Docklands Training Centre (DTC)

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Docklands Training Centre (DTC)

Docklands Training Centre (DTC) specialises in bespoke training. We are situated close to Docklands offering cost effective training to individuals and organisations.

To find out more about our FREE support, call on 0208 692 2277

DTC is a training project of Action for Community Development

We are a registered UK online centre which means you can learn at your own pace in your own time.

Come and see an adviser for an initial assessment.

Registration is free! Send your enquiries by filling in the contact form below.

All courses are free to the unemployed

Enrol for job related qualifications in the following course disciplines:

  • Computer/IT Training
  • ESOL Training
  • Health & Social Care Training
  • Security Training

View details on each of the courses available below.

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Free UKOnline Centre for basic computer skills

We offer the following training by Accredited approved awarding bodies:

  • European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL) 7 Modules:
    1. IT Security
    2. Windows
    3. Word Processing
    4. Spreadsheets
    5. Using Databases
    6. Presentations
    7. Web Browsing & Communication
  • BCS – Level 1 ITQ ECDL
  • OCR ITQ Levels 1/2/3
  • OCR Levels 2/3
  • OCR Levels 1/2/3
  • Basic Online ITQ Level 3 Qualification
  • ITQ Level 3 City & Guilds
  • UKONLINE CENTRE (GO ON)

Learn My Way making online learning easy

Free Basic ICT Training include the following:

  • Using your computer or device (keyboard, mouse, touchscreen)
  • Online basics (Internet, online forms, email, search engines)
  • Office programs (creating documents, spreadsheets and presentations)
  • Internet skills (Online shopping, using Facebook, using a digital camera)
  • Finding a job online (Job hunting online, interview skills)

The Digital Garage

Give yourself a free digital skills tune-up

Our digital skills training is for anyone that would like to grow their business, expand their career prospects or just give themselves a confidence boost in what is becoming an increasingly digital world. Best of all, the entire course is free.

Pick and choose exactly what you want to learn from the following areas:

  • Online Basics & Websites – Find out what you can expect from this new digital world, understand your options and create an action plan to get online.
  • Social Media – Learn how to use social media, find out the dos and don’ts of different channels and how to measure your success.
  • Selling & Advertising Online – Learn all about setting up your online shop and then how to attract customers by building customer relationships online.
  • Mobile Marketing – Understand how to use the mobile web and apps to reach the right customers.
  • Location Marketing – When people are out and about they rely on mobile for what they need. Find ways to use the web to reach customers nearby.
  • Measuring your success – Learn how to slice and dice data to measure how you’re doing online.
ESOL Classes at DTC
Entry Levels 1,2,3 courses are free!

ESOL Skills for life

  • Entry Levels 1,2 and 3
  • Levels 1 and 2
  • ESOL for Naturalisation and Citizenship
  • Literacy and Numeracy
  • Embedded ESOL in:
    • Social Care
    • Warehousing
    • Retail
    • Catering
    • Sports Leadership
    • Hospitality, etc.

Accredited Training & Examination Centre for Cambridge University

University of Cambridge ESOL-Examinations


English My Way

Learn English – The Easy Way and free!

This includes:

  • Healthcare – Talk to Chemists and Doctors.
  • Shopping – How to buy food, clothes and more.
  • School – Talk to teachers, filling out forms, help kids with homework.
  • Technology – Using the Internet, computers, laptops and tablets.
  • Out & About – Talk to people in daily life.
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Free Courses: QCF Level 2/3 Health & Social Care

PLACES AVAILABLE ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVED BASIS

Entry Requirements:

There are no formal Qualifications required for these courses. We offer comprehensive training, with work placement and possible employment.

SPACE LIMITED Contact us on 0208 692 2277 or email hsc.dtc@actionforcd.org

Advance Courses:

  • OCR LEVELS 2/3/5 QNF (NVQ) Diplomas in Health & Social Care (Adults)
  • Health & Social Care (Children & Young People)
  • OCR Levels 2 Award/Certificate in Health & Social Care

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We offer the following Training Accredited by approved awarding bodies:

SIA

  • Level 2 Award in Security Guarding
  • Level 2 Award in Door Supervision
  • Level 2 in CCTV Operation
  • Level 3 Certificate in Close Protection
  • Level 2 Award in Conflict Management for the Private Security Industry

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