Employment and Skills Training

Why Choose Employment and Skills Training?

If you are aged 19 or over, have recently been made redundant or have been out of employment for some time, Boston College can offer you advice and support.

Depending on your work situation, we offer a range of FREE courses to help you gain new skills, build your confidence and get you into employment.


We recognise that everyone has different needs and goals, the aim of the Employability Support Team is to support you with quality training and professional advice designed around your specific needs.  Our advisers and tutors have extensive experience working with a variety of people, ranging from those who have recently been made redundant, to supporting those who have been unemployed for longer periods.


Boston College's 'Employment and Skills Training' courses help to build your confidence and develop your interests to get you into employment. We also traineeships as a stepping stone to apprenticeships should you be thinking about a career which is completely new to you.

Your Future Starts Today

   Meet our Employment and Skills Training Learners

Geoff Thompson

The course has enabled me to develop my skills in CV writing, online applications and digital employment skills.

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Sandra King

I’ve always worked in the food industry and after stepping away from it, I wanted a completely different job.

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Jason Ward

Everyone is really nice on the course, and I have built my confidence up in regards to job seeking.

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Emily Butcher

I applied for Positive Steps to Employment at the Spalding College because I’ve been unemployed for a while and could feel my confidence dropping.

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