Why choose us

We have up-to-date technology to help you learn online and at our centres.

Adult in a classroom showing one of our new Oculus VR headsets

Lost your job because of the pandemic?

  • We have a range of workshops that are either online or at one of our learning centres.
  • Our expert partners include Job Centre Plus, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), Barts Health NHS Trust, Work Redbridge, and the National Careers Service. We work closely with expert partners to ensure you gain the skills and tools to help you get a job.

For our learners: laptop loans and internet dongles

  • Most of our courses are a blend of in-person and online learning.
  • Our learners can access our Learning Hub eLearning platform.
  • We have a special loan system for learners to get free access to equipment including laptops and 4G WiFi internet dongles. We also have free digital skills workshops for you to learn the basics of learning online.

‘I have found online lessons no different from the face-to-face sessions. This way I get to save on travel costs and time travelling. The teacher is right there just like in a face-to-face session.’

Learner, AAT accounting course

Learning during the Covid-19 pandemic

Learners wearing masks as they walk down a corridor with safety tape blocking off seating areas for social distancing

To help keep our learners and staff safe during the pandemic, we have installed new signs and made other changes at our learning centres.

Future learning now

We want to support our learners, staff and community to confidently use the latest digital technology.

We will help you to understand the digital values as well as digital skills and knowledge you need to prosper. Learning with us can inspire and help you meet your life and work goals.

Latest learning technology

Our classrooms have up-to-date technology to help you learn online and at our centres. These include:

  • Oculus Quest 2 Virtual Reality (VR) headsets.
  • improved network speeds to help us stream classes reliably from our main learning centres.
  • upgraded and more stable internet connection: our current speeds are 100MB for uploads and downloads but with the latest upgrades our centres will be ready for connection speeds up to 10GB in the future.
  • streaming cameras for our classrooms.

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