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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

Childminding is an interesting and rewarding career. You can gain professional qualifications, get support in setting up your own business, work from your own home and become your own boss. To become a registered childminder you will need to hold a Level 3 or above in…

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…

Childminding information session Tue 20th Apr 2021

'Setting up a home-based Childcare business’ course This course (which is one unit of a Level 3 Children & Young People’s Workforce Diploma) is delivered by the Bi-borough Early Years Advisory Team, and is accepted by Ofsted as an approved course as part of Ofsted registration.…

Events

To book yourself on to these events contact Zeena Gordon: zeena.gordon@rbkc.gov.uk  March: Introduction to Apprenticeships: Monday 8th : 11am - 12pm or 1pm - 2pm. Application of Apprenticeships: Thursday 11th: 11am – 12pm or 1pm – 2pm Business Enterprise – Virtual Workshops: Introduction to starting…

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 on the Kensington & Chelsea Family Information Service to share resources and information that may be useful to families and those working with children and young people. We are committed to supporting you as a parent during this period and will…

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

COVID-19 / Coronavirus Please click here to access the Updates and Resources page We want our directory to be as helpful and easy-to-use as possible. All feedback from parents, professionals and young people is invaluable. Help us to continue to improve this website by completing…

Setting up new provision

If you are considering setting up new childcare provision such as a nursery, the following information may help. Before making an application your initial steps should be to: Read the information documents on the right hand side. Download and read the ‘Early Years Foundation Stage’ (EYFS) document,…

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)

Welcome to Targeted Prevention Team (TPT) page.   Targeted Prevention Team (TPT) are a team of experienced and dedicated Careers, Education, Employment and Training Workers.  The team are the specialised and dedicated NEET Team within Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea (RBKC).  Offering mentoring and…

Targeted Prevention Team (TPT) ASK Workshops

Targeted Prevention Team (TPT) and ASK have joined forces again to run workshops about Apprenticeships, Traineeships and Recognising your skills.  Do you have any young people, living in RBKC, who are NEET / or at risk of NEET aged 16 – 19 (up-to 25 with…

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

COVID-19 / Coronavirus - Updates and Resources Please click here to access the page We want our directory to be as helpful and easy-to-use as possible. All feedback from parents, professionals and young people is invaluable. Help us to continue to improve this website by…

Volunteering in Kensington and Chelsea

Volunteering can be a very rewarding experience and a great opportunity to learn new skills or meet new people. Please find below some opportunities available locally: Do it: Kensington and Chelsea Volunteer centre Kensington and Chelsea

Working in an Early Years Setting

Would you like to work with children aged from 0-5 years old? Do you like the idea of supporting children’s development and learning? Would you like to gain nationally recognised qualifications? Would you like to be part of a professional team with opportunities for training…
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