SERC is now recruiting students for the fully funded intensive programme.
The Flexible Skills Fund has been established to help upskill and reskill individuals to meet the needs of the economy as we emerge from the pandemic and continue to grow the economy beyond it.
SKILL UP is funded by The Flexible Skills Fund, which is accessible to all groups - those in employment and those unemployed. The programme will seek to encourage participants from various socio-economic, academic and non-academic backgrounds. Participants will be able to avail of free courses and accredited qualifications, which will improve their skills, benefitting their employment opportunities and enhancing Northern Ireland’s continuously growing and diversifying economy.
- over 18 years of age;
- eligible to work in Northern Ireland;
- ‘settled’ in Northern Ireland, and has been ordinarily resident in the UK for at least three years;
- or is a person who has indefinite leave to enter or remain in the UK.
Participants should be best placed to achieve the qualification therefore they should be asked to undertake no more than two Flexible Skills Fund courses at any one time.
All courses are either accredited or industry recognised and are completely FREE. Click the links below to find out more about each course.
**Please ensure you check the course code before you 'Add to basket' to ensure you are applying for the correct course.
|Course Code:||Course Name:||Course Date:|
|Y11010OEEA||Level 3 Customs Practitioner Award||31st May, 8th June, 28th June & 5th July (4 full days) Exam 1st Aug|
|Level 3 Air Source Heat Pumps and Design||TBC|
|Level 3 Automotive Refrigerant Handling||TBC|
|Level 3 Award in Coaching and Mentoring||TBC|
|Level 5 Award in Creating Operational Plans||TBC|
|Level 5 Award in Leadership and Management||TBC|
|Level 5 Award in Managing Quality and Continuous Improvement Plans||TBC|
|Level 3 Award in Monitoring Quality to Improve Outcomes||TBC|
|Y10392OE1C||Level 3 Award In Project Management||Start date: 01.06.22 End date:06.07.22. Times: Wed 6-9.30pm. 6 weeks|
|Y10305OD1C||Level 2 Award in Social Media||22nd September 10.00-13.30 for 8 weeks|
|Level 3 Award in Supporting Individuals with Learning Difficulties||TBC|
|Y10896OE1C||Level 5 Certificate in Leadership and Management||6th September - Tues 5-9pm for 12 weeks|
|Level 4 CISCO Cyber Security Essentials||TBC|
|Level 4 Cloud/Dev Ops Version 1||TBC|
|Level 5 CMI Coaching and Mentoring||TBC|
|Level 3 Commercial Gas||TBC|
|Level 2 Computerised Accounts Award||TBC|
|Level 4 Cyber Security Infrastructure Pathway||TBC|
|Level 3 DEI - Domestic Electrical Installers||TBC|
|Y10916OD1C||Level 4 Digital Marketing||13th September 10:00-13:30 for 12 weeks.|
|Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management||TBC|
|Level 3 Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment||TBC|
|Level 3 Electrical Energy Storage Systems||TBC|
|Level 2 F-Gas||TBC|
|Level 3 Fire and Security||TBC|
|Level 3 Gas Auditing||TBC|
|Level 2 Gas Safety Awareness in Social Housing||TBC|
|Level 5 Green Technologies Award||TBC|
|Level 5 Green Technologies Certificate||TBC|
|Level 5 Green Technologies Extended Certificate||TBC|
|Level 2 Health & Social Care Programme||TBC|
|Level 5 HVO Bio Oils||TBC|
|Level 3 Hybrid||TBC|
|Level 4 Hybrid||TBC|
|Level 3 IMI Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair||TBC|
|Level 3 Initial Inspections and Testing||TBC|
|Level 3 Installation and Maintenance of Air Source Heat Pumps||TBC|
|Level 2 Introduction to Hydrogen Boilers||TBC|
|Level 2 Low Energy Buildings||TBC|
|Level 3 Managing a Team to Achieve Results||TBC|
|Level 3 MLP New Entrants||TBC|
|Level 3 OFTEC||TBC|
|Level 3 PAT Testing||TBC|
|Level 3 Periodic Inspections and Testing||TBC|
|Level 4 Picoscope Training||TBC|
|Level 3 Principles of Leadership and Management||TBC|
|Level 5 Retrofitting Award||TBC|
|Level 5 Retrofitting Certificate||TBC|
|Level 5 Retrofitting Extended Certificate||TBC|
|Level 3 SIEMENS Mechatronics||TBC|
|Level 4 Software Development Version 1||TBC|
|Level 3 Solar PV||TBC|
|Level 3 Solar Thermal||TBC|
|Level 2 Trade and Export Certificate in International Trade||TBC|
|Level 3 Trade and Export Customs Practitioner Award||TBC|
|Y10920OD1E||Level 3 Trade and Export Fundamentals of International Trade||11.00-12.30 27th April every Wednesday for 5 weeks, Tues 7 June, &10th August|
|Level 3 Trade and Export Global Marketplace||September 2022|
|Level 3 Trade and Export Introduction to International Trade Management||TBC|
|Level 4 Trade and Export Level 4 Certificate International Finance||TBC|
|Level 4 Trade and Export Level 4 Certificate Physical Distribution||TBC|
|Level 3 Trade and Export Transport and Documentation||TBC|
|Level 3 Train the Trainer||27th April 6-9pm for 6 weeks|
|Level 3 Unvented||TBC|
|Level 3 Water Regulations for Heat Pumps||TBC|
|Level 2 Welding Skills MIG/TIG||TBC|
|Level 5 Women in Leadership Executive Mentoring Programme||TBC|
All courses are studied online unless otherwise stated.
If you wish to be placed on the waiting list for any course please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Why study with us?
Every year we work with local businesses and individuals to develop employment opportunities and support growth in the local economy.
- We are Northern Ireland’s TOP PERFORMING college! *
- 95% Overall Student Satisfaction rate
- 91% Overall Achievement rate
- 90% of students agree that SERC’s facilities and resources helped them learn.
- Our courses are recognised and valued qualifications, equipping the NEXT GENERATION of Professionals to enter the workforce and support a growing economy.
- In addition to teaching qualifications, SERC staff also have professional qualifications and often provide specialist training to industry.
And so much more!!!
*Department for the Economy NI published Success Results.
Interested in finding out more about any of the above courses?
Contact: Debbie Scott, Programme Manager by emailing email@example.com
Leadership & Management Programmes: Contact: Clare McManus, Business Development Manager by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org