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Back to Work

Get skilled for success! If you’re ready to get back into work and want to progress, you can gain skills and qualifications at the same time! Our FREE Back to Work courses will prepare you for work, help you build your CV and gain new sector-based qualifications.

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Getting back into work can be so much easier than you think. If you’ve been unemployed for some time, and looking to further your skills or experiences, our Back to Work courses are the ultimate start to boost your progress. These specially designed 5-week courses help to get you ready for work including new skills, qualifications, CV building, interview and application support.

As well your new qualifications, you’ll have the opportunity to be seen by employers, and in some cases have the chance to access guaranteed interviews to help achieve your future goals.

Join at any time

Courses are run 5-weekly for a choice of start dates

Professional support

Help creating the perfect CV and completing new job applications

Achieve your success

Gain new skills and qualifications to improve your future goals.

Sector-based specialisms

Access the most popular sector-based specialisms to progress your career

Key information

These specially designed courses will get you ready for work within the sector-based specialism of your choice. This includes creating your CV, writing cover letters, mock interview techniques, application preparation, with the opportunity to connect directly with employers.

You’ll gain a new qualification in your chosen area, with the added extra of building your confidence and progressing your career and skills for employment.

Career pathways in the local area
  • Retail assistant
  • Customer Service advisor
  • IT/Digital assistant
  • Warehouse operative
  • Social Care Worker
  • Childcare or Teaching assistant
  • Hospitality assistant
  • Health/Beauty assistant
  • Further courses or training
  • & many more

Take the next step to boosting your career

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You don’t just need to have left school to become an apprentice, we have apprenticeship offers for all ages and are a great way for adults to retrain for a new career. Whatever destination you’ve set your sights on, an apprenticeship will help you get there.

Apprenticeship vacancies

Why SSC?

At South Staffordshire College our students come first, and everything we do is aimed at helping you to realise your full potential. We are about careers not courses and our expert staff will make sure you have the skills and knowledge needed to give you that competitive edge for when you start your career within your chosen industry.

As a school leaver, you will be treated as an adult, within a friendly and supportive environment. You’ll enjoy more freedom and independence, and you’ll make many new friends, all with the same passion and journey ahead as you. As an adult, we understand you may feel uneasy about returning to education, but there is no need to be. We have smaller class sizes and supportive tutors to make you feel very welcome.

#CreateYourCareer with us.

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