Cambridge Regional College - Centre of Vocational Excellence

Employability Programmes

Our Back to Work employability programmes are divided into 3 areas: Discover, Explore and Develop.

Which type of course would best suit you would depend on the level of skill, qualification awarded and length of course that you require to get you confidently back into employment. 

Our Discover, Explore and Develop employability programmes are fully-funded, meaning there is no cost to those who are unemployed.

Discover Explore Develop
Our Discover Programmes have been designed to give you a taste of what working in a particular sector could be like, and provide you with important employability skills like CV writing and interview skills. Our Explore programmes are designed to put you on the first step of the career ladder, choosing a programme that fits with your career goals to provide you with the core skills to progress.  Our Develop programmes are designed to support those who are looking to deepen their knowledge and make the next steps within their chosen career.

These courses are delivered by 3 types of delivery mode: Distance Learning, Online, and Face-to-Face.

Distance-learning employability courses

A range of distance-learning online courses trainer led on Microsoft Teams, from one day to three week courses.

Explore Business 16+

Discover Construction Award 19+

Discover Digital Skills

Discover Stress Awareness

Discover Alcohol Awareness

Discover Substance Misuse

Discover Mental Health Awareness

Face-to-Face employability courses

Taught in the classroom by experienced trainers or in the workplace by experienced assessors. We cover a wide area including: Cambridge, Huntingdon, Peterborough, Bedford, Milton Keynes, Luton, Stevenage, Hitchin, Letchworth, Royston, Northampton, and Corby.

Discover Construction

Hospitality Works

Discover your Confidence

Discover Warehouse & Forklift

Discover Digital Skills 19+

Health & Care Sector Work Academy

Explore Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Team Leading

Develop Level 2 Spectator Safety

Online courses

Coming soon … we will be releasing our online courses soon. 

These courses are completely online so you have control of your learning pace, giving you flexibility to learn with other commitments in your life, and start anytime.

These online courses are for those who are aged 19+ and unemployed or those that are employed and offered this course as part of their continuous professional development. There are no course fees for those who are unemployed or who earn under £17,004 pa. 

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