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Complete your adult skills short course and our team will help you with:

  • Invitation to guaranteed interview with employer/training provider
  • 1-2-1 support with job application
  • Assistance with preparing for your interview
  • Support to gain the correct paperwork to commence your next steps

Adult Skills CoursesTrack Record

  • >1340 of learners went into work during 2022-23
  • 2637 candidates enrolled in last academic year
  • Course success rates exceed 90% across 9 qualifications
  • Over 95% rate courses excellent/good
  • 100% candidate job interview opportunity
  • 65% job outcome rate
  • All training fully funded & delivered by experienced, qualified college partner tutors
  • Industry accredited qualifications

FAQs: Adult Skills Short Courses

Do I have to pay for my course?
No – if you meet the eligibility criteria on the course information sheet your course will be fully funded.
How long is my course?
Length will vary depending on the course, please click more info button for your selected course below.
When do courses start?
Courses often start on Mondays throughout the year – more information can be obtained via the Contact Us page
Which qualifications will I get?
Qualifications vary, depending on the course, all qualifications are nationally recognised, please click more info button for your selected course below.
How do I get my CSCS card?

On completion of your 2 weeks training, you will be invited to sit your CSCS test at a local centre to you. On passing this test your card will be sent to your home address. 

Why do I need a photo ID?
As the courses are funded, we are obliged by the funding authorities to check your eligibility – part of this is by a photo ID. It is also required for those sitting the CSCS test or for those candidates requiring DBS checks.
How do I get my DBS check?

Your DBS is processed by our employer sponsors during their registration process. You will only receive a DBS check upon securing employment.

 

Is my DBS check funded?

Yes, if you commence employment with the employer sponsor. If you secure your own employment elsewhere you can claim back the cost of the DBS check by speaking to your Cidori work coach. 

How can I find out about available jobs?
You will be signed up to our in-house job board – My Job Portal  which will advise/alert you of vacancies in your area.
What do other people who have been on these courses say?

96.5% of candidates rate courses “excellent” or “good”
95.1% of candidates rate customer service “excellent/very good”
See also ‘About Us – What People Say’

APPRENTICESHIPS

Level 3 Business Administrator

This Business Administrator Level 3 apprenticeship will equip you with highly transferable knowledge, skills and behaviours, and enable you to become an effective administrator within any organisation.

Level 2 Lean Manufacturing Operative

This programme will develop your team with the skills and expertise needed in a lean manufacturing environment, allowing them to influence improvements operations and impact cultural change.

Level 3 Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistants are learning support experts, making a massive contribution to school life. Working across all ages and supporting learner progress this role brings you into working partnerships with education professionals as well as parents/carers of learners.

Level 4 Improvement Practitioner

Improvement Practitioners lead projects and play a key role in tackling issues that require swift problem solving or in-depth analysis and the implementation of a range of practical and sustainable improvement solutions.

Level 2 Food & Drink Process Operator

Food manufacturing is now the largest UK manufacturing sector with >£128bn turnover, employing over 4m people. Ensuring your workforce has the skills and competitive edge it needs for this demanding market has never been more important.

Level 3 Improvement Technician

Improvement Technicians support all operational excellence efforts in the production facility. They are role models for the behaviours and actions that create and sustain a culture of continuous improvement.

Level 3 Team Leader/Supervisor

Designed to give aspiring/practising team leaders a solid foundation in management development. Ideal for those new to leadership or current leaders who can progress to more senior roles.

Level 4 Improvement Practitioner

Improvement Practitioners lead projects and play a key role in tackling issues that require swift problem solving or in-depth analysis and the implementation of a range of practical and sustainable improvement solutions.

Level 4 Process Leader

Process Leaders act autonomously as part of a wider production team and are responsible for the delivery of core production KPIs, people, budgets, equipment, materials, supplies, health, safety, environment and risk.

Level 5 Operations Manager

Operations Managers implement the right processes and practices across the organization. They formulate strategy, and manage improvements to performance, procurement, resources and securing compliance.

Level 4 Process Leader

Process Leaders act autonomously as part of a wider production team and are responsible for the delivery of core production KPIs, people, budgets, equipment, materials, supplies, health, safety, environment and risk.

Level 5 Operations Manager

Operations Managers implement the right processes and practices across the organization. They formulate strategy, and manage improvements to performance, procurement, resources and securing compliance.

ADULT SKILLS FUNDED SHORT COURSES

Level 1 Construction Skills (CSCS)

Construction is one of the fastest growing sectors. With a wide range of projects all over the UK, it offers thousands of challenging and exciting job opportunities. One of those jobs could be yours with Cidori’s online Introduction to Construction Skills course!

Level 2 Teaching Assistant (TA)

Looking for a challenging yet rewarding and varied career as a teaching assistant?
Are you a positive, friendly person with strong communication skills who is ready to go to work every day to inspire children and young people to be the best they can be? Click below for more!

Level 1 Customer Care

Looking for a career in business administration or customer service? Need to get some essential skills to work in an office environment or with customers?

Level 3 Early Years Educator

This qualification is your route to this specialised area of education provision. It provides the occupational competence needed to meet regulatory & registration requirements for the sector. This programme is coordinated by 3 of our college partners – in Cumbria, Lancashire and London.

SKILLS BOOTCAMPS

Level 2 Sustainable Construction & CSCS

In partnership with Kendal College this skills boot-camp offers funded training that provides an understanding of sustainable construction and how to build a career in this growing, high demand sector.

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