Employment Support

We offers job skills training workshops and clubs, providing courses for recognised qualifications and career development. These programs aim to enhance skills, boost confidence, and increase chances of success in the desired field. Our Job Club provides practical assistance to job seekers by offering workshops designed to identify strengths and develop clear action plans to achieve their employment goals.

What we offer

  • Creating or updating your CV and cover letter
  • Preparing for interviews and enhancing your presentation skills
  • Identifying job openings and suitable opportunities within the borough
  • Showcasing and promoting your skills effectively

You can attend up to three sessions, which can be booked in advance.

Job Clubs

Discover your pathway to a better job at Waltham Forest's Free Jobs Clubs! If you're looking for work and need help, you're in the right place. Our friendly team is here to support you with practical advice and guidance. No matter your experience or education level, we believe everyone deserves a chance to succeed. Join us today and take the first step towards a brighter future!

Our Jobs Clubs include, CV support, interview guidance and access to job search websites.

Job Club

Day and Time Workshop Type Booking
Mondays - 12pm to 3pm Face to Face* Call: 020 8496 2974 to to check availability.
Thursdays - 6.30pm to 9.30pm Online Call: 020 8496 2974 to to check availability.

To book an appointment:
Phone: 020 8496 2974 or
Email: Adult.Learning@walthamforest.gov.uk

  • 1 hour individual slot per learner.
  • Maximum attendance of 3 sessions.

*Our Face to Face Job Clubs are held at: Queens Road Learning Centre, 97 Queens Road, Walthamstow, London, E17 8QR

Passport to Work

The Passport to Work programme can lead directly to employment or enable you to gain skills for future employment.

This high-quality bespoke training programme has been created to be flexible and adaptable while providing tailored support, so you stand the best possible chance of securing employment within the current labour market. This programme is aimed at Waltham Forest residents who are currently unemployed or have been made redundant and are seeking to update their skill set to find employment. You can gain a qualification in Digital Skills as well gaining practical employability skills on completion of the programme. You will also gain hands on work experience.

  • Digital skills, interview skills, customer service, teamwork and how to set goals.
  • Practical skills on a work placement.
  • Complete an individual programme based on your needs.
  • Have the opportunity to complete work experience.
  • Get access to full and part-time vacancies.
  • Receive support from your own dedicated employment adviser.
  • Receive one-to-one coaching.
Date Session Type Booking
19th Feb 2024 (Term 3) Passport to Work - (Information Session) Book a place: 020 8496 2974
26th Feb 2024 (Term 3) Passport to Work - (Information Session) Book a place: 020 8496 2974
11th March 2024 (Term 3) Passport to Work - (Information Session) Book a place: 020 8496 2974
18th March 2024 (Term 3) Passport to Work - (Information Session) Book a place: 020 8496 2974
25th March 2024 (Term 3) Passport to Work - (Information Session) Book a place: 020 8496 2974

Continue developing your employability skills

We run a whole range of follow-on Employability and Business courses as well as other vocational courses. These will help you to continue developing you CV and adding new skills and qualifications while you are looking for work.
Some examples are:

  • Maths and English
  • AAT Business Skills
  • Passport to Work
  • Essential Digital Skills

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