Lone Parent Training For Employment

Lone Parent Training For Employment


When you have been out of the job market for a while the thought of returning to work can be daunting and it is difficult to know where to start. Group Horizon can help provide you with the key skills needed to achieve your desired career path as well as ensuring the training is flexible to your family life as a lone parent.

About the Course

This course has been developed to provide experience and transferable skills that are instantly usable in the workplace. On the course you will gain a full understanding of life within a business environment from working with customers and colleagues to understanding workplace protocols and being confident in the work you are doing.

What will I learn?

The course covers a variety of subjects specific to your journey into employment whilst being supportive of your family life. Topics include;
Childcare Costs, Travel, Budgeting, Universal Job Match, Confidence and Motivation, Problem Solving, Team Working, Barriers to Employment, Presenting Yourself, Job Search, Interview Skills, Health & Safety at Work plus much more.

How long is the course?

The course is delivered over 11 days. Course timings have been planned with childcare in mind.

Where does the training take place?

The course will be run at a local community venue.


On successful completion of the course you will receive the following certificates to support your job search:

Level 1 Certificate in Employability Skills
Edexcel BTEC Entry Level 3 Certificate for IT Users

What are the career opportunities within the sector?

Whether you are looking to improve your job prospects, re-train for a new career or even considering your own small business, this course has been developed to be short and relevant while providing support and a focus to increasing motivation on your path to employment. This course would be invaluable if you are looking for work in any of the following sectors: Hospitality, Reception, Office Work, Temp Work, Call Centre, Customer Services, Retail—and many more.

Job Search and Opportunities?

Throughout your course we hope to boost your confidence through team interaction, one to one support and experienced advice from our team. We will then work with you after the course ends to support you towards employment. After completion of the training you will continue to receive relevant job search assistance via email bulletins and job matching with key employers.

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