Courses

We have a range of upcoming courses below. Please contact us to learn more or register. You can also book an event or course through our Eventbrite page

Courses Directory

Age groups
5-8
9-16
11-16
Adults

Learning for Children

ACS Online Saturday School

Due to COVID -19, we are continuing to run our Saturday School online from July until it is safe for in-person education to resume back in class. 

Online Saturday School is for children in Year 4 – Year 10, every Saturday between 10 am – 3.30 pm.

To view the timetable please visit this: https://bit.ly/acsonlinesaturdayschooltimetable 

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Talk About It Tuesday: My Well-being and Me

11 - 18-year-olds join us every Tuesday from 17th Nov - 15th Dec 2020 for our Talk About It Tuesday: My Wellbeing and Me an interactive online workshops covering wellbeing to mindfulness and relaxation.  Sign up by calling either ACS or First Steps on 02070147135 or email office@acschool.org.uk.

What is it?

A five-session online interactive workshop for teenagers aged 11 to 18 years old.
Our wellbeing affects how we think, feel and act. These workshops aim to give you a greater understanding of the mind and emotions, and to equip you with tools and strategies for mental health and wellbeing.

When is it?

  1. The Five Areas of Wellbeing / Tues, 17/11/2020, 5-6PM
  2. Understanding Emotions / Tues, 24/11/2020, 5-6PM
  3. Thinking Traps / Tues, 01/12/2020, 5-6PM
  4. Healthy Habits / Tues, 08/12/2020, 5-6PM
  5. Mindfulness and relaxation /Tues, 15/12/2020, 5-6PM

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ACS Online Summer Programme 2020

ACS Online Summer Programme 2020 now taking registration. Activities include English, Maths, Science and Art and Crafts. Don't miss out

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Family Arts & Crafts with ACS

Join as a family to discover a new approach to arts & crafts and explore various techniques. Find out how fun activities can inspire your creativity and improve your wellbeing

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Adult learning

FREE Empowerment for Parents Course

Experience a life-changing 5 weeks free course for parents with children aged 5 years & above.

Starts from 22nd July 2020 for 5 weeks
Every Wednesday & Friday from 10 am - 1 pm

Location: Zoom


Topics include:

  • Identity & Culture
  • Parent-Child - Relationships
  • Setting Boundaries
  • Personal Well-being
  • Local Community

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FREE Accredited ICT Course E3 (Distance Learning Course)

Interested in updating or gaining invaluable IT Skills?

Starts from 12th January 2021 for 8 weeks

Every Tuesday & Wednesday from 10 am - 1 pm

What will I learn from the course?

  • Using ICT learn how to carry out straightforward tasks in a range of vocational contexts
  • Improve IT skills
  • Gain a professional qualification pending successful completion of the course

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Accredited Functional Skills English E3 ( FREE Online Course)

Want to improve your punctuation, spelling, sentence, writing and grammar skills?

Over the course of 14 weeks join us on a free accredited course that enables you to pick up invaluable English skills helping you operate confidently, effectively and independently in education, work and everyday life.

What are the benefits of the course? What work is involved in gaining the qualification?

This qualification contains one mandatory unit (comprising three components – Reading, Writing and Speaking, Listening and Communicating, all of which must be achieved at the same level).

give learners the opportunity to:

  • Develop an understanding of Functional Skills English at Entry Levels 1, 2 and 3
  • develop their skills and competences in English
  • achieve a nationally recognised qualification
  • prepare for employment
  • progress to further study.

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Free CV Writing & Interview Skills Course

CV Writing & Interview Skills Course

Starts from 17th June 2020 for 6 weeks
Every Wednesday from 10 am – 12pm

Location:
On–line distant learning - via Microsoft Teams

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Free NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate Introducing Caring for Children & Young People Course

Interested in launching a career in Childcare?

FREE NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate Introducing Caring for Children & Young People Online Course

every  Thursdays from 10 am to 2.00pm

start date: 22nd October 2020

We are also taking registration for face to face option of this course.

What will you learn?

This qualification will give learners a basic understanding of childcare and education, parenting and babysitting. It will also help them to make an informed choice about working with children and young people. All the units are optional giving greater flexibility to learners and tutors when deciding on a programme of study – maximising learner achievement.

Progression & Career Paths

On completion of the Certificate learners can progress to the Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young People’s Workforce qualification. The Certificate also gives learners the opportunity to achieve two award-sized qualifications (Level 2 Award in Babysitting and Level 2 Award in Preparation for the Responsibilities of Parenting) on the way to completing the Certificate. This offers the opportunity to be certificated for three qualifications in total.

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Accredited Functional Skills Maths E3 ( FREE Online Course)

Improve your Maths skills over the course of 15 weeks and beyond

Starts 15th January 2021

Develop basic maths skills over the course of 15 weeks and beyond and gain a functional skills qualification in maths at Entry level 3.

Every Friday 10am - 2pm

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Accredited ICT Course L1(Distance Learning Course)

Update or gain invaluable accredited IT skills over an 12 weeks period and beyond

Interested in updating or gaining invaluable IT Skills?

Starts from 4th February 2021 for 12 weeks

Every Thursdays & Friday from 10 am - 1 pm

What will I learn from the course?

  • Using ICT learn how to carry out straightforward tasks in a range of vocational contexts
  • Improve IT skills
  • Gain a professional qualification pending successful completion of the course

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Level 1 Accredited Functional Skills English ( FREE Online Course)

Improve your English skills over the course of 14 weeks and beyond

Want to improve your punctuation, spelling, sentence, writing and grammar skills?

Over the course of 14 weeks join us on a free accredited course that enables you to pick up invaluable English skills helping you operate confidently, effectively and independently in education, work and everyday life.

What are the benefits of the course? What work is involved in gaining the qualification?

This qualification contains one mandatory unit (comprising three components – Reading, Writing and Speaking, Listening and Communicating, all of which must be achieved at the same level).

give learners the opportunity to:

  • Develop an understanding of Functional Skills English at Entry Levels 1, 2 and 3
  • develop their skills and competences in English
  • achieve a nationally recognised qualification
  • prepare for employment
  • progress to further study.

See course leaflet

Accredited Functional Skills Maths E3 ( FREE Online Course)

Improve your Maths skills over the course of 15 weeks and beyond

About this Event

Develop basic maths skills over the course of 15 weeks and beyond and gain a functional skills qualification in maths at Entry level 3.

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L1 Functional Maths Accredited (Online) or In Person Course

Improve your Maths skills over the course of 15 weeks and beyond

 

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FREE Accredited ICT Course E3 Evening Online Course

Update or gain invaluable accredited IT skills over an 8 weeks period and beyond

Interested in updating or gaining invaluable IT Skills?

Starts from 7th December Every Monday & Tuesday from 5 - 7 pm.

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Launching an Online Business (Free Online Distance Learning Course)

A short (distance-learning) course for computer literate people, focusing on the concept of starting an online business venture

Launching an Online Business

A short (distance-learning) course for computer literate people, focusing on the concept of starting an online business venture 

What will I learn from the course?

  • Learn what e-commerce is
  • Identify your product of service
  • Explore ways to sell your services online

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FREE Accredited L2 ICT Online Course

Update  or gain invaluable accredited IT skills over an 21 weeks period and beyond

Interested in updating or gaining invaluable IT Skills?

Starts from 22nd April 2021

Every Thursday & Friday from 10 am - 1 pm

What will I learn from the course?

  • Using ICT learn how to carry out straightforward tasks in a range of vocational contexts
  • Improve IT skills
  • Gain a professional qualification pending successful completion of the course

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ACS Online PC Maintenance Free Course

Improve your skills in Computer Maintenance Training

Starts March 6th 2021 for 4 weeks

You will learn the following:

  • Understanding The Components Of A PC
  • System optimization techniques
  • Software installation /
  • Anti-virus procedures / Explore how to fight malware
  • Memory and data management
  • PC hardware installation
  • Recognize how to install updates and improve PC performance.
  • Recognize how to apply account security

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