Whether you're unemployed, working for a local business or seeking a new challenge, our courses can benefit you at any stage of your career.
By investing in your professional development you can improve your CV and develop skills that can also be applied in the workplace.
The Enterprising Ashfield project is part-funded by the Government's Towns Fund.
Our exciting range of marketing courses will help you gain confidence in the use of social media platforms for business, get creative using design software to boost your marketing and brand, or become a public relations hotshot.
In the near future we'll be expanding our range of courses to include areas such as event planning.
I never thought a university would deliver a course like this, so as soon as I saw the opportunity I got on-board straight away.
For anyone else thinking of taking one of these courses I would say just definitely do it, don't miss the opportunity because it doesn't come along that often.
I got what I came on this course to achieve, and learned a lot of skills that I'll take forward.
Creative and design courses
Fancy getting a bit creative? Design skills are in demand across many businesses, whether that's graphic design, web design, copywriting or video production. We also offer industry-specific courses in areas such as design for fashion and textiles.
Coming up soon we'll be adding courses on CAD and photography, so watch this space.
Fashion Design using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
Next course dates to be announced soon
Introduction to Graphic Design
Next course starts on 9 November
Website Design for Small Businesses
Next course starts on 1 November 2023.
Video Production for Marketing using Smartphones
Next course starts on 13 November 2023.
There are some skills that all businesses and people working in them need, including great customer service and strong administrative skills. Our courses are designed to help you build on your existing knowledge, or help you get started on your career journey. We've also developed a course really relevant to retail to support with visual merchandising.
Coming up in 2023, we're going to be launching new courses in business intelligence and analytics, cyber security, design and innovation, and finance.
Engaging Audiences in Visitor Attractions
New dates to be announced soon
Administration Skills for New Professionals
Next course starts on 22 January 2024
Writing and Presentation Skills for Professionals
Next course starts on 7 March 2023.
Visual Merchandising for Retail Spaces
Next courses starts on 25 January 2024.