Finding and Applying for Jobs Online ~ Summer Term 2013

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This is not a careers advice course, but aims to equip those seeking employment or training with the necessary skills to find jobs and training opportunities using the internet. Topics covered include setting up and using an email account; searching the internet for work and training; applying online; creating a CV, writing covering letters and sending email attachments.

Tutor:  Peter Goodwin / Nikki England
Venue:  Edwards Lane Centre, Alderton Rd, Nottingham NG5 6DX
Start date: Monday 22nd April 2013
Time:  12:30pm-3:00pm No. of sessions: 6
Fee: £52.50 (£47.25 Concessions) Fee Waived for those on income related benefits or low income Continue reading

Finding and Applying for Jobs Online ~ Summer Term 2013

C2330710
This is not a careers advice course, but aims to equip those seeking employment or training with the necessary skills to find jobs and training opportunities using the internet. Topics covered include setting up and using an email account; searching the internet for work and training; applying online; creating a CV, writing covering letters and sending email attachments.

Tutor:  Peter Goodwin / Nikki England
Venue:  Edwards Lane Centre, Alderton Rd, Nottingham NG5 6DX
Start date: Monday 17th June 2013
Time:  12:30pm-3:00pm No. of sessions: 6
Fee: £52.50 (£47.25 Concessions) Fee Waived for those on income related benefits or low income Continue reading

Finding and Applying for Jobs Online ~ Spring Term 2013

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This is not a careers advice course, but aims to equip those seeking employment or training with the necessary skills to find jobs and training opportunities using the internet. Topics covered include setting up and using an email account; searching the internet for work and training; applying online; creating a CV, writing covering letters and sending email attachments.

Tutor:  Peter Goodwin / Nikki England
Venue:  Edwards Lane Centre, Alderton Rd, Nottingham NG5 6DX
Start date: Monday 25th February 2013
Time:  12:30pm-3:00pm No. of sessions: 5
Fee: £43.75 (£39.38 Concessions) Fee Waived for those on income related benefits or low income Continue reading

Websites for Voluntary and Community Groups ~ Autumn Term 2012

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This course is for people who would like to blog on behalf of an organisation. It covers setting up a WordPress blog, writing a post, customising a blog to make it work for you, sharing editorial control and promoting your work. Previous learners have used this course to set up websites for self help groups, advice centres and woodland trusts amongst other things.
Tutor: Alan Carter-Davies & Lindsey Tasker
Venue: Wea Training Room, John Folman Business Centre,Hungerhill Road, NG3 4NB
Dates: Thursday 29th November 2012
Time
:9.30am -3pm      Duration: 4 Thursdays
Fee: £70.00 (£63.00 Concessions) Fee Waived for those on income related benefits or low income. Continue reading

A Jolly Outing

Saturday saw the final session of the Websites for Micros course run from the WEA Training Room at the John Folman Centre in St Anns. The three week Saturday school concerned itself with setting up a small business website and methods for keeping it active. The course deployed WordPress as the base tool. We explored writing for online readers, search engine rankings, image optimisation, planning content, maintaining focus, choosing a domain name and tagging and bagging amongst other topics. Classes were lively and challenging as each learner had a different reason for wanting to be online with a website. The course is not overtly an IT experience, if one plans on a computer then the computer influences the planning. The group conceptualise first and then make the system meet their needs rather than plan to the system. Liberating stuff. Continue reading