Argyll College Courses

West Highland Housing Association and Argyll College are running new free courses starting late January 2012. Are you unemployed? Are you facing the challenge of coming off incapacity benefits? Are you at a turning point in your life? Or do you just want to learn something new?

ITea & Biscuits

Oban (Argyll College), Dunbeg and Islay (Argyll College Learning Centre)

  • basic computing skills
  • photo storage and management
  • composing letters and emails
  • searching the Internet

Taste of the Future

Oban (Argyll College)

All include STEPS to confidence classes and sessions based in real-life environment. Choose from these subjects:

  • childcare (child protection, child development, play and work in early education)
  • catering (introduction to kitchen organisation and management, food hygiene, menu and budget planning, customer care and hospitality)
  • hairdressing (basic skills and techniques, colouring and conditioning, styling, customer care)
  • horticulture (introduction to plant production, soft landscaping, estate management skills)


All above courses are informal, in a social and supportive environment running for 10 weeks.

  • Confidence building
  • guaranteed interview to mainstream courses
  • no exams
  • childcare cost and special transport needs covered

Interested? Contact Argyll College (Jen McFadyen) 01631 559 509

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