Albion in the Community deliver a number of nationally accredited educational programmes for a range individuals with an emphasis based on support into volunteering and employment.
The award winning scheme have a dedicated Educational Division committed to deliver a range of specially tailored training courses to engage with both children and adults. Many of the training courses encourage progression and development onto further learning, volunteering and possible employment.
The Education Division at Albion in the Community have experience in supporting unemployed adults back into volunteering and employment, via expert advice and guidance, as well as using a network of businesses, training providers and local people to help meet the City's employment and skills needs.
The wide range of provision delivered by Albion in the Community means that individuals can choose a pathway that will lead to their own personal goal. The American Express Community Stadium is the hub of all provision delivered across Sussex and is an inspiring place to learn and develop. Whatever your past experience of school and learning has been, the Education team offer their time, knowledge and enthusiasm to create a new pathway way back into Education and Work.
List of provision for 2011/12 academic year:
- Level 1 - Award in Exercise Studies
- Level 1 - Personal Best
- Level 2 – Apprenticeship in Teaching, Coaching and Instructing*
- Level 2 – Award in Community Sports Leadership
- Level 1 and 2 - Numeracy and Literacy
- BBC First Click – Introduction to the Internet for over 55 year olds
*The Albion in the Community Apprenticeship programme is for young adults aged 16-18 years old (12 to 18 months program – 16 hours paid work per week). This course will allow those who are keen on a career in sports coaching and working with children, a chance to work for one of the country’s leading community schemes, in after school clubs and holiday courses across Sussex. The position of an Albion in the Community apprentice is one that will offer plenty of personal development through training programs and a great chance to gain further employment within the community scheme on completion of the course.
If you would like to find out more about the different training courses and how you can sign up please email email@example.com
Matt Mead – Head of Education at Albion in the Community
“Albion in the Community has created excellent partnerships with local colleges, the local authorities and local businesses and we are now in a position to offer individual’s a quality service in making the appropriate choices in education and learning.”
Rob Hare – Ex learner at Albion in the Community
“The Exercise Studies course has really helped me improve my knowledge and understanding of fitness and training. I love playing football and the support given by the Education team has helped me take this knowledge in playing and supporting my team mates!”
Lucy Symonds – Ex learner at Albion in the Community
“Enrolling on one of the Education courses changed my life. I went from being a learner, which led to volunteering within the community scheme to now a support tutor for many of the education courses!”
Want to Work Project
Albion in the Community (AITC) is committed to offering the unemployed as many opportunities as possible to improve their employability skills and increase their employment options. As a successful football club with an award winning community scheme we have an incredible platform to make a difference when it comes to local employment . . . click here to read more