Skills for Work with Adult Learning

Having the right skills and qualifications are more important than ever in today's competitive job market. We have a range of courses to increase your confidence and build your skills to help you get the job you want. Whether you are looking for a new job, wanting to progress at work, improve on your current job prospects or explore a new career, take a look at what we can offer.

Get that Job

Our 'Get that job' courses are designed for people who are recently unemployed or about to start their job search. You will learn how to stand out and be noticed by employers in a competitive job market.

These short courses and workshops will help to build your confidence and prepare for interview success.

We work closely with partners across the National Careers Service, Jobcentre Plus and local job clubs to ensure your needs are met and to help you impress your future employer.

Search for a Skills for Work course

Topics include:

Course 1

  • Identifying your skills and qualities
  • Writing a compelling CV
  • How to search for a job

Course 2

  • Preparing for your interview
  • Taking part in online interviews

Course 3

  • Speculative letter writing

Course 4

  • Application forms

Other useful courses in finding job success

These courses enable you to upskill and build knowledge in certain areas. Click the course subject below which will take you to further information and enrolment details. Courses start throughout the year. If you can't see a course you are looking for, contact our Customer Service Team by emailing adultlearning@surreycc.gov.uk or calling 0300 200 1044.

Accounting and Finance
Find out about our range of work-related courses.

Business Management
Are you setting up your own business or thinking about it? Writing a good business plan will help put you on the road to success.

Book a Business Management course.

Computing and IT
Our range of digital and computer courses will support you to make the most of technology whether you are a complete beginner or more advanced user.

Explore our Computing and IT courses.

English and Maths
We have courses to help you develop your English and maths skills from short Stepping Stones courses to Functional Skills and GCSE qualifications.

Explore our English and Maths courses.

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
If English is not your first language these courses will help you to improve your English skills so you will have a better chance of finding the right job for you.

Book a ESOL course.

Henrietta Parker Trust Courses
A range of subsidised courses are provided via the Henrietta Parker Trust, offering educational opportunities to help adults prepare for employment.

Book a HPT course.