Free Employability and IT Training

Workwise are pleased to announce that they are able to offer free courses and qualifications in Employability and IT, to those who were previously unable to access their services.

They are now offering a series of employability workshops, delivered over 4 days, that will result in every participant achieving a City and Guilds nationally recognised qualification.

Alongside that, the learners* can also take part in a 12 week IT course, that will give them an ITQ Award.  This will demonstrate their effective use of IT systems and software to potential employers, and again is nationally recognised.

Workwise also believe that by achieving qualifications and learning IT, the learner will experience a boost in self esteem and confidence.  Each learner will have the opportunity for a 1-2-1 with a skilled advisor, to discuss any personal barriers or challenges they have faced when it comes to finding employment.

The courses are open to:

  • job seekers
  • those with mild mental health illnesses (under the care of a GP)
  • anyone who feels they could do with refreshing those all important skills needed for finding work

*all learners must be 18+

For more information please call Suzanne Mildinhall on 01284 755261.

For more information on employment training or to find out more about the services Workwise provides, visit their website.

A Healthy Business needs Healthy People

On Friday 14th September a health and wellbeing conference and exhibition is being held at the West Wing in Ickworth House, Suffolk.  Business leaders from across the region are coming to Bury to share best practice with other employers and business people, in order to help them improve the health and wellbeing of their employees….

How to Survive and Thrive in a Job You Hate! – by Stress Management Expert Charlie Damonsing, in Ipswich, Suffolk, East Anglia

Charlie Damonsing is a stress management expert who works with both individuals and organisations to reduce stress, improve well-being, increase motivation and raise productivity levels. In this article, Charlie explores some key tools and techniques that can enable people to stay in jobs they dislike, whilst feeling more motivated and empowered about the future, and…

Suffolk County Council Launches First Mental Health at Work Week

Monday 25 – Friday 29 June is the first Mental Health at Work Week at Suffolk County Council. The aim of the week is to highlight the positive aspects of the difficulties of mental health and to raise awareness of mental health in the workplace in general. By holding a variety of events and workshops…

How Qigong Can Be Used to Improve Wellbeing and Performance in the Workplace – by John Millar of Energy Play Qigong in Woodbridge, Ipswich, Suffolk

Energy Play Qigong works with individuals, companies and other organisations across Suffolk to improve health, wellbeing and productivity through the powerful moving meditation, Qigong. In this article, John Millar from Energy Play explores the ways that Qigong can be used to improve wellbeing and performance in the workplace. How Qigong Can Be Used to Improve…

The Impact of Bullying in the Workplace on Emotional Wellbeing – by Pavlenka Small of Small Steps Coaching

Pavlenka Small is a qualified career coach and mentor providing practical and supportive guidance to people who feel dissatisfied in the workplace. In this article Pavlenka explores the impact of bullying in the workplace on emotional wellbeing and outlines steps that can be taken to deal with the situation constructively. Bullying in the Workplace –…

Uses wordpress plugins developed by www.wp-premiumplugins.com