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We are still here to make a difference to your employment journey through training. We are able to offer supported online learning during the pandemic. Please enquire about face to face training – we can give you more information on what face to face training we are able to provide during the pandemic.

The Communities for Work Plus Project offers access to free training that can lead to employment in various sectors. Popular sectors are:

- Work Related / Vocational Courses
- Accredited Courses
- Supportive Courses

This is a video created by our partners in Rhondda Cynon Taff. It showcases some of the support we can offer and the success of training leading to possible employment.

Please remember that the number on the end of the video is for Rhondda Cynon Taff’s project, please contact the Torfaen offices on either 01495 742131 or 01633 648312.

COVID-19 Driving Theory

Work Related / Vocational Courses

There are some areas of work that require a work related qualification or licence in order for employees to conduct their role safely and legally. For example, if you would like to work on a construction site, then you will legally need a CSCS card. The same applies for other areas such as Taxi Licence, Plant Licence, and Security etc.

We are able to offer work related training to all participants in order for them to upskill and improve their CVs so they are able to apply for jobs where a specific and work related qualification is required.

Accredited Courses

Some of our participants have received Communities for Work Plus and Communities for Work support in order to complete longer courses which are often required for certain sectors of work. Examples include:

  • GCSE English and Maths
  • Level 2 Award in Teaching Assistant
  • ECDL (or other relevant and accredited I.T. qualifications)

Supportive Courses

Communities for Work Plus and Communities for Work also supports participants with their emotional wellbeing and self-development. We know that not all participants are ready to go straight into work and may also need some personal support before embarking on more formal training.