Get Ahead Courses

If you are interested in a course please fill in the form at the bottom of this page or call us on 01724 297146. If you are a customer of the jobcentre please ask your work coach for a direct referral.

Youth Mental Health Awareness Course

Start dates: Start any time.

This is a Funded Course course for everyone who works with, lives with or supports young people aged 8-18. You will learn the skills and confidence to spot the signs of mental health issues in a young person, offer first aid and guide them towards the support they need. In doing so, you can speed up a young person’s recovery and stop a mental health issue from getting worse.  

This introductory three hour session raises awareness of young people’s mental health.
It covers:

  • Some of the common mental health issues affecting young people, including depression, anxiety, eating disorders and psychosis
  • Skills to work more effectively with young people living with mental health issues
  • Ways to support young people with a mental health issue and relate to their experiences

Would you like to keep you and your family active and healthy at home?

Start dates: Start any time.

Get Active with Get Ahead – (individual workshops)
Stuck for ideas to keep the children and family active at home?
Free online workshops to get everyone active at home despite how big or small the space available may be. The workshops are delivered through video challenges, easy to follow session plans and virtual challenges where you can play against other families. 

Let’s Get Cooking – (individual workshops online)
Do you want to develop your cooking skills?
Do you want new ideas for healthy meals?
Do you want the whole family to learn together?
Free online workshops to help you get the family cooking healthy, simple and low cost meals together at home. The workshops will help you to develop skills, knowledge and confidence to cook through video demonstrations, fun interactive tasks and games.

Healthy Body, Healthy Mind – (5-week course)
It is important to keep yourself and your family physically and mentally well and learning something new, big or small, can help you to do this.
This is a free online course which focuses on how to promote positive mental health and emotional wellbeing. It is delivered through fun interactive tasks and games that the family can do together. 

Creating Healthy Habits – (5-week course)
Do you want your family to be healthier at home?
Do you want to learn more about nutrition and healthy eating?
Do you have challenges with getting your children to make healthy choices?
A fun and interactive free online course that provides the knowledge, tools and tips to support a healthy lifestyle at home and encourage parents, carers and young people to create healthy habits.

Find out more - Get Ahead Courses

Simply contact our customer service team by using the form below or call us on 01724 297146