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Free training courses

Gateshead Council can provide you with support if you are looking for work or have lost your job as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

We have online learning, one-to-one tutor support either by phone or video link, and mentoring and support to help you find work.

Our short programmes focus on CV writing, completing application forms, interview skills, customer service and health and safety. We can also offer bespoke one-to-one training on team work, communication skills and team leading.

All programmes are free of charge. If you'd like to know more email us at or

Gateshead learningSkills Community Learning have a range of free online courses to help you keep fit and active during the isolation period; from Yoga to gentle exercise. Courses to invoke your mental wellbeing, budget: store cupboard essential cooking and clothing alterations. All programmes delivered through online learning at various times of the week.

All enquiries to or leave a message 0191 4338646 and someone will get back to you


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