Traineeship and college course advice in Mansfield, Ashfield, Hucknall and Worksop

Free learning advice sessions for young people and their families interested in college courses and traineeships are being held in Mansfield, Ashfield, Hucknall and Worksop.

By Dale Spridgeon
Thursday, 6th May 2021, 1:30 pm

Inspire Learning Nottinghamshire is holding open evenings throughout May, at a number of venues across Nottinghamshire including MyPlace, Mansfield from 3.30pm to 6pm, May 17, Eastbourne House, Sutton, 3.30pm to 6pm, May 12 and Hucknall Young People's Centre, 3.30pm to 6pm, on May 27 and the

Retford Young People's Centre at Worksop, 3.30 - 5.30pm, May 10.

There is a chance to meet the tutors, find out more about the courses on offer, get advice and guidance, take a tour of the bases and enrol.

Study and trainee opportunities

Inspire Learning’s study programmes are for those aged 16-24 and are delivered in partnership with Nottinghamshire County Council.

They are designed to provide ‘a first step ‘in to further study, employment, traineeships or apprenticeships. There is an opporutnity to work towards a recognised qualification and chance to re-sit GCSE Maths and English.

Enrollment on an Inspire Learning study programme is available at any time during the year with Study Programmes delivered from a total of nine bases across Nottinghamshire.

Ian Bond, Inspire Learning Director said: “The 2019/20 academic year GCSE results build on the previous years’ excellent performance and exceeded national pass rates. 64% of our students achieved a grade 4 or above in Maths (the national benchmark is 33%) and 49% achieved a grade 4 or above in English (the national benchmark is 41%).

"We offer one to one tutor support and our group sizes are small. Plus, young people earn a bursary of up to £100 per month which does not affect child benefit, so I’d encourage anyone not sure about joining us to come along to meet some of our friendly tutors and get more information.”

Inspire Learning is an Ofsted registered ‘good provider,’ is a winner of the Tes FE award 2020 for Adult and Community Learning Provider of the Year and was also shortlisted for the Tes FE Outstanding GCSE Resits Provision Award.

For the full list of learning venues and events across the county and for more information visit the website: