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Take the Buzz Quiz in National Careers Week

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The Buzz quiz was developed to help people make more informed course and career decisions, boost self-awareness and help us better understand each other. It can help you:

 

  • to identify your personal qualities
  • to link strengths with different careers
  • explore labour market opportunities within your search results

 

Take the Buzz Quiz here

 

There is lots more information on our Careers Service webpage and you can also take the Skills assessment on the National Careers Service website to find out what type of job categories and particular job roles may suit you.

Our current brochure

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Our new Spring Term 2020 brochure is now available! Get enrolling now for your courses starting in the New Year, up to April 2020. You can download the brochure (pdf, 8MB). Remember you can enrol on-line for many courses, or we are happy to take your call or see you in centres too.

AAT Champion Award Winners

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Did you know that Newcastle City Learning recently won the AAT Champion Award?

In this category the judges were looking for training providers that have made an impact in supporting their community, improving social inclusion and mobility, through the delivery of AAT qualifications. Our new AAT accountancy courses are proving incredibly popular, and fill up quickly as people enrol to gain new skills and qualifications in bookkeeping and accounting. Keep an eye out for what courses are running in our termly brochures, and sign up!

Sid comes home

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Our Study Programme learners relished the chance to be involved in Elmer's Great North Parade, which raised money for St Oswald's Hospice. They decorated a Little Elmer, named Sid, after choosing a theme around identity. The project incorporated many different skills, and the learners took their inspiration from a range of artists to create a piece of art that reflected their own identity and what was important to them. Sid took part in the trail, and is now back home at the Westgate Skills Centre in the reception area for all to enjoy.

Market Days

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Our next markets are:

Thursday 2 April 2020 11am - 3pm and Thursday 4 June 2020 11am - 3pm

We hold regular markets at Westgate College where our learners can sell their arts, crafts, gifts and food from across the world. They gain valuable employability skills to set up their own businesses in the future. Everyone is welcome. Speak to your tutor to take part, or come along and support us on the day and pick up a bargain.

 

Prevent Duty

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Prevent Duty

All further education providers have a duty to safeguard their learners and keep them safe from being exploited by extremists. The prevent Duty is not about discouraging our learners from having political and religious views and concerns, but about supporting them to use those concerns or act on them in non-extremist ways.

Prevent Duty: If you Notice anything unusual, Check it out and them Share it by contacting 0191 277 3502 or email Julie.hickin@newcastle.gov.uk remember - Notice - Check - Share. Here is a link to our Prevent animation

Newcastle City Council (which Newcastle City Learning are part of) also have a generic email address which you also use to report any concerns you may have about Prevent: prevent@newcastle.gov.uk

Reporting Incidents of Hate Crime: Stop Hate UK. There's a 24hr hotline on (Freephone) 0800 138 1625. People can text on 0771 798 9025. Online reports can also be taken at www.stophateuk.org