City of Oxford College welcome local community to Adult Education and Careers Fair in January 2024
City of Oxford College to welcome local community to Adult Education and Careers Fair on 18 January 2024
City of Oxford College and University Centre will welcome local jobseekers to the Adult Education and Careers Fair on Thursday 18 January from 3:30–6pm.
The fair will be hosted at the City Centre Campus where visitors can learn more about:
- Accredited courses
- Adult Apprenticeships
- Help getting back into work
- Higher Education
- Learning for Leisure
- Working at City of Oxford College and University Centre
The event aims to give the local community access to professional support and information when job hunting, retraining or returning to education.
The Adult Education team will be available to guide visitors through programmes at City of Oxford College and University Centre. These include Access to Higher Education, Higher Education, professional qualifications and Adult Apprenticeship programmes.
These accredited courses can support visitors returning to education, looking to upskill or hoping to increase their earning potential and fight the cost-of-living crisis. For those interested in Higher Education, Activate Learning achieved university status in 2021 and have a selection full and part-time degree courses.
For those looking to return to work, the Activate Learning Employability team will offer free training with an employability coach. They can support job search and interview skills, as well as essential job skills to build confidence including functional English, maths, digital and ESOL (English as a second language).
Activate Learning Human Resources team will detail what it’s like to work at college alongside providing further information on current vacancies at Activate Learning from entry through to director level.
Visitors can also learn more about adult leisure courses in Oxfordshire. Learning for leisure programmes at Activate Learning offer a fun and relaxed environment, supporting mental wellbeing within the community.
Courses include pottery and ceramics, art and design, bike maintenance, sewing and textiles, jewellery and silversmithing, print making and more.
Attendees will be invited to chat with local employers with a broad range of roles available. Local companies will include:
- Activate Learning
- Yarnton Garden Centre
- And more!
In addition, visitors can experience talks and tours relevant to them throughout the Adult Education and Careers Fair event.
Location: City of Oxford College and University Centre, Oxford City Centre Campus, Oxpens Road, OX1 1SA
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