmes and lots of job specific training to help you get the job you want.

Adult Learning Lewisham

Adult Learning Lewisham is our adult education service, open to anyone over 16 years old.

We have a range of course available including English, Maths, ICT, Employability and a range of vocational courses. We also provide goal planning and support to move into work.

Want to find out more? Give us a ring on 020 8314 3300 or check out our adult education courses online.

National Careers Service

The National Careers Service is the publicly funded careers service for adults and young people.

Read more about the National Careers Service.

Goldsmiths University

Goldsmiths University is our world-class local university. It offers much more than traditional degrees and can help you with shorter courses or even to set up a business.

Phoenix Community Housing

If you are a Phoenix resident, Phoenix Community Housing provides lots of opportunities.

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