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Adult education and training

In this section you can explore adult learning opportunities: Skills for Life: free courses Adult learning services Adult learning and employment E-learning training courses Environmental health courses Highfield e-learning Open Age: adult learning Nova: new opportunities Free learning courses Should you have any queries, please…

Apprenticeships

Please find below information about apprenticeships. Also, apprenticeship opportunities are regularly offered in Kensington and Chelsea (RBKC): A guide to apprenticeships The A-Z of apprenticeships GOV.UK: Become an apprentice Apprenticeships: 14 to 19-years-olds National Careers Service  Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea (RBKC) Apprenticeships Programme…

Becoming a Childminder

To become a registered childminder you will need to hold a Level 3 or above in Childcare & Education and have worked with children under the age of 5 years in the past 2 years. If you do not have this qualification you will need to complete…

Becoming a Nanny

Step 1: Before applying to Ofsted for registration three certificates, need to be at hand which Ofsted will require proof of the following:  A paediatric first aid training certificate A certificate in ‘Childcare Introductory course or a common core case A DBS check through the…

Bi-borough Childcare and Early Education Service

                                          Our responsibilities include: providing information and guidance to parents and families about Westminster’s children’s services providing access to children’s centres to families across the city raising the quality across early years provision ensuring the implementation of the early years foundation stage, including initiatives to improve…

CACHE qualifications

Cache are leading qualifications in the education, health and care sector. Our range of qualifications can prove invaluable to people at all stages in their career, as well as those who are yet to embark on their employment journey. In fact they can fulfil aspirations…

Care leaving services for 18 to 25 year olds

A young person who has been looked after may be eligible for care leaving services when they reach the age of 18. If you are a care leaver, you may be eligible for services: from the ages of 18 to 21 from the ages of…

Careers guidance resources

This section provides guidance about different career paths. Please note that the Family Information Service do no manage the content within the links below. In addition, we offer an impartial service and we cannot reommed or endorse any of the providers listed. National Careers Service…

Detached and Outreach Team (DOT)

Welcome to the Detached and Outreach Team webpage We are a team of youth workers working in Kensington and Chelsea (RBKC). We offer a variety of youth work support including: Detached (street-based) sessions Outreach (helping children and young people to access provision in youth centres…

Early Years and Childcare job vacancies

Are you looking to work in the Early Years sector? this section provides information about current job oportunities in nurseries and pre-schools accross Kensington and Chelsea an surrounding areas: Holland Park Pre-Prep & NurseryJob Title: Early Years Educator (Under 2s)Hours: 45 hrs per weekSalary: Up…

ESOL (English to Speakers of other Languages) courses

In this section you can explore ESOL learning opportunities: NOVA New Opportunities Morley College The Clement James Centre Response Community Projects Workers Education Association (WEA) Should you have any queries, please contact the Family Information Service

FACES - Family and Communities Employment Service

FACES is made up of a team of work coaches and specialists who work closely with individuals and families that have struggled to get into work and may be facing other problems in their lives. FACES will locate at both Youth Hub sites once a…

Families and Communities Employment Service (FACES)

The Families and Communities Employment Service (FACES) offers professional and friendly one-to-one support to help you into work, training or education. Our FACES coaches can also work with you to tackle any other difficulties in your life – from housing problems to debt or childcare…

Family Information Service updates: Covid-19

For general information from the Council regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) please visit Kensington and Chelsea’s coronavirus advice and information pages. For support for families with children and young people who have special educational needs and disabilities, please visit the Local Offer COVID-19 webpage. National guidance…

Free learning courses

Details of free learning courses to help you continue your learning, whatever your age or interests: Alison Setting up a free account gives access to over 1000 courses. Courses in the IT category help you learn everything from standard Microsoft packages through to coding and game…

Kensington and Chelsea libraries newsletters

To access the Kensington and Chelsea Libraries newsletters, visit: Library service newsletter | Kensington and Chelsea. Should you have any queries, please contact the Family Information Service

Money matters

In this page you will be able to find information about financial matters.  Please feel welcome to explore the sections below for further details: Food banks Special needs and disability support Universal credit Kensington and Chelsea local benefits Help for low income families Sure Start…

More information for young people - training and employment

Free course for young people to support careers in construction Sir Simon Milton Scholarships Free courses for jobs Colleges and training providers offering free places for level 3 qualifications Octavia Foundation internships and apprenticeships Prince's Trust City Lions - education training employment Useful organisations and…

Recently delivered events and projects

Click on the following link to access the October 2021 timetable October Half Term Academy (a partnership with TPT, the University Campus of Football Business (UCFB), QPR, Mind FC, London Sports Trust, SPEAR, Youth Construction Trust, Economic Development Team and Clement James Centre to respond to…

Student Finance

Student Finance England is the name for the administration of higher education student loans, grants and Disabled Students Allowances. All enquiries should be made directly to Student Finance England. Tel: 0845 300 5090  For details of the arrangements, the online application facility and other finance…

Targeted Prevention Team (TPT)

A big welcome from the Targeted Prevention Team (TPT) The Targeted Prevention Team (TPT) is the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea’s (RBKC) specialist service for young people who are NEET (Not in Education, Employment or Training).  The team is experienced in, and dedicated to,…

Traineeships

Please find below information about traineeships. Also, apprenticeship opportunities are regularly offered in Kensington and Chelsea (RBKC): GOV.UK: What is a traineeship GOV.UK: Find a traineeship Careers helpline for teenagers National Careers Service  Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea (RBKC) careers portal Should you have…

Training and employment

Welcome to our training and employment page! In this section we aim to provide you with useful information and guidance about training and employment opportunities.  Please feel welcome to explore the sections below for further details: Adult education and training CACHE qualifications Traineeships Apprenticeships Training…

Upcoming events and projects

Upcoming events and projects will be added to this section shortly.

Useful contact details for professionals and practitioners

You can access the list of Kensington and Chelsea services on the link below: Kensington and Chelsea contact directory Bi-Borough Early Education and Childcare Service (children up to 5 years old): Tel:      07814 804 262 / 07971 625922Email:  Bi-boroughChildCareEarlyEd@rbkc.gov.ukKensington and Chelsea websiteWestminster website…
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