Learning and skills development
Continuing your learning journey as an adult will have a positive impact on many areas of your life.
How we live and work is changing all the time: advancements in technology, changes in society, family commitments, our health and wellbeing and the culture of work all affect the way in which we work and live.
Keeping up with changes can feel daunting, especially if you have been out of work or education for a long time.
Across the city there are arrange of training providers, further education settings and organisations that provide community learning courses.
Whether you are looking to enrol in to full time formal education, part time courses, pursue a hobby, get self-employment support, develop your skills or build on existing knowledge and interests there is something for everyone here in Preston.
Inspira empowers young people and adults to reach their potential in work, life and society; offering a wide range of services and delivering programmes across the North West. If you are looking for experts in careers advice and personal development – you’ve come to the right place.
We are still operating online to
Support for Furloughed Workers/Staff at Risk of Redundancy
Support for Pupils
Support for Job Seekers
Progress Futures Team
One to One employment, training and education support and guidance
Weekly Zoom sessions, Focused sessions around mental wellbeing, Housing, Covid 19 and fun quiz sessions.
Support and guidance with Universal Credit and other benefits
Money advice from our Financial inclusion team
One to one local meetings in a local area remembering social distancing ( these are at case workers and participants discretion )
Contact Katie Hockley
Mobile: 07976 917 579
The Growth Company
The Growth Company Employment helps to make a lasting difference to the lives of people throughout the North of England. Supporting individuals to gain meaningful employment; a foundation on which to improve their quality of life, that of their families and their communities. Our teams of experienced Key Workers offer one-to-one support, co-producing action plans with their customers that encourage high aspirations and the opportunity to gain the skills necessary to make their aspirations a reality.
The Growth Company – Employment (gcemployment.uk) for more information