Could Waltham Forest College be the right place for you?
The dawn of a new year is the perfect time to look at the opportunities in front of you and decide to forge a new path for your life. Whether you’re looking to progress to a higher-paid form of employment, work on your skills to provide better prospects for yourself or even start over from scratch and pursue a brand-new career, Waltham Forest College could be just the right place for you.
Waltham Forest College is one of London’s most successful colleges and has been voted as the best college in London by learners for learner satisfaction for two years running. Boasting a 4.5-star Google Review rating, the College has a lively environment, full of engaging lessons, and staff that will push you to do your best.
Adults looking to continue their education or training to progress their career can enrol on a course at the College. There is a wide range of courses to support prospective learners fulfil their career aspirations, so why not allow the College to help you to springboard your career.
Adult learner, Diandra Malcolm, who studied Access to Nursing and Midwifery before progressing to King’s College London, said: “I was inspired to go into Nursing from my love for caring for my grandmother and great-grandmother in Jamaica. My classmates and my tutors motivated me so much during the pandemic to stay on track and push towards my targets. Everyone at the College was so helpful and I feel proud to be offered a place at such a prestigious university that also is rich with culture and people from across the world.”
Applications are now open for adult courses starting in January for those looking to retrain, upskill or pursue a new career, and they may be entitled to study for free.
Adult learner, Stephen Upton-Bryant, who studied Electrical Installation at the College, said: “As a mature student I was apprehensive about returning to education, however, I found my confidence and found staff to be extremely supportive and encouraging to fulfil my career aspirations”.
Director of Learner Services and Marketing, Amir Ahmed, said “Waltham Forest College is a top performing college for student success with 92 per cent of students, with known outcomes, progressing to further study or employment. Our lecturing and support staff are experienced in their field, and specialists in their industry and students benefit in developing new knowledge, skills and behaviours that prepare them well for their next stage of their career”.
Courses available to apply for in January –
ACCESS TO HIGHER EDUCATION COURSES
PART-TIME / FULL-TIME
- Adult English
- Adult Maths
- Award in Education and Training (AET), Level 3
- Baking and Pastry
- Barbering, Level 2 (Fast-track)
- Beauty Specialist Techniques, Level 2 (Fast-track)
- Counselling Skills, Level 2
- Counselling Skills CPCAB, Level 3
- English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Day
- English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Evening
- Hairdressing, Level 2 (Fast-track)
Waltham Forest College is a vibrant, popular and aspirational place to learn with highly skilled, supportive staff and industry-standard specialist facilities. You can join the growing number of students studying with them by applying online or attending their next open event.
Find out more at: www.waltham.ac.uk.