Employment and Skills Event

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Join Us at the Waltham Forest Employment and Skills Open Day Event!

The Waltham Forest Employment Business and Skills Service invites you to this exciting event designed to provide you with information, advice, and enrolment opportunities for a wide range of adult learning courses. Additionally, you'll have the opportunity to meet over 20 local employers who will be offering live job opportunities. Whether you're looking to enhance your skills, explore new career paths, or find employment, this event aims to empower you with the resources and connections you need to succeed. Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity to expand your horizons and take the next step in your professional journey!

Support and accommodations: Let us know your requirements!

We are committed to making sure everyone can access our event. If you have any support requirement to assist your visit, please contact us by 20th July, 2023 using the details below to discuss your specific needs. We are here to help and look forward to welcoming you at the event.

For more information, please contact:
Rebecca West
Phone: 0208 496 3479
Email: SupportedEmployment@walthamforest.gov.uk

Further information about what to expect on the day.

Are you looking for employment opportunities?

This exciting event will provide you with valuable information and advice as well as real employment opportunities. It's a unique opportunity for residents of Waltham Forest to connect with over 20 local employers. Whether you're seeking a new career path, looking for professional growth, or simply curious about the local job market, this event is not to be missed.

What to Expect:

  • Gain Insights:
    Learn about the skills and qualifications that employers are seeking and gain valuable insights into the local job market. Benefit from expert advice and guidance on job searching, interview techniques, and career development to enhance your employability skills.
  • Meet Local Employers:
    Gain a deeper understanding of the local job market by connecting directly with local employers actively seeking new talent. Take advantage of this chance to interact with hiring managers, learn about their organisations, and potentially secure a job.
  • Live Job Opportunities:
    Access information and advice about various employment opportunities and explore a wide range of job openings across different industries. Discover new career options, find out about vacancies in your field of interest and get a head start on your job search.

Some of the employers at this event include:

Develop your skills and gain qualifications

The Waltham Forest Adult Learning Service will be showcasing the wide range of courses available for personal and professional development. The Adult Learning Service will be launching the new course prospectus and providing valuable information and advice about the courses on offer. Whether you're looking to acquire new skills, pursue a personal interest, or enhance your employability, this event is the perfect platform to explore the exciting possibilities.

What to Expect:

  • Course Prospectus Launch:
    Be among the first to access the new course prospectus, featuring an extensive range of adult learning courses. Discover courses spanning various subjects, from art and crafts to digital skills, languages, and vocational training.
  • Information and Advice:
    Interact with knowledgeable staff from the Adult Learning Service who will provide detailed information and expert advice about the courses available. Learn about entry requirements, course content, learning outcomes, and potential career paths associated with different courses.
  • Workshops:
    Participate in engaging workshops showcasing the learning experience offered by the Adult Learning Service. Get a taste of the teaching methods, explore course materials, and see firsthand how the courses can enrich your learning journey.
  • Course Enrolment Opportunities:
    Take advantage of the event to enrol onto a course that aligns with your interests and aspirations. The Adult Learning Service staff will be available to guide you through the enrolment process, answer your questions, and help you choose the right course for your personal and professional growth.

Why continue your learning with Waltham Forest Adult Learning Service:

  • Employability Boost and Career Exploration:
    Acquire new skills that are in-demand in the job market and enhance your employability. Whether you're seeking to enter a new industry or advance in your current career, the Adult Learning Service courses can equip you with the expertise employers are looking for.
  • Community Engagement:
    Connect with like-minded individuals within your community who share similar interests and goals. The Adult Learning Service fosters a sense of belonging and provides a platform for networking and building valuable relationships.

Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to discover the wide range of courses offered by the Waltham Forest Adult Learning Service.

Interactive workshops and taster courses taking place at the event:

Everyday Budgeting

This course will help participants identify their spending and saving habits, using case studies to help with distancing, leading to improved financial capability and money management. In addition, this course could guide to employment, self-employment or skills for future jobs.

Making a gift box

In this hands-on workshop, you will delve into the art of making exquisite gift boxes. You will gain skills in measuring and spatial reasoning while working with various materials, such as paper, cardboard, and fabric, to create unique and personalised gift boxes for any occasion.

Title Time Lecturer
Everyday Budgeting 10.30am – 11.15am Inga Strydom
Everyday Budgeting 11.30am – 12.30pm Inga Strydom
Everyday Budgeting 1.00pm – 1.45pm Inga Strydom
Making a gift box 2.00pm – 3.00pm Patrick Komachek

Get in Touch

Whether you need to get in touch to join a course, let us know if you're unable to attend your course, raise a query, let us know your feedback or anything else, contact us using the options below. You can also talk to an adviser live by clicking on the green speech bubble in the bottom right of the screen.


020 8496 2974


Queens Road Learning Centre
97 Queens Road
E17 8QR