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Part Time Courses

Part Time Courses

Our part-time courses are suitable for a wide range of learners. Whether you’re looking to make yourself more employable or simply to meet new friends and gain a new skill. Whatever your aims, make this your year with Franklin College.

New for this year - If you earn less than £15,736.50 annual gross salary from employment you may be eligible for full payment of your course fees. Contact us for further details. Evidence via payslips required. This rule does not apply to Level 3 and above courses.

Prepare for work with English and Maths (functional skills, start anytime) Make this the year to improve your English and Maths. Employers continually tell us that these are the basic skills lacking by a large number of people applying to them for work. Franklin College are helping local people secure employment with flexible training to enhance their skills and improve their life chances. For dates and times of courses, download our brochure on the right of the page.

Level 2 Award Support Work in Schools and Colleges

A general introduction into working in this sector. No work placement required. Courses start 15th &

17th January 2019, 9.30am-11.30am at West Marsh Family Hub or Nunsthorpe Family Hub.


Course fee - £250 (free to those on JSA/ESA and certain other benefits, learning fund available to those on low income).


Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills

This qualification is aimed at learners who would like to develop the knowledge and skills needed to use counselling skills and engage in a helping interaction appropriately.

The course will be delivered through a blended learning approach. Students will attend all the classes over the duration of the course. You must be willing to participate in role play for developing your practical skill. A substantial amount of home-study is required.

Next course – Franklin College

Starts – Wednesday 6th March 2019 - 6 taught sessions 4.30pm – 6pm and remainder distance learning.

Course fee - £150 - (free to those on JSA/ESA and certain other benefits, learning fund available to those on low income).

Level 1 Bookkeeping - 12 week course - Coming soon

Whether you are aiming to start a career in finance or accounts or even starting your own business this could be the course for you. Learn the basics of bookkeeping to get you started. There are lots of follow on courses to take your learning to the next level and help you land that dream job.

Please email for more details or to register your interest.

Next course – Franklin College

Starts – Tuesday 5th March 2019.  6-8pm

Course fee - £250 (Free for those on certain benefits or low income)

AAT Access Award in Business Skills - 3 day course (9.30am-1pm)

The aim of this qualification is to cover basic core areas of working within a business environment. Focusing on fundamental finance and accounting skills and developing your professional business skills. The practical skills you will learn in this course will increase your employability, confidence and career prospects giving you the perfect platform to take the next step in your career or education.

Please email for more details or to register your interest.

£225 (Free for those on certain benefits) Learner fund available for those on low income.

Next course: February 2019. Details to follow


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Doing a 'Counselling' course with Franklin College in the evening was really fun, engaging and helped me in my career

Andrew Howden


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