LCG Ripley Academy - Adult Programmes

Are you over 19 and looking for employment?

Our short courses, lasting 1 to 4 weeks, are available in a variety of sectors to ensure we provide you with the knowledge and skills to kick start your career.

Benefits include:

  • Fully funded courses
  • Free breakfast, tea and coffee
  • Recognised City & Guilds qualification
  • Courses starting weekly
  • Weekly Job Club providing support into employment
  • Accessible centre
  • Supportive tutors
  • Friendly learning environment

For more information call 01773 747377 or email

CSCS Card (Construction)

CSCS Training – test and card included. The course covers Health and Safety within Construction, Manual Handling, Bricklaying Introduction and Employability Skills.

Customer Service

This course covers Providing high quality customer service, Dealing with complaints, Legislation and meeting customer needs and Effective questioning techniques.

IT Skills

This course covers Microsoft Word and word processing, Creating tables and templates, Keyboard shortcuts, Creating professional documents and inserting images and Internet safety.


This course covers Personal presentation and hygiene, Effective communication and Teamwork.

Online Courses

We offer a range of courses including Level 1 Food Safety and Hygiene, Level 2 Food Safety and Hygiene for Catering/ Manufacturing/Retail, Fire Safety, Manual Handling in the Workplace, Primary First Aid, COSHH Awareness and Safeguarding Children.

Employability Skills

This course covers Effective communication, Preparing for work, Job Searching, Applying for work, Health & Safety in the workplace, Interview preparation and Creating a CV.

Confidence Building

This course covers Developing personal confidence, Coping with change, Assertive living and Awareness of stress management.

Job Club

This course covers Job search, support and advice, Register with job search websites, CV updates, Interview preparation and Access to the internet, printer and phone.

Warehousing and Storage

This course covers How to receive and store goods, How to process orders and dispatch goods, Customer service and teamwork and Health & Safety, security and legislation.

Health, Social Care and Childcare

This course is ideal for beginners or those considering a career in Health and Social Care or Childcare.

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