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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…

Business Enterprise – Virtual Workshops

Introduction to starting your own Creative Business   Do you have a creative business idea in mind that you would like to explore but don’t know where to start? If so, this mini introduction course is for you. It will give you an insight into…

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…

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: Kensington and Chelsea Council is currently recruiting for three of their nurseries, one in the south and two in…

Early Years Virtual Conference - 25th February 2022

Are you an Early Years professional? Did you know that the Bi-borough Early Education and Childcare Service (BBEECS) is delivering a virtual conference as part of their continuing professional development (CPD) training offer? To book your place, visit: BBEECS Early Years Conference 2022 Tickets, Fri…

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

We have created this page to share resources and information that may be useful to families and those working with children and young people.  We will add any relevant updates from specific services as they become available.  If your service would like to update this…

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

Please find below the links to the latest K&C libraries newsletters: December 2020 edition November 2020 edition October 2020 edition Should you have any queries, please contact the Family Information Service

Kensington and Chelsea libraries newsletters

Please find below the links to the latest K&C libraries newsletters: 2021 March February January 2020 December November October 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 support available.  Please feel welcome to explore the sections below for further details: COVID-19 / Coronavirus COVID 19: self isolation payments Kensington and Chelsea COVID-19: Benefits service Help to buy food due to…

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,…

TPT Bulletins and Newsletters

Please have a look at the careers bulletins: Weekly opportunities bulletin 20 Sep 2021

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: COVID-19 / Coronavirus Adult education and training CACHE qualifications…
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