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Work, business and digital skills

See how we can help you develop your work skills through our range of courses and financial grants.

Courses to help your career

You can benefit from our courses designed to help you take the next step in your career.

We offer accredited training courses in a range of sectors including:

  • construction
  • security
  • health and social care
  • childcare
  • food hygiene.

We also offer wellbeing, resilience and business start-up guidance.

All our training is coronavirus-secure and may be offered online or face-to-face. 

Digital skills checker

Try our simple, online tool to see how you could improve your digital skills and request training.

Test your knowledge on digital skills, including using email, safe online shopping and searching for jobs online. 

Digital skills game

“Without digital skills I was feeling left behind. Now I’m able to keep in touch with people, create documents and manage my money.”

John

Clarion resident

Digital skills courses

You can benefit from our range of digital skills courses, covering topics such as CV writing, job searching, and computer and internet basics.

We also offer personal courses, such as saving money online and using your Clarion online account.

You can even borrow devices such as laptops, tablets and mobile wifi units while you learn with us.

There are drop-in classes, workshops and accredited courses, with many now available online via Microsoft Teams or Zoom.

ReTrain: £1,000 training grants

You may be able to get up to £1,000 to start or continue a course developing your work skills. You can use the money for course fees, course materials, equipment or childcare. Grants are usually up to £250 but, if your course is NVQ Level 3 equivalent or above, you could get up to £1,000.

Find out more about grants for work and business

I don't think I would have been able to do this on my own, but Clarion were there to help me.

Michelle

Clarion resident

Our charitable foundation

Clarion Futures can help in lots of ways: from jobs and training to financial guidance and digital skills.

  • Money and household bills.
  • Jobs, apprenticeships and training.
  • Digital skills.
  • Mental health and wellbeing.

Find out more