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Employability skills courses

We work with partners and other organisations to create employability related courses. Improve at completing applications, or gain great customer service and communication skills. What’s more, we offer pre-employment courses in sectors like:

  • warehousing
  • retail

Call 01656 642746 for more information or to be added to a course list.


Bridgend Adult Community Learning

Bridgend County Borough Council
Telephone: 01656 642746
Address: Level 3, Civic Offices, Angel Street, Bridgend, CF31 4WB.
Opening hours:
Tuesday to Thursday 9am to 3.30pm. (An answerphone operates outside these times).

Learndirect employability courses

If you have trouble finding work, these courses could help. You can use them to improve your interview technique, write a better CV, or better understand application forms. There’s even one for improving your attitude. The below online courses are free for everyone whatever their job situation.

Available courses:

  • Application Forms
  • Attitude
  • Communication Skills
  • Creating Business Documents
  • COSHH Essentials
  • Effective Communication
  • Employability Basics
  • Finding that Job
  • Get Informed
  • General Data Protection Regulation
  • Workplace Health and Safety
  • Interview Techniques
  • Improving Your Body Language
  • Improving Your Verbal Communication Skills
  • Introduction to Retail
  • Letter Writing
  • Making Change Work For You
  • Manual handling
  • Networking
  • Not Enough Hours!
  • Producing Documents to Agreed Standards
  • Ready to Cook
  • Resolving Conflict
  • Safe as Houses
  • Safeguarding Adults
  • Safeguarding Children
  • Working in Business and Administration
  • Working in Health and Social Care
  • Working with Others
  • WorkWise
  • Writing a CV
  • Your Place, Your Community

For an informal chat about the courses, visit a digital drop-in session.

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