Get the skills you need to start a career!

Get the skills you need to start a career!

Our Picture Your Future courses are new 18 week training programmes starting this August and September to give you the skills you need to become an outstanding employee!  You'll get the skills you need to start a career in the industry you choose, as well as real work experience with a top local employer!  After the programme, we'll help you to seek out your next steps, with exclusive access to apprenticeship vacancies and job opportunities. You could be earning a wage in no time!

 

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OUR COURSES:

Childcare

Starts: 31st August 2021

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Childcare

What is this course?

Picture Your Future in Childcare!  This course will gives you the skills you need to progress into a career in early years.  It includes sessions and activities that will give you a look into the sector and you will work towards a level 2 certificate in childcare.  You will study units including:

  • Craft Activities for Children
  • Young Children's Development
  • Keeping Children Safe

You will develop your employability skills too, from interview techniques to CV writing, teamwork and presentations, as well as gaining life skills such as money management!   This programme also includes Functional Skills English and Maths (if needed), digital skills, enrichment activities, and a Paediatric First Aid qualification - so you'll leave ready to become an outstanding employee!

Will I get work experience?

As part of this course, you'll undertake a work experience placement in a childcare setting, to shadow colleagues and get a real insight into what it's like to work in the sector.

Where can I go?

Once you've completed this course, you'll get a guaranteed interview with Kids Planet, Kids in Bloom or another local nursery for jobs and apprenticeships!

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Dental

Starts: 20th September 2021

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Dental

What is this course?

Our dental programme will explore the key skills you need to progress into a dental career.  It includes sessions and activities that will give you a look into the role of a dental nurse, experience in mixing materials in a dental setting, and good knowledge of the structure of a tooth. You will develop your employability skills too, from interview techniques to CV writing, teamwork and presentations, as well as gaining life skills such as money management!   This programme also includes Functional Skills English and Maths (if needed), digital skills, enrichment activities, and a First Aid qualification - so you'll leave ready to become an outstanding employee!

Will I get work experience?

As part of this course, you'll undertake a work experience placement at a dental practice, shadowing dental nurses to find out about their role, assisting with sterilisation of equipment, dealing with patients, preparing surgeries for procedures, and more! 

Where can I go?

Once you've completed this course, you can progress onto a level 3 apprenticeship in Dental Nursing, with a view to progressing into hygiene therapy at university or even dentistry.  You'll get EXCLUSIVE ACCESS to our apprenticeship opportunities!

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Health and Social Care

Starts: 31st August 2021

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social care learner

What is this course?

This programme will develop the key skills you need to progress into a career in health and social care. It includes sessions and activities that will give you a look into the sector and you'll work towards a level 2 qualification in health and social care.  You'll study units including:

  • Principles of Safeguarding
  • Understanding Person Centred Approaches
  • Understanding the Role of a Health and Social Care Worker 

You'll develop your employability skills too, from interview techniques to CV writing, teamwork and presentations, as well as gaining life skills such as money management!   This programme also includes Functional Skills English and Maths (if needed), digital skills, enrichment activities, and a First Aid qualification - so you'll leave ready to become an outstanding employee!

Will I get work experience?

As part of this course, you'll undertake a work experience placement in a health and social care setting, to shadow colleagues and get a real insight into what it's like to work in the sector.

Where can I go?

Once you've completed this course, you'll get EXCLUSIVE ACCESS to our jobs and apprenticeship opportunities!

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Housing

Starts: 13th September 2021

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Housing

What is this course?

Our new 18 week programme is a great way to get the key skills you need to progress towards a career in housing! You will work towards a level 2 Chartered Institute of Housing certificate, looking at how the housing sector works, including areas such as:

  • Maintenance
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • and more!

You will develop your employability skills too, from interview techniques to CV writing, teamwork and presentations, as well as gaining life skills such as money management!   This programme also includes Functional Skills English and Maths (if needed), digital skills, enrichment activities, and a First Aid qualification - so you'll leave ready to become an outstanding employee!

Will I get work experience?

As part of this course, you'll undertake a work experience placement in a local housing association to shadow colleagues and get a real insight into what it's like to work in the sector.

Where can I go?

Once you've completed this course, you'll get exclusive access to our housing job vacancies and apprenticeships!

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Picture Your Future

Starts: 20th September 2021 (Liverpool)

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Vibe

What is this course?

This is a great way to get the key skills you need to take the next steps into a career!  You'll work to become an outstanding employee, with:

  • Augmented climbing wall sessions and team building challenges
  • Outward bound sessions at Vibe Outdoors including canoeing, archery, and more.
  • Real work experience with a fantastic local employer.
  • Exclusive access to our apprenticeship vacancies.

You'll develop your employability skills too, from interview techniques to CV writing, teamwork and presentations, as well as gaining life skills such as money management!   This programme also includes Functional Skills English and Maths (if needed), digital skills, enrichment activities, and a First Aid qualification.

Will I get work experience?

As part of this course, you'll undertake a work experience placement with a top local employer.

Where can I go?

Once you've completed this course, you can progress with our exclusive apprenticeship opportunities.

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Customer Service (Greater Manchester)

 

Starts: 20th September 2021

Location: Oldham, Greater Manchester

 

Apply nowCustomer Service

What is this course?

Picture Your Future in Customer Services!  We’re partnering with Upturn to make talent shine in Greater Manchester! Picture Your Future in Customer Service is a new 13-week free training programme starting 23rd August 2021 with guaranteed routes into employment. With classroom learning at Upturn’s Oldham HQ, and on-the-job training, you could be earning a wage in no time! Get an accredited qualification, develop your confidence, and get ready for work.

You'll get:

• An accredited level 1 qualification
• Maths and English support
• Digital skills support
• Real work experience with a fantastic local employer
• A guaranteed job interview at the end of the programme
• Support for travel and childcare if needed
 

Will I get work experience?

As part of this course, you'll undertake a work experience placement to shadow colleagues and get a real insight into what it's like to work in the sector.

Where can I go?

Once you've completed this course, you'll get a guaranteed interview for a Kickstart job vacancy with a local employer!

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What will I do?

We want to help you to picture your future in customer service.  As part of our free 13 week programme, you'll blend classroom learning with real work experience to get the skills you need for work! 

For the first 4 weeks, you'll be with Upturn at their Oldham HQ to build your knowledge and work towards an accredited level 1 qualification in Customer Service. Then from week 5 onwards, you'll join some top local employers to put your skills into practice in the workplace for 2 days per week!  You'll continue to learn in the classroom for 2 days too, developing your Maths, English and employability!

The opportunities don't stop when your course ends!  After the programme, you'll get a fantastic guaranteed job interview for a 6 month paid job role as part of the Kickstart Scheme - meaning you could be earning a wage within 13 weeks!

WHY CHOOSE US?

  • "I would 100% recommend TLF.."



    Hear Amie tell us how The Learning Foundry supported her to achieve her dream role in childcare.

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  • "The best decision I ever made..."



    Find out how The Learning Foundry helped to make Jamie-Leigh's talent shine with our traineeship programmes for 16-24 year olds.

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Why choose to Picture Your Future?

    • 1
    • Experience your sector with a work placement
    • 2
    • New ways of learning at our campus, in the workplace and online
    • 3
    • Exclusive access to job vacancies and apprenticeships
    • 4
    • We work with local employers
    • 5
    • English and Maths support
    • 6
    • Friendly and committed tutors
    • 7
    • Develop your CV and employability skills
    • 8
    • A chance to kickstart your career
PYF Open Days

Visit our open days!

Visit our campus to find out about Picture Your Future courses starting this summer! 

Our open days are taking place weekdays s at our city centre campus – The Watson Building, 4 Renshaw Street, Liverpool, L1 2SA., between 10am and 4pm.

Head to the link below to find out more and book your place!

 

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STILL NOT SURE?

Our team can help you to decide which programme is the right fit for you. Call Mel or Annmarie on 0300 123 8088 or fill in the form below.

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LOOKING FOR A JOB NOW?

If you love the idea of our Picture Your Future programmes, but you're ready for a job now, check out our job vacancies and apprenticeship opportunities available now!

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