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Basic Skills Practice now on every Weds from 9:15am-12:15pm until 11th March 2020

The City of Wolverhampton College have introduced a course that supports adults to improve their basic practical skills in English and Maths required for everyday life, the workplace and education. The course aims to increase their skills to help them achieve their goals and aspirations.

English topics:

  • Effective use of capital letters
  • Problem solving text, identifying capital letters
  • Correct use of punctuation, colon, semi-colon, speech marks, comma, etc
  • Using connective words

Maths topics:

  • Explore the 4 rules of numbers
  • Number problems
  • Word problems using multiplication, addition and subtraction
  • Percentages and fractions
  • Measurements

Participants will gain a college certificate and will be able to progress onto an accreditated English or Maths course, at entry level up to level 2.

Location: Gloucester Street Community Centre, 1-8 Gloucester Street, Whitmore Reans. WV6 0PT

Eligibility criteria and age group: People who are unemployed and on a work related benefit. Adults aged 19+

To book a place contact: Adults, Community Employability Team on 01902 317710 or 01902 837183

Play & Stay


  • Fun playtime and learning activities for babies and toddlers
  • Meet and share experiences
  • Increase social and interaction skills
  • Story and playtime

Two hours of fun and entertainment

Don’t miss it! Every Thursday 10:30am – 12:30pm at GSCC

Employability Workshops

If you are long term unemployed, with multiple barriers to finding work, engaging in education/training or just want to become job ready, these workshops are for you.  The workshops will give you the tools to develop while in a friendly and supportive environment where you will achieve your desired goals.

Delivered bi-weekly on Tuesday’s between 10am – 12 midday.

  • Building Self Esteem and Confidence
  • Communication skillls
  • CV writing
  • Interview skills

Contact the Project team on 01902 686068 to book your place.

Steps Towards Entrepreneurial Resilience (STER) program now on!

Starts 20th January 2020, every Monday from 10am – 12midday.

The Global Entrepreneurial Development Services Ltd (GEDS) are delivering the STER program here at GSCC and in other areas of Wolverhampton and the Black Country. It is funded by the European Social Fund (ESF) and runs for over 12 weeks (roll on roll off).  The following categories are eligible for STER:

  • Aged 16 to 65
  • Unemployed
  • Homeless
  • People with disabilities
  • Volunteers
  • Students

To book a place of for further information, please contact Alfred Williams, Project Co-ordinator GEDS on 07869 491640 or email cjguy580@yahoo.co.uk