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New Fully Funded ***FREE***Courses

EM Skills Move Forward Programme

I am pleased to invite Electively Home Educated teenagers to Free, Fully Funded courses starting soon at various locations.

There are limited places available on each course, so please complete the form below to apply or express your interest in a place and I will contact you to offer an induction and enrolment interview. Parents must attend interviews with their student.

Courses available
Construction Industry – (Chelmsford)
Hair, Beauty and Barbering – (Waltham Abbey and Chingford)
Football Focus – (Barking Football Club)
Land Based, Animal Care – (Pets Corner Harlow)
Information Technology – (AWE Club Waltham Abbey)
Construction or Mechanics (Harlow) Building or carpentry options available


Supporting Home Educated 14 to 18 year olds
Do you have a 14 to 18 year old who is interested in any of the above and would like to get a qualification alongside studying Maths and English Functional Skills.

These programmes have been designed for 14-18-year olds who want the opportunity to gain useful Functional Skills qualifications in English and Maths as well as another area of interest. Young people will be encouraged to develop useful skills in a supportive and friendly environment and achieve worthwhile qualifications!

All programmes include Maths, English, Customer Service and Employability. Courses are approximately 20 weeks and include Work Experience too.

Teens must not be already registered at school or college.

Ages 14 to 18 years

  • Programme example.
  • I.t. Focus at Waltham Abbey

City and Guilds Functional Skills English

City and Guilds Functional Skills Maths

City and Guilds Functional Skills ICT

City and Guilds L1 Certificate in IT User Skills

ICQ L1 Award in Work Skills

Work Experience is compulsory on all courses

Previous students are welcome to return if they wish to take the next level exams.

Lap tops and all materials will be provided

For full details from EM Skills available HERE (pdf format, opens in new tab)

To apply or express your interest, please complete the form below

Please complete this form if you would like to apply or express your interest for a Fully Funded Place on EM Skills 20 week courses starting soon. Funding provided by Department of Education.

We will only collect data needed to qualify for the funding.


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